27 Plant-Based Foods High In Zinc

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Plenty of High zinc food resource for vegetarian

Zinc is an essential trace mineral that is a component of more than 100 enzymes and is found in every single cell in our body that helps us to have optimal health and proper bodily functions. Next to iron, it is the second most abundant trace mineral in the body. Zinc is stored primarily in…

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Plant-Powered Nutrition For Athletic Performance

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What to eat before, during & after a workout. Ever since plant-based lifestyles have become more mainstream and accessible, many people including high-level athletes are now proudly promoting animal-free diets as a way of maximizing both performance and recovery time. This is AMAZING! We 100% support the idea of Plant-Powered Athletes after all that’s what […]

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#76: Anemia: A Plant-Based Approach To Iron Deficiency


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As health coaches, we often talk with people and even see clients, who struggle with iron-deficiency anemia after adopting a plant-based diet. It’s common to hear people describe just how much better they felt eating this way until the issue of anemia arose, and they were ‘forced’ to return to eating meat and or taking…

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Difference between organic and non-organic fruits and vegetables?

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Sound familiar? I am sure you have uttered this out loud, possibly rounded your shoulders forward, hung your head and surrendered. With all the contradicting information overloading the web –  It’s no wonder we have these moments of defeat. It’s no wonder we fall off track or get persuaded into something new and shiny. We…

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How To effectively reduce stress and anxiety with diet

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In today’s hectic world, almost none of us can escape the effects of stress. Whether it’s physical, emotional, or spiritual, stress is very much responsible for creating or worsening many health-related issues like obesity, heart disease, Alzheimer‘s disease, diabetes, depression, gastrointestinal problems, and asthma. Stress can enter our lives from many angles. Most of us are aware…

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#72: How To Stop Overeating and Binge Eating and Stick to the Food Plan of Your Choice with Glenn Livingston Ph.D.

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Glenn Livingston from NeverBingeAgain.com is on the show today, and he will share with us secrets for gaining the power to permanently overcome unhealthy food behaviours. Both his professional and personal journey is quite interesting and also inspiring. As a trained psychologist Dr Livingston was disillusioned by the way traditional psychology deals with overweight and/or food obsessed individuals.…

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Workout Nutrition: Plant-Based Vegan Guide

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Have you ever wondered what to eat to fuel your workouts, to become strong, lean, full of energy all while staying true to your plant-based lifestyle?  I know I have. I am fascinated by how food effects our health and performance. Sport, exercise and other physical activities have been a major part of my life…

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12 High Protein Vegan Snacks to Eat Before and After Your Workout

Today we’re talking about workout nutrition. To help you get the most out of your workouts, we put together 12 of our personal favourite high protein vegan snacks for all of you plant-powered athletes out there.  As plant-based diets are becoming mainstream, understanding exercise nutrition, including what and when to eat before and after a…

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#70: Easy Plant Based Meal Planning 

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Let’s face it. Life gets busy and cooking at home can be tough. Meal planning takes work. But those who’ve mastered it know it’s the key to saving money, eating healthier and feeling their best. To help you get started, we will break down steps to create a customizable healthy plant based meal plan you…

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How to select a juicer and make juicing a daily habit? 

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How do you pick the right juicer for you? With some many different types available how do you chose?   For the past 4 years Nikki and I have been testing numerous brands and types of juicers, noting the pros and cons for each as well as comparing the quality (of the machine and the taste…

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#63: Meal Prep 101: A Beginner’s Guide

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Before we dive into today’s topic (Meal prep) let’s first talk a little bit about meal plans… Most of our new AV Coaching clients get really excited about the weekly meal plans that are a part of the program. And we get it. A well put together meal plan can be a wonderful tool. It…

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VWM Meal Plans

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Get week 1 to week 8 of the FREE Vegan Weight Loss Manifesto Meal Plans below: VWM Meal Plan – week #1 VWM Meal Plan – week #2 VWM Meal Plan – week #3 VWM Meal Plan – week #4 VWM Meal Plan – week #5 VWM Meal Plan – week #6 VWM Meal Plan –…

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#60: Plant Based Kitchen Makeover

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This time of the year many of you will be looking to make a fresh start. After the holidays we often realize that it’s time to clean up the diet and the key to successful healthy nutrition starts in the kitchen. Taking the time to properly set yourself up is step one for transitioning to…

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