Important nutrients vegetarian and vegans should be aware of [what they are, why our body needs them and where to find them]

Our body is amazing and complex as it can heal and nurture itself provided that we give it the necessary nutrients it needs to function properly. However in todays diet for vegetarians, vegans and even meat eaters are deficient in many important nutrients. For vegetarian and vegans there are some nutrients that we are more deficient in than the meat eaters are as they derive those nutrients via the meat. But don’t worry, mother nature provides us veggie eaters with those nutrients in plants as well, we just need to be aware of them and know to add them into our diet. What they are and where to find them you can learn here…

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The best vegan noodles in Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam! [Healthy Farm Vegan Restaurant]

Ho Chi Minh [former Saigon] is my absolute favorite city to date in terms of finding delicious vegan and vegetarian food!!! There is an abundance of little vegan and vegetarian restaurants hidden in the middle of the infamous “Motorbike City”. One of them is called “Healthy Farm” and they even offer a little “Vegan Supermarket” in the back! Come and check out this little gem with me…

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Vegetarian & Vegan Complete Protein Sources [How to Get and Mix them]

We need to ensure that our body receives all the essential proteins within a 24 hour period so that we function at our most efficient level. As vegetarians and vegans we need to be mindful that not all the 9 essential amino acids are contained within one plant food. That’s why we need to ensure that we mix our vegetarian protein’s right! How? You can find out in this blog..

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Vegetarian & Vegan Protein Sources Exposed! [Nutritional Benefits, Disadvantages and Healthy Alternatives]

“Do vegetarians and vegans get enough proteins?”  To answer this infamous question I decided to list the sources of vegetarian & vegan proteins below. There are so many healthy vegetarian sources of proteins out there other than meat or fish. If you include these foods into diet it is very possible to get enough proteins- you just need to know where to find them 🙂 Read More

How much sugar is in Soft drinks?

A lot of beverages contain hidden sugars and we consume them unknowingly! Many go on planned diets, eating healthy foods and reward themselves with a few soft drinks and wonder why they can’t lose weight… Well, it’s because soft drinks are loaded with sugars. So, it pays off to know as much possible about the sugars in beverages so your diet does not go in vain!

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Drink More Water! All you need to know about water and your health!

In this series I will concentrate about our body and its fluids. So first up: Water! By mass our body’s cells consist of 65-90% of water! Amazing, isn’t it! And yet many of us simply just don’t drink enough water to replenish that what we lose every day. So, here is all you need to know about drinking Water…

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Stress! Ways to reduce it and how to avoid stress related overeating!

Stress is becoming part of our day-to-day life, who isn’t stressed right? But did you know that stress elevates our heart rates, makes us lose hair and increases our weight? So I decided to give you guys some tips on how to reduce stress and calm down your heart rate. Do you tend to grab a “Snack” during the peak-time of your day because you need the quick “Pick-me-Up? How to avoid this you can find out here…

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Vitamin D and weight loss! [Why it’s so important for our Body!]

There are studies showing that lack of vitamin D aids weight gain and that more and more people are lacking it in today’s society.  Vitamin D is mostly obtained via the UV rays from the sunlight and only found in few foods. Vitamin D aids our immune system and helps fight viruses and bacteria! So here is why lack of vitamin D may aid to weight gain and why our body so desperately needs it!

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Delicious Vegan Lunch at Sydney’s Ichi-Ban Boshi Japanese Noodle House

Close to the Eastern Beaches Bondi, Bronte or Coogee Beach is a shopping mall called Bondi Junction. If you are staying/living close to the beaches you will most likely end up shopping at Bondi Junction Shopping Mall. Need a break or a quick lunch before continuing shopping? Check out Ichi- Ban Boshi Japanese Noodle House which serves vegan/vegetarian food as well!

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