With the diversity in our food and the knowledge of macro and micro-nutrients we have at our disposal, it can be extremely puzzling to decide which foods to consume in order to obtain the nutrients sought after. No matter the food item, every single nutritionist, registered dietitian, health coach, fitness trainer, doctor, nurse, holistic practitioner, … More Good Source vs. Bad Source
Based on a definition in Merriam-Webster, the adjective hungry describes “feeling an uneasy or painful sensation from lack of food: feeling hunger; characterized by or characteristic of hunger or appetite”. The second definition suggests that the word also means “strongly motivated (as by ambition)” or “not rich or fertile”. With this in mind, why do … More Hungry on a Vegan Diet?
BOY OHHHHHHHHH BOY. What. A. Day. I can already say that I probably ate the same amount of fat this day that I usually consume within a week’s span at college. See, that’s the benefit of living in college–you’re forced to stick to the healthy basic staples, you walk everywhere, you live on a budget, … More Vegan Street Fair 2017
The sensation of fat days is all too clear. Wake up. Feel a little fluffy. Look in the mirror and feel even worse about your body than ever. Embarrassed, you throw on the largest sweater and baggiest pair of sweatpants you can find and curl up in a ball, away from vision. Devastatingly enough, most … More No Longer Lean
Happy Saturday, everyone! I am most certainly not sure how January has zipped by so quickly, but are you excited for February? There are so many significant national days and weeks in February besides Valentine’s Day and Presidents Day, such as Black History Month, National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, Groundhog Day, National Pizza Day (yesterday), … More Myths About Food Processing
Something that I’ve been meaning to talk about in depth for quite a long time now is digestion. What always held me back was the fact that unpleasant circumstances caused by indigestion are pretty TMI, and the last thing I want to do is to make people feel uncomfortable when reading my content. And I … More Tips for Optimal Digestion
Not a single day has passed by with the vision of myself as a junk food vegan prior to my dietary changes. Until now. Me, the most headstrong, discipline and will-powered individual that I personally know, one who lost more than thirty pounds, survived a juice cleanse and exercises 99% of the year, became a … More Confessions of a (temporarily) Junk Food Vegan