If you’re avoiding animal protein these days but worried about getting what you need from plants, worry no more! Read on as Registered Holistic Nutritionist and ethicalDeal blogger Lorraine Blackwell dispels “the protein myth.” Looking for great deals on vegan eats? Click here to Enter to Win $100 to spend on vegan deals.
“Where will I get my protein?”
“Am I getting enough protein?”
As a Holistic Nutritionist who helps clients transition to plant-based, whole foods diets, I hear these questions all the time. Between nutrition misinformation and meat industry marketing, we have been taught that protein is the supreme nutrient and that getting enough is difficult.
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Not just the stuff that makes curry powder yellow, turmeric is a powerful and flavourful antioxidant. Find out how to incorporate more of it into your diet with ethicalDeal blogger Brittany Eisdness.
Let’s explore an understated culinary powerhouse: Turmeric. This spicy relative of the ginger family isn’t just for colouring cheese and mustard; it’s also exceptionally healing for the body and packs a pretty powerful flavor punch, especially if you seek out Alleppey grade, which is even more flavourful (think black pepper and ginger) and antioxidant-rich. If you like the taste of curries, it’s because you like turmeric.
Unlike humans, not all soaps are created equal. Learn what to look for and what to avoid with ethicalDeal blogger Erica Leibner.
Little known fact: while mainstream soaps keep people “clean,” they’re dirtying the environment – making aquatic animals sick and leaching into our soil. Beneath the surface, they’re doing bad things to our bodies too. Don’t be swayed by misleading packaging – reading labels and having a basic understanding of widely-used ingredients is key to choosing soaps that are eco- and body-friendly. Claims like “natural” and “healthy” really hold no weight, as they are unregulated and simply used as a marketing ploy. Here’s a helpful list of some DOs and DON’Ts to consider, come shower time:
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