Category: Wellness

Vitamin B-12 for Vegans: What You Need to Know

While going vegan and eating a plant-based diet is a smart move when it comes to helping animals, the planet and our bodies, we need to make sure we cover all of our nutritional bases. If you’re eating a well-balanced diet of colorful plant foods including whole grains, legumes such as beans, lentils and peas,…

5 Simple Ways To Spring Clean Your Diet

When it comes to Spring cleaning, most of us think about our closets and garages, but what about your diet (and your family’s)? Spring is the perfect time of year to focus on lighter, healthier foods before the arrival of Summer’s swimsuit season. With the abundance of fresh, green vegetables such as asparagus, dandelion greens, peas, and artichokes this…

Vegan Protein Sources: Familiar and Unique

“So do you just eat a lot of tofu?” Anyone following a plant-based diet has undoubtedly heard that question more times than they can count. As a bodybuilder and bikini athlete, I consume anywhere between 120 and 150 grams of vegan protein each day and, I promise, it isn’t all tofu. I am very passionate…

How to Create Healthy New Year’s Resolutions

As each year draws to a close, we begin thinking about the future and what the new year may bring. For some this means developing New Year’s resolutions.  Many people use New Year’s resolutions as way a way to get healthy, mostly focusing on dieting and weight loss. Unfortunately, many resolvers fail to meet their goals. Error…

6 Healthy Vegan Snacks

We all have been there—we ate breakfast in the morning and we’re sitting there later in the morning and lunch is still a couple hours away. Or maybe 3:00PM rolls around and you realize the small salad you had for lunch just isn’t going to hold you over until dinner. When this happens, what do…

Funeral Plots to Marathons: A Story of Transformation Through a Vegan Diet

Eric is a lifestyle vegan, nutrition enthusiast, and animal welfare activist. But just a few years ago, his life was very different. Eric was overweight and unhappy, and was even told by his doctor to buy a funeral plot. But after watching a television clip featuring past-President Bill Clinton who had rediscovered health through a plant-based…