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World Vegetarian Day: Learn health facts regarding vegetarianism

… the evidence regarding vegetarianism is really overwhelming, and it shows that plant based diets are probably one of the best things we can do for our bodies. They help to lower your body weight, they might reduce the risk of some cancers. Plant based diets can also be great for lowering the risk of heart disease and even help people live a little longer. Watch the entire video. Here are advantages of becoming a vegetarian: lower bad cholesterol levels, decrease constipation, improve overall …

Sweet Dream bagels and Good Food and Wine Show – The West Australian

… hand-rolled using unbleached flour and eggs and then boiled in honey water using unprocessed, locally sourced, Cockburn honey. They are vegetarian (vegan options are also available), halal and kosher-friendly and are low in sugar, fat and cholesterol. “The Montreal bagel is quite different to the classic New York variety which uses salt in the blend and no eggs,” he said. “My dream is to make our bagels synonymous with Perth. I don’t believe anyone else makes them the way we do, in …

Go vegetarian – Livemint

… amounts of healthy oils such as olive and coconut oils, is a well-rounded vegetarian diet. There is enough research to show that such a vegetarian diet has fewer calories, lower levels of saturated fat and cholesterol, and more fibre, potassium and vitamin C than other diets. To continue reading this article, please click on this link: Source: Go vegetarian – Livemint …

6 Delicious Vegetarian Dishes Requiring 5 Ingredients or Fewer

By Kirsten Klahn | April 27, 2015 Being a vegetarian — or even a part-time vegetarian — is not only good for you, it’s also good for the environment. Women’s Health notes that limiting the meat you eat reduces your likelihood for heart disease. “Fatty red meats and many processed meats are high in saturated fat, which raises LDL (bad) cholesterol and increases risk of coronary heart disease,” Rachel K. Johnson, a spokeswoman for the American Heart Association and professor of …

Lentils add protein and heartiness to vegetarian meals

Stefanie Angstadt – Thought for Food | April 22, 2015 Lentils are one of those great foods that are healthy and filling. As someone who eats a little meat, sometimes, depending on where it’s from, I have come to depend on lentils for a source of protein, flavor and heartiness in my cooking. Lentils are one of the earliest foods known to humans, and perhaps they’ve stuck around because of their outstanding health benefits. They contain cholesterol-lowering fiber, help manage blood-sugar …

New science on cholesterol, eggs and vegetarian diets | The Seattle Times

… recommendations that we limit dietary cholesterol to no more than 300 milligrams per day, in light of research suggesting that dietary cholesterol doesn’t have a major effect on our blood-cholesterol levels. This is a significant reversal, because for decades, it was thought that eating cholesterol-containing foods, such as the much-maligned egg, contributed to higher levels of blood cholesterol, then to cardiovascular disease. Before you start eating eggs morning, noon and night, remember …

7 Types of Vegetarianism and Their Environmental and Health Benefits | Care2 Causes

… yogurt. While this type of vegetarian will consume the dairy product of the animal, they will not eat the actual animal itself. Impacts and Benefits: A lacto vegetarian can reap the health benefits from a meatless diet, including low blood pressure and lower risk of certain diseases, however they are still consuming cholesterol in their dairy products. By not consuming animals, they are saving a number of animals per year, although a smaller percentage than the vegan dieter, still …

Let your children make their own eating choices – Parentdish UK

… Quorn for dinner because he’s concerned about his cholesterol, and I very much doubt his peers are protesting against slaughterhouses. They simply aren’t old enough to make an informed choice, and brainwashing a child into thinking that ‘meat is murder’ is just plain wrong. Like any extreme lifestyle choice – banning television, refusing kids sweets – it’s likely to backfire. As soon as those apron strings are loosened, little Johnnie’ll be in the queue …

Vegetarian, meat protein provide similar appetite control, weight loss

… were observed in absolute concentrations of ghrelin and peptide YY, but the response as net area under the curve did not vary. “Due to the weight loss there was a significant improvement in blood biochemistry after both the Soy-HPWL and Meat-HPWL diets, particularly for total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol after the Soy-HPWL diet,” the researchers wrote. Although soy products are not sustainable sources in all geographic locales, the investigators said the vegetarian-based regimen could …

Vegetarian Kitchen: Long-term vegetarians say a lot has changed for the better, but that’s only half the story – The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

… people, Fahrman said, “I had an epiphany.” A meat-based diet is “not an efficient way of feeding the world,” he said. But he won’t tell you the same if you meet him at a dinner party and ask why he’s a vegetarian. “You do have to bite your lip and say, ‘I don’t like all that cholesterol,’ ” Fahrman said of the delicate dance vegetarians sometimes perform to keep the tone of a gathering civil. After close to 30 years of being a vegetarian myself, I too have learned to choose …

