Our bodies need protein, which comes from both essential and non-essential amino acids highlighted here. The body produces non-essential amino acids, but the 9 essential amino acids: Histidine, Isoleucine, Leucine, Lysine, Methionine, Phenylalanine, Threonine, Tryptophan, and Valine, must come from food sources. It is important for vegans to take note of the essential amino acids … Continue reading "What Every Vegan Should Know About Protein and the Essential Amino Acids"
Before I was vegan I occasionally ate fish, otherwise known as a Pescetarian, and never even gave a second thought to where those fish came from. In recent years, I have been enlightened about human beings impact on the oceans. I am not sure if, at the time, I was uninformed or simply wanted to … Continue reading "Why Our Oceans May Be Fishless by 2048"
A potential side effect of a plant-based diet can be compromised B-12 levels that the body needs for optimum health. B12 comes naturally from dirt and is ingested by animals that eat grass and plants. B12 is absorbed in their systems and transferred through their byproducts. Plants have no active processes to produce or store … Continue reading "What Vegans Need to Know About B12"

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