“The idea that some lives matter less is the root of all that is wrong with the world,” said Paul Farmer, a physician and philanthropist who travels worldwide to combat health inequality. Paul recognizes the inequality of human treatment, and we must also view animals in the same way. At times, the truth is shrouded and skewed from not seeing that animals feel compassion, empathy, and pain just as we do. Yet, we discriminate against them because they are not pets. We must find fault within our own habits and how our choices dictate the future of the human race and the future of the species around us. However, this ignorance must end with us spreading awareness of the existence of animal cruelty amongst all species, and how not all cases are brought to the attention of the public.
Thinking of going plant based but are hesitant due to its complex reputation? Don’t worry, you won’t have to spend hours toiling in your kitchen every day. We are here to let you in on all of our secrets. Plant based diets are actually very easy to maintain once you get in the swing of things. You can keep it simple, discover new flavors, and reap all of the health benefits.
With many of us moving towards plant-based diets and going vegan, it’s important to know where you’re going to get all of your nutrients from — especially protein.
It seems like everybody is going vegan these days as the Vegan Movement is spreading far and wide, whether for the animals, for the planet or for people's health. It makes sense. Who wants to eat a diet that hurts animals, our planet, and also harms your health?
Recently I decided to pick up a common but for what some see difficult diet trend, for no other reason that my curious nature and trying to save a few dimes here and there. Not only did I notice a drastic improvement in my mood sleeping, schedule, energy and overall fitness I went from spending $80+ dollars a week to just over $30 (for just myself). So I thought that I would share some of the tips that I learnt of removing animal products from my diet and helping you succeed.
No, we don’t mean walks on the beach. We mean the fruit, have you heard of it? Mejool dates are soft and chewy, loaded with nutrients, and can be used to make secretly healthy desserts that actually taste good. Seriously- we bring our date sweetened desserts to work and they're gone within seconds. Whether you are dabbling with veganism, paleo, whole30, or whatever diet trend is out there, you can use them in place of sugar to get your fix. We're all sugar addicts at heart. Here’s how we date:
At the beginning of 2019, I switched to a vegan diet. No longer would I consume the produce of innocent animals.
I can't, I can't cut out meat, cheese, EGGS! I love eggs! It would be too hard and I don't want to set myself up to fail!
For most, the idea of going Vegan seems almost impossible. It is met with questions like: