Vegan Has Big Beans & Gas Problem

2 year vegan, mostly raw diet, beans & tofu main protein source, foul gas all the time I eat about three cups of beans a day (red kidney, black, romano and chick peas). I soak and cook them myself in a slow cooker. I have LOTS of gas even though I eat slow and chew […]

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How to Gain Healthy Weight on a Vegetarian Diet

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Vegetarian losing weight, wants to gain healthy weight with no processed food I have been a vegetarian for a little over a year now. I have completely ceased eating fast food because when I did it eat on occasion, it made me feel sick. I have also given up most processed foods. Eating plant-based meals […]

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Blood Type Diets, Vegetarian Diet, Energy, Nutrition

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Naturopath recommends blood type diet. Energy levels low, sugar cravings high. Savvy veg recommends b12 deficiency testing and studying vegetarian nutrition. Question for Savvy Vegetarian: Hi – I have been a vegetarian all my life. Recently I have been to my naturopath who has put me on my blood type diet. Thankfully this wasn’t a […]

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Is it Good to Go Vegetarian with an Eating Disorder?

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21 with eating disorder, wants to go vegetarian, treatment team & Savvy Vegetarian say not a good idea Question for Savvy Vegetarian:   Hi, I”m 21 and after thinking about it for a long time, I have recently decided to go vegetarian. There are a number of reasons including animal welfare, the environment and tending […]

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Food Safety Tips|Food Storage|Food Spoilage

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Safely store & reheat cooked food, avoid food spoilage & food poisoning Question: How long can we keep cooked quinoa, in the refrigerator or at room temperature?  Does it go bad?  Thank you – C.B. Food Storage Safety Tips:  Hi C.B., Everything goes bad,  sooner rather than later! Cooked grains, including quinoa, are no exception. Every day of storage […]

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New Vegetarian Tired|10 Ways to Boost Energy|Vegetarian Diet

Tired Vegetarian

Tired on vegetarian diet: Detox, food allergies, vitamin deficiencies? Good carbs, Vit. B12, green leafy veg could help – 10 Ways to Boost Energy Hi I am trying a vegetarian diet again for the second time. The first time I was successful for a whole year. I don’t even remember how I relapsed and started eating […]

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