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Discovering Dairy Alternatives

Almonds With Almond Milk There are many alternatives to Dairy Milk

Most of us grew up believing that milk plays an important role in the development of strong bones and teeth. Studies reveal however, that the countries that consume the most dairy products have the highest incidence of bone fractures. In contrast, those countries that consumed the least amount of dairy had the lowest incidence of bone...

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Wild Claims

Wild Claims

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Do wild claims about foods made on marketing websites annoy you? Here’s an example that disturbed me: http://www.smoothiehealthyrecipes.com/healthy-smoothie-recipes/weight-loss-smoothie-recipes/almond-butter-smoothie-for-weight-loss/ It’s a smoothie “for weight loss”. It's probably ultra yummy, but would it be effective? Let’s look at the ingredients: One cup of coconut milk: 445 calories, 48 grams of fat,(43 grams is saturated fat)1/4...

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Bland!

Bland!

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Many people suffer great difficulty transitioning to a Whole Food Plant Based diet because it is perceived as too bland. It feels like a terrible sacrifice! We have five traditionally recognized senses: hearing, vision, touch, smell and taste. Interestingly, each of these senses are adjustable. The perception automatically scales to an equilibrium based...

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No Way Could I Ever Eat Like That!

No Way Could I Ever Eat Like That!

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More than not, as anyone discovers my eating habits, their response is something like, "Oh, I could never eat like that." I tell them that it is far easier than they think and that their taste will change, but that never seems to convince anyone. Indeed, a Low-Fat Whole Foods Plant Based diet...

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