Protein Rich Foods for Kids

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Protein Rich Foods for Kids

Kids and their Protein Needs If you’ve clicked on this link, you’re probably looking for some information to clear up any confusion about your kids’ nutritional needs. Let’s get straight to the questions that most people have about this topic. Do kids seriously need protein? Isn’t Protein just for people who’re into bodybuilding? Can Protein Consumption harm the health of young children? The simple answers to these questions are Yes, No and No! Let’s try and figure out why!  Protein - The Basics In simple terms, Protein is an essential nutrient. It is found in almost all parts of the...

Veganism - On a Budget

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Veganism - On a Budget

Living the Vegan Lifestyle on a budget can seem extremely difficult. With the cost of most vegan food items being so high, to a layperson, the vegan lifestyle may even seem like it’s specifically made for the wealthy. Because of the costs and the respective lack of availability when compared to non-vegan products, vegan products, and veganism in extension seem to be inaccessible.  However, as is the case with most situations in life, there are workarounds. There are ways or steps which, if followed, would allow anyone to live the vegan life while spending just as much, or potentially even...

Why is Vegan Food Costly?

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Why is Vegan Food Costly?

Over the years, and especially now that Veganism has gotten popular, Veganism has been called names such as “The Rich Person’s Diet” and “The Pay more and get less Diet”. As is obvious, these claims aim to paint the Vegan Diet as an expensive diet, one that’s out of reach for most regular people. So is there any truth to this? Is Veganism really out of reach of the general masses? Let’s dive deep into this claim to figure out whether this claim holds any water! 2 Sides of the Same Coin! Before we try to understand whether Veganism is...

Myths about Veganism

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Myths about Veganism

Veganism is now the most popular that it has ever been, with people from countries across the world accepting Veganism at least as their diet, if not their lifestyle. However, it is still a relatively new and unpopular diet when compared to any of our traditional, non-vegan diets! Owing to this fact, veganism is still surrounded by a lot of myths. While some of these myths are thought up by people who believe veganism to be a fad or a harmful or useless diet, others are made up by vegans who end up believing falsehoods related to all of veganism...

Vegan Nutrition for Kids

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Vegan Nutrition for Kids

As parents, we always want nothing but the best for our kids. We draw on the experience and knowledge of others and mix them with our own to decide what’s best for our offsprings. But how often do we look at science? Do we go through the painstaking process of keeping up to date with the latest scientific research to improve our understanding, or do we more readily accept the word of those around us? Do we consider facts, or do we give more importance to ill-founded beliefs? Studies suggest that humans are much more likely to do the latter...

Things you should know before turning Vegan

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Things you should know before turning Vegan

You can switch to veganism at whatever pace you wish. Whatever your reason for switching to veganism might be, the pace at which you decide to switch to a vegan diet can have a vast impact on your overall experience with veganism. Your current diet and personal preferences have a large impact on how easy or difficult it is for you to make the switch and stick to it. If your current diet comprises few meat and dairy based products and if you’re not particularly attached to foods made from these items ingredients, then making the switch may not be...

Vegan Curd: Benefits, Types & How to make at Home

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Vegan Curd: Benefits, Types & How to make at Home

You can now enjoy ‘vegan’ curd In the modern world, where more and more products now have vegan alternatives, you might have believed that dairy based products would be the last ones to get vegan alternatives. However, since milk itself has multiple vegan alternatives now, how could curd get left out? We’re happy to inform you that curd too, has gone vegan. Let’s address the various questions that you may have about vegan curd.  What exactly is regular curd? Before we try and understand vegan curd, let’s get a basic understanding of what dairy curd exactly is. Dairy curd is...

Vegan Egg: Benefits, Drawbacks & Brands

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Vegan Egg: Benefits, Drawbacks & Brands

Vegan EgWhaaaa? Yup you heard that right, Vegan Eggs, a genuine oxymoron, is not an oxymoron anymore! Vegan companies across the globe have started shipping this seemingly impossible product (is it just a coincidence or is the adjective ‘impossible’ reserved for vegan products and companies :P). Let’s dive deep into this seemingly mysterious product and figure out everything about it, right from what it’s made of to whether it can be a substitute for real eggs. Speaking of what it’s made up of..  So what exactly are Vegan Eggs? Unlike eggs, vegan eggs are not oval shaped and are not...

Vitamin B12 and Veganism

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Vitamin B12 and Veganism

In most conversations between vegans and non vegans, there are 2 main questions that non vegans raise. The first question is generally to the tune of “What will you eat for protein?” and this is almost always followed by the next question which is generally to the tune of “What about Vitamin B12?”. We’ve addressed the first concern in a blog of ours titled Vegan Protein - An Oxymoron?, and decided to address the second concern in this blog, because it is a question that’s shared by a lot of vegans and non vegans. Let’s begin by understanding what Vitamin...

So are Vegan Diets Iron Deficient?

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So are Vegan Diets Iron Deficient?

There is a longstanding myth according to which, vegan diets are low in iron. Ah!, the vegan diet, deficient in yet another mineral. Yet another reason to not consume this new age vegan diet! However, is there any substance to this myth? To unshroud this mystery, we’ll first need to get back to basics and gain some information on iron, its importance for us and its types. Cause, who would come to conclusions about iron deficiency without even understanding the basics, right?  Iron, its importance, its types and recommended intake.  Simply put, iron is a mineral which is naturally found...

Top brands for Vegan food

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Top brands for Vegan food

Irrespective of whether you’re a long time vegan or have recently switched to this healthier lifestyle, you may not be aware of some of the vegan brands which have recently come up, thanks to the growing popularity of and demand for vegan products. Therefore, to make your search a bit easier, we’ve listed below some of the most well-known and reputed brands who make vegan products in the country as of now, divided into a total of 5 categories. Top brands for Vegan food Vezlay - Vezlay Foods Pvt. Ltd. was Formed to Provide the Nutritious, Healthy and Delicious Vegetarian...

Indian Vegan Street Foods

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Indian Vegan Street Foods

Even though we’ve not been aware of this, a lot of the food items available on Indian streets are vegan. So if you’re a vegan, or if you’re looking to eat out but still eat healthy, then we’ve got you covered with this list of 35 street foods which are vegan. After reading the names on this list, you may be left questioning why people say that vegan options are limited, so we’d suggest that you brace yourselves and come with us on this journey, rediscovering some of your favourite, and some unknown street food items, all of which are...