Antioxidants

What is Antioxidants?

Antioxidants are mostly found in plant foods. They are natural molecules that help neutralize harmful free radicals in our bodies. Free radicals are potentially harmful substances that result from metabolism and the environment. They may lead to oxidative stress, which contributes to heart disease and other conditions.

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High-calorie vegan foods

High-calorie vegan foods

The vegan diet is touted for being healthy for the body and the planet, and some of those who have gone vegan report weight loss, glowing skin, and lots of energy. When thinking of a vegan diet, images of fruits and vegetables come to mind easily. You might think of going vegan as being “on a diet”, as you might think you are going to cut your calories.

Salad Meal Prep

Salad Meal Prep

Meal prepping refers to preparing your meals in advance to help save yourself time during the busy week. This can include preparing the individual components of the meal or putting entire meals together in containers. Meal prepping is great for those who want to have nutritious meals throughout the week, but may struggle to find the time during the week.

Vegan Breakfast Meal Prep

Vegan Breakfast Meal Prep

Save time!!! Put a pep in your step with vegan meal prep! If you choose to be vegan, it’s important to plan your diet carefully to be sure you are getting all of the essential nutrients. This post gives some ideas for breakfast that can be prepared in advance and help you to plan your diet.

Fruit and granola in a bowl on a table, healthy late night snack

Healthy late night snacks

Whether it’s a pick-me-up during late night studying or simply a sweet tooth before bed, late night snacking is something most of us do. There is a growing stigma around late night snacking and its contribution to weight gain and poor health, but is this really true? We’ve heard that we should focus on what we eat and not when we eat it, but how can we satisfy our cravings without going overboard? Is late night snacking a culprit in weight gain or is it a myth? We will take a closer look at these statements in the post.