Is Propel Water Healthy? 13 Things You Should Know

One time, I had to go to the hospital for heat exhaustion due to “salt depletion.” Ever since then, I’m much more aware of replenishing my electrolytes after sweating! However, I’m still a bit cautious about drinks like Propel… Why is that? Is Propel bad for you? Propel is a sugar-free, zero-calorie, and caffeine-free sports … Read more

Is Lightlife Healthy? Everything You Need to Know

I remember when I went vegan 14 years ago, they had Lightlife products at my local Walmart. It was one of the only meatless brands I could find. I’ve had it many times over the years. But how does this classic brand stack up nutritionally? Is Lightlife healthy? Lightlife products are lower in calories, saturated … Read more

Is Field Roast Healthy? Everything You Need to Know

I’ve been vegan for 14 years, and Field Roast sausages are probably the best-tasting “fake meat” I’ve ever had. I seriously love them. But how does this delicious “grain meat” stack up nutritionally? Is Field Roast actually healthy? Field Roast is generally healthier than real meat, as it is low in saturated fat and high … Read more

Are Nature Valley Bars Healthy? 7 Things You Should Know

Ah, Nature Valley bars—they get crumbs all over the place, but they’re delicious! The name “Nature Valley” sounds pretty harmless, too. But today we’re taking a look at the nutrition behind the bar. Are Nature Valley bars actually healthy? Nature Valley bars contain whole grain oats and other healthy ingredients like dried fruit and nuts. … Read more

Are GoMacro Bars Healthy? 7 Things You Need to Know

There are dozens of “healthy” protein bars, granola bars, and snack bars available nowadays. But it can take time to sort through which ones are actually healthy. Today we’re looking at GoMacro bars. GoMacro bars are made with healthy organic nuts and seeds, and most bars have 10 grams of protein or more. However, most … Read more

17 Tips to Stop Farting So Much on a Vegan Diet

17 Tips To Stop Farting So Much On A Vegan Diet

Got vegan farting problems? Well, I’ve actually experienced it myself, so I feel your pain. But it doesn’t have to be so bad. There are many quick adjustments you can make to your vegan diet to stop farting so often. The quickest solution to vegan farting for many people is to take digestive enzymes like … Read more

Do Vegans Age Faster or Slower? What Science Says

Do Vegans Age Faster or Slower?

I’ve been vegan for the past 14 years, and people consistently tell me I look young for my age. But is my vegan diet what’s kept me looking young? Or is it a coincidence? Lately I’ve been researching that question a lot. Here’s what I found. Vegans likely age slower than meat-eaters on average. Studies … Read more

Is Powerade Zero Healthy? 10 Things You Need to Know

It’s often said that diet soda is even worse for you than normal soda. Artificial sweeteners like aspartame have been blamed for everything from weight gain to cancer. But what about “diet” sports drinks like Powerade Zero Sugar? Is Powerade Zero bad for you? Powerade Zero is a zero-calorie, sugar-free, and caffeine-free sports drink that … Read more

Is Lentil Pasta Healthy? 10 Things You Need to Know

Lentil pasta is one of the many kinds of “healthy pasta” that have exploded in popularity in recent years. But is it all marketing hype? Or is lentil pasta actually better for you than regular wheat pasta? Lentil pasta has more protein and fiber than regular wheat pasta, which gives it a lower score on … Read more

Is Vegan Mayo Healthy? (3 Brands Compared)

Did you know that Americans eat about $2 billion worth of mayonnaise per year? Vegan competitors like Just Mayo are slowly eating into that market share… But is vegan mayo actually a healthier option than regular mayo? Vegan mayo may be a bit healthier than regular mayo, as it is cholesterol-free, and it often has … Read more