Many people experience a boost of energy after switching to a vegan diet, while others feel more fatigued than usual. Plant-based diets are more than capable of supporting healthy energy levels, but as with any eating pattern, it’s important to make sure that you’re getting the proper balance of nutrients. So how do plant-based foods provide us with energy, and which vegan foods are best for an energy boost? We’ll discuss these questions below, as well as other important considerations for maintaining great energy levels as a vegan.
Can a plant-based diet and wound healing go hand-in-hand? In this post, we’ll discuss what happens during wound healing, how nutrition plays a role, and special considerations when following a plant-based diet. Keep reading to learn more about the power of plants for recovery!
Nuts are an excellent source of protein, healthy vegan fats, fiber, vitamins, and minerals, making them a staple food in any diet. When considering nutrients that vegans should pay particular attention to, certain nuts are particularly valuable. In this article, I’ll identify the best nuts for vegans to incorporate into their diets and explore their nutritional benefits so that you can be confident in getting the nutrition you need as a vegan.
When comparing black beans vs. pinto beans and deciding which to use in your meals, it’s important to consider how they differ in terms of nutrition, flavor, color, and their uses in traditional dishes. Let’s learn more about these differences so you can get cooking!
Stephanie Wells, MS, RD, LD, ACSM-CPT
Welcome to the blog! I’m a registered dietitian with 9+ years of personal experience following a vegan diet. I am so excited to share evidence-based nutrition information with you so that you too can thrive on a vegan, 100% plant-based diet!