People choose to be vegetarian or vegan for many reasons. Some do it for health while others do it based on religious or political convictions. Abstaining from meat and other animal products may require self-control and perseverance, especially for those who are just beginning to make the switch, but many feel it is worth it and follow the diet for a lifetime.
Quick and Easy Vegetarian Chili Recipe
April 5 2019
Vegetarian chili is a wholesome, nutritious meal that is loaded with plant-based protein, fiber, zinc, iron, magnesium, and other essentials.
5 Vegetarian Recipes For the Perfect Weekend BBQ
June 28 2019
Being vegetarian does not have to mean that barbecues are out of reach.
How to Eat Your Daily Protein as a Vegetarian
October 26 2020
A Registered Dietitian shares her tips for getting enough protein on a vegetarian diet as well as some examples of good vegetarian sources of protein.
5 Ways Vegetarians Can Get More Protein In Their Diet
June 9 2021
Vegetarians, especially new ones, can struggle to get enough protein. Fitness coach Jake Boly shares his tips for incorporating more plant-based protein.
Follow a Vegan Diet? Consider These 11 Supplements and Superfoods
February 19 2021
Considering a vegan diet? Consider everything you should know about going plant-based before making the big leap.
Alternative Eating Lifestyles
September 26 2017
Many different eating styles have become popular lately, so it can be tricky to tell them apart. Each eating lifestyle comes with its own unique health benefits, but they all have different sets of rules. Keep reading to learn more about how the raw food, vegan, vegetarian, paleo and gluten-free eating lifestyles work and discover a new favorite recipe.
Top Vegan Sources of Omega-3s
December 6 2019
By now, most of us can agree that getting your daily dose of healthy fats is a good thing.
Is a Pescatarian Diet Right for You?
November 7 2018
Pescatarian is not a newly discovered Zodiac sign—although it does have something in common with the sign Pisces. Both words come from the Latin word for fish. If you’re a Pisces, it means you were born under a constellation thought by ancient Babylonians to resemble two fishes.
How To Transition To A Plant-Based Diet
October 7 2020
A doctor shares her step-by-step guide to making the transition to a plant-based diet, from determining your why to deciding which plant-based diet is for you.
Frequently Asked Questions—Pancreatic Enzymes
August 7 2017
Enzyme preparations are one of the most useful nutritional supplements available. Enzymes are molecules that speed up chemical reactions – they either help build new molecules or they split the bonds that join molecules together to break them into smaller units. In the case of enzyme products, most often they contain digestive enzymes derived from hog pancreas (pancreatin), fungal, or plant sources. These enzymes function very similar to the way the digestive enzymes secreted by the human pancreas function.
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