Do vegans need to supplement with DHA and EPA Omega 3’s? Short answer is NO! This study in the The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows that non-meat or fish eaters convert ALA to EPA/DHA more efficiently despite less intake of these Omega 3’s: Dietary intake and status of n–3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in a […]

Insomnia is almost always nutritional deficiency related. Often times stress can contribute, and most of the time insomnia can be remedied through proper nutrition.  I used to suffer from horrible insomnia, so I was determined to fix it with proper nutrition.  After much research, these are my findings, and the studies are referenced at the […]

World Hunger And Global Food Security Scarcity vs. Distribution – A few key issues concerning world hunger and global food security are addressed below. This article was originally posted on A Well Fed World at https://awfw.org/scarcity-vs-distribution/ Overview Meat is a form of overconsumption and redistribution that increases scarcity. It’s common to hear that there’s plenty of […]

At the bottom of this article is a great plant based protein source guide. —- As I go deeper into being vegan and find myself becoming more and more healthy and more fit, I could not help but make some observations.  Not only do I feel great, I am looking great, and I  have a […]

Non Celiac Gluten Sensitivity – Is it real? I have been in the restaurant business for many years. Over the last 7 to 8 years or so, there had been a dramatic rise in people asking about gluten free menu items claiming they were gluten intolerant, gluten sensitive, or had a gluten or wheat allergy. […]

What The Health the film is a groundbreaking documentary that tells you what the health care industry, big pharma, and the American government does not want you to know!   It details who supports and is in bed with the American Cancer Society, the American Diabetes Association, and the American Heart Association. According to the World […]

Please NOTE, I have updated this post HERE: https://www.arespectfullife.com/2018/03/02/easy-weight-loss-plant-based-diet/ This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure policy for more information. 10 Easy Weight Loss Tips I have personally lost a lot of weight. It is not because I eat poorly or am malnourished. I have had a full blood work up done […]

Do Gorillas Eat Meat? A Silverback Gorilla is a mature male Mountain Gorilla weighing between 300 and 400 pounds. He is incredibly strong and lean and has massive canines (teeth). Females gorillas are 150 to 250 pounds. The gorilla diet consists of eating 40 plus pounds of vegetation and fruit daily. Gorillas are primarily Herbivores […]

Vegan Junk Food Typically, most vegans are healthier than the average population.  The primary reasons for that are that they consume nutrient rich foods, eat whole grains, have a higher intake of fiber dense fruits and vegetables, avoid most processed foods, and have a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol because they don’t consume […]