So being a student and doing as student does, I have been working seven days a week between two jobs this summer in order to pay for all of those lovely student expenses. I was hoping to put together a more detailed list of vegan food at UVic, but haven’t been able to find the […]
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Thank you so much for the opportunity of sharing a blog post on VIVA’s website! My name is Priscilla, I’m originally from Mexico and I recently moved to Victoria where I study Holistic Nutrition. I’m a certified Health Coach with a focus on tissue detoxification through herbal medicine and traditional practices, as well as plant-based […]
While allowing local cows access to grass and sunlight is paving the way for a butter comeback in the nutrition world, us vegans are not buying it. Although tasty, replacing butter with refined or polyunsaturated vegetable oils such as spreadable margarine, is not a healthy alternative. Oils are very volatile and unstable.Heating them to extreme […]
You may have all heard by now that excess dairy consumption can actually make our bones weaker and more brittle. In addition, it has been shown that the countries with the highest level of milk consumption have the highest rates of osteoporosis! Besides excess dairy other factors for poor bone health or density include stress […]