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Plant-Based Snacks - Treat Yourself To A Healthy Snack! | Plantraw

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The benefits of eating plant-based diets are well-documented. lowering the risk of heart diseases, reducing weight, and much more. At the same time, eating animal products can harm your body.   To be clear, the difference between a vegan and a plant-based diet is that the latter offers a better understanding of versatility and fewer “hard” rules. When you are intaking gluten-free snacks and a plant-based diet, you might occasionally consume dairy products or meat. However, your main focus is to eat healthy food rather than something produced in a factory.   These Plant-Based Snacks Will Hit the Spot If you are...

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Vegan Junk Food: Delicious & Reasonably Healthy | Plantraw

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What is a vegan diet? A plant-based diet or vegan junk food does not contain any animal products, including meat, dairy, and eggs. When you follow this diet properly, you can protect yourself from incurable diseases and help with weight loss.   According to plant proteins.co, US retail sales of plant-based foods have increased 11% from 2018 to 2019, scoring a plant-based market value of $4.5 billion.   Vegan diets are high in nutrients and low in saturated fats. Research suggests that gluten-free junk food promotes heart health, protects against cancer, and reduces the chance of type 2 diabetes.   If you are eating only...

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Healthy Vegan Desserts - A Great End For Every Healthy Meal! | Plantraw

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When we go to a wedding or any function, we end our meals with desserts. But why do we eat it only at the end? Well, there’s a scientific reason for it.   Our brain's primal urge to consume as many calories as possible. According to food scientist Steven Witherly, our desire fades after overeating the same type of food. A dessert course deceives our brain into wanting more food. Another reason is that our stomach can only handle some decadent desserts after eating other food. If such is the case, why not consider healthy vegan desserts after the meals? An...

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Steps to avoid blue light at night

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Blue light is the blue part of the spectrum that signals to our circadian cycle that it is now daytime. Exposure to blue light in the evening and night hours can prevent sleep.  Blue light is amply emitted by electronic devices. Here is what to do: 1) Reduce usage of electronic devices in the evening, and, if possible, eliminate it at night. Eliminating work-related usage will have the added benefit of letting the nervous system calmly slide toward a sleeping mode. 2) If not possible, or if a gadget is used for a relaxing activity like reading, we recommend installing apps that allow you to...

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Dates? Keto? Really???

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Dates? Keto? Really???

The ketogenic diet requires minimizing carbohydrate ("carb") intake to no more than 50g a day (some practitioners put this figure at 30g or even 20g), to get the body accustomed to burning fat instead of carbs.  Dates, like many other fruits, have a relatively high carb content, which will interfere with this "fuel conversion." For those who are in the stage keto adaptation, we recommend filling this narrow carb allowance with nutritionally-dense, fiber-packed raw foods like veggies in general, and green leafy vegetables in particular. These will provide important phytonutrients and fiber. The latter is crucial for gut health, especially while maintaining ketosis (which relies on fiber-poor foods).Keto...

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