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Meeting Your Nutrient Needs On A Vegan Diet

Meeting Your Nutrient Needs On A Vegan Diet

As a registered dietitian for 25 years, I know a thing or two about nutrition. And not so long ago, a vegan diet was cause for concern among the health care community because of concern regarding potential nutrient risks. Flash forward to today, and growing research points out that a well-planned vegan diet can not only meet your nutrient needs, it can offer a range of benefits, such as a…

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Portland VegFest 2015 – Tips and Highlights

Portland VegFest 2015 - Tips and Highlights

Watch our highlight video of Portland VegFest 2015 in Portland, Oregon. Interviews by HappyCow’s Ken Spector. Locals talk about Portland’s favorite vegan restaurants, products and other vegan tips. Watch our video highlights here: For more info see: https://nwveg.org/vegfest…

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VeganGMO – Jamie Foley & The Animalist

NOTE: The views expressed in this interview represent those of the author / the interviewees only and are not those of HappyCow. HappyCow has decided to allow this post to spark discussion, not as an endorsement. Jamie Foley was raised in the American South but now lives in Oakland, CA where he’s a biotechnology student. Right now he is a visiting Fellow with the Cornell Alliance for Science in Ithaca, NY. He started the…

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Vegetarian Food Asia 2015 – Vegan Tips and Highlights

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Watch our highlight video of Vegetarian Food Asia 2015 in Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Centre. Interviews by HappyCow’s Ken Spector. Learn some tips about Hong Kong’s favorite vegan restaurants and other tips from local vegans and vegetarians. Watch our video highlights here:   For more info see: http://www.vegfoodasia.com/…

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The Magic Of Mushrooms: 3 Superpower Mushrooms That May Surprise You

reishi mushroom

Mushrooms are the most intelligent plants or fungi of the forest. Their vast mycelial networks exchange information instantaneously, and send in new mushroom grids to the areas where they are needed to compost dead biomass. Their ability to transmute toxins, increase intracellular communication, boost immunity and balance the nervous system are why they have been regarded as one of nature’s most powerful medicines. Practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine believe that using mushrooms…

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How To Keep A Healthy Vegan Diet While Traveling On A Budget

How To Keep A Healthy Vegan Diet While Traveling On A Budget

Sometimes it’s hard enough just to be vegan in the city you live in, making it hard to even imagine maintaining a vegan diet while traveling abroad. Wanting to keep up a healthy vegan diet might seem difficult and bank-breaking but it surely doesn’t have to be. Even the most meat-heavy of places have something to offer us veggies! You just need to know where to look and how to…

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Ginger Power Detox Juice

I’ve noticed that whenever I drink fresh, organic vegetable juice my energy levels go through the ceiling. I feel energised and vibrant; so much so, that I’ve incorporated vegetable juicing into my weekly rhythm as a general health and wellness tonic. Juicing fresh vegetables, herbs and spices like ginger, can be an excellent way to reset your system and cleanse. It’s perfect to help yourself recover from illness and disease.…

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Top Tips For Volcano Hiking Vegans

Top Tips For Volcano Hiking Vegans

Guatemala is an outdoor adventurer’s paradise. There are over 30 volcanos dotted around the country’s rugged highlands, some of which are active. Marshmallow roasting on molten hot lava is permitted (not for the faint hearted) so make sure you pack some vegan marshmallows. I absolutely love volcanos. There is something magical about all that energy, even when they’re dormant. I’ve hiked across many old lava fields in Guatemala and beyond.…

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A Vegan + Gluten-Free ‘Festive Seed Roast’ Everyone Will Love

It’s that festive time of year again! A few years back, I felt inspired to create a delicious all vegan Christmas dinner that everyone would love – no matter what culinary preferences they normally had. This Festive Seed Roast Loaf was born and we were thrilled with the appetizing results! Creating conscious cuisine can bring a real lightness and joy to holiday celebrations. We have the opportunity to nurture and…

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