Embarking on any new dietary adventure can be daunting—how do you swap out lifelong eating habits for new ones—and make sure they stick? The key to making and maintaining a meaningful diet switch is to not try to do it overnight. Small, smart steps are essential for sustainable success. Here’s your guide to going plant-based.
Plant-Based For Beginners
The Top 20 Vegetables With the Most Protein to Add to Your Plate
Want to add protein to your day but don't know where to start? Stop scratching your head at the farmer's market and check out this list with the top 20 most protein-dense veggies so you know what
The Complete Guide to Whole Grains That Are Healthier Than Simple Carbs
You probably know that simple carbs allow blood sugar to spike and insulin to signal that any extra energy should be carted off to storage as fat. But what you may not realize is that a healthy diet of mostly plant-based foods should include minimally processed whole grains to help you feel full and provide fiber, nutrients, and even protein. Aside...
Is It Expensive To Be Plant-Based? Quite the Opposite, It Turns Out
If you’re thinking of going vegan, you can count on one thing: You’ll hear all about how expensive it is to be vegan—from people who aren’t actually plant-based. And if you think you’ll dodge those comments because you’re only making a partial switch to being vegetarian, think again.
8 Simple Strategies to Go Plant-Based, According to Experts
Not sure where to start in your move to a plant-based diet? Leading experts offer their top tips.
The Top 15 Legumes With the Most Protein
Legumes and beans are the superheroes of a plant-based diet, packing a wallop of protein in a tiny package.
11 Nuts That Pack the Most Protein
Nuts are some of the healthiest foods on the planet, high in fiber, Omega-3 fatty acids, protein and healthy fats that actually lower cholesterol. They're also calorie bombs, so we researched the best nuts to eat if you want the highest protein, and came up with these 11 winners to snack on today.
Scientifically Proven Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet. It Lowers Cancer Risk
How do you get a healthy person to try a plant-based diet? You tell them about the recent studies that are appearing day after day that show plant-based eating is better for your heart, reducing risks of cancer and diabetes, liver disease and depression, Alzheimer’s disease and death from ANY cause! We decided to double back and review the top health studies of 2019 and recent years, that show plant-based eating is, in fact, better for you. We found no fewer than 50 research studies to share. Each study reinforces the belief that eating a plant-based diet is better for your health than consuming meat and dairy, by lowering your risk for heart disease, diabetes, cancer, liver disease, depression, Alzheimer's and death from any cause.
The 10 Highest Protein Grains to Add to Your Diet
Don't let their small size fool you: Grains are rich in iron, calcium and B vitamins but also packed with protein!
Your Plant-Based Diet Starter Kit: The Only 20 Items You Need to Succeed
So you're finally ready to start a plant-based journey. But where to begin? One way is to banish all meat and dairy on Mondays and try the 21 Meatless Monday recipes for inspiration. But if you want to dive right in and start to eat healthier and plant-based, every day for at least a week, you may need some help when it comes time to stock up at the store. Tha...
What’s Vegan at Trader Joe’s? The 17 Best Vegan Products to Buy Now
Trader Joe's is a paradise for plant-based eaters: While you might not think of it as your go-to for vegan groceries, the retailer continues to release 100% animal product-free options of your favorite foods.