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Plant-based Vs. Vegan: What’s the Difference? (Plus, a downloadable plant-based grocery list)

With so many plant-based options, you may not know where to start. We’ve compiled this list of plant-based foods that will help you get started. And if you're worried about flavor, don't worry--cutting out meat and dairy doesn't mean having to cut down on flavor! You may actually find that plant-based cooking is easier than you thought! I know, I know--eating healthy in the past has been difficult. But this Whole Food Plant Based Grocery List makes it super easy to take with you when you go grocery shopping....

5 Tips to Stay Cool and Hydrated in Summer Heat

We all know water is important to healthy living, but just like sleep and self care, it is often overlooked or downplayed. Water is essential to our survival but also to our thriving! You may notice a lack of energy, increased headaches, irritability, difficulty concentrating, constipation, and more when you are not hydrated adequately. A general rule of thumb is to consume at least half of your body weight in ounces of water each day at baseline, plus more for physical activity, temperature, humidity, etc. Don’t rely on thirst to tell you when to drink water- monitoring urine color (should be pale to light yellow) and frequency are much more reliable markers of hydration status. Especially in hot and humid summer conditions, reminding ourselves to drink...

On the Road Again

As we start to venture out of our homes with the world starting to open up, it can feel stressful to think about how to keep up with your wellness goals and plant-based nutrition while traveling and dining out. Whether you are looking forward to a day trip, a longer road trip, or a vacation getaway, we have 5 TIPS for you to stay healthy and eat plant-based while on the road! 1. Plan ahead The best way to succeed is to make a plan. Just as you are likely planning activities to do, sights to see, and outfits to wear on your adventures, set aside some time to plan how you are going to stay plant strong while out. Think about how much you can/want to...