Category: FAQ’s

Is Oil Bad Good or Bad for You?

Is Oil Bad Good or Bad for You?

Vegetable oils are plant-based, but they are not whole foods. Basically, oil is just fat extracted from olives, nuts, seeds, corn, palm, coconuts, or other sources. Oils are the processed remains of plant foods and have little nutritional value.

Can You Get Enough Protein on a Plant-Based Diet?

Can You Get Enough Protein on a Plant-Based Diet?

It was long believed that because animal-based protein contains all the essential amino acids needed by the body, and is utilized faster, that it is superior to plant protein sources. Now we know that faster is not better. Animal proteins speed the growth of bad tissues- like cancer cells- along with muscle cells, and also increase the risk of liver and kidney disease.

Why is Fiber so Important?

Why is Fiber so Important?

Everyone is worried about getting enough protein on a plant-based diet, but that is rarely a problem. A much bigger issue is the lack of fiber in the Standard American Diet.

Can I Transition to a Plant-Based Diet?

Can I Transition to a Plant-Based Diet?

Any positive changes you make will have a positive impact on your health. Virtually every diet that has ever been published has touted the benefits of increasing consumption of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. While going 100% plant-based would be the best thing for your body, it’s OK to transition over time or at least be mostly plant-based.

Are Vegan and Plant-Based the Same Thing?

Are Vegan and Plant-Based the Same Thing?

Are vegan and plant-based the same thing? Not exactly. Plant-based refers to a way of eating, whereas vegan is a more comprehensive lifestyle term.

20 Reasons to Try a Plant-Based Diet

20 Reasons to Try a Plant-Based Diet

There are so many little benefits to eating a whole food plant-based diet it’s hard to consolidate them into one list, yet that is exactly what I have tried to do here…some are serious and some are trivial, but I can attest to all twenty!


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