21 Day Plant-Based Challenge Week 3

What Are the Healthiest Oils to Cook With? You May Be Surprised
What Are the Healthiest Oils to Cook With? You May Be Surprised
A splash of oil makes everything taste better. Unfortunately, it tends to get a bad rap. With the rise of the #oilfree hashtag on Instagram, it’s easy to start seeing it as a diet no-no, but don’t write it off just yet. According to the experts, there’s certainly room for it in a healthy diet—especially when you choose the right kind. And though we have all been...
Does Eating Soy Cause Breast Cancer? Here’s What Experts and Studies Say
Does Eating Soy Cause Breast Cancer? Here’s What Experts and Studies Say
Soy is a great source of high-quality protein for vegetarians, vegans, and plant-based eaters, filled with vitamins, minerals, fiber, and omega-3 fatty acids. But how much soy is too much soy? In addition to all those nutrients, soy contains phytoestrogens called isoflavones — chemical compounds that are similar to the human hormone estrogen, though not the exact same and also weaker in strength.
5 Tips to Help You Stick to Your Plant-Based Diet
5 Tips to Help You Stick to Your Plant-Based Diet
We've all been there. The temptations mount up and the foods you can't eat are beckoning you louder than the ones that are on your list of what you should be filling up on when following a plant-based approach. Whether you're on day 1 or day 21 of your plant-based eating journey, there are ways to stay on track that will be fun and fruitful and not draconian or make you feel like you're depriving yourself.
Ask the Expert: What Are Healthy Swaps When I’m Missing Meat or Dairy?
Ask the Expert: What Are Healthy Swaps When I’m Missing Meat or Dairy?
Q: What are some healthy swaps for times when I’m really missing animal products on a plant-based diet? A: If you’re new to plant-based eating, chances are that the first week or two might be a little rough. You’ll likely yearn for animal products at some point or another, but the good news is that there are plenty of plant-based alternatives to satisfy these cravings...