A Guide To Veganism: Plant-Based Nutrition

FullSizeRender (2)There was a time when I used to be ignorant, and completely oblivious to the truth. Maybe I was turning a blind eye to what was actually happening, but I was blissful in my ignorance. Like many people who still use this argument, I thought what I put into my body was a ‘personal choice’. But is it really ‘personal’, when, in your arrogance, your taste buds affect the lives of other sentient beings? And when I say ‘affect’, I mean torture, rape, and slaughter? Logic would say no.

But what if there was a way, a lifestyle, that could make you thrive, spare the lives of thousands, and salvage the environment? The vegan diet is the only diet that has been proven to be able to not only prevent, but also reverse the world’s top killers like cancer, diabetes, and heart disease – and like our dear Dr Greger says, shouldn’t this be our default diet until proven otherwise?

These three top book picks have aided me in learning more about nutrition, and gave me inspiration to cook some pretty tasty meals, if I say so myself.

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To vegan or not to vegan?

veganIf you rolled your eyes at the title, pursed your lips or didn’t care at all, don’t bother. This post is not an attempt to convert y’all, but merely my honest experience with veganism/plant-based lifestyle.

See, vegans and vegetarians have become this hilarious meme everyone will laugh at and nobody thinks twice about it. Hell, even I sometimes still laugh. And no, I will not go into the “misunderstood life of vegans”, but mocking some people that are actually doing a good thing for the planet and glamorizing the all-knowing bacon eater has been taken a step too far. Oh and to clarify, when I introduce myself I do not give handshakes while saying “I’m vegan, nice to meet you too”.  Continue reading “To vegan or not to vegan?”