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07.29.2019

Choose Your Vegan Egg Substitute

When people become vegans, they start looking for a vegan egg substitute. Many commercial egg substitutes, like Egg Beaters, are not vegan. They contain egg whites or other animal products. To select…
07.29.2019

Best protein sources for vegans

Are any vegan protein sources listed on the current food pyramid? Yes. The pyramid includes legumes, nuts, and seeds as protein sources. Many weight loss diets say to eat vegetables, fruit, and lean…
07.29.2019

How Many Calories in Whole Grains?

In the chart below, we compare the calories in whole grains, white rice, and several different kinds of pasta. All of the grains and pastas are cooked the same way: in plain water. Do you want your…
07.25.2019

The Calories in One Pound

The calories in one pound of excess body weight: 3500. That is more calories than most of us eat in an entire day. But it all comes from the excess calories we eat. Especially the extra fat. To gain a…
07.18.2019

Is it possible to be addicted to food?

Some people swear they are addicted to food. They say that certain foods have a powerful hold on them, just like alcohol or drugs. Does this sound crazy? Recent scientific studies show that it can, in…
07.14.2019

Daiya Cheese

Like many vegans, we love the taste and texture of Daiya cheese. One of the most delicious restaurant meals we've ever had was a pizza covered with this stuff. But sadly,foods that taste good are not…
07.03.2019

Soy Cheese Brands

Why do people buy soy cheese? Some want a food that will help them lose weight or reduce their cholesterol levels. Some people have allergies to dairy products. And of course, vegans don't want to use…