The truth about protein, is that the average American is eating an unnecessarily high amount of protein from animal products when plant-based foods carry plenty of protein, and plant-based protein benefits far outweigh that of protein sourced from animal products. [Read more…] about Sources of Plant-Based Protein
What is a Plant-Based diet?
Defined As: A diet based on fruits, vegetables, tubers, whole grains, and legumes; and it excludes or minimizes meat (including chicken and fish), dairy products, and eggs, as well as highly refined foods like bleached flour, refined sugar, and oil.
Why should I try a Plant-Based diet?
You can prevent eye disease (and other life threatening illnesses) with a whole-foods and plant-based diet!
You can get all of the vitamins and minerals you need from your plate rather than from a pill!
Did you know that some of your favorite winter fruits and vegetables can improve eye health and reduce the risk of certain diseases?
According to the American Optometric Association, adding certain nutrients to your daily diet can help preserve your vision. Below are some tasty fall recipes that showcase seven power nutrients that promote eye health. (For more detailed information about these nutrients, please visit The American Optometric Association.
The holidays are here, and we love the flavors that these cold months bring. With winter setting in, check out these festive plant-based favorites, designed to hit the spot on as you prepare for celebrations! Staying healthy during the holidays can be a challenge and we hope that these recipes will help. Be sure to share your favorites with your family and friends! [Read more…] about Plant-Based Holiday Recipes!
The crows feet.
They are looming.
They seem an unavoidable plague, that everyone is subject to.
At this point, wrinkles are not a prominent worry for me. I squint at the crease in my forehead. I know my day will come, so I reassure myself that wrinkles will not phase me – everyone gets them, it is not a big deal. Everyone has heard the words “I have wrinkles because I lived such a good life…” – as they trail off with the mention of the phrase ‘Laugh Lines’.
I am here to tell you now, that we can post-pone the plague.
Do you find yourself going long stretches without water during the day? On busy days, I often find myself thinking “When was the last time I had a glass of water?” only to realize I haven’t had a single drop!
That is why I started stashing a water bottle in the places I spend a lot of time – at my desk, in the car, in the bedroom. I even set reminders on my desktop and on my phone to keep from getting dehydrated.
Why do I take these measures with water? [Read more…] about The Benefits of Drinking Water