Lifestyle

Top 5 Reasons Why I Went Plant-Based

When I first decided to transition to plant-based living, I assumed that it was the same as vegan. To my surprise the two terms are not interchangeable. Plant-based is as its name implies natural whole foods that come from plants including vegetables, seeds, fruits, and nuts. It does not include any foods derived from animals. Unlike plant-based, Vegan is a…read more
Wellness

Food Labels vs Ingredient Lists; What’s the Best Way to Select Healthy Food

Food labels aka Nutrition Facts were developed to provide nutrition data for packaged foods. Nutrition labels are anything but helpful. It's terminology is too scientific. It is extremely difficult for the average consumer to understand. I have a medical background and I find it extremely difficult to interpret. Whenever I read a product label it raises more questions than answers…read more
Wellness

McDonalds Pilots a New Vegan Burger in Finland

Vegan has officially gone mainstream as more people are transitioning to plant-based living. Restaurants and Grocery stores are now offering more plant-based options. I believe its mostly due to Netflix documentaries, including "What the Health." More and more big name brands are quickly getting into the action to provide products that appeal to this growing market. McDonalds has decided to…read more
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