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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New Teen Vegetarian Scared to Tell Parents

Scared To Tell

New 16 year old vegetarian, super-conservative parents don’t know, terrified to tell them Hey, I am a newly declared, sixteen year old vegetarian, and my parents simply do not know. . . . yet. They are super conservative and I have kept my vegetarianism a secret so far. Often times we’re not at the dinner […]

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What?! I Have to Eat Healthy AND Exercise?

Shocked Face

News Flash: A healthy vegetarian diet does not make you physically fit. SavvyVeg is living proof that you can be a long-time vegetarian or vegan and still be physically unfit. Until my mid-forties, I never thought about exercise because I was hyper-active at least 12 hours a day – raising children, doing housework, gardening, cooking, […]

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A Few Bad Ads from Google Adsense

Thumbs Down

Savvy Vegetarian is a free content site, supported mainly by Google Adsense A few times a year, someone gets upset by an ad and writes to tell me about it. The following is my typical response. Message for Savvy Vegetarian: By having an ad such as this one (link expired) on your site, you’ve lost […]

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Vegetarian Wife with Non-Veg Husband

Healthy Digestion

Wife goes vegetarian, needs help feeding her non-veg husband For about the past year, I have been having very painful digestive issues. Approximately 20 minutes after eating, i get horrible stomach cramps and one way or another, that food is coming back out. I have pinpointed it to meats, fatty foods, fried foods, heavy creams […]

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Vegan vs Non-Vegetarian Dispute Over Food & Kids

Couple Argue Over Food

Love-Lorn Non-Veg Disagrees with Veg Girlfriend About Future Children My girlfriend very recently became vegetarian again. She was vegetarian and then vegan many years ago and then slowly started eating some meat again for the past few years because of the ease of it. I am a non-vegetarian. She is a strong animal rights advocate […]

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Pregnant Vegetarian 1: Pregnancy Test

Positive Pregnancy Test

Youngest Savvy Vegetarian Shocked to Be Pregnant Pt 1 of a vegetarian pregnancy series written by Zoë Keeland, pregnant vegetarian, and youngest daughter of Savvy Vegetarian. Zoë has a positive pregnancy test and starts to realize what it means to have a vegetarian diet during pregnancy. Zoë has agreed to write hormonally driven pregnancy posts […]

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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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Umami Makes Bland Vegetarian Food Tasty

Umami

Umami is a taste sensation just like sweet, sour, bitter and salty, considered to be the ‘fifth taste’. Guest post by artist and long time vegetarian Fiona Morgan, WhereFishSing I agree whole heartedly with the idea of umami as the missing element in so many vegetarian foods. Umami is what we’re going for in Savvy […]

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5 Weight Control Tips for (Mostly) Vegetarian Diet

Vegetarian Weight Gain

When I try to go vegetarian – except for fish & eggs – I gain weight. I eat quinoa, but generally find I must leave beans and rice alone. I’m 68, in good shape, and very active outdoors, hiking, snow shoeing and camping. How can I control my weight and still be mostly vegetarian? Thank […]

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