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Browsing Category: Nutrition
A calorie is a unit of energy in food. Simple. But confusion about “plant-based calories” continues: Are calories and how they work any different on a plant-based diet? In January, Veestro partially answered that in “Seven Ways Plants Help You Lose Weight.” Now, we’ll dig deeper into common concerns about calories and deriving them from plants.
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.
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.
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.
How many people do you come into contact with that have a cold during the course of one day? Kids, co-workers, and family－it’s just that time of year. There are a few things you can do to increase your chances of staying healthy; wash your hands constantly, take immune boosting supplements/vitamins like Emergen-C, Echinacea drops, and wellness formulas, stay away from friends or family that are sick, manage stress and get plenty of sleep.
Sodium is a nutrient we need. But, as salt, it’s also an additive much too prevalent in prepared and processed foods, used as a preserver and binder, and flavor, color, and texture enhancer. So, while feasting on flavorful food, we’re saturated in sodium. Sodium’s starring role Sodium is a vital mineral and the primary ion […]
Why do we love them? Mainly for their wide assortment and amazing health benefits. Not only are there dozens of colorful varieties, but they are also among the other highly nutritious frontrunners. These beautiful fruits (even though most of us thought they were vegetables) are rich in minerals, fiber, and essential vitamins. If stored properly, […]