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Hi Veggi friends,
Being a fellow vegetarian; I wanted to share some facts and knowledge about vegetarianism as I am originally from India.
In India, be vegetarian very common with 80% people being veggis. Even McDonald and Sub-way have most veggi burgers and sandwiches. Vegetarians in Indians do eat dairy products like milk and curd. But, its in a very animal friendly way, as Cows are treated like pets in Indian country homes, with cow being called with a name; and being given…Continue
Added by Rajiv Anand on March 22, 2015 at 12:24pm — No Comments
Well, my birthday present from my fiance was.. wait for it.... wait... he broke off the engagement. Ayup. "I care about you, but I don't love you." HOW in the..... okay.
Friday the 13th, he broke it off. Now I have 2 weeks I have to wait before my flight back to the States. Currently, I'm here in Canada. I had bought my ticket way in advance to save money. With immigration, I was going to have to leave Canada, then return in 6 months for our wedding which was being planned for October…Continue
Added by Florian @ContentednessCooking on March 13, 2015 at 3:52am — No Comments
Super tasty and easy to make!
Added by Angela on March 12, 2015 at 9:09pm — No Comments
This is going to be a place that I can just express my own thoughts, struggles and victories. Read if you like, I don't mind! :)
I'll turn 40 years old on the 16th of this month, March.
I have never in my life, felt healthy, mentally or physically. I was forced into cheer leading, volleyball, softball, swimming lessons, ballet lessons, tennis lessons, etc etc all through my childhood. I never really enjoyed it. I went through a really hard time with an unstable family life, and…Continue
When we have something to say,most the time do we really think about what our goal is?What are we going to accomplish by telling people they’re an idiot? Is it to make them feel like an idiot?Or is just self indulgences of the ego?
But, if you don’t come across it in the right way, it’s really just polarizing and puts people on the defensive and accomplish nothing…But,maybe making ourselves even more bitter and angry.Well,for me it has a many of times and I changed in it.I refuse to…Continue
Added by Jenii Saladtarian on March 3, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments
I think it is safe to say that most of us have been considered weird by meat eaters for our lifestyle choices. Whether you're a vegetarian or a vegan the choices that you make are not always easy for others to understand. I for one often feel like the odd duck among my friends and family for being a vegetarian. The fact that I can live my life with out *bacon* is almost like a nuclear bomb going off in their heads. I think that this site is great for bringing our "weirdness" together but I…Continue
Do you have a history of heart disease or high cholesterol? The answer will never be found in your medicine cabinet, it will almost always be found in your kitchen!
A study done in the Atherosclerosis Journal confirms that pomegranate extract could be the key in the prevention or reversal of clogged arteries. Another study done in 2004 that was published in the Clinical Nutrition Journal showed that after…
Added by Xiao Kang on February 14, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments
What if I told you that just by eating a banana every morning you could lose 10 pounds within a week, sounds too good to be true right? The best part is that it does not require any special effort or any significant changes in your dietary habits.
The diet was created by Hitoshi Watanabe and his wife; it has gained popularity in people who do not enjoy sweating it out at the gym. Overweight people are…
The pomegranate is one of the oldest fruits in recorded history. Native to the area of modern-day Iran and Iraq, the pomegranate has been cultivated since ancient times and has spread through the world. The fruit is about the size of an orange, with a rind ranging from yellow-orange to deep reddish-purple. Inside the fruit, there are a multitude of seed pips yielding a tangy, sweet, rich, and flavorful juice.…
Added by Xiao Kang on February 13, 2015 at 11:00pm — No Comments
In a world with a perpetual, dynamic, and unquenchable thirst for the ideal diet, a feverish search ensues. Questions such as, “What’s better: low fat or low carb?” and “How do I lose weight and keep it off?” flood headlines of tv shows and ads, internet articles and posts, and book and magazine…
Added by Xiao Kang on February 13, 2015 at 10:30pm — No Comments
There is a horrible myth growing around that pineapples are a hard fruit to grow, I have heard everything from they grow on trees to they only grow underground, but I am here to break that myth! Pineapples are full of vitamins, minerals, and nutrients and just plain delicious.
Pineapples are native to warmer climates, which means they grow better in warmer climates but have no fear! You can still have…
Added by Xiao Kang on February 13, 2015 at 10:00pm — No Comments
A lot of us are looking to get the most “bang for our buck” when it comes to nutrition and cooking our food. Afterall, we’re not spending our money on healthy foods to waste the nutrients in them, right? This is one reason the raw food movement has become so popular. The idea is to get more nutrients without “destroying” them through…
Added by Xiao Kang on February 13, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments
How many times have you been with a group of friends and wished any one of them was a vegan or vegetarian like yourself so it would be easier to talk about your life style? When was the last time you felt comfortable being over a friends house and declining most or all of a meal because it contained meat?
I've been there. That's why it is so important to understand the nutritional value of the food you eat. There's is nothing strange or wrong or mental with choosing to care about…Continue
If you’re a dairy-free eater, most likely, you ate dairy at some point in your life. Unless you had an allergy, it was likely a part of your childhood, something you never gave much thought to. Or maybe now, you’re just now becoming interested in the idea of consuming less animal products and contemplating other choices besides cow’s milk products.
Whatever the case, the decision to go dairy-free is a…
Added by Xiao Kang on February 11, 2015 at 11:00pm — No Comments
After reading this story you will understand how motherhood and loss are universal. Washoe, an exceptionally smart chimpanzee who knew sign language, was not happy with her caretaker Kat, who hadn’t visited for some time. However, when Kat told her that Washoe had recently lost her baby, Washoe indicated signs for grief. She even made signs for crying, even though chimpanzees are not able to cry.…
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This grape infused citrus beet juice may be for you if you suffer from high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart palpitations or blood clots. It is the ultimate heart-healing juice, containing ingredients that target the circulatory system and strengthen it so that you can feel your best!
Grapes contain high levels of naturally occurring antioxidants that can reduce hypertension (a condition that…
Added by Xiao Kang on February 11, 2015 at 10:00pm — No Comments
Maru always seems to be up to something unusual. Watch him entertain himself with his owner’s pushcart. Too funny!
Added by Xiao Kang on February 11, 2015 at 8:30pm — No Comments
We store a lot of our foods and liquids in the fridge to keep them cold and fresh. Despite popular belief, there are multiple foods that should not be kept in the fridge.
It’s very easy to come home from the grocery store and just start putting things in the fridge, but you should rethink storing all your foods in the fridge. There are many ways that foods can be stored without having to shove them in…
Added by Xiao Kang on February 11, 2015 at 8:30pm — No Comments
By Danielle Arsenault
Motivated to ascend as high as possible in a sea of saw-toothed sierras, my body will need calories and plenty of them. As a rock climber, caver, long distance hiker and raw vegan, I often get asked the protein question. That very question is what…
Added by Xiao Kang on February 11, 2015 at 8:00pm — No Comments