Is a Plant-Based Keto Diet Right for You?

A scientific study published in the Nutrition Journal showed that people who ate the plant-based way had an easier time losing weight than those who didn’t, according to Today. They also decreased their risk of developing heart disease. The Keto Diet is very popular these days and some people are choosing to do Keto the plant-based way.

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4 Exercise Tips for Vegan Dieters

It is a truth universally acknowledged that people generally want to get in shape. Whether you consider yourself a professional athlete or someone who simply wants to improve their fitness, the physical rigor is only one aspect to getting started. Nutrition plays an equally important role in getting into shape. And yes, vegan diets can get you to where you want to be, despite the popular misconception that veganism is a protein-deficient regimen.

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Indy Summers is a freelance writer interested in fashion, healthy living, and fitness. She has worked as a master in esthetician, as a personal trainer, and as a freelance model for several years so considers herself an expert in these industries. For more of her work, visit https://nouw.com/indysummers.

How Plant-Based Diets Will Improve Your Life

It seems that everyday consumers are inundated with an array of new fad diets. There are new rules, new requirements, new superfoods, new banned products. And to make matters more confusing, the requirements of one diet often contradict with the next trend to hit the market. With all the conflicting data coming at us, it’s understandable to be confused about what diet you should select if you’re looking to look weight or live a healthier lifestyle.

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Mikkie Mills is a freelance writer who's passionate about health, fitness, organic cooking and eating, and yoga. When not writing she loves traveling, hiking, and cooking. Find more from Mikkie on Google+.

Hungry for Health? Try These Pre-Exercise Treats

Belly up to the bar before banishing your belly at the gym. No workout is going to give you the results you want if you're not properly hydrated and fueled to make it through in top form.

Here are some healthy pre-workout snacks to add to your repertoire.

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A former cubicle dweller with a passion for healthy living, I'll make any excuse to get outside. When I'm not on the basketball court you'll find me whipping up a new concoction in the kitchen. Find more great health content, discover www.HealthListed.com

How to Maximize Your Exercise With Snacks

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Here are a half dozen easy-to-prepare and healthful snacks for pre-workout energy and nutritional support. Easy recipes, delicious results, supportive nutrition.

1. Hemp Protein Truffles

Finding pre-workout snacks that are chocolatey, rich, and delicious isn’t always the easiest task around. There are plenty of nutritious snacks available, but nutritious snacks that are also tasty and can satisfy a sweet tooth are quite a bit rarer.

Thankfully, these hemp protein truffles fill this void quite well!

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A former cubicle dweller with a passion for healthy living, I'll make any excuse to get outside. When I'm not on the basketball court you'll find me whipping up a new concoction in the kitchen. Find more great health content, discover www.HealthListed.com

6 Vegan Recipes to Start Off the Summer

Healthy Eating

A vegan diet is healthy, nutritious, and good for the body, mind, and planet.

Cooking vegan food doesn’t have to be complicated or time consuming. With a few fresh ingredients and some pantry staples you will soon be on your way to discovering a new and exciting way to eat.

Here are some easy recipes to get you started:

1. Maple Spice Granola

Ingredients:

160 grams (2 cups) old-fashioned oats

35 grams (¼ cup) slivered almonds

30 grams (¼ cup) walnuts, coarsely chopped

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Jacky Miller is a Registered Dietician based in New Zealand. She specializes in chronic conditions and through diet and lifestyle changes helps her patients improve their health, and lead richer, more fulfilling lives. She writes regularly on health related topics for blogs including MindBodyGreen, Jen Reviews, and The Huffington Post. 

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10 Health Benefits of Going Vegan

A plant-based diet is increasingly becoming recognized as a healthier alternative to a diet laden with meat. In recent years veganism has become one of the most popular diets, endorsed by many celebrities and members of the medical community. Going vegan has many benefits for us and our environment.

Here are 20 of the most important health benefits of going vegan:

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Jacky Miller is a Registered Dietician based in New Zealand. She specializes in chronic conditions and through diet and lifestyle changes helps her patients improve their health, and lead richer, more fulfilling lives. She writes regularly on health related topics for blogs including MindBodyGreen, Jen Reviews, and The Huffington Post. 

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White Meat May Be as Cholesterol-Raising as Red

In light of recommendations for heart healthy eating from national professional organizations encouraging Americans to limit their intake of meat, the beef industry commissioned and co-wrote a review of randomized controlled trials comparing the effects of beef versus chicken and fish on cholesterol levels published over the last 60 years.

