What I Ate on an Active Day (Vegan)






Raw Nutrition – How To Ensure Optimal Nutrients In Your Raw Food Vegan Diet

The raw food diet is criticized by many and laughed at by the world. Where do you get your protein? They teasingly bully you. You can’t be getting enough nutrients. They boldly declare. Are they perhaps correct?

What Is Integrated Nutrition?

What is integrated nutrition? Simply put, it’s a take on diet and nutrition that integrates different dietary theories, based on the principle that suggests in order to maintain an optimal lifestyle and optimal health we must consume “optimal foods.”

The Not So Over-Rated Carbohydrate Source – Rice

Many ask if rice is bad for those trying to lose weight and keep off the pounds. Rice can come in two ways; stripped (enriched) or Natural (whole). It may not be wise to completely cut rice out of ones diet…

The Power of Vitamin D: Part 2 Treating Low Numbers Associated With Disease

Vitamin D3’s positive impact on the immune system. This impact has been found to not only reduce the risk of being diagnosed with certain cancers and autoimmune diseases. It also seems to be reducing disease activity of those that have some of these autoimmune diseases and increasing certain cancer survival rates.

Top 8 Health Benefits Of Sweet Honey

The process of making sweet honey is very complicated. This sweet liquid is produced by the honeybees after a very long period of hard work. This is a delicious natural liquid that contain lots of minerals and vitamins.

Carrots – Your Top Source of Beta Carotene

When we look into the health benefits of carrots, the one that stands out is beta carotene. It is a water-soluble vitamin that is converted into vitamin A by the liver. Just one-half cup of chopped carrots will provide over twice our daily recommended amount of vitamin A. They do contain more sugar than any vegetable besides beets which gives them their sweet flavor. But their high vitamin A content to go with vitamin B6, folic acid, magnesium and potassium make them a necessary staple of every diet.

Amino Acids for Weight Loss

Some amino acids have been proven to aid weight loss efforts, some haven’t. Know more about the amino acids supplements you should be using!

Where Do Vegans Get Protein?

The biggest question vegetarians and vegans get is “where do you get your protein?” I find it funny that when I was eating the Standard American Diet no one was concerned about how much protein I was getting or if it came along with a side of fat, but know everyone needs to know if I’m getting enough. It’s like they won’t be able to sleep at night if little old me is “protein deficient.”

What Is Holistic Nutrition?

When one speaks of “holistic nutrition” the definition conjures up visions of a dynamic fusion between “holistic” – meaning, essentially, “to heal” – and the organic and functional relationship between different parts of the body… and treating it as a whole. What this comes down to is how the body needs to make changes to fuel it properly – and that’s where sciences such as holistic nutritional counseling come in.

3 Things You Can Do Today To Be A Healthier You!

1 – Pick an 8 Hour Window to Eat Your Meals In. Or as the caveman would do, eat when the suns up and stop eating after its gone down. Giving your body time at night (fasting) to digest the food you’ve eaten throughout the day and to burn off all the stored fat you’ve accumulated over the years can be very beneficial. Plus nobody wants to fall asleep with a full stomach.

The Buzz on Caffeine: Not Totally Harmless

Caffeine is a mild stimulant and not a drug, so its use isn’t regulated like prescription drug use is. Still, consuming too much caffeine can make you feel jittery or jumpy-your heart may race and your palms may sweat.

6 In 10? New Study on Energy Drink Consumers and Safety

A new study by Mintel reports that almost 6 in 10 energy drink consumers are concerned about the safety of the products. But is this accurate? Three points to consider.

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