A Vegetarian’s Guide To Proteins – The New Indian Express

… lose fat, provide energy and in the overall development of the body. It also helps to control diabetes and high cholesterol. We can get whey protein from the big boxes of flavoured supplements that are available in any store, or naturally from the water that is left behind after making paneer. On an average, women require 46 grams of protein per day and men require 56 grams. This quota is easily attained with a meat-based diet, but vegetarians and vegans need to be able to take a higher quantity …

Protein Plus – Livemint

… Batra, clinical nutritionist, Fortis La Femme, New Delhi. Consumption of plant rather than animal proteins can, in fact, contribute to reduced risk of obesity and chronic diseases, such as diabetes and heart disease. “In comparison to protein foods of animal origin, most plant-protein sources are lower in saturated fat, free of cholesterol, higher in fibre, and a good source of antioxidants and phytochemicals. All this helps contribute to better health and reduced disease risk,” says Niti …

Recipe Revamp: How to Make Any Recipe Vegan or Vegetarian: Food Network | Healthy Eats – Food Network Healthy Living Blog

… the kind of heartier flavor you’d find in beef, turn to mushroom broth. As with any packaged broth, look for low-sodium varieties. Recommended: Pacific Foods Organic Low Sodium Vegetable Broth Pacific Foods Organic Mushroom Broth Instead of: Butter Use: Coconut butter or soy margarine Both of these alternatives are free of cholesterol. Coconut butter is rich in flavor, while soy margarine is milder. Use soy margarine in recipes where you don’t want the butter competing with other strong …

10 Vegetarian Foods That Increase Metabolism – Boldsky

… 10 healthy foods that increase metabolism are asparagus, beans, broccoli, celery, cucumber, garlic, spicy peppers, spinach and tomatoes. These vegetarian foods that increase metabolism are usually high in calcium, have low cholesterol levels, fight blood pressure and heart problems, control diabetes, strengthen the immune system and repair skin damage. Other important healthy foods that increase metabolism are green tea and flax seeds. The intake of green tea, as compared to normal tea, is …

Meatless Monday to help the Earth | Care2 Healthy Living

It’s never too late to join the Meatless Monday movement! Meatless Monday was started in 2003 by former advertising executive Sid Lerner. He decided to partner with Johns Hopkins University to revive the former war rationing effort in the name of public health. At the time, the goal was to combat heart disease and other diet-related illnesses by helping Americans reduce their intakes of saturated fat and cholesterol from meat by about 15 percent. In the decade since, however, we’ve learned …

Meatless meals even meat eaters will love – St. Joseph News-Press and FOX 26 KNPN: Life

… paired with. Barley, quinoa and other grains also are filling without having added fat or cholesterol. Hy-Vee dietitian Sheri Caldwell says that while every food group has nutritional benefits, the bulk of a human diet should be centered around fruits and vegetables. In some cases, plant-based diets have been proven to reduce inflammation, reverse signs of kidney and heart disease and even slow tumor growth. “People who eat a variety of grains, vegetables and fruits may have protective …

Living life without meat

… pressure, lower bad cholesterol, and less heart disease. Vegetarians tend to maintain a healthier weight, which leads to less inflammation and fewer incidences of stroke, diabetes, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, cancer and dementia. The vegetarian diet also typically has increased fiber intake because vegetarians eat more fruits, vegetables and grains, which are all fiber-rich foods. “Just not eating meat isn’t what makes being a vegetarian lifestyle healthy,” Garza said. “You …

Nutrition Know-How: The components of a vegetarian diet

… of health advantages including lower blood cholesterol levels, lower blood pressure levels, lower risk of heart disease and a lower risk of type 2 diabetes. Below are some nutrients found in meat or dairy that are often misconstrued as lacking from  vegetarian diets. Protein Research indicates that an assortment of plant foods eaten over the course of a day can provide all protein needed in healthy adults. This fact shows that complementary proteins do not need to be consumed at the same meal …

EarthTalk: Meatless substitutes expand as more people go vegetarian

… dollars in funding from high-tech heavyweights and has made a big splash in recent months with the launch of its first two meat alternative products, Beef-Free Crumbles and Chicken-Free Strips. Each of its products looks and tastes like the meat it is emulating while offering the same protein content — but without any saturated or trans fats or cholesterol, let alone gluten or genetically modified organisms (GMOs). In taste tests, most consumers can’t tell which dishes contain actual beef or …

10 Best Soya Recipes

Hailed as the world’s healthiest food, soya is power packed with protein and other essential nutrients. One of the star features of soya is its ability to provide for a wholesome alternative to animal proteins.  In a vegetarian’s world, soya is looked upon as a wonder bean.  Soyabean is the only vegetarian food that is a complete protein which means that it contains all eight essential amino acids. It is low in fat with no cholesterol, that also makes it heart friendly. Despite …

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