When Vegetarian And Vegan Diets Become Unhealthy

When Vegetarian And Vegan Diets Become Unhealthy

A vegetarian diet is, by definition, a diet which is free of animal flesh, bird and fish. A vegan diet is a vegetarian diet which does not involve eating any form of animal based products. There are other forms of vegetarian diets, such as lacto-ovo, which involves eating eggs and milk, but no animal flesh.

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Using Tofu, Seitan, TVP and Tempeh as Meat Substitutes in Vegetarian Diets

Using Tofu, Seitan, TVP and Tempeh as Meat Substitutes in Vegetarian Diets

One of the big challenges in those people who want to eat a vegetarian diet is getting enough protein. In regular diets, meat provides a great deal of the protein we get as part of the daily diet—something not available in a vegetarian diet.

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Top 8 Vegan and Vegetarian Diet Myths

Top Eight Vegan and Vegetarian Diet Myths

Probably the healthiest eating pattern you can follow is that of a vegetarian or vegan. However, people (especially meat eaters) or individuals who tend to like fast food often classify vegetarians, or those who practice the lifestyle, as being frail in frame or anemic.

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Study Shows Meat Free Diets Reduce Cholesterol And Prevent Heart Disease

Study Shows Meat Free Diets Reduce Cholesterol And Prevent Heart Disease

When you stop to think of the dismal health conditions in the United States and other parts of the world because of our diet choices, you realize just how much damage we done to ourselves. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in America for both men and women.

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Plant Diets For Managing And Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

Plant Diets For Managing And Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes is an increasingly common medical condition, in which the body has an impaired ability to control the quantity of glucose (sugar) in the bloodstream. To remove glucose from the blood the pancreas produces a hormone called insulin, in those with diabetes the body either produces insufficient glucose or the insulin that is produced is ineffective at removing the glucose from the bloodstream, in both cases the end result is blood glucose levels which are abnormally high.

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Losing Weight With A Vegetarian Or Vegan Diet

Losing Weight With A Vegetarian Or Vegan Diet

Many people embark on vegetarian and vegan diets motivated by a view that it will help them control their weight. It is true that a recent study found that vegans weigh on average 30 pounds less than meat eaters do.

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How To Asses If A Vegetarian Diet Is For You

How To Asses If A Vegetarian Diet Is For You

The best way to assess if a vegetarian diet is for you is to get a full understanding of what it entails. Making a significant diet transition is never easy, and choosing to eat meat free is definitely a major change, that especially depends on the reasons you choose to do so.

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How A Nutritionist Can Help Plan A Nutritious Meatless Diet

How A Nutritionist Can Help Plan A Nutritious Meatless Diet

These days many people chose to become vegetarian or vegan for a variety of reasons, these commonly include ethical issues regarding the treatment of animals, sustainability concerns surrounding meat production and religious beliefs.

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Herbs And Spices For Health And To Spice Up Vegetarian Cooking

Herbs And Spices For Health And To Spice Up Vegetarian Cooking

One reason some people don’t stick with a vegetarian lifestyle is they feel it gets monotonous, no one likes having the same kind of foods repeatedly, and we don’t blame you. The problem is often people don’t know quite how to add variety to their dishes instead they just make what they know.

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