Posts tagged as: nutrition

Ask A Vegan Lifestyle Coach: Can I Eat Higher-Protein / Lower-Carb And Still Be Vegan?

April 3rd, 2016 - posted under: The Food » Food and Health

I recently got an email from a reader that went something like this: I’m an on-again off-again vegetarian looking to go vegan. My doctor recently told me that I have to decrease my carbohydrates and increase my protein (she said it had to be animal protein) in order to lose the weight I gained when [...]

Raising Vegan Children Part III – Food Based “Supplements” For Super-Charged Children

May 19th, 2013 - posted under: The Food » Food and Health

Firefighters drink green smoothies, obvi. So originally, this was going to be a two-part series, with part I covering my general thoughts on raising mini vegans, and part II covering my thoughts on supplementing said vegans. But as I wrote about our supplement regimen, I realized that there’s all these foods that I use in [...]

Raising Vegan Children, Part II – Why I Supplement The Way I Do

April 30th, 2013 - posted under: The Food » Food and Health

Yes! The long-awaited supplements post! If you haven’t read Part I of this miniseries – in which I outline my general thoughts on raising vegan children – I encourage you to do so. As for this post, I’ll say that I’ve done a *lot* of research, and a great deal of consideration has gone into [...]

Raising Vegan Children, Part I – Let’s Talk Honestly, Shall We?

April 28th, 2013 - posted under: The Food » Food and Health

Firstly and most importantly, I want to make myself very clear: I believe that raising children on a vegan diet can provide absolutely every vitamin, mineral, and nutrient necessary for optimal growth and development. No two ways about it. Please do keep that in mind if you feel like yelling at me a few paragraphs [...]

Facing Failing Health As A Vegan

January 20th, 2013 - posted under: The Food » Food and Health

I have been trying to write this post for ages, and I do mean ages. I’ve spent enough hours staring at this blank page, blinking cursor, to have written it many times over and still been able to bake a gluten-free vegan cake. Okay maybe that’s not true, but you get my point. You’d think [...]