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Tag: vegan nutrition

Vegan For Her, by Ginny ‘The Vegan RD’ Messina & JL Fields (Book Review)

Do your New Year’s resolutions involve vegan eating? Do you happen to be a person of the lady persuasion? If so, you have only two choices: read this book or cheat yourself! Whether you’re a seasoned long-time plant eater or just stepping onto the vegan path, Vegan for Her offers a wealth of vital information for women interested in going (and staying!) healthfully vegan.

The Mother of All Grains for a Gluten-Free Rice Alternative

I don’t know about you, but all this news about arsenic in rice is a bummer for this gluten-free green diva! I LOVE rice, and it is the basis of most of the grain alternatives I’ve turned to to avoid gluten – ugh. Now, I realize that not ALL rice is laden with arsenic, but this is all a good lesson in not relying heavily on any one type of grain or food too heavily – moderation and variety are probably always key to balancing out some of the harmful effects of any one food.

Eating Vegan: Vegan Sports Nutrition

When thinking of making a transition to a healthier and cruelty-free vegan diet, one concern I often hear voiced, particularly in men, is whether or not a vegan diet can support muscle building and athletic performance.