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Top Tips for Eating a Balanced Vegetarian Diet

February 26, 2013

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When it comes to matters of health, there are lots of debates and conflicting information. One expert says this diet is bad, while another sings it praises. A food is good for you one day and bad the next. When it comes to eating right, it is easy to feel a bit lost. But, generally [...]

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The Physical Benefits of a Vegan Diet

March 1, 2012

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The Physical Benefits of a Vegan Diet     There are many health benefits to a vegan diet that the average American may not know anything about. After all, information that is anti-meat or dairy is typically difficult to find in the mainstream media. Multiple studies have been conducted over the years that show a [...]

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Special Diets – Dietary Needs

June 14, 2011

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Special Diets – Dietary Needs LOW GLYCEMIC DIET Adding a low GI food to a meal will lower the glycemic index of the whole meal. LOW-PROTEIN DIET Usually protein-restricted diets come with other restrictions as well, such as sodium, potassium, and/or phosphorus. The best way to manage this is to check the exact values at [...]

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Nutrition Through Balanced Vegetarian Diet

April 27, 2011

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Vegans are typically vegetarians who do not eat meat, fish, poultry, egg, or dairy products. Veganism may be followed due to health, religious, or ethical reasons. Irrespective of the reason, it is essential to ensure that a vegan diet meets the daily nutritional needs of an individual. Healthy Vegan – The Benefits of Being One [...]

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Rice-Based Diets

April 23, 2011

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Definition Rice is the most important cereal crop for human consumption. It is the staple food for over 3 billion people (most of them economically challenged) constituting over half of the world’s population. Origins The nutritional composition of one cup of cooked rice Brown rice White rice Calories 218 266 Protein(grams) 4.5 5.0 Carbohydrate (g) [...]

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