Essential Tips for Vegans and Vegetarians

Nowadays, it seems like everyone wants to go vegan. If you have already made this decision, take a look at these healthy tips.

The Purple Almond

Late last night I posted an article on protein for my Ultimate Guide to Nutrients series. I know many of my followers are vegan or vegetarian. I also have members of my extended family who are vegetarian. I decided that today’s Wellness Wednesday post was the perfect time to discuss healthy tips for vegans and vegetarians. Many people assume that, simply getting rid of meat, somehow magically makes their diets healthier. This couldn’t be farther from the truth. It takes work! Here are some tips to help you maintain a healthy diet.

  1. Don’t replace meat with empty carbs – It’s easy to add in empty calories any time you take out an entire food group. However, when you take out a complete food group, it’s more important than ever to watch your diet very carefully. Don’t take out the meat, then add in a bunch of processed food. A…

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