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NUTRITIONFACTS.ORG is a strictly non-commercial, science-based public service provided by Dr. Michael Greger, providing free updates on the latest in nutrition research via bite-sized videos. There are more than a thousand videos on nearly every aspect of healthy eating, with new videos and articles uploaded every day. NutritionFacts.org was launched with seed money and support by the Jesse & Julie Rasch Foundation. Incorporated as a 501c3 nonprofit charity, NutritionFacts.org now relies on individual donors to keep the site alive.

Dr. Greger is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Greger is licensed as a general practitioner specializing in clinical nutrition. Currently he proudly serves as the public health director at the Humane Society of the United States. Dr. Greger is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine.

His latest book, How Not to Die, became an instant New York Times Best Seller. 100% of all proceeds he has ever received from his books, DVDs, and speaking engagements has always and will always be donated to charity. Dr. Greger receives no compensation for his work on NutritionFacts.org.

Why I Want My Family to Embrace a Plant-Based Diet

by Jocelyn Mercado | Pachamama Alliance

I live on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Although within easy reach of Washington DC, Philadelphia, and Baltimore, it’s a peaceful, small town atmosphere, and a great place to raise our two young daughters, ages 5 and 2.

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Pachamama Alliance is a global community that offers people the chance to learn, connect, engage, travel and cherish life for the purpose of creating a sustainable future that works for all. With roots deep in the Amazon rainforest, Pachamama Alliance programs integrate indigenous wisdom with modern knowledge to support personal, and collective, transformation that is the catalyst to bringing forth an environmentally sustainable, spiritually fulfilling, socially just human presence on this planet. www.pachamama.org
 

Yoga, Nonviolence, Hypocrisy, and Veganism

I have only been in one fight. It was in the third grade. I don't recall what the impetus was but it ended up in a war of words between me and another boy on the basketball court. I remember deciding to hit him but when I went to strike my arm went slack. It was as if my body overrode my mind's directive and I was incapable of trying to harm him.

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J. Brown is a yoga teacher, writer, and founder of Abhyasa Yoga Center in Brooklyn, NY.  His writing has been featured in Yoga Therapy Today, the International Journal of Yoga Therapy, and across the yoga blogosphere. Visit his website at jbrownyoga.com

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In light of recommendations for heart healthy eating from national professional organizations encouraging Americans to limit their intake of meat, the beef industry commissioned and co-wrote a ... read more
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fresh vegetables spilling out of paper bag onto marble countertop
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A scientific study published in the Nutrition Journal showed that people who ate the plant-based way had an easier time losing weight than those who didn’t, according to Today. They... read more
Shirtless man in yoga inversion pose.
03/01/2019
It is a truth universally acknowledged that people generally want to get in shape. Whether you consider yourself a professional athlete or someone who simply wants to improve their fitness, the... read more
Man chopping vegetables on his kitchen table
02/09/2019
It seems that everyday consumers are inundated with an array of new fad diets. There are new rules, new requirements, new superfoods, new banned products. And to make matters more confusing, the... read more
Shirtless male torso and hand holding fruit and vegetables
10/10/2017
Belly up to the bar before banishing your belly at the gym. No workout is going to give you the results you want if you're not properly hydrated and fueled to make it through in top form. Here are... read more
Hemp protein truffle balls on polka dot tablecloth.
09/26/2017
Ready, Set, GO! Here are a half dozen easy-to-prepare and healthful snacks for pre-workout energy and nutritional support. Easy recipes, delicious results, supportive nutrition. 1. Hemp Protein... read more
Woman dressed in white t-shirt cutting vegetables in modern kitchen.
06/20/2017
Healthy Eating A vegan diet is healthy, nutritious, and good for the body, mind, and planet. Cooking vegan food doesn’t have to be complicated or time consuming. With a few fresh ingredients... read more
Colorful vegetables: eggplant, asparagus, tomatoes.
06/13/2017
A plant-based diet is increasingly becoming recognized as a healthier alternative to a diet laden with meat. In recent years veganism has become one of the most popular diets, endorsed by many... read more
Golden rooster with bright red cockscomb.
03/14/2017
In light of recommendations for heart healthy eating from national professional organizations encouraging Americans to limit their intake of meat, the beef industry commissioned and co-wrote a ... read more
close up pot of cooking vegetables broccoli and corn
08/13/2016
by Jocelyn Mercado | Pachamama Alliance I live on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Although within easy reach of Washington DC, Philadelphia, and Baltimore, it’s a peaceful, small town... read more

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