metabolism
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Does a plant-based diet increase metabolism?

A balanced and well-structured plant-based diet is packed with phytonutrients, minerals, vitamins and other phytochemicals that provide the body with nourishment and improve metabolism, and at…

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Sport and a vegan diet

There have been many well known athletes who have shared they follow a vegan diet, such as tennis superstar Martina Navratilova, football legend Joe Namath, track…

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meals without meat
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What’s the deal with meals without meat?

Occasionally having a plant-based meal can help lower cholesterol and improve heart health. What’s the deal with meals without meat? There is increasing evidence that leaving…

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Healthy lunches for the family

Lunch gives us the fuel to get through the second half of our day, and is an integral part of a healthy lifestyle. Here’s how to…

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vegan diet
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Benefits of a vegetarian or vegan diet

A diet free of animal products can be very rewarding, and is becoming easier these days with the increasing range of meat-alternative foods, like Alternative Kitchen’s…

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sources of plant-based protein
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Best 15 sources of plant-based protein

As the shift away from animal products becomes easier, with the recent increase in availability of fortified and nutritious plant-based foods, an increasing number of consumers…

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protein supplements
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What about protein supplements?

Many protein powders are plant-based, and depending upon the plants used to make them, they may be complete or incomplete proteins. The American Dietetic Association states…

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Clean labels with C&U foodservice?

As consumer preferences change, and the understanding of what healthy eating means for us today evolves, so do foodservice menus. Technomic’s 2018 Healthy Eating reports that…

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