Eat to Live 6-Week Plan (Fridge sign designed by Barbara) Eat to Live 6-Week Plan From the book Eat to Live: The Revolutionary Formula for Fast and Sustained Weight Loss by Dr. UNLIMITED (eat as much as you want): all raw vegetables, including raw carrots (goal: 1 lb. daily)cooked green vegetables (goal 1 lb. daily)beans, legumes, bean sprouts, or *tofu (minimum 1 cup daily in total of these)fresh fruit (at least 4 daily).eggplant, mushrooms, peppers, onions, tomato and other non-starchy vegetables, cooked and raw (unlimited) *Beans should be eaten daily; tofu should be eaten less frequently. LIMITED (not more than one serving): cooked starchy vegetables OR whole grains–Maximum 1 cup per day (butternut or acorn squash, corn, sweet potato, brown rice, cooked carrots, whole grain breads*, whole grain cereals*)raw nuts and seeds (1 oz. or 28.5 grams a day) or 2 ounces avocadoground flaxseed (1 tablespoon a day)soymilk, low-sugar preferred–Maximum 1 cup a day *avoid breads and cereals as much as possible
Our Top 6 Favorite Herbs I love the taste of fresh oregano leaves – they have a strong flavor, but my taste buds have adapted! We literally get hundreds of questions a week from readers all around the globe. In fact, this past month we’ve had visits from 171 different countries. What’s awesome about that is eating healthy is a global event, not just something that happens in your home town with your, likely, small number of healthy friends. Some of the most popular questions that we get are ones that ask us about what we eat, our favorite herbs and our favorite supplements. A few weeks ago, I mentioned some of our favorite raw foods, but this week I’m going to address our favorite herbs (today) and then our favorite supplements later in the week. Keep in mind, this list is ever changing, so please base your own health decisions on what you need, not what we’re doing. Let’s take a look… 1. Holy basil helped me get through some of the hardest times of my health journey. There are two ways to consume holy basil. 2. 3.
Busting Myths and Stereotypes About Vegans Knowledge, acceptance and perceptions of veganism vary widely by culture and geographic area. Although veganism is most common in more urban and progressive areas, myths and stereotypes about this lifestyle choice are still extremely pervasive. Some of the more common stereotypes about vegans and veganism include: Vegans are skinny, weak, pale, and anemic.Vegans are confrontational and in-your-face.Vegans are all animal rights advocates and activists.Vegans are hippies and tree huggers.Veganism is about deprivation. As with most stereotypes, there is a kernel of truth to each one of these thoughts. Vegans are, in fact, generally thinner than the general population. But more important than refuting every possible stereotype about veganism is understanding why these misconceptions persist. Lack of knowledge. The Takeaway? Image Credit: Caro’s Lines/Flickr
Banana Bread Recipe Banana bread is one of those things that people know of, have eaten, but aren't quite sure why it's so popular and even more confusing ...why it's so hard to get a good banana bread recipe! We have found the answers to both those questions. Banana bread is a popular baked good partially out of necessity. Not wanting to waste money and still edible fruit, but not wanting to eat 5 or more bananas at a time, thrifty bakers found ways to incorporate bananas into recipes that would not only taste great but would save them from throwing their hard earned money away through waste. Finding a good banana bread recipe is like finding any good recipe. Some recipes also call for a lot more effort than others, and we all know time can be short when dealing with rapidly ripening bananas that never seem to do their thing on the weekend (when we have time for the more complicated recipes like Sunday dinner). Remember, for the best flavor use bananas that have skins that are almost black. Ingredients: 1.
WHFoods: The World's Healthiest Foods 100 foods that can serve as the basis of your Healthiest Way of Eating. Links to the articles about these foods can be found below. In addition to questions about our foods, we often get asked about beverages and sweeteners. Of course, there are many other nutritious foods other than those that we have included on our list that we feel are wonderful, health-promoting foods; if there are other whole foods - such as fruits, vegetables, nuts/seeds, whole grains, etc - that you like, by all means enjoy them. To find out why some of your favorite nutritious foods are not included in our list, read The Criteria Used to Select the World's Healthiest Foods. FAQs about the World's Healthiest Foods Criteria for The World's Healthiest Foods Among the thousands of different foods our world provides, the majority contain at least several of the nutrients our bodies need but to be included as one of the World's Healthiest Foods they had to meet the criteria listed below. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.
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Vegetarian & Vegan Foundation Buy this guide online Our V-Plan Diet One Week Meal Plan is a collection of nutritious breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack ideas, providing an average of 1,500 kcal per day. Mon | Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri | Sat | Sun Monday Breakfast – Cinnamon-Raisin Porridge Serves 4. 10-15 minutes Per serving: Calories (kcal) 275, Fat (g) 4.6 Rolled oats – which look like big squashed flakes – will keep you going longer than porridge oats. Top Tips • If you’re making just one portion of this, it’s easy – 1 cup water to half a cup oats. • Get your Five A Day! Ingredients 960ml/34 fl oz/4 cups water 200g/8oz/2 cups rolled or porridge oats 75g/5oz/1⁄2 cup raisins or chopped dried apricots 1⁄2 tsp cinnamon 1⁄4 tsp salt Soya or rice milk (optional) Date or maple syrup to taste (optional) 1. Snack – Organic Dried Fruit & Nuts Per serving: Calories (kcal) 246, Fat (g) 17.1 Lunch – Hummus, Tomato & Alfafa Sprouts in Pitta Pockets Serves 1.5 minutes (10 if making hummus) Per serving: Calories (kcal) 352, Fat (g) 6.4 1.
Coconut Date Nut Balls Recipes butter, flaked coconut, dates, rice cereal, beaten eggs, chopped pecans, sugar and 1 MORE B 30 mins, 8 ingredients medjool date, flaked coconut, nuts, ground flaxseed and dried cherry B 25 mins, 5 ingredients medjool date, walnuts, coconut flakes, salt, sesame seeds and honey B 40 mins, 6 ingredients walnuts, sweetened flaked coconut, graham cracker crumbs, dried date and honey B 35 mins, 5 ingredients medjool date, coconut flakes, chopped walnuts and ground cardamom B 35 mins, 4 ingredients cereal, butter, flaked coconut, dates, powdered sugar, sugar and pecans B 25 mins, 7 ingredients medjool date, chocolate chips, dough, cashews, cocoa powder, kosher salt and 6 MORE B 35 mins, 12 ingredients butter, flaked coconut, dates, confectioners sugar, crispy rice cereal, eggs and 3 MORE B 50 mins, 9 ingredients butter, flaked coconut, Crispy Rice Cereal, chopped pecans, sugar and pitted dates B 10 mins, 6 ingredients dates, margarine, walnuts, eggs, coconut, salt, sugar, vanilla and 1 MORE