Vitamin B12 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,…

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…

How to Fit Heart-healthy Fats into a Vegan Diet

If you read my post last week, you know that limiting dietary cholesterol and saturated fat intake is probably a good idea and that loading up on fresh, whole foods and getting your daily exercise will go a long way to protect your heart. So what about all of the other fats? What about creamy…