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Tofu egg salad

A new version of a classic Soy is finally losing its unearned reputation – people are finally starting to appreciate its nutritional power and versatility. Perhaps the most practical of all soy-based food is tofu. As I always encourage people to make small, incremental changes when starting to reduce animal products. A great way to

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Spirituality and veganism

Firstly, this is not a judgement on omnivores or condemnation of the people who work in animal agriculture. This system was the one we inherited. These are simply my thoughts as a lay-person on the spiritual side of veganism and the implications of modern animal agriculture on collective consciousness. The Vegan Society defines it as

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Vegan keto diet

A dietitian’s perspective I get asked quite often whether vegans can do the keto diet and if it’s healthier than the meat based version. To answer this question, we need to look at exactly what it is. Keto nearly always gets confused with your standard low carb diet, but it has specific features that differentiate

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Is soy milk bad for you?

The brief history of soy Soy milk is made from beans (or legumes) that are just like peanuts, chickpeas, black beans and kidney beans. Soy is a versatile, cheap, high quality source of protein, and a rich source of many other nutrients. They are also high in choline, magnesium, omega 3, zinc and iron. In

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Which is the best vegan weight loss shake?

What are they? Weight loss or meal replacement shakes work removing calories by replacing one or more meals with a protein based supplement. They help to meet your protein and micronutrient needs while you eat fewer calories – and they are supposed to keep you full. In my clinical experience many people do find them

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