Teens need to watch out for fad diets. They often lack key things for bone, brain growth

Susan S. Johnson

Teens and adolescents are inundated with lots of mixed messages when it comes to finding the right diet regimen. Go with a low-carb plan or high protein? Give up meat? Eat more fats? Take supplements?

“Teens are constantly bombarded by all this garbage,” said Dr. Michelle Pearlman, a nutrition specialist board certified in internal medicine, gastroenterology and obesity medicine at the University of Miami Health System. “In social media, anything goes.”

Too often, the basics of a good healthy diet get lost amid a flashy or fashionable array of choices often touted by peers or celebrity influencers, maybe even at

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Is The Plant-Based Food Industry Moving High-End With Wagyu Competitor?

Susan S. Johnson

Wagyu — Japanese cattle — is considered by many to be the best  beef of its kind in the world, and there is now a plant-based vegan alternative, according to VegNews.

What Happened: Canadian food manufacturer Top Tier Foods collaborated with Japanese counterparts to create a soy-based Wagyu alternative, Wagyu Plant-Based Teriyaki Strips.

It can be used in place of sliced Wagyu beef and includes familiar tastes like soy sauce, rice wine, garlic paste and ginger.

TTF appears to be confident enough in its plant-based product that it can sell directly to the Japanese market. The company started distributing its

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How to Find Healthy & Tasty Food Items

Susan S. Johnson
80+ Easy Healthy Dinner Ideas - Best Recipes for Healthy Dinners

Staying fit and healthy often seems to be a task that requires the sacrifice of having tasty food. Well, if your definition of tasty food is only limited to burgers, pizzas, and Paranthas, then you have to sacrifice the taste for the sake of fitness and staying healthy.

But let us tell you that there are many healthy and tasty food items which you can add to your diet plan. The only thing you need is to change your definition of taste.

Here we bring you some of the many healthy and tasty food items.

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6 celebrities who went vegan, and how they get their nutrients on a plant-based diet

Susan S. Johnson
Lizzo ended the 2020 Grammys wearing a custom sheer Versace dress.
Lizzo ended the 2020 Grammys wearing a custom sheer Versace dress.

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  • More celebrities are going vegan and sharing their tips on maintaining a plant-based lifestyle. 

  • Notable figures like Lizzo, Jenna Dewan, and Russel Simmons all post accessible content about their vegan meals for their millions of followers to see. 

  • Here is a list of six vegan celebrities and what they eat

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Veganism is a dairy-free, meat-free diet and lifestyle fast growing in popularity in the US.

That includes a growing number of celebrities, including Mike Tyson, Billie

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