Three Reasons to Be a Vegan Right Now

Veganism is not just a hype, and if you have not read about it before, or you’ve not been convinced of becoming a vegan, you’ve come to the right place. When you hear the idea of excluding meat from your diet, you are probably concerned with the possibility of your body lacking protein. But that is just a myth. According to Longevity Media, living as a vegan can, in fact, boost your immune system and make you healthier. Here are three other reasons!

Vegan Recipes Are Tasty

cutting veggiesWe all crave for meats because of the umami taste that attracts our palates. But after we can harness the benefits of many plant species, we now have the technology to produce the animal-free umami taste by cooking processed soy, mushrooms, and seeds. Some veggie broths are also delicious enough they don’t need any meats in them.

To learn more about how tasty vegan recipes can be, you can visit one of these YouTube channels:

  1. Fully Raw Kristina.
  2. Liv B.
  3. Bonny Rebecca.
  4. Hot for food – cooking up vegan love.
  5. Happy Healthy Vegan.
  6. Cheap Lazy Vegan.
  7. Caitlin Shoemaker.
  8. The Vegan Corner.

Try to make one or two menus, and see if you still need meat after that.

Veganism Is Ethical

vegan cooking ingredientsAnimal abuse, deforestation, and environmental destruction are only three impacts of the excessive needs for meat production. Human population is forever growing, and it has reached 7.7 billion this 2019. Imagine if all of them consumes meats. How many million acres of land do we need just to build farms? What about biodiversity? What about the water used to keep those farms running?

Now that you think about it, you should realize how that savory taste of steak is not worth the cost. And when it comes to making a change through a movement, you must acknowledge that individual contributions count, and it includes yours.

Being a Vegan Will Lead You to a Healthier Life

Humans do not necessarily need red meat because the plant-based protein is actually enough for humans to survive. If this fact does not convince you, please take a look at these elite athletes who are also vegans: Venus Williams — tennis player, Lewis Hamilton — Formula 1 racing driver, Scott Jurek — long-distance runner, Jermain Defoe — footballer, David Haye — boxer, and Barny du Plessis — bodybuilder.

Not eating meats certainly has nothing to do with your physical performance. In fact, this diet will prevent you from being overweight, protect you from cardiovascular diseases, and even kill cancer cells. The WHO categorizes processed meats, like ham, salami, bacon, and frankfurts, as a Group 1 carcinogen. It means that those meat products can increase the potential of a person to get cancer.

Top Pregnancy Gadgets

It is the joy of every couple to get pregnant. It is the dream of every woman to carry the pregnancy to full term without undergoing through any misery. The nine months should be very exciting.

This article is going to highlight the various items that will help you enjoy the pregnancy term.  A comfortable life is essential to the health of both the mother and her unborn child.

 

Baby Daze

Pregnancy is known to cause some sleepless nights for the pregnant women making them very uncomfortable. Anxiety is the primary cause of sleepless night. Baby Daze has a log book and a light pen for the expectant mothers. This enables them to write don anything which might be disturbing when they are asleep rather than waking everyone in the room. The issues noted down can then be discussed the following day.

 

Belly Buds

These are specially designed headphones which enable the expectant mothers to share the soothing sounds as well as music with their unborn babies. The device is compatible with other music players .it has an adhesive ring which is attached to the mother’s belly. Also, it has a splitter which connects the mother to the playing music. The device fits comfortably under the mom’s clothing. With this instrument, you can share a dance with the unborn kid.

 

Kick track

This is a device that allows you carefully monitor the baby’s well-being by counting the movements and kicks during pregnancy. The American Gynecologists recommend the device. Besides the monitoring of movements, the device can also be used as pregnancy counter. This helps to estimate the beginning of labor within the last 99 days of the gestation period.

Elle tens machine

Have you been looking for a means of reducing pain during labor?  The Elle tens device is frequently used in the U.K.it has electronic pads which are strapped on the mother’s back and then connected to a remote television. When contractions occur, you are supposed to push a button which in turn sends pulses to the nerves and muscles.

The Pinard stethoscope

This helps to combat back pain which is associated with labor. You should have a timely practice with the settings to enhance its functionality. When renting or purchasing one, you should consult a doctor.

The Pinard stethoscope

It is a trumpet shaped device. It is also referred to as acoustic stethoscope. Is usage has along history, where it was used by midwives in listening to the baby’s heartbeat. It may take some time for you to differentiate between the fatal heart rate fro yours but once you succeed it becomes fun to use it.

 

Top Healing Herbs

Herbal medicines and herbs have been embraced by many people in the treatment of various illnesses. They are very efficient, cheap and have no side effects associated with them. Science has proven that these healing herbs help in easing the pain, preventing Alzheimer’s and warding off heart disease and cancer. The herbs also play a crucial role in the reduction of cholesterol and blood sugar in the body. Here is a list of the best healing herbs.

Turmeric

Turmeric is a spice. It is mainly used in the treatment of arthritis. Turmeric contains a powerful anti-inflammatory substance known as curcumin. This substance has similar properties to the Co-2 inhibitors which help in reducing the Cox-2 enzyme which causes the swelling of joints and pain. It also prevents Alzheimer’s diseases and colon cancer. Small consumption of curcumin helps in the shrinking of the precancerous lesions.

Cinnamon

Helps in lowering the blood sugar. A study conducted in Germany revealed that taking some cinnamon extract on a daily basis can reduce the blood sugar by 10%. Cinnamon also helps in lowering the build of cholesterol in our bodies. This helps to reduce blood pressure and heart diseases.

Rosemary

Frying, grilling, or boiling of meat at high temperatures produces HCAs (heterocyclic amines) which are potent carcinogens associated with several cancers. Rosemary extract helps to reduce te HCAs levels significantly when mixed with beef before cooking. Rosemary extract also helps in stopping tumors.

Ginger

Ginger plays a key role in preventing stomach upset (nausea) that arise from many sources. Ginger acts as powerful antioxidant thus blocking all the effects of serotonin which is produced by both the stomach and brain when you are nauseated. This, in turn, helps to stop the production of the free radicals which causes the stomach upset. Ginger also helps to decrease the blood pressure, arthritis pain, and cancer risk. Ginger contributes to the regulation of blood flow in the body thus lowering the blood pressure. Also, ginger has anti-inflammatory properties which contribute to easing the pain caused by arthritis.

Holy basil

It is a plant used in pesto sauce. It is very effective in reducing stress. It reduces stress by increasing the levels of noradrenaline and adrenaline home and at the same time reducing the serotonin hormone., it also inhibits breast cancer.

St. John’s Wort

This helps in soothing your worries. It has been proven that its power can significantly relieve depression and anxiety without any side effects. The herb also helps you to sleep more soundly by regulating the melatonin level in the body.