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Protein on a Plant-Based Diet

Protein is a nutrient found in food (as meat, milk, eggs, and beans) that is made up of many amino acids joined together, is a necessary part of the diet, and is essential for normal cell structure and function.

Fat on a Plant Based Diet

They consist of greasy, solid materials found in animal tissues and in some plants. The term Fat is often used interchangeably with another term, Lipids (you may encounter this on other sites or by following any of the sources linked in this post). F...

Carbohydrates on a Plant Based Diet

Carbohydrates are defined as “any of a large group of organic compounds occurring in foods and living tissues and including sugars, starch, and cellulose. They typically can be broken down to release energy in the animal body”.

Supplements on a Plant-Based Diet

A dietary supplement is “A product containing one or more vitamins, herbs, enzymes, amino acids, or other ingredients, that is taken orally to supplement one's diet, as by providing a missing nutrient”. The global supplement industry growing rapi...

Plant-Based Vs. Vegan: What Is The difference?

This could have been a very short post: veganism is an ideology with wider implications on morality, ethics, and values, and their impact on consumption habits. Plant based is a specific dietary framework / structure.

The Best Plant Based Cooking Classes in Dublin

Below you will find the top Plant-Based or Vegan cooking classes available in Dublin. I have personally experienced all of these and found them all to be highly useful in learning not only practical recipe elements and cooking skills, but the cultiva...

What Do I Eat on A Plant Based Diet?

Knowing exactly what to eat on a plant based diet can be a minefield. Luckily, we have the "Daily Dozen" framework as created by Dr. Michael Greger, and presented in his 2016 book "How Not To Die". Dr Greger is the world's no.1 expert on diet and nut...

Plant-Based Vs Omnivore

This is the first of a 3-post series on plant-based “diets” and the diet industry. The remaining two will be online in the next 7 days and should give you a greater understanding of the diet, health, and wellness industry. This, in turn, will a...

Navigating the Diet Industry: There are only 3 Diets

Until 45 years ago, a diet was, “the kinds of food that a person, animal, or community habitually eats”. With the publishing of Dr Atkins Diet Revolution in 1972, a diet became, “restrict oneself to small amounts or special kinds of food in o...

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