60 Year Old Vegetarian Wants To Lose Weight

Yoga Woman

Daily exercise, plant based diet and counting calories for weight loss Hi! I’m 60 and have been totally veg for about 8 months. I eat a plant-based, whole grain, no oil diet. I don’t eat any soy products except non-fat Westsoy milk in coffee and cereal. I’ve stopped being diabetic and hypertense and no longer […]

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7 Yr Old Vegetarian Child Has Behavior Issues

Veggie Boy

Vegetarian child behavior issues – is he getting enough calories? Does he have food sensitivities, indigestion, constipation? Hi, I just stumbled on your website and wonder if you might have any advice for me. My 7 year old went vegetarian (lacto-ovo) 2 months ago. The rest of the family are omnivores, but I grew up […]

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Quitting Meat: Process Of Change, Jonathan Safran Foer

Jonathan Safran Foer

When it comes to meat, change is almost always cast as an absolute. You are a vegetarian or you are not. It’s a strange formulation Excerpt from Huffington post article by Jonathon Safran Foer, 11.11.09 …I wonder if more of the difficulty doesn’t come from the ways that we talk and think about change. When […]

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How To Cook Crockpot Vegetarian Chili Like A Pro!

Vegetarian Chili

Cook kidney beans in the crockpot first, THEN add the other chili ingredients and cook vegetarian chili in the crockpot I just purchased a crock pot and would like more info on how to prepare beans before adding them to crock pot recipes. Ideally, I was looking at a chili recipe and wondering if there […]

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Can Vegan Diet Improve Diabetes?

David Jenkins

2008 U Toronto Study by David Jenkins & Colleagues Suggests that a Vegan Diet Can Improve Diabetes Management From The IVU Newsletter: Paul Appleby of Oxford Vegetarians (IVU) sent in the following research report: Journal American Dietetic Association. 2008 Oct;108(10):1636-45: A recent study by David Jenkins and colleagues at the University of Toronto shows that […]

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