The Revenge of the Veggies

Most vegans I know are tired and ill a lot of the time, but particularly during the winter months when they seem to catch every bug that’s doing the rounds because of weakened immune systems. On top of that, they are often depressed under the seemingly endless days of low grey clouds, suffering with Seasonal…

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Why soaking your grains helps with weight loss and diabetes

by Rosemary Hansen Why soak grains? You can soak grains before cooking or baking them. Soaking grains (and nuts, seeds, and legumes) helps to neutralize phytic acid, an anti-nutrient, present in them. Phytic acid blocks the absorption of critical vitamins and minerals (phosphorus, calcium, iron, zinc) from being assimilated into the body. Phytic acid also…

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