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Going Vegan - What You Should Know

Going Vegan - What You Should Know

I have heard many a registered dietician refer to a vegan as a carbitarian– simply because of many individuals make this lifestyle choice based on ethics and not necessarily nutrition. Therefore they don’t have all the tools they need to pursue this diet in the healthiest way possible. 

Now, in my opinion, through all my experience, and my ongoing conversations with the majority of doctors and registered dieticians over the last 20 years, being an omnivore who eats mostly plants, healthy fats, some whole grains, and organic sustainable meat in moderation, is ideal.

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How Many Calories Do You Burn in a Day?

Contrary to the current trend, calories DO matter when it comes to weight loss, weight gain, and weight maintenance. For this reason, knowing how many calories you burn in a day is critical information when it comes to achieving your health goals.