Recently I've been trying really hard to cut out most of/all the added oil in my diet. It's been extremely challenging, but I'm going to make it happen. I think it's worth it. In this post I'm going to try to explain why I'm so emphatic about cutting out oil. Processed sugar is one of … Continue reading Why “No Oil”? For Your Consideration…
We're back for episode 2! This week is the first installment of the Busy & Healthy series in which we talk about how to maintain a healthy lifestyle even when it seems like there's no time to make it happen! Whether you're in school, travel frequently, or work a crazy schedule, this series is for … Continue reading Busy & Healthy Part 1: Habits and Willpower (Hungry Siblings Podcast ep. 2)
One big problem holds a lot of people back from eating lots of vegetables: They just don't taste good. I know this is debatable and depends on how much the other foods in your diet disrupt your taste-buds, but let's be honest: most vegetables are naturally bitter (although the bitterness is part of what makes … Continue reading Make Your Veggies Taste Good
INTRODUCING... The Hungry Siblings Podcast!! Madi and I have been working on this for quite some time and we are very happy to finally publish the first episode. Music by bensound.com Production and Editing by Henry Vander Hill Logo by Henry Vander Hill (Photos by William D. Walker)
This video was floating around on my facebook feed this week. It talks about how people act more strongly on survival instinct and emotion rather than fact. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S74C-XF9kYY This video uses politics as an example of this phenomenon. We've all been at those gatherings where some political topic comes up and it's the most awkward social … Continue reading Why Doesn’t Anyone Talk About Food?
The Facts About Sugar Everyone knows soda, donuts, and ice cream are unhealthy because of (among other things) added sugar. A 12-oz Coke, for example, contains 39 grams of sugar, and virtually no other nutrients. Added sugar is often referred to as "empty calories," or calories devoid of fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Consuming too many … Continue reading Sugar’s Many Hiding Places: 8 Foods to Look Out For
There are many many Black vegan voices out there advocating for decolonization, community health, human and animal rights, sustainable agriculture, and so many more issues that are core to the vegan/plant-based lifestyle. Their work is inspiring, challenging, and critical to the food justice movement. Despite popular belief, vegans aren't all white women - the #wfpb … Continue reading Black Vegan Voices