Vegan vs Vegetarian – the Health Risks and Benefits

Posted by: Rhona Reid On February 3, 2016 11:39 am

Does ditching the dairy mean better long-term health? Or does milk and its delicious sidekick, cheese, give you the best chance of optimum fitness and wellbeing? Let’s take a look at some health issues and some of the pros and cons of both diets.

Whatever you enjoy eating, there’s probably a vegan or veggie alternative worth trying.
Whatever you enjoy eating, there’s probably a vegan or veggie alternative worth trying.

Lowering Cholesterol

Following a vegan diet can help here. Studies have shown that people with Type 2 diabetes, who adopt a vegan lifestyle, may experience an improvement in cholesterol levels. Vegan diets tend to contain complex dietary fiber and are higher in potassium and magnesium. Vegans eat more fresh fruit and vegetables, on average, than someone following a conventional diet, and therefore consume …

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Spotlight on Healthy Recipes

Posted by: tyent On January 8, 2013 3:13 pm

SPOTLIGHT ON HEALTHY RECIPES!

This week, we are excited to introduce you to a good friend of ours, Sophia Paul.  She is a “Green Goddess” and author of the cookbook “The Yoga of Food:  Divine Recipes.”  All of the recipes are either vegan or vegetarian.  Some recipes are raw, some are cook and most are suitable for diabetics.  None of the recipes contain sugar (always substituted with stevia).  Most of the recipes are low in gluten or gluten-free and are very low in carbohydrates.  Generally, the recipes are very healthy for everyone!

Of course, Sophia loves her Tyent water ionizer!  She states, “My ionized water reminds me of a bubbling ancient spring high up in the mountains.  It has a …

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