Aside from being so much better for the planet, a plant-based diet may be best for human health as well.
Older adults who added hazelnuts to their diet for a few months significantly improved their levels of two key micronutrients, new research at Oregon State University indicates.
Over a year since research out of the American Heart Association said coconut oil isn't healthy, dietitians are still telling people to avoid eating much of it.
This article from Eat This, Not That! written by Ashley Heller will tell you why. Hint - yup, some types are better for you than others. Another hint, you can get quick steel cut oatmeal. -R
Just discovered this bread that is made from the byproduct of beer production. Barley. Remember the video on gladiators and barley? It's posted here. Anyway, the bread is very nutritious and tasty. I get it from Whole Foods. Worth a try. This article from the Journal of Food Science is rather complicated but it gives a good rundown on fiber, protein, vitamins and minerals of spent grain bread. -R
I add this to whole grain pasta with a little tomato sauce and also use them in sandwiches. Easy and fast. Already washed three times. -R
Ezekiel bread is a mainstay for my daily sandwiches which include greens, mustard and Yves veggie meats. Sprouted, high in protein, eighteen amino acids, low in salt and more. It is also a good way to get legumes in your system without having to cook. -R
Quick three minute steel cut oatmeal by Quaker. Being a bachelor, vegan and pretty much a non cook, I look for healthy and fast. Can't beat oatmeal. -R
MIc the Vegan shows you how to make a simple vegan pizza - oil free. Oil free is very important because of the large fat intake with processed oils, including olive oil. All processed oils are detrimental to your cardiovascular system. I think MIc has a video you can check out. I may have posted it here. If not, search on Esselstyn here and you will find his video on why oil, nuts and avocados aren't the best for you. -R