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    How to Build Muscle on a Vegan Diet from Plant-Based Bodybuilder

    To build muscle, lose weight, and burn calories in the gym, many people believe that you need to eat animal protein or use supplements to see results. Meghann Reich, who’s a fitness equipment professional (Health and Fitness Equipment Centers) health coach (Fitness Queen Ohio) and plant-based bodybuilder, proves that you can build lean, strong muscle mass on a purely plant-based diet.The Beet talked to Reich and found out everything you need to know about natural bodybuilding, gaining, or maintaining muscle on a plant-based diet, and here is her best advice to anyone who doesn’t know   Read More

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    On WW, I Ate a Plant-Based Diet and Applied the CICO Rule to Lose 65 Pounds

    Photo credit: Courtesy From Prevention My name is Sharee Grimsley (@reewriting__mystory) and I’m 31. I live in North Carolina, and I’m a stay-at-home mom. I was motivated to lose weight after developing high blood pressure and struggling to take care of my newborn. I practiced calorie counting with WW, running, and doing Fitness Marshall dance videos at home. I had always been an overweight person. To be honest, I don’t remember a time growing up where I was not overweight or obese. My main issue was that I didn’t care about what I ate or how much I   Read More

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    Plant-Based Diet Finally on the Menu for Patients on Dialysis

    Brittany Sparks, RDN When Brittany Sparks, RDN, CSR, CDN, a private practice dietitian in Denver, Colorado, first started working in a hospital nutrition department over 15 years ago, a patient on dialysis who was vegetarian wasn’t allowed to eat vegetarian. “Almost everything was removed off their plate,” she recalled. Fortunately for patients on dialysis, the “meat is mandatory” mantra is being reconsidered. For decades, the ideal diet for patients on dialysis pivoted around animal protein because of several culminating factors, explained Denis Fouque, MD, PhD, Hospital Edouard Herriot in Lyon, France, a leading expert in renal diets and kidney health  Read More

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    Is The Plant-Based Food Industry Moving High-End With Wagyu Competitor?

    Wagyu — Japanese cattle — is considered by many to be the best  beef of its kind in the world, and there is now a plant-based vegan alternative, according to VegNews. What Happened: Canadian food manufacturer Top Tier Foods collaborated with Japanese counterparts to create a soy-based Wagyu alternative, Wagyu Plant-Based Teriyaki Strips. It can be used in place of sliced Wagyu beef and includes familiar tastes like soy sauce, rice wine, garlic paste and ginger. TTF appears to be confident enough in its plant-based product that it can sell directly to the Japanese market. The company started distributing its   Read More

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