Whole Food Plant-Based Guide To Eating Out In Restaurants

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If there’s no healthy plant-based restaurant option near you – or you can’t convince your friends and family to join you at one – don’t sweat it. You can still enjoy clean, plant-based meals at most typical restaurants in your town. If you can’t find a clean, plant-based entree on the menu – and you…

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The Plant Based Athlete: A Complete Guide to a Healthy, Active Lifestyle

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Then know that there is the right solution for you! Perhaps you’ve heard about the benefits of a whole-food, plant-based (beyond vegan) lifestyle. You’re interested, but don’t know where to begin. In this article, we explore what foods you should eat to support your active lifestyle and promote a lean, strong and healthy body… It’s…

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14 Vegan Recipes For Natural Weight Loss

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A vegan diet is becoming popular these days and rightfully so. Elimination of animal protein and chemically-laden foods has the potential to shed excess weight and dramatically improve your overall wellbeing. BUT… only if done right! Eating processed vegan food is NOT the answer! Vibrant health and optimum body weight is impossible if you’re eating…

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Seasonal Produce Guide – Printable Charts

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Seasonal produce guides by Active Vegetarian

Eating foods when they are in season is an important (yet often overlooked) part of health and anyone who wants to nurture optimal wellbeing should emphasize seasonal produce. Understanding what fruits and vegetables are in season during each part of the year, helps you choose the freshest and best produce available at each you shop.…

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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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This is Nikki and Susanna boxing

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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This is a podcast about Anemia made by Nikki and Zuzana

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

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Check out these 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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