There is a rising trend in the online fitness community and Canadian society as a whole. It consists of men and women who consciously refrain from eating meat and maintain a vegetarian/vegan diet. Dr.Oz came out with his “21 Day Plant-Based Diet” at the beginning of...

I am challenging myself to eliminate all added sugar for 30 days. This means no refined sugar or artificial sweeteners. Naturally occurring sugars in fruits and other whole foods are acceptable and encouraged. To keep me motivated I will be watching one of these documentaries every...

Starchy carbohydrates are key for muscle growth. Use white rice and brown rice pre and post workout to provide fast acting carb for energy and glycogen repletion. Brown rice is the higher fiber version, a good staple of any muscle-building nutrition plan. Cooked brown rice contains...

There is much more to nutritionally packed potatoes than just calories. They have 2.5 grams of dietary fiber per potato. Potatoes are very high in vitamin C, most B vitamins, potassium and other minerals. Just as important are the recognized health hazards you are avoiding with...

Japanese people living on the island of Okinawa not only have some of the longest life expectancies in the world but are also more likely to live to 100 years old than any other people on the planet. A fact that researchers attribute to their plant-based diet. The Okinawa Diet...

The carotid arteries of sedentary plant-based vegans appear healthier than those of just as slim long-distance endurance athletes who’ve run an average of 4000 kilometers per year. In the video posted above, you can see the thickness of the inner wall of the carotid arteries...

In the video posted above you can see Dr. John McDougall describe the dangers of soy protein isolate. Soy protein isolate is usually the main ingredient found in fake meats. I really enjoyed having Yves burgers for breakfast before coming to learn the possible adverse effects of...

Heart disease is the NUMBER ONE KILLER of both men and women in western civilization. Cardiovascular diseases claim more lives than all forms of cancer combined. It is predicted to become the number one global disease by 2020. Coronary heart disease consists of an inflammatory...

A new set of dietary guidelines was released by the Barack Obama administration today. The Health.gov website describes the new guidelines as being “grounded in the most current scientific evidence.” See the guidelines for yourself at 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines for...

Bruce Friedrich serves on the advisory board of the Christian Vegetarian Association and is a founding member of the Society of Ethical and Religious Vegetarians. I often think that eating meat must be an addiction because defending it causes normally rational people to resort to...