Congrats on taking control of your health, and cheers to the power of plants!
When we hear the word “#sugar” we often thing of that sweet granular ingredient that goes oh so well in baked goods, coffee or on top of hot breakfast cereals. But while sugar is unique, it is still a carbohydrate like bread, rice or potatoes, and plays a role in fueling our bodies every day.
November is National #Diabetes Month. Unlike Thanksgiving, it’s not exactly an event worth celebrating over a festive dinner, but it is a good reminder of the ugly truth. With over 30 million Americans living with the disease, and 84 million who are pre-diabetic, diabetes is a mass epidemic. There is no known cure, but it […]
Halloween is just around the corner and the months to follow make sugar the main food group. For most, this means either having too many “cheat-days” or chucking healthy eating out of the window altogether. After all, we all want to take care of our bodies, but the stress around healthy eating is hard enough […]
October marks the beginning of the holiday season, aka the season of nonstop entertaining and eating! Suddenly there’s extra emphasis on food, yet even less time to make an impressive meal. It also marks National Vegetarian Month which is the perfect reason to share all the benefits of a plant-based lifestyle with friends and family. […]
Autumn is an exciting time if you’re a parent. School starts back and you can finally stop stressing over midday play dates. But there is one thing that shouldn’t be part of the old routine…a boring lunch. We’ve looked to some of our favorite blogs to share five plant-based meals that kids will actually eat.
You may be used to reading food labels, checking for calories, fat, and sensitive ingredients. But what about product labels? Are you checking for lead in your lipstick, or formaldehyde in your hair gel? These are just two threatening yet common fillers often found in today’s beauty products.
For many, the thought of transitioning to a plant-based diet seems extreme and challenging and lacking in many essential macro-nutrients. Well, not only is that far from the truth, but now even super-star football athletes are showing how adopting a meatless diet can promote positive change in one’s body and elevate their level of competitiveness! […]
If you’re a coffee drinker, going one day without your cup of Joe can send you into panic mode, but there are several benefits to slowing down on the caffeine consumption. Though the effects can vary from person to person, more than 500-600 mg of caffeine can lead to insomnia, nervousness, restlessness, irritability, an upset stomach, […]