If you're vegan or even vegetarian, you might not be getting enough vitamin B12. There are a lot of myths about this essential nutrient - get the facts here.
A raw diet can be incredibly healthy if you know what you're doing, but with so much conflicting information, it can be very difficult to make informed decisions. Becoming Raw is an in-depth, scientifically-based look at the nutrition available in raw food, offering detailed information about how to get all of the essential vitamins and minerals from a raw diet that is entirely free from animal products.
Fat is a chemical compound found in varying amounts in different types of food.
For decades, common nutritional wisdom proclaimed that fat and oil were bad, bad, bad. And then nutritionists and doctors determined that not all fat is bad; in fact, some of it is not only good for you, but essential.
A vegetarian diet can be very healthy, but it is not inherently so. Just cutting meat out of your meals does not automatically assure you all the benefits of the vegetarian diet – in order to be healthy, you need to eat healthy food, vegetarian or not.
Info about the essential fatty acid omega-3.
Info about the essential fatty acid omega-6.
There is a popular misconception that meat is the only real source of protein, and thus that a vegetarian diet is inherently unhealthy due to a lack of protein. It is impossible to overstate how untrue this is.
Is it possible to get vitamin B12 from plants?