Tag Archives | nutrition

The Paleo Diet

It’s hard to admit this but I am no longer a “diehard vegan”. I’ve been gradually making my way back to animal protein. For the past 4 months I have been following the Paleo Diet again. I tried it back in 2012 for a short time but did not like it, perhaps I was not […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Black Beans

Protein packed and antioxidant strong, the black bean is a staple in my vegan diet. There is so much you can do with the mighty bean when it comes to creative cooking.  I will share a surprising recipe with you at the end of this post that’s primary ingredient is the black bean. Beans are […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Does your health come first?

You’ve heard people say “Without your health, you have nothing”.  Those six words hold so much truth. If you don’t have your health there are limitations.  I can vouch for that in a big way.   Thankfully I have been able to embrace my dis-ease called Multiple Sclerosis and live life to the best of my abilities.  Many others in the same […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

EATING WHOLE FOODS!

When I say whole foods I refer to foods in their natural state, unrefined, unprocessed.  This would include fresh vegetables, fresh fruit, beans, legumes, nuts and seeds and unrefined grains.  Eating the whole food way ensures you are getting the necessary vitamins, fiber, protein and minerals from your diet to keep you healthy and strong. Processed and […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Do Vegans get enough protein?

Yes, I am VEGAN.  I have been now for 5 years.  I don’t miss eating dairy and meat.  People often ask me how I get enough protein.  My quick answer is from beans, nuts, seeds and veggies.  And yes, I get enough.  Most people are getting way too much protein daily. This clip below from […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Why Fast Food is So Bad!!!

This “fast” paced society has come to rely on “fast” food.  I have posted on this topic before but it needs to be hashed and rehashed to get the point across.  If you value your health…stop eating “fast” food.  Good nutrition should be your number one priority for health and it definitely does not come […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

5 Health Benefits from Juicing!

I know I have previously posted on the benefits of juicing but cannot stress enough, how nutritious juicing is to my well-being and yours.   I have been juicing for years and it is a very big part of my nutrition regime.  This article is another “share” article from Natural News, one of my favorite websites […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Brown Rice vs. White Rice

Rice is the most consumed grain in the world.  In North America we use it as an occasional side dish but in parts of the world rice is consumed at every meal. Rice contains many benefits to the human body such as B vitamins, thiamin, niacin, iron, phosphorus and magnesium and protein.  The protein is […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

High Fructose Corn Syrup

High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is everywhere these days.  It is a SILENT KILLER!!! My advice to you would be to try and avoid it at all cost. What is it…you ask?  It is highly refined liquid sweetener derived from fructose and glucose from corn.  It is cheap, most likely made with genetically modified corn.  It has a long […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }