Here’s a Recipe to Make Vegan Hamentashen at Home for Purim!

Here’s a Recipe to Make Vegan Hamentashen at Home for Purim!

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Below is a vegan recipe for Hamentashen from The Lowfat Jewish Vegetarian Cookbook, by Debra Wasserman. Hamentashen is the popular baked treat served during Purim, which starts the evening of February 28th in 2018. If you are unable to purchase prune or…

Low magnesium levels make vitamin D ineffective

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Vitamin D can’t be metabolized without sufficient magnesium levels, meaning Vitamin D remains stored and inactive for as many as 50 percent of Americans. In addition, Vitamin D supplements can increase a person’s calcium and phosphate levels even while they remain Vitamin…

Vegetarian and Mediterranean diet may be equally effective in preventing heart disease

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Low-calorie lacto-ovo-vegetarian and Mediterranean diets appeared equally effective in reducing cardiovascular disease risk factors. Both diets reduced body fat and overall weight by the same amount. Those on the vegetarian diet experienced greater reductions in LDL (‚bad‘) cholesterol while those on the…