Category Archives: Diet Suggestions

Plant-based Protein Sources For Vegans and Vegetarians

(Slim and Smart) Plant-based Protein Sources For Vegans and Vegetarians

One of the most frequently occurring concerns about following a vegan or vegetarian diet is whether they contain a sufficient amount of protein. Protein is an essential macronutrient. Amino acids are the basic building block of proteins. There are eight essential amino acids that the human body cannot synthetase, therefore, you need to make sure […]

Weight Loss 101: What is Calorie Deficit?

(Slim and Smart) Weight Loss 101 - What is Calorie Deficit

The results of a study, conducted by the University of Ghana Medical School, shows that the right combination of nutrition and physical activity plays a crucial role in the success of your weight-loss journey. “Effective weight loss strategies include dietary therapy, physical activity and lifestyle modification.”1 Getting in shape and losing some extra pounds can […]

3 Ways to Reduce Added Sugar in Your Diet

(Slim and Smart) 3 Ways to Reduce Added Sugar in Your Diet

The key to maintaining your health is moderation in all things. Yet keeping your daily sugar intake moderated can be a challenge when added sugar occurs in almost all of the processed food products. A sharp distinction can be drawn between added and natural sugars. Fruits like dates, raisins, apricots, prunes, figs, pineapple, pomegranates, mangoes, […]

Health Benefits of Flaxseed

(Slim and Smart) Health Benefits of Flaxseed

What is flaxseed? Flax is one of the first corps that mankind has ever domesticated. Flaxseed, flaxseed oil and linen are produced from flax. The products of this diverse corp are widely popular and used for booth medical a nutritional purposes. Many people consider flaxseed to be a “superfood” as they contain high amounts of […]

How to Start Transitioning to a Vegan Diet

How to Start Transitioning to a Vegan Diet

Veganism is a more than a simple dietary decision. The major aim of the vegan movement is to radically reduce the unnecessary suffering of animals by avoiding purchasing products that contain any animal products. While following a plant-based diet is getting more and more popular and new vegan products are popping up frequently, transitioning to […]

Health Effects of Vegan Diets | Is a Plant-based Diet Safe for Growing Children?

(Slim and Smart) Health Effects of Vegan Diets - Is a Plant-based Diet Safe for Growing Children

Vegans may decide to cut out all animal products from their diet due to ethical, environmental or health reasons. Following an all plant-based diet is getting more and more popular throughout the western world. A crucial question which arises is whether vegan parents should advise their kids to switch to a plant-based diet or not. […]

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