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Meatless Mondays with Gardein

Taking the plunge and giving up meat can be a difficult decision, but there is a growing trend aimed at giving up meat on mondays. Giving up meat one day a week is great for your health and good for the planet! Check out this Gardein info graphic about Meatless Mondays.

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6 Vegan-Friendly Snack Products

 Hunger has a funny way of creeping up on you. One minute you’re typing away at your desk, minding your own business, and the next you’re sniffing out the closest vending machine like a K-9 unit. Sound familiar? It should. Every day, millions of women striving to “Lean In” fall victim to the lure of […]

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Kids are Eating More Fruits and Veggies

Given how often innocent citizens are blindly wronged by the powers that be, it just warms my little heart when our government does something right. In 2012, the US Department of Agriculture updated its guidelines on school lunches, recommending that schools provide healthier options to kids. And now, research from the Harvard School of Public […]

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Starbucks Urged to Use Non-GMO Milk, Milk is Still Gross Anyway

If Starbucks wasn’t under fire enough when vegans called them out for using beetle juice to dye their drinks (true story!), those pesky health nuts are at it again. This time, Green America’s GMO Inside campaign launched a move to push Starbucks toward using non-GMO, organic milk at their 20,000 stories in more than 62 […]

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My Brush With Gandhi: Experimenting with Intermittent Fasting

Diet fads are a dime a dozen nowadays. Whether it’s going wheat-free, eliminating carbs or consuming nothing but juice, it feels like every week another sparkly new diet promises to make us Victoria’s-Secret-model-skinny without any exercise. Are we buying it? We’re skeptical. But do we try it anyway? If there’s the slightest chance … Still, […]

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New Study: High-Protein Diets Can be Deadly

In another study that gives vegans a reason to fist pump, researchers from the University of Southern California have revealed that eating meat and cheese may be as bad for you as smoking. The study found that a high-protein diet during middle age years makes you twice as likely to die and four times more […]

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Pale Produce: Why You Shouldn’t Discriminate Based on Color

Think racial issues are strictly a human problem? Not so, my little homosapien. According to a report in Advances in Nutrition, it’s high time that we stop judging produce based on its color. While you may swoon over those dark leafy greens and vibrant red bell peppers, researchers say that Americans should consider getting more […]

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Nutrition Labels Go Under The Knife

Life is full of frustrations. Still there are few quite as frustrating as inhaling a protein bar and realizing the label lied to you. It said 140 calories. Of this you are almost entirely but maybe definitely sure. But in an act of what can only be described as complete disregard for your expanding waist, […]

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Probiotics and Weight Loss: Love Your Gut

You know them as the “friendly” germs. They live inside your gut and help balance out bacteria levels so you don’t die when you catch a cold. We’re talking about probiotics, of course, and new research suggests that they not only keep your tummy in tip-top shape, but they might also help you lose weight […]

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Diet Soda Can Make You Fat

As if you need another reason to give up your nasty Diet Coke addiction (seriously, it’s time), here’s another kick in the pants: recent research shows that diet soda is likely to make you fat. Huh? That’s right – those zero-calorie concoctions actually aren’t helping your waistline, especially if you’re already packing extra pounds. The […]

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