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5 Tips for At-Home Juice Cleansing from Emily von Euw

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Is it just us or are cleanses of all sorts even more popular than Miley Cyrus right now? The beginning of the New Year—okay, actually the over-indulging we did at the end of  last year—has inspired us to revisit the ever-so-popular juice cleanse, a topic that we last covered around this time last year.

The very lovely Emily von Euw, who you may recognize from This Rawsome Vegan Life, joined us to answer a few FAQs about this oft-attempted health feat. Read on for what you need to know about at-home juice cleansing. Have other questions? Post them in the comments and Emily will weigh in because she’s nice like that. Read more…

Going Vegan in 2014? 5 Ways to Make It Fun

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Each New Year, many people make resolutions to transition to a vegan diet and lifestyle. It can seem like a confusing and overwhelming change, but if you ask anyone who has been living it for years (like me), we’ll tell you it’s easier than it seems!

This post will offer up some simple advice to make it easier for new vegans to make the transition. If you’re not a brand new vegan in 2014, you may know someone who is or may have helpful tips of your own. Post them in the comments to help a new veg out, would you? Read more…

Review + Giveaway: AllerMates Allergy Awareness Products for Kids

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The number of kids with food allergies is growing, and parents are always looking for new ways to safeguard their kids against potential food hazards. You can do a lot to teach your kids about food allergies and food safety, but having a little extra layer of protection can help avoid troubles. AllerMates provides just that protection, with a wide variety of kid-oriented products to help signify food allergies, sensitivities, and dietary choices.

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Vegan Supplements Part II: The Extras

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This is Part II of a 2-part feature on dietary supplements for vegans. Today, we’ll talk about some “extra” supplements that vegans might consider adding to their healthy diet. To read about the essential supplements for vegans, check out Part I.

When you walk into the supplements aisle of your favorite natural grocery or vitamin shop, the options can be completely overwhelming. Many people take supplements to help in the pursuit of a better bod, to treat sleeplessness or mood changes, and to combat the symptoms of everything from intestinal disorders to respiratory issues. Regardless of your specific health concerns, every vegan with healthy eating habits should still investigate whether these supplements are right for them and their lifestyle.

As with all changes to your diet and exercise, it’s wise to consult with a trusted medical professional before taking up new habits. We’re pretty smart here at Vegan Cuts, but we’re not doctors, so please don’t confuse our articles for medical advice.

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Vegan Supplements Part I: The Essentials

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This week on the Vegan Cuts blog, we’re explaining all the essential supplements for vegans to explore. Come back next week to learn about other supplements that may be helpful in fueling your vegan machine (your body, that is!).

Even the most well-balanced vegan diet needs a little help from time to time. Maybe you’ve added some fresh juice to your diet, and that’s a good thing. But you can (and should) do more. You don’t need to pop a ton of pills in order to stay healthy on a vegan diet, but there are a few additions to your medicine cabinet that will keep you strong and healthy.

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Resolve to be a Super Healthy Vegan in 2013

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Congratulations! You survived another holiday season. Did you make any healthy resolutions for 2013? Perhaps you’d like to have more energy. Maybe you’ve got your heart set on a smaller waist size. You could have your sights set on a cleaner lifestyle, or maybe you just need a little help getting back on track after weeks of holiday indulgence. If one or more of these things apply to you, these healthy tips are right up your alley.

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