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Eating a Balanced Vegan Diet

The United States Department of Agriculture has been promoting healthy, balanced diets for all Americans since 1916. After changes and advancements, the current USDA guide to a healthy diet is known as My Plate. Introduced in 2011, My Plate is …

Sneaky Animal Products to Look Out For

Chicken. Fish. Beef. Pork. Eggs. Milk. Cheese. It’s hard to imagine somebody being unaware that these are products that come from animals. However, not all animal products that are commonly found in food are quite as obvious. Some of these …

Is a Vegan Lifestyle Always Healthy?

There is a lot of evidence that Vegan lifestyles are healthy, so why are some people up in arms, insisting that a Vegan diet is a terrible idea? Veganism can’t be healthy and unhealthy at the same time, can it? …

Is There Ever a Good Reason to Add Salt to Your Diet?

We so often hear about the evils of salt and about the health benefits of reducing salt in our diets. Too much salt is bad for the kidneys, increases blood pressure, and over time can even affect the brain. With …

Are You Sensitive to Salt?

Salt is often maligned as having a direct correlation to high blood pressure. However, this correlation is not quite a clear-cut as it may seem. Some people are more susceptible to high blood pressure, or hypertension, than others. There are …