Author: LeanVeg

Tofu in Creamy Red Curry with Jasmine Rice

Who doesn’t like eating healthy? Indulgence in yummy healthy meal is rewarding, isn’t it? We are quite selective in what we post here and we truly believe that eating right food shouldn’t feel like a compromise to our taste buds. This recipe fits the bill perfectly – yummy and healthy in one go. It’s a Thai inspired recipe! Everyone loves Thai, I haven’t met anyone as of now who doesn’t like Thai food. Thai recipes are popular for their rich taste, ease to cook and health benefits.   Cooking this recipe was quite delightful. The creamy spicy coconut flavor...

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Is Lapsang Souchong Tea Really a Healthy Choice?

Lapsang Souchong Tea is the name of a black tea that originated in the Chinese province of Fujian, in the mountainous Wuyi region. The dark twisted leaves that are used to prepare this smoked tea give it a smoky flavor and fragrance since the smoke of pinewood fires is used to dry them. The natives of China and even people of the West do not just drink this Chinese black tea specifically for its health benefits, although they do consider it a healthy beverage. It has many benefits that have long been recognized by the Chinese people. Health Benefits...

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Can You Stay Fit And Strong as a Vegan?

It is said that of all the changes you can make to your diet, consuming lesser animal products has the most impact on the planet because eating meat is a cause of many environmental issues such as global warming and depletion of mineral resources, land, water and energy. So, being a vegan is more environmental-friendly, but what about your health and fitness? Does veganism provide the same amount of energy, nutrition and calories needed to go through your day-to-day activities and more? Well, of course! Vegan fitness is the “in-thing” right now due to various factors. In fact, if...

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Why a Liver and Kidney Cleanse Can Boost Your Health

Your body is an engine, and just as you would on a car, we need to service our engine regularly and keep all parts running smoothly. You will find that when we do the necessary things to keep all of our organs working efficiently, our health and overall wellbeing will remain consistently high. A liver and kidney cleanse is something that can be done by anyone, and it will help keep two of our hardest working organs in good condition. When your kidneys and liver are healthy and running efficiently, the benefits to us are widespread. Going through a...

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Raw Vegan Bodybuilding: Building Muscle the Vegan Way

Building and maintaining on a vegan raw food diet is not as difficult as it is considered to be. However, initially regular meat eaters find it difficult to go out there and look for options or substitutes that provide enough protein and other essential nutrients. Surprisingly, the raw vegan bodybuilding diet has given people results that even meat eaters don’t get to experience. Several bodybuilders have switched over to the raw vegan bodybuilding diet and have not only built muscle, but also maintained it. The raw food diet refers to a plant-based diet of raw vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds...

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The Importance of Fats In a Vegetarian Bodybuilding Diet

Fats? In a vegetarian bodybuilding diet? Yes, you read that correctly. Fats play a big role in bodybuilding, whether it is a vegan bodybuilding, vegetarian bodybuilding or any other type of bodybuilding diet. These days, people are getting obsessed with the low-fat options of their favorite foods because low-fat equals to guilt-free. But is low-fat really low-fat? Some of these “low-fat” foods include fat-free candies, low-fat ice cream, cookies, cakes, and potato chips! Do any of these sound ‘healthy’ to you? Obviously not. However, think olives, avocados, soy milk, nuts, tofu, etc. Do they sound like they are ‘healthy’?...

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How to Start a Vegan Diet: 10 Simple Tips

A traditional American diet consists of big portions of dairy products and meat. These foods are very high in calories, fat and cholesterol qualifying many of them to be in the category of unhealthy foods. But like any other change in life, moving from a diet which includes animal products to the one which consists of only plant-based foods asks for a clear sense of WHY you are doing this. You may start a vegan diet because you want to improve your health, to lose weight, to reduce your environmental impact or because you love animals. Being in touch...

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Using the Tibetan Five Rites to Enhance Your Life

If you follow a strict vegetarian or vegan lifestyle then you are obviously concerned about your health and willing to do something about it. While your diet is a vastly important factor in your overall health, there are other practices that you can do also to enhance your wellbeing, both short and long term. The Tibetan Five Rites is one such practice that can really help you improve your health and wellbeing in many different ways. The Five Tibetan Rites of rejuvenation is a mix between a form of yoga and an exercise routine that was originally created and...

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The Benefits of Drinking Warm Lemon Water in the Morning

Something as simple as drinking warm lemon water in the morning can have significant health benefits for you. In this article we talk about what those benefits are and hope to give you an insight into how you can start improving your health through this simple method. Lemons have a lot of healthy qualities to them, such as their ability to aid the digestion process which in turn can help you to lose weight. They also have immune boosting properties and a strong antibacterial quality that can help you stay germ-free and healthy. When you drink your warm lemon...

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