Author Archives: Shanna Denfeld

3 Tips for First Time Vegan Moms

Becoming a mother is an exciting time for everyone who gets to experience the joy of having a baby. Each and every pregnancy is different and all moms face varying challenges as they progress in their pregnancy and even after … Continue reading

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Vegan Life Nutrition’s Certified Gluten-Free Supplements

At Vegan Life Nutrition, our products are always free of toxins, allergens, and unnecessary ingredients. We recognize that what you put into your body is important to you, and even more so for those with food sensitivities. We want everyone … Continue reading

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Working Towards a Vegan World: Mychael McNeeley

Most vegans share a common desire for a better world, which includes protecting the rights of animals and taking care of their bodies. San Diego-based vegan, Mychael Mcneely, is someone whose deep-rooted passion for building a vegan world is elevated … Continue reading

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When Should You Be Concerned About Varicose Veins?

According to the American College of Phlebology, up to 50 percent of American women have varicose veins at some point in their lives. Should this many women be concerned about varicose veins?   It’s common for these blue and violet … Continue reading

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Best Ways to Prevent Varicose Veins

As we discussed in a recent blog, it’s very common for women to develop varicose and spider veins in their legs as they age. Whether the veins are a cause of physical pain, insecurity, or both, they are a grievance to … Continue reading

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What Causes Varicose Veins?

As we age, it’s common for blue and violet lines to start appearing on our legs. These lines are caused by varicose veins, which are superficial veins that have become enlarged, stretched, and damaged over time. You may have also … Continue reading

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What Are the Most Important Vitamins for Vegan Kids?

Many vegan parents choose to raise their young children on a vegan diet until they are old enough to make their own dietary decisions. This allows the parents to expose the children to plant-based meals and cruelty-free products that align … Continue reading

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Reduce the Appearance of Varicose Veins with Diosmin

Next time you’re enjoying an orange, know that you’re not only getting a great source of vitamin C — you’re also consuming an antioxidant bioflavonoid called diosmin! Diosmin is a type of plant chemical found mainly in citrus fruits; it … Continue reading

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What Should I Do If I Accidentally Eat Meat as a Vegan?

When you become vegan, it may feel like you’re adopting an all-or-nothing lifestyle. In certain regards, that’s true! By definition, veganism involves zero consumption or use of animal products or byproducts. It’s not always abundantly clear, however, which foods and … Continue reading

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The Truth About Vitamin D and COVID-19

Long before COVID-19 began making headlines in late 2019, vitamin D was known by the scientific community to be beneficial for more than just bone and muscle health. While vitamin D deficiency is associated with increased susceptibility to infection, more … Continue reading

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