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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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What’s the difference between complete and incomplete proteins?

We needs protein to build new tissues and repair damaged ones. The body has the ability to make some proteins, but needs others from food. Without an adequate supply of the proteins that the body lacks the ability to make, growing and recovering from exercise becomes impossible. Proteins The body uses protein...

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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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