Tag: "flax seeds"
You are probably wondering, what in the world is Evelyn talking about. And you are probably thinking, everyone needs fat. Some people might think that vegans are already not meeting their nutritional requirements, so why remove the fat (oil) from the diet? A few months ago, someone ask me if I used coconut oil? My [...]View Post
This is a guest post written by Casey Wheeler. Eating as few as two tomatoes a week can reduce your chances of developing depression by a whopping 50 percent, a new study suggests. Chinese and Japanese researchers from Tianjin Medical University evaluated the mental health of more than 950 elderly participants, an appropriate target group [...]View Post
It is what you put on your hair, skin and nails that matters most, but what you put into your body that matters too. There is no magic potion that gives you healthy hair, skin and nails. There are products on the market that will enhance and help you take care of what you [...]View Post
Have you ever wondered about what you should put in your smoothies? Learn what’s in the ingredients you add to your green smoothies. Today, Carolyn Akens shares with us her top smoothie ingredients and why they are good for you. When making a green smoothie you can add bananas, apples, pineapple, ginger, flaxseeds or [...]View Post
I am in the process of preparing myself (mentally, physically, and spiritually) to eat a raw vegan diet. I usually eat a high raw vegan diet during the Spring and Summer months. During my preparation, I came across some important information about iron. Did you know that the iron in plant foods are less [...]View Post
I call these super foods, because they are super. Super good for your health. These are foods that are always in my house, some more than others, because I like to eat certain foods when they are in season. These foods are very healthy and packed with lots of goodness. I guess it depends [...]View Post
A recent post written by Dr. Chakma (Vitamin B12, Vitamin D and Omega 3 Fatty Acids Deficiencies in Vegans) piqued my curiosity about omega 3 fatty acids, so I did a little research. I know we should make sure we get omega 3 fatty acids in our diet, but knowing more will help me understand [...]View Post