For anyone looking to pare back their meat consumption, packaged meat alternatives can help ease the transition. A dietitian explains what to look for in a good product.
There is no question that you can be a vegetarian and an athlete. The tougher question is – how can I become vegetarian and not compromise my athletic performance?
Oat milk is a popular alternative to cow’s milk (à la almond or soy milk) that’s made from oats, water and sometimes a few additional ingredients. It typically has a bit more protein and fiber than other kinds of nondairy milks but also more calories and carbohydrates.
Discover the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, The Short Answer. Here, functional medicine specialist Mark Hyman, MD, explains why vegetarians and vegans may find weight loss a challenge.
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Researchers have long been telling us that a heart-healthy diet can benefit children as well as adults. A new study shows that these health gains could occur as quickly as in a month. The study, published Feb. 12 in The Journal of Pediatrics, finds that children who eat a plant-based vegan diet or the American … Read More
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