Tagged with health

10 Reasons To Go Veggie

10 Reasons To Go Veggie

This article in The Independent lists 9 great reasons to go vegetarian… Health reasons, yes, many of us know about that. However, I had no clue that vegetarians could pay a lower premium with certain life insurance providers. A great read for all, even if you are already vegan/vegetarian. There is a 10th reason, that … Continue reading

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The Best Thirst Quencher In The World!

The Best Thirst Quencher In The World!

During my recent visit to India, to the southern beach city of Chennai, I resorted to one of my first loves to keep me cool and hydrated. Chennai is one of the most humid cities ever, and with all the perspiration and potential for dehydration, the best medicine and a wonderful treat is fresh coconut … Continue reading

If Cows Could Eat Us!!! Really??!

An article in Time magazine says, If a cow could eat you, it would. It wouldn’t give a hoot about your feelings. It wouldn’t kill you quickly or humanely and it certainly wouldn’t worry about whether it was right to make a meal of you in the first place. It would ask itself one question: … Continue reading

The Flexi-vegan

The Flexi-vegan

So for my vegan friends, when you find a  great vegetarian recipe like some of those listed on this blog (wink wink) where would you go to find some quick and easy to find vegan substitutes. Many of them are probably even sitting on your pantry shelf. It’s easier than you think to find vegan … Continue reading

Balance Baby, Balance!

Balance Baby, Balance!

Back to my soapbox here about these fad diets. So hard to make people understand the importance of eating a balanced healthy diet, sans processed food and meat. A recent article in The Guardian says that — A diet rich in meat, eggs, milk and cheese could be as harmful to health as smoking, according … Continue reading

The Healthy Eating Plate From Harvard

The Healthy Eating Plate From Harvard

Look at this plate above. I see no reason to eat meat! There are plenty of plant based healthy protein choices available to constitute a plate like the one above. The healthy eating plate from Harvard is a slight variation on USDA’s My Plate and is more thorough in terms of providing basic nutrition advice. … Continue reading

Can Veggies Inhibit Cancer?

Can Veggies Inhibit Cancer?

An article in Mother Jones reports that eating your veggies may inhibit cancer. We are always told that veggies are good for our health and it is more healthy to maintain a plant based diet. It is about time studies are done to prove this to the sceptics. According to Gary Meadows of Washington State … Continue reading