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Is a Raw Vegan diet healthy or is it dangerous?

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Is a Raw Vegan diet healthy or is it dangerous?

If you've been wondering if raw Vegan diets are a good idea OR even better than cooked food diets, then let our dietitian fill you in...Raw foods are great, they are nutritious and can sometimes retain more nutrients, antioxidants and digestive enzymes.Raw vegetables can also be more satiating, meaning they fill you up quicker and are harder to over-indulge inBUT cooked food still retains most of its nutrition OR can contain more nutrition due to cooking making some nutrients more available.Eating raw food only can become too restrictive and there is a lot of research to show raw foodists running into...

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“Vegan” Diet vs. Plant-based?

Posted by Adam Walsh on

“Vegan” Diet vs. Plant-based?

Is there a difference?  “Vegans” are people who strive to live their lives according to the definition of veganism: “Veganism is a way of living which seeks to exclude, as far as is possible and practicable, all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing or any other purpose.” Vegans are driven by compassion towards all living things, many people who are exposed to the cruel practices that are rampant in the animal agricultural system will be inclined to eat less animal products. How outrageous is that… People who have strong anti-vegan opinions are probably more upset...

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