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High-protein, low-carbohydrate diets are back in the spotlight, thanks to the Paleo, South Beach and Atkins trends. While protein is a necessary nutrient for the body in order to build lean muscle, synthesize hormones, grow hair and nails, and maintain organs, information about how much protein we really need...
 
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We don?t eat rocks or dirt, but did you know that they are actually an important part of the food chain? Minerals in the earth are absorbed by water and plants, and then we absorb those same minerals when we eat plants or drink water. We also get minerals...
 
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Vital Nutrients: Eating more foods that come from plants is an excellent way to promote health. However, a plant-based vegan diet that avoids animal products isn't automatically healthful. To build a healthful plant-based diet, choose a variety of foods, emphasizing the ones that contain essential nutrients. 5 Tips for a Healthful Vegan Diet: Include protein ... Choosing a Plant-Based Diet: Part Two
 
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Have you ever thought about choosing a plant-based diet? There are tons of different ways to approach it, including going vegan. Vegans are a type of vegetarian who avoid all animal products and foods that come from animals such as eggs, milk, yogurt, cheese and honey. Vegans also often...
 
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Vegetarian Carpaccio Serves: 4 Serving Size: 1 cup Ingredients: 1 golden beet, peeled and sliced very thin 1 ripe tomato, sliced very thin 1 bulb of fennel, sliced very thin 1 broccoli floret, sliced very thin 1 cup frisée or lettuce 1 tablespoon fresh basil or parsley Juice from...