Category: Vegan Health

  • Top 10 Benefits of a Vegan Diet

    Top 10 Benefits of a Vegan Diet

    Some do it for health, some for conscience, some for their family tradition… there are so many reasons why people turn to veganism. The popularity of a vegan diet is on the rise and various scientific studies have established a good number of benefits accruing from it. In fact, it is said to be good […]

  • Who Lives Longer? Vegans or Meat Eaters?

    Who Lives Longer? Vegans or Meat Eaters?

     Do vegans live longer than meat eaters? Omnivores often argue that vegans and vegetarians are short in protein and other nutrients which meat gives them. Even otherwise, the general image of an omnivore that comes to the mind is that of a strong, well-built person whereas the word ‘vegan’ gives impression of a lean and […]

  • How to have Healthy Skin and Hair on a Vegan Diet

    How to have Healthy Skin and Hair on a Vegan Diet

    Best vegan and vegetarian diet for healthy looking skin and hair. Major skin problems include acne, wrinkles and dry skin. Similarly, dandruff, brittleness and extreme breakage are the common issues with hair. Now, solving these health problems and making your skin and hair healthy is not as difficult as it may seem; just supply them […]

  • Vegan Bodybuilding – What you need to know about building muscle on a vegan diet

    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 […]

  • Iron Rich Vegetarian Diet for Anemia

    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 […]

  • Some of the Best Protein Sources in a Vegan Diet

    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 […]

  • Nutrient Deficiency in Vegan Diets: Myths and Facts

    Since eating animal based foods is considered to be the ordained ‘normal’ diet by a majority of people, a number of myths about vegan and plant based diets have gained currency. Proponents of animal based diets tend to caution against cutting out animal based foods from the diet for a variety of reasons. While some […]

  • Feeding Vegan Kids: Healthy Diet Plan for Children

    People who have grown up as meat eaters may find that making the transition to a vegan lifestyle can be difficult to adjust to. However kids who are brought up vegan may have no such problems. Many parents feel that they may be doing their kids a favor by giving them a healthier start in […]

  • Vegetarian Diet for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    Many people with IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) who follow a plant based diet can find that a vegetarian diet can be difficult to stick to. This is because a vegetarian diet is typically a fiber rich diet that contains a lot of indigestible material. This indigestible portion of the diet can irritate the bowel causing […]

  • Low Fat Vegan Diet for Weight Loss

    Even if you’re not a life-long vegan or not committed to a vegan lifestyle per se, you can benefit from a low fat vegan diet if you’re trying to lose weight. A diet free from meat and dairy is in any case good for health and may be far less calorie dense. So a low […]