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Fitness and Nutrition with @VeganFatKid

Posted by Rebecca Wong on Mar 27, 2017 11:14:38 AM

If veganism makes you think of salad and beet juice, take a scroll through the burrito-bulging IG page of Tim Moore (a.k.a. @VeganFatKid). Moore is changing the game with a heart of gold and a keen understanding of why plants are nature's best workout supplement. Veestro's Co-Founder Monica Klausner, sits down with the #VeggieReps king, to get his take on plant-based nutrition, and how he got those abs.

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Topics: nutrition, fitness, abs, veganfatkid

Vitamin D: Essential Like the Sun

Posted by Connie Cousins on Mar 20, 2017 10:52:32 AM

Our glorious life-giving sun is the activator of vitamin D. But the days of carefree basking in the sun have been clouded by fears of skin cancer –from the same UV rays that activate the vitamin D, whichs cientists say actually functions to prevent cancer! We apply sunscreen or stay indoors, protecting our skin at the expense of the “sunshine vitamin” we need.

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Topics: health, vitamin d, sun

As Seen In: REFINERY29

Posted by Rebecca Wong on Mar 14, 2017 12:36:58 PM

Looks like takeout is taking a timeout. Refinery29 is giving us the 411 on economical eating in "Here's How Much Meal-Subscription Services REALLY Cost."

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Topics: press, refinery29

10 Tips for Going Plant-Based

Posted by Connie Cousins on Mar 13, 2017 9:51:27 AM

You’ve sifted through food articles, the Veestro blog, scientific studies, and even controversies, and you’ve finally decided to go plant-based. Suddenly it seems you’re venturing into totally new territory- different meal planning, recipes, flavors, nutrition, and caloric values. Where do you even start?

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Topics: plants, begginer, getting started, tips

As Seen In: Tech.Co

Posted by Rebecca Wong on Mar 8, 2017 3:59:38 PM

As we celebrate International's Women's Day, we join Tech.Co in honoring our Co-Founder Monica Klausner, whose can-do attitude and genius ideas remind us that you can do anything you set your mind to, and do it with a smile! 

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5 Fast Lunchtime Hacks

Posted by Rebecca Wong on Mar 6, 2017 12:09:26 PM

Breakfast may start the day, but lunch helps us survive it. Still, when you’re trying to walk the dog, dress the kids, and beat traffic, meal prep may not seem like the morning’s greatest priority. Here are 5 lunch hacks that make eating on the go a little easier.

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Topics: lunch, hacks, meal prep

Is Soy Good or Bad for Men?

Posted by Connie Cousins on Feb 26, 2017 11:00:00 PM

Controversies about soy’s effect on men’s health swirl around the Internet, claiming soy “feminizes” men (develops breasts, or gynecomastia), causes sexual dysfunction and infertility, and increases the risk of cancer. Veestro briefly broached this subject in “The Soybean Saga: Myths and Facts.” Now let’s zoom in for a closer look. 

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Topics: soy, men, myths

12 Foods to Keep Your Heart Happy

Posted by Hailey Cohen on Feb 20, 2017 1:54:16 AM

Eat healthy, plant-based goodness to your heart’s content and it won’t skip a beat. This month is about celebrations of the heart. Some people say the way to someone’s heart is through their stomach. Make sure to feed them healthy plant-based goodness and they’ll definitely love you back.

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Topics: heart, valentines day

The Sweet Truth About Sugar: Myths and Facts

Posted by Connie Cousins on Feb 16, 2017 1:52:29 AM

Have a sweet tooth? Do cakes and pies call to you, despite any guilt for indulging? We've got some healthy alternatives for enjoying your desserts with less guilt, once you sort through a few myths and facts about sugar.

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Get Grounded With This Winter Superfood

Posted by Hailey Cohen on Feb 6, 2017 12:05:19 AM

What’s a great winter superfood to eat right now? Hint: it’s a vibrant colored root vegetable… Hope you guessed heirloom carrots!

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Topics: health, superfood, winter