Vegan Bodybuilding

It is possible to build muscle on a vegan diet. There are plenty of quality proteins in a plant-based diet, and eating vegan comes down to getting enough protein in your diet. Use common sense; frequently eat quality whole foods and the right kinds of foods to keep and gain muscle. Most people are under the false impression that eating meat, dairy, fish and other animal protein is the only way to be able to ...

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Vegan granola bars while traveling

Many of you know how hard it can be to find vegan food while you're traveling or just on the go throughout the day. You may have found yourself short for lunch if you forgot to pack one for work or are hungry as you are passing through a small town on your road trip. Youtube user "Bite Size Vegan" takes us on a tour of your average American gas station convenience store and shows us ...

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Starbucks Ideas - Coconut Milk

Starting February 17th, 2015, U.S. based Starbucks locations will begin offering coconut milk as an alternative to soy and dairy milk. This is in part a response to the feedback they have received on their "MyStarbucksIdea.com" website, a site started over 5 years ago to gather customer input on future and present Starbucks products. Starbucks coconut milk is vegan certified and made from coconuts from the tropical Indonesian island of Sumatra. Through careful research and development including numerous ...

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vegan-pancake-recipe

Pancakes have been around since the prehistoric days. Even today, they are popular throughout the world though in different shapes and sizes. A pancake is usually flat and round in shape and is made from starch batter. It’s served with a wide variety of toppings and stuffing like jam, syrup, fruit, chocolate chips, etc. If you’ve been looking for a vegan pancake recipe, here’s how to prepare it from the scratch. Ingredients for vegan pancakes Whole wheat ...

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iron-rich-veggie-diet

One of the perceived apprehensions about following a vegetarian diet is whether or not one can get sufficient iron from a meatless diet. People may speculate that since meat is a good source of protein as well as iron, cutting this out of the diet could create certain nutritional deficiencies – iron derived from animals is more easily absorbed by the human body than other types of iron. However, this is really not so. In fact ...

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vegan-eatng-out

Alas, the world seems oriented towards meat eaters. The world presumes that everyone eats meat and animal products; so you really don’t know where and when you will encounter products that contain animal products or by-products. Eating out can be particularly tricky because as a vegan you want to be able to have a well prepared vegan meal, knowing that what you're eating doesn’t impinge upon your personal beliefs and ethical choices. Here are some tips ...

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vegan-protein-sources

The supposed bad news was that all the good sources of protein are animal and not plant based. We now know the good news to be that there are plenty of excellent plant based sources of protein available; that there is no need to depend upon milk, cheese, eggs and meat to get enough protein in to the diet. We also know that plant based protein sources have a lower saturated fat content and as a ...

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promote-veganism

If you are a vegan and find that making this lifestyle choice has changed your life for the better, you would obviously want to share this positive change with others. After all, wanting others to make the same positive changes in their lives as you is natural – then there is the fact that you're helping make a difference to the animals out there as well. So here’s what you can do to promote veganism. 1. ...

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vegan-appetizers

The food industry is not oriented towards veganism; so it can be something of a challenge to create vegan dishes that are tasty and yet not terribly complicated. Appetizers and finger foods can seem particularly difficult because the creamy or cheesy dips, and finger foods made from different meats seem to be de rigueur for the usual circulating snacks at parties and get-togethers. Then, why not have a look at some tasty vegan party appetizer ideas ...

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vegan-diet-transition

If for ethical or health reasons, you want to embrace a vegan lifestyle, transitioning to a vegan diet is probably going to be a daunting prospect. It can be particularly difficult if your palate as well as your system is used to a diet that includes meat, fish, dairy and honey. But relax, by no means are you alone in this. With some minor lifestyle changes and staying put to them, you can adapt yourself ...

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