10 Reasons to Love Lentils – The Other Legume

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Why I Love Lentils & Eat Them All the Time When people say they can’t eat beans, I say, “Have you tried lentils?” There are so many different kinds of legumes (beans & lentils), over 11,000 known varieties. Of course you won’t find that many varieties in your supermarket, but you’ll probably find a dozen […]

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Why Savvy Veg Loves Beans (and so should you)

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Beans & Lentils – Nutritious, Delicious, Versatile, Cheap, Vegan – What’s Not to Love? My bean adventures began in 1968 when I first went vegetarian. You’d have thought that I was eating food from another planet, beans & lentils (a.k.a. legumes) seemed so strange to me. The only legumes that I had ever eaten, were […]

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Is Soy Bad for Low Thyroid & Belly Fat?

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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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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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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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Vegetarian Diet and Recurring Yeast Infection

Yeast Infection

I have been a vegetarian for about 5 years and I have recurring yeast infection. I have been advised to eat a low carb diet. I was going through your site and all I can say is wow! I have been a vegetarian for about 5 years now and still have problems with gas. So […]

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De-Gas Beans With Asafoetida Or Hing

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How to reduce gas from beans with asafoetida or hing, where to buy it I was trying to find out where to purchase hing or asafoetida to de-gas beans for a recipe I saw on your site. Any suggestions where to buy? Thanks, S.L. Savvy Vegetarian Advice You can buy hing or asafoetida at some […]

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