A big question usually asked about people interested in vegan food and the lifestyle is usually about protein. Many times people who are physically active and work out often are unsure if vegan meals can supply the proper protein and nutrition necessary to build strength and keep up a rigorous exercise routine. This article is an interview with a vegan bodybuilder who talks about what he eats to stay physically competitive.
When you detox, you are cleansing your body of harmful toxins that build up over time. These toxins can be detrimental to your health if not removed. There are many ways to detox, but one of the best is to eat fruits and vegetables every day. This article provides some helpful tips.
Getting enough fiber is one of the keys to good health. A vegan diet rich in grains, vegetables, beans, and legumes goes a long way to provide the necessary daily amount of fiber to ensure long term vitality. This is a good article which defines the difference between solubable and insoluable fiber, the benefits of each, and how to enrich any meal with fiber delivering ingredients.
If you are looking for an excellent primer on the nutritional value of vegetables, this is a good article. What I like is that it gives a breakdown of phytonutrients based on the color of the vegetable or fruit. Phytonutrients help fight against health related problems and disease.
It also discusses how to integrate more vegetables into your meals. The main message is that more vegetables and fruit are better for everyone. I totally agree!
This is a fun article about lowering your cholesterol if you consume meat, fish, and dairly products on a regular basis. If you eat the food mentioned, try substituting a vegan meal once a week. Vegan meals have no cholesterol and have a positive impact if you are watching your cholesterol.
Check out this interesting article about the benefits of the vegan diet on health. It references a study done on patients that had positive results. It also talks about the China diet, of which I wasn't aware, where regions of China with high vegetable consumption are linked to healthier lives.
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