When most people think about going vegan, their first thought is usually on food. "Vegan food." And this is often followed by anxiety, a fear of eating very "strange" foods, and maybe even all but starving to death. This couldn't be further from the truth. A plant-based diet is highly delicious and enjoyable and filled with regular, familiar, everyday foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, rice, legumes, beans, nuts, seeds, and so much more!
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Animals can be dangerous when hurt, in pain, or lost and scared. If you're concerned about approaching them, contact your local shelter for guidance on the best steps.
If you feel the injured animal is safe and small enough to handle, take them to your nearest veterinarian's office to be evaluated and treated.
All vets will administer emergency care to an animal in need.
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Turmeric has been given the crown of glory, the gem of all gems, the magic wand status when treating everything from inflammation to gastrointestinal disorders, adding it to popcorn, cereals, smoothies, casseroles, and more. But how does it measure up?
According to Mary Beth Sodus, a nutrition therapist at the University of Maryland Medical Center, turmeric contains only about 3% curcumin, which is the actual health-promoting ingredient in turmeric. "One would never be able to..."
Herbs and spices can either make or break a recipe. Learning how to use them is essential for any good cook. But that can be a little tricky. Not only is there an infinite number of herbs and spices to choose from, each one comes with its own set of rules.
What's the difference between an herb and a spice?
Wine lovers know that not all wines are created equal. And, as it turns out, not all wines are vegan either.
The clarification process that occurs in wine-making is called fining. This process filters the wine by using such substances as albumin (egg whites), casein (milk protein), gelatin (animal protein), and...
You can now eat, drink, and avoid animal products without any guesswork just by using vegan-friendly apps for your smartphone and other personal devices.
Being vegan has so many health and environmental benefits, but figuring out where to shop and dine can sometimes be a little tricky, particularly if you're new to it. Vegan iPhone users can now get a little help with various apps geared toward people who don't eat animal products.
Here are a few Apps that can help: