Category: Wellness

Carnivores Anonymous: A New Approach to Beating Meat and Dairy Addiction

For some people, making the choice to go vegan is as simple as watching “Earthlings” or “What the Health.” For others, it is much more difficult. Food addiction, specifically the addiction to meat and dairy, can keep even the most strong-willed and well-intentioned person from adopting a plant-based lifestyle. The addictive nature of meat and…

4 Ways To Keep Your Kids Healthier This School Year

It’s that time of year again! Heading back to school doesn’t have to mean an increase in cold medications and antibiotics. There are daily actions that can be taken to help your family be more proactive with their health this school year! 1. Pack More Plant-Based Foods in their Lunchbox Packing a healthy lunch is…

Why All Vegans Should Be Weight-Inclusive

Hi, World of Vegan readers! As a vegan dietitian, you’re used to me writing about food and nutrition, but I’m switching gears and getting real about a nasty habit running rampant in our community. I’ve been vegan for 8 years and during that time I’ve witnessed unimaginably cruel words directed toward vegan and non-vegan individuals…

Smashing The “Weak Vegan” Stereotype One Rep at a Time

Like most vegans today, I was the furthest thing from veganism at birth. Born in Canada to Italian immigrants, famous dishes like pizza, lasagna, and pasta with meat sauce often graced my family table growing up. Looking back on things, all I can think is “Yikes!” but unfortunately it was the reality of the situation.…

Think you could never live without cheese? So did Allison and Michelle, founders of The Dairy Detox. But now they have been thriving dairy-free for more than 30 years, and are passionately helping others do the same. Here’s the thing. Living dairy-free actually isn’t hard. But going dairy free can be! That’s why they crafted the 12-Day…