Paleo Diet: Fraud, Fad or The Real Deal?

caveman diet

Why is Paleo even a trend? Who makes money from Paleo? I tried Paleo and hated it – M. A. By Judith Kingsbury Dear Savvy Vegetarian, I’m in Canada, so we’re a little “behind the times” with the latest trends. We’re getting inundated with the paleo diet and supposed research about fat and meat and […]

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How to Eat A Good Veg or Vegan Breakfast

Breakfast Rush

Mom Was Right – A Healthy High Protein Breakfast is the Most Important Meal of the Day Excerpt from our popular eBook, Get Enough Protein in Your Veg Diet. Skipping breakfast is a popular sport! It’s hard to know exactly how many kids go to school without breakfast in the morning, or adults rush off […]

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Is Soy Bad for Low Thyroid & Belly Fat?

Belly Fat

Connecting Beans & Gas, Low Thyroid & Soy Protein, Lose Weight, Belly Fat I love beans, but I hate the gas as does my household. I am cooking beans as I read your beans without gas report and found it extremely interesting. I will add some herbs to my beans as they cook and see […]

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10 Home Remedies for Indigestion

Belly Gas & Bloating

Simple Causes of Indigestion, 10 Easy Steps to Digestive Wellness Please advise re gas/bloating when eating raw & cooked veggies. I do eat clean, fresh foods. Lot’s of vegetables (juicing, raw, cooked) and fruits. Also meat, fish, dairy, nuts, complex carbohydrates. Every time I eat I have a big belly and later on bloating. My […]

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Pregnant Veg 12: Pregnancy as a Medical Event?

Dumb Doctor

I wish I had a doctor who knew at least as much about nutrition as I do. Since I got the diagnosis of gestational diabetes, I have been in a brooding mood. Frankly, I feel very skeptical about the diagnosis. I have not gained weight excessively, had mood swings, strange lack of energy, any of […]

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Pregnant Vegetarian 8: Has pregnancy been too easy?

Pregnant zoe

I’ve had it awfully easy, and I’m starting to get suspicious. When you get pregnant, it seems, you join the secret society of Women Who Have Given Birth. Now that I am nice and round, and it is too late for me to run to the condom aisle and prevent my fate, they are telling […]

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Pregnant Vegetarian 6: Doctors and Nutrition

Fruit Salad

Zoe Gets Off Her Soapbox And Back In The Produce Section Well, I had to get a new Obgyn. Thanks a lot Corporate America. My employer changed insurance companies and now my former doctor is out of network. So, off to the new doctor, and a rehash of the I’m-a-vegetarian conversation. Sigh. Apparently, Obgyns do […]

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Pregnancy, Relationships, Freedom of Choice

Soap Box

Every person is a sovereign individual, entitled to make their own choices WARNING for all of you who have been enjoying my humorous pregnancy posts: I’m standing on a soapbox now. This is your chance to plug your ears and shout, “La la la, I can’t hear you!” If you are annoyed by what I […]

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‘Real’ Cheese Addictive, ‘Vegan’ Cheese an Oxymoron

Vegan Cheese

Would I buy vegan cheese if it weren’t an oxymoron? One of the hardest things for me to give up when I went vegan was Parmesan cheese. I was used to eating it on just about everything. Eventually, long after the parmesan addiction had lost its grip, I found a substitute, made with ground walnuts, […]

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7 Yr Old Sugar Addict Won’t Go Vegan with Dad

Kid Won't Eat

Dad goes vegan, wants son to give up sugar & eat healthy First of all, thanks for creating the Savvy Vegetarian web site! A little story about myself: I have struggled with weight issues most of my adult life. Recently I decided (educated myself) that there are tremendous flaws in the western diet. When I […]

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