Plant-Based Personal Nutrition
Whether you are vegan, vegetarian or flexitarian you realize the importance of plants to your personal health and health of the planet.
The idea that vegans or vegetarians and gas are synonymous is a myth that’s easily debunked when you see what causes gas and how you can prevent it in excess when you start eating a plant-based diet.
Even though there’s a huge uptick in interest in vegan diets, some men are reticent to take the plant-based plunge. Why? For fear it may make them less manly by sapping their testosterone. There are all sorts of ideas and myths surrounding plant-based diets and low testosterone, but can veganism really affect your testosterone (T) levels? Let’s find out.
There are many known health-related benefits to a plant based diet ranging from longer lives to happier moods. But not all plant-based diets are created equal. What makes a beneficial plant-based diet and what does the research say specifically about their relation to heart health?
Not only do plant proteins provide our bodies with essential amino acids, but they’re full of health-boosting vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants—all of which have shown to be champions in fighting health conditions that have become all too prevalent. Here are 7 health concerns that plant proteins can help fight.
Did you know that those on plant-based diets require slightly more protein than their meat-eating peers? Read on to find out what may be stopping you from meeting your protein goal on a plant-based diet.
Are tomatoes and potatoes inflammatory? Contrary to misconception tomatoes are actually anti-inflammatory according to a new Dietary Inflammatory Index or DII, an evidence-based tool showing concrete evidence of nutrients and foods which actually demonstrate a mitigating effect on markers of inflammation.