Top Ten Benefits of Veganism

Welcome back to Vegan Week!  So, what’s all the hype about? What’s so great about veganism? Today I’m going to talk about the benefits going vegan that I’ve noticed.  I’m going to list the ones I noticed personally first, in the order I noticed them, and then add a couple that maybe aren’t quite as obvious just by looking. 1. Improved Digestion This one starts right away. All that fiber you’re eating keeps things, well, moving, as it were.  It took me about a week for my body to adjust to all the fiber and legumes. I wasn’t much of […]

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Why I Went Vegan

It’s my six month vegan anniversary! I drank the vegan Kool-Aid  in September and I’m loving it. To celebrate, I decided to have a vegan week.  Maybe you’ve been hearing about the benefits of a plant based diet and are  vegan curious. Maybe you watched how Oprah and 300 of her staff went vegan for a week and thought about giving it a try. Maybe you think veganism is an extremist movement and I’m a crack pot. This week I’m going to talk about why I went vegan, the benefits I’ve seen from it, and try to dispel some of […]

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Detoxing After the Holidays

If you’re like most people, you may have overindulged over the holidays a little and you feel a little bloated.  Maybe your pants are a little snugger than they used to be, maybe your weight has hedged up a little over the holidays.  Maybe this is your year to get back in shape, eat better, and feel better.  It’s one of my goals.  So how do you go about getting there?  Some people do detox diets, living on lemon juice and maple syrup for a week or colon cleanses.  Not my thing.  I’m not really sure how safe they are […]

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