Island Jar hosts talk on transitioning to a vegan diet

Island Jar hosts talk on transitioning to a vegan diet

LITTLE CURRENT—A small gathering of folks came together on a recent Sunday afternoon at the Island Jar in Little Current to discuss veganism and to try out some new recipes. Workshop facilitator Ryan Hutchinson of Sandfield shared the story of his path to veganism and presented many arguments for switching to a vegan diet and its associated benefits while walking workshop participants through the preparation of vegan “cheese” and lasagna. Mr. Hutchinson stressed that while transitioning to a vegan lifestyle, or even if someone isn’t interested in converting to a…

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5 signs you should quit a vegan diet

5 signs you should quit a vegan diet

Loading up on fruits and vegetables may not seem like a bad idea. However, the vegan diet may always not be the best for optimum health. Obsessing over any diet can have some side effects. According to nutritionist Urvashi Sawhney, if you experience any of these signs, it is time that you give up the vegan diet. 1.You are always bloated: If you eat only kale smoothies, beans and legumes for days, you can experience a lot of bloating. If bloating persists for weeks, it is a sign that you should…

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Raising a Vegan Baby: There’s a Right Way And a Wrong Way

Raising a Vegan Baby: There’s a Right Way And a Wrong Way

There’s a right way and a wrong way to raise a baby on vegan food. Those who get it wrong, parents say, give the responsible ones a bad name. A Pennsylvania mother claiming to be vegan was charged this month with child endangerment for feeding her baby nothing but small amounts of nuts and berries. In Italy, after a number of vegan babies required hospitalization for malnourishment, a lawmaker this summer proposed a bill that would make it a crime to feed children under 16 a vegan diet. Those cases…

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Social media videos give the final push to vegan lifestyle

Social media videos give the final push to vegan lifestyle

Internet videos on the cruel way in which animals are bred for eventual slaughter pushed Sahil Bhambri towards veganism in 2014. Brought up in a family of vegetarians, the shift towards a vegan lifestyle wasn’t drastic. He also convinced his parents and younger brother to adopt a cruelty-free lifestyle and consciously give up animal products, starting with dairy . Like 26-year-old Bhambri, many of those who have adopted a vegan lifestyle attribute their change to such social media videos. Nikhil Bedi, a 20-year old Delhi University students, recalled, “My dog…

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Parents Who Insist on Vegan Diet for Children May Risk Jail in Italy

Parents Who Insist on Vegan Diet for Children May Risk Jail in Italy

If parliamentarian Elvira Savino has her way, Italian parents who insist on a vegan diet for their children will risk up to four years in jail. Savino, from the conservative Forza Italia party, has put forward a law that would hold parents legally responsible for feeding their children on “a diet devoid of elements essential for healthy and balanced growth”, according to its text. “I have nothing against vegans or veganism as long as it is a free choice by adults,” she told Reuters in a telephone interview on Wednesday, days…

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Pass vegan to reduce kind 2 diabetes risk

Pass vegan to reduce kind 2 diabetes risk

“This observe highlights that even mild dietary adjustments within the direction of a healthy plant-primarily based food plan can play a great position within the prevention of kind 2 diabetes,” said lead author Ambika Satija. “Those findings provide similarly proof to guide contemporary nutritional suggestions for continual disorder prevention.” The researchers accompanied extra than 200,000 male and lady fitness experts across the U.S. For more than two decades who had regularly stuffed out questionnaires on their weight loss plan, way of life, scientific records, and new disorder diagnoses as part…

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