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Should Humans Eat Meat?

are humans meant to eat meat carnivore vs herbivore

Humans can eat whatever they want. Humans are opportunistic and can survive in very harsh conditions. They’ve survived for thousands of years including meat into their diet. But that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s the healthiest biological option. However, whether we’re biologically designed to eat meat is a different question. So lets look at whether or not […]

Vegan Diet: How to Get the Nutrients You Need

Vegan Diet: How to Get the Nutrients You Need

Where do vegans iron? Where do vegans get calcium? Where do vegans get Vitamin B12? Where do vegans get protein? Where do vegans get zinc? Where do vegans get omega 3? Vegans must be deficient in nutrient X, Y, Z.  Vegan diets are unbalanced and lack nutrition. I hear it every day. It’s like people think that fruits, grains, vegetables, […]

100 Best Vegan Protein Sources

vegan sources of protein

100 Best Sources of Vegan Protein Q: How do vegans get their protein? What foods have protein? A: All whole plant foods have protein, some foods are more protein rich than others. Eating a calorically sufficient amount of food per day, a vegan/vegetarian will have no problem getting enough protein! All these items on the list are […]

Top 20 Vegan Sources of Omega 3 & Vegan Foods with the BEST Omega 3:6 Ratio

Sources of vegan omega 3

People are down right confused about plant-based vegan nutrition. A question I get occasionally is “Where do vegans get omega 3?” (Also called EFA’S – essential fatty acids) My answer typically informs them that it’s not the amount that is the MOST important persay, but the balance of omega 3:6 that is very important! Yes it is very […]

Five Health Benefits of a High Raw, High Carb Vegan diet

Top 5 benifits of a high raw, high carb diet

1. High energy levels Most people who try out a low fat, whole foods vegan diet praise the abundant energy that comes along with it. The water content, minerals, vitamins, phytonutrients, and antioxidants all keep your body running at it’s peak.  The simple sugars in fruit are easily converted to glucose, the main energy supplier […]

Science behind a low-fat raw vegan diet

Olive oil causes diabetes

  Science behind a low-fat raw vegan diet Written by Heather Bhagat Intro        Going back a hundred-thousand years, humans lived in a tropical environment, and thrived off a diet consisting of predominantly fruits; with the addition of tender leafy greens, and occasionally, nuts and seeds. Our nutrient requirements have not changed much since then […]

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