Posts Tagged beta carotene

Principles of Plant-Based Nutrition – Principle #2

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This is the second of an eight-part series: Principles of Plant-Based Nutrition Principle #2: Vitamins and Supplements are Not a Panacea for Good Health In my last post, I talked about nutrition being a complex system of countless nutrients all working together to provide our bodies with everything they need for optimal health. Too often, however, people think that they can continue to […]

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Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Pumpkin Seeds

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Pumpkin Seeds

 I found this recipe in Brendan Brazier’s book Thrive: The Vegan Nutrition Guide to Optimal Performance in Sports and Life and it has become a family favorite. It’s easy to prepare, delicious, and provides a ton of great nutrition: mainly complex carbohydrates, beta-carotene, Vitamin C, iron, and protein. These sweet potatoes along side a big salad of mixed greens makes for a well-balanced […]

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