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What is the best and most effective diet?

The past decade has seen an explosion of new diet and weight loss strategies. A quick Google search of 'top diets' bombards you with endless options including low carb, DASH, paleo, keto, intermittent fasting, veganism, and even gluten-free strategies.

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How to Become a Vegetarian (or at least how I did it)

I had my last piece of meat in November 2013 and haven't looked back since. I'm not going to pretend the transition was easy; the November 2013 transition was actually my second and more thought out attempt. There might be a quicker, cold turkey approach to stop eating meat, and...

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Recipe: Vegan Chocolate Hazelnut Butter (aka Homemade Nutella)

Nutella has been a staple in my diet for as long as I can remember. Those "chocolate sandwiches" kept my taste buds satisfied for a big chunk of my life. Giving up animal products is the only reason I ditched Nutella, not the ridiculously high sugar content, lack of nutrients...

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Recipe: Roasted Hazelnuts

I recently bought a food processor and started experimenting with homemade nut butters. Since I grew up on Nutella, I decided to try and make a chocolate-hazelnut butter. Unfortunately, I accidentally bought raw instead of roasted hazelnuts. Nut butters (peanut butter, almond butter...) are made from roasted, not raw nuts....

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Recipe: Vegan Protein Waffles

Waffles are a popular breakfast food, but unfortunately, healthy vegans have two main problems with them: 1) they are usually unhealthy, and 2) are typically made from off-limit animal products, specifically: eggs and milk. After a few trial batches, I've finally settled on a healthy, vegan and simple recipe that's...

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