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7 Personal Health Reasons To Go Vegan

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If you are transitioning to a plant-based diet, you'll be happy to know that new studies confirm that foods high in fiber and low in fat, are beneficial in many ways when it comes to your overall health.

If you're already enjoying the benefits of a plant-based diet; that's fantastic! You're several steps ahead of the game! But if not, you might want to reconsider.

Forbidden Fruit

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While it's true that all fruit is vegan, not all fruit is created, or shall we say processed, equal. Some fruit is processed quite literally to death. As many people know, not all fruit is considered cruelty-free, and, therefore, does not qualify as vegan, but that's an entirely different topic for an entirely different post.

Here's how to make the most of your produce selections.

Aww NUTS!

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Did you know that while nuts are healthy, eating too many of them can actually be harmful? According to Joel Fuhrman, MD; Alan R. Gaby, MD; and Lily Nichols, RDN; and the April 2016 Prevention Magazine, eating too many nuts can cause the following 4 unhealthy things to happen.

Protect Your Animals In Extreme Weather

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Our pets love the outdoors. But when the weather is extreme it's our job to protect them and take the necessary steps to keep them safe.

During the summer, with temperatures reaching into the triple digits in some areas, a good rule of thumb is if you can't hold your hand palm side up on the pavement for more than 5 seconds, it's too hot for your dog to be on the pavement.

If you have access to a grassy area, keep them on it, or drive them to a nearby park, or invest in...

Vegan Dog?

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Vegans often wonder if their dog's diet is as healthy and compassionate as their own.

It's a real concern for some vegans, and it's no wonder since dog food companies are controlled by big corporations who would have you believe your dog needs chicken, beef, and lamb as a main staple in their diet to stay healthy.

But is it true?

Can Dogs live long, healthy lives on...

Vegan-Friendly Restaurants

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Vegan-friendly restaurants are popping up around the globe!

From fast food to fine dining, restaurants everywhere are beginning to recognize that more and more patrons are looking for healthy vegan options.

If you happen to find yourself at an establishment without a clear vegan choice, try asking the server if they can accommodate you in some way. Chefs will often...

5 Reasons NOT To Buy A Bunny For Easter

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Easter is a special time when baby chicks, ducks, and bunnies take center stage. Often in the excitement of the moment, gifting a real live bunny can seem like a good idea. Here's why it may not be the best idea.

1). Bunny can live upwards of 10 years. That's TEN YEARS! While that's great news for Bunny, it will mean long-term care and often costly medical bills for you. Bunny will require a...

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