Vitamin B12 is brain food. It helps us in so many ways and it’s considered an essential nutrient for a reason. As a vegan, I’ve been taking B12 for over a decade now. However, if you’re new to B12 supplements, you may wonder what time you should be taking it. The best time to take … Read more When to Take Vitamin B12: Morning or Night? Empty Stomach or With a Meal?
This is my review of the Future Kind Essential Multivitamin. I’m going to lay out 5 reasons why these are the best vegan multivitamins for vegans to take, hands down. I only found Future Kind multivitamins in the last year, but for all the reasons I’m about to lay out, I’m absolutely enthusiastic about this … Read more Future Kind Review: 5 Reasons It’s the Best Vegan Multivitamin
I started my fitness journey in a condition many call skinny fat. I’d already been vegan for about 7 years at that time, eating relatively healthy. But even after a year or two of exercising regularly, I still looked about the same—skinny fat. Why? Here are 5 reasons why many vegans are skinny fat—even if … Read more 5 Reasons Why So Many Vegans Are Skinny Fat (& How to Fix It)
If you’re building muscle or trying to uncover your abs, adding protein powder to your diet has likely crossed your mind. Extra protein can help you build maximum muscle, and it’s easier to drink a shake than plan every meal around specific foods. Whey protein is the most popular, affordable type of protein powder you’ll … Read more Whey Protein vs Plant Protein for Muscle Building & Fat Loss
There is always a potential for side effects when you switch to a new diet, and a vegan diet is no exception. Although a vegan diet is generally thought to be good for headaches, some new vegans can run into headache issues. What could be causing headaches on a vegan diet? For new vegans, there … Read more Vegan Headache: Possible Causes And Cures
Going vegan can be a great way to lose weight. Studies show vegans have a lower average BMI (body mass index) compared to meat-eaters and even other vegetarians (source). But how long does it take to lose weight as a vegan? Studies have shown vegans losing anywhere between an average of 5.6 pounds in 18 … Read more How Long Does It Take To Lose Weight on a Vegan Diet?
Skin gets dry when it lacks enough of the components that make up its structure. Since many of these components come from diet, it makes sense that diet changes can affect your skin. But why do some vegans experience dry skin specifically? Vegan dry skin can come from a lack of specific fatty acids, proteins, … Read more Vegan Dry Skin: Possible Causes And Cures
Plant-based nutrition is one of my favorite subjects in the world. It’s so amazing how much our diet can impact our bodies and lives. It gets me fired up, and I become a complete nerd about it. I’ve read probably 25+ vegan nutrition books, and in this blog post, I’m going to share all my … Read more 6 Best Vegan Nutrition Books (Weight-Loss & Disease Prevention)
Keto and vegan are very different approaches to food. And yet, they’re both soaring in popularity at the same time. When so many sources seem biased or one-sided in their conclusions, how do you know who to trust? After spending weeks researching and writing this post, here’s my conclusion: Keto wins when it comes to … Read more Keto vs Vegan: Which Is Better? (Benefits and Risks Compared)
Refined sugar can take a detrimental toll on your health—potentially contributing to issues like obesity, diabetes, heart disease, depression, and some forms of cancer. For me personally, I found that eating refined sugar contributed to my acne. Whatever your reasons to reduce or eliminate refined sugar from your diet, it can take some time to … Read more How to Sweeten Oatmeal Without Sugar (18 Healthy Ways)