Healthy Veg Calories to Avoid Weight Loss

Maintain A Healthy Weight

How to keep weight up on veg diet, eat healthy too I recently started changing my diet. I am juicing fruits and veggies and cutting out meat. I feel GREAT! I am very excited about my new, far healthier diet. The only problem is that I am losing weight. While this is generally considered a […]

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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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Teen Pescatarian Worries About Protein

Pescatarian

15 year old pescetarian worries about protein, animal welfare, being short Hi, i am a 15 year old pescatarian. I originally wanted to become a vegetarian after doing an animal cruelty project in my school. But when I told my parents, they were against it. After a long argument, they only allowed me to be […]

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Healthy Brown Bag Lunch Ideas For Vegan Farmer

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Eating at work lunch ideas – main dish salad recipes, wraps and soups Hi Savvy Veg! Love your website and newsletters. My husband is a farmer, and often takes his lunch to the field. I would like ideas for brown-bag lunches consisting mostly of foods that he can eat on the go, as he prefers […]

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Are Alkaline Tomatoes an Acid Forming Food?

Killer Tomato

Nightshade vegetables are chemically alkaline, but are acid forming foods I cook quinoa often and love it however the last three times I made it my stomach got very upset. Do you think it is because I put tomato sauce on it? Never bothered me before and that’s the only way I eat it is […]

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Vegetarian Wants Energy Diet & Supplements

Tired Woman

57 yr old vegetarian woman lacks energy, needs advice on diet, protein, nutritional supplements Message for Savvy Vegetarian: I have been vegetarian, in various stages, for 35 years. I have 2 reasons for writing. 1) I have been out of work for 3 years. I have a cupboard full of dhals, beans and split beans […]

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Judith Is Vegan, Savvy Vegetarian Is Not

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Every step toward a plant based diet is positive, deserves respect and support Message for Savvy Vegetarian: “I was so excited to find your site and have recommended it to tons of folks and posted it on Facebook walls for my clients. I was horrified to see eggs and dairy products in some of your […]

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Is Quinoa a Carb or a Protein When Dieting?

quinoa salad

Quinoa, quinoa nutrition, dieting, carbs, protein When cooking with quinoa would I consider this as a carb or a protein when dieting? Quinoa appears to be extremely high in carbs but is said to be 100% protein. I am summer-sizing and must eliminate and combine foods properly. Please help. Thanks. – D.S. Savvy Vegetarian Advice: […]

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Blood Type Diets, Vegetarian Diet, Energy, Nutrition

sugar craving

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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10 Basic Facts About Vit B12 for Vegetarian Diet

Vitamin B12

10 basic Vitamin B12 facts, on B12 dosage, B12 supplements, B12 absorption, and sources of Vitamin B12 for vegan nutrition. Questions About Vitamin B12: I see that the Vitamin B-12 RDA is 2.4 mcg and the Daily Value for B- 12  is  6 mcg, and some vegan sources say take 10 mcg in a supplement. Then […]

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