Nutrition Archive

  • When I decided to become a Vegan, it was a weighty decision.  Not because I thought it would be really hard for me personally but I had a husband and […]

    Kids and Vegetables: No More Sneaking

    When I decided to become a Vegan, it was a weighty decision.  Not because I thought it would be really hard for me personally but I had a husband and […]

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  • Kale is like the plant rock star - she's good at pretty much everything and all of the other vegetables want to be her. ...Kale ain’t stingy on providing minerals, either.  In fact, it’s one of the best plant sources of easily-digestible calcium, and contains a good amount of readily-absorbed iron, too.

    Amazing Greens: Zooming In On Kale

    Kale is like the plant rock star - she's good at pretty much everything and all of the other vegetables want to be her. ...Kale ain’t stingy on providing minerals, either. In fact, it’s one of the best plant sources of easily-digestible calcium, and contains a good amount of readily-absorbed iron, too.

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  • Being a family of four and a mother to two mini vegans, I am often asked, “What do you feed your children?”  Nutrition is important when it comes to feeding […]

    Feeding the Mini Vegans in your Life

    Being a family of four and a mother to two mini vegans, I am often asked, “What do you feed your children?”  Nutrition is important when it comes to feeding […]

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  • But here I found myself forced to defend over and over again my reasons for being vegan - the benefits to the environment, the improvement to the animal’s wellbeing, the advantage for my own health. The situation escalated to the point a friend asked me if I was going to wait until I'd had my first miscarriage before I started 'taking care' of myself. The support I was once given as a vegan was gone replaced by scepticism and doubt that I was putting my health in danger.

    Veganism and vitamin deficiencies

    But here I found myself forced to defend over and over again my reasons for being vegan - the benefits to the environment, the improvement to the animal’s wellbeing, the advantage for my own health. The situation escalated to the point a friend asked me if I was going to wait until I'd had my first miscarriage before I started 'taking care' of myself. The support I was once given as a vegan was gone replaced by scepticism and doubt that I was putting my health in danger.

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  • Fiber is a group of indigestible saccharides (i.e. carbohydrates)  from plant foods that help regulate digestion and bowels, regulate hunger and satiety (which may help promote a healthy weight), lower […]

    Fiber

    Fiber is a group of indigestible saccharides (i.e. carbohydrates)  from plant foods that help regulate digestion and bowels, regulate hunger and satiety (which may help promote a healthy weight), lower […]

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