How a Vegan Diet Clears Adult Acne

  I have mentioned quite a few times that my face has gradually cleared up after I adopted a Vegan diet, in which I eliminated meat and dairy. Now, I am blemish-free, and loving it! Check out Dr. Low’s diet tips to make your skin glow!   WHAT TO EAT FOR CLEAR SKIN BY DR…

Vegetarian Life and an Aspiring Vegan: 3-month check-in

I have officially been a vegan for a little over 3 months! Obviously, since I am celebrating, that means it is going well 😉 One of the things that I still need to work on though is remembering to ask to have cheese removed from my orders when I go out to eat. In the…

Tips to prevent Breast Cancer on a Vegan Diet and Lifestyle

    Recently, I came across an interesting Daily Mail article that discussed some recent developments in breast cancer research, so I thought I’d share some of its contents in honor of Breast Cancer Month! DR FUNK’S TOP 10 TIPS TO PREVENT BREAST CANCER 1. Eat cruciferous vegetables every day Consuming cauliflower, broccoli, kale, cabbage…

Time to go Vegan Grocery Shopping

Posted below is a healthy list of good foods to have in stock as a Vegan. I consulted this list from I Love Vegan, when I was first starting out. Tip: Plan your meals for the month before heading to the store. FRESH (RAW & COOKING) Broccoli Carrots Celery Cauliflower Cucumbers Sugar snap peas Tomatoes…

Can Vegans eat Meat Substitutes?

The short answer is yes. However, a large number of Vegans feel that that meat substitute products are unethical because it is still promotes meat consumption to a degree. It resembles meat, and is meant to taste like meat. In fact, most herbivores suggest that people use meat-substitute products during the transition period because these…

Vegetarian Life and an Aspiring Vegan: 2 month check-up

At this point, I have been a vegetarian and an aspiring vegan for a little over two months! The results have been been pretty consistent, so I do not really have any new updates in that regard. Furthermore, I have never really had any chronic health issues, so I do not have much to report…

What is a Vegetarian and an Aspiring Vegan?

So why do I call myself a “Vegetarian and an Aspiring Vegan?”             In order to begin explaining this seemingly new title, I have to explain the difference between Vegetarianism and Veganism: From the diagram you can see that vegetarians do not eat meat or seafood. In addition to not…