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how culture shames men for being vegan

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Unfortunately, there is a belief that vegan food is not as healthy, strong or masculine. It’s found in the things we say and the way we market our products. For example, the cultural campaign “Real men eat meat” does not

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living an unhealthy, plant-based lifestyle

Can you be completely vegan and still have health issues? Well, it seems that I am proof of a vegan who doesn’t have the healthiest diet. For example, a few days ago, my friend and I went out after work.

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Why is sugar and dairy so addicting?

Think of sugar as energy. Without energy, we wouldn’t be able to get out of bed, jog, play or go to work. Your brain knows life without sugar is not possible. Every time you eat sugar, the brain releases dopamine.

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sugar

Sugar keeps us going, providing warmth, energy, and a mucus coating for vital organs. Sugar is essential to life, but excess sugar is linked to many problems. Too much sugar causes unhealthy amounts of mucus and swelling. Excess sugar acidifies

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how much water should I drink?

The best advice concerning water is, “listen to your body, and drink according to thirst.” When too much of water is taken, one tends to be attracted to animal products to balance the body. Too little water results in constipation,

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water

Water makes up over 2/3 of our body. 90 percent of our brain, 80 percent of our blood, and 20 percent of our bones are made of water. Water protects our joints, regulates body temperature, and moisturizes the air in

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protein from animal sources

Animal tissue and milk offers protein, minerals, vitamins, enzymes, fatty acids, amino acids, sugars, and other nutrients. Nonetheless, only a small amount of meat is digestible. When meat is over-eaten, the undigested portion contributes to mucus conditions, makes one sluggish,

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protein

Protein means “primary substance.” Basically, everything is made of protein since everything has structure. The building blocks of protein are amino acids. There are about 20 amino acids known. Some amino acids our bodies can produce. The amino acids that

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fats

Fats are important for life. Without fat, our body would not be able to break down fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E and K. Fats provide energy, a sense of warmth and security. Saturated fat is a natural fat found in

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imbalance of omega fats

Traditionally, our ancestors diet was balanced in omega-3 and omega 6-fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acid is important for brain development and growth. Omega-3s encourage blood flow to damaged tissues, enhance the immune system, and strengthen healthy cells while destroying tumor

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