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Train Like an Olympian! Eat Vegan!

What does Tia Blanco, Rachael Adams and Alex Morgan all have in common besides being Olympic contenders? They are also vegans! As we stay glued to our TV's getting updates on Olympic gold, athletes from all over the world are vying for the top spot on the podium.  Why are so many athletes switching to vegan diets? Olympic skateboarder Amelia Brodka, told VegNews she “transitioned to a plant-based diet as a part of my effort to maximize my skate longevity, and it has made a world of difference in my overall wellness and ability to recover. I’ve definitely run into many skeptics who tried to talk me out of it but to me, the positive impacts on my health are...

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The Search for Plant-Based Recipes on the Rise

      Are you following a vegan or vegetarian diet and tired of meatless Taco Tuesdays? You and many of your meatless friends are blowing up the internet looking for plant-based recipes.  According to Allrecipes’ magazine, in a 2020 survey, 40 percent of Allrecipes cooks said they are eating meatless meals at least occasionally, and 1 in 10 said they had followed a vegetarian diet in the past year. At Allrecipes.com, plant-based recipes are popular. Searches for vegetarian recipes were up 33 percent in 2020.  If you do a search on the word “vegan” in Allrecipes.com, over 1,500 recipes come up. Not bad! They have a yummy Vegan Faux Creamy Cheese sauce made out of a blend of navy...

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