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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
beautiful woman with bare legs on bed at home 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; … Continue reading
Vitamin D Deficiency: Symptoms to Look For - Vitamin D3, also called the “sunshine vitamin,” is an essential nutrient for our bodies.  Given its nickname, you probably heard growing up that the best way to get enough Vitamin D is to spend time in the sun. While it’s … Continue reading
Vegan Diet vs. Plant-Based Diet: What’s the Difference? - In the last few years, more and more people have reduced their meat and animal product consumption. Studies have found a 300% increase in vegans in the U.S. between 2004 and 2019 (amounting to nearly 10 million people) and there … Continue reading
Should You Still Take Vitamin D in the Summer? - There’s a reason vitamin D is called the Sunshine Vitamin: Your body produces this hormone-like vitamin whenever your skin is exposed to a significant amount of direct sunlight. Knowing this, it’s easy to assume that you’ll naturally get enough vitamin … Continue reading
3 Essential Vitamins for Vegan Moms While Breastfeeding - Nursing mothers, especially those following vegan and vegetarian diets, may find that they need to be strategic about what they eat to ensure that both they and their children are getting all of the nutrients they need.  Here’s a list … Continue reading
Seasonal Produce Recipe Round Up: Spring/Summer 2021 - In most of the country, the onset of spring has meant the opening of farmers’ markets and a new, robust selection of fresh, in-season produce to add to your weekly menu. If you’re looking for ways to spruce up your … Continue reading
World Health Day: Health Equity and Your Health - World Health Day is more than just a holiday meant to remind you to eat healthily and not skip your workout. This year, it’s about health equity, too. We cover everything you need to know about this year’s World Health … Continue reading
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
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