They Built Huge Followings Around Their Vegan Lifestyles. Then They Started Eating Meat.

Susan S. Johnson
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Photo credit: Hearst Owned

From Women’s Health

There’s a joke vegans love to roll their eyes at: How do you know someone’s vegan? Don’t worry, they’ll tell you.

Sure, not every vegan is like that. But for vegan influencers like Yovana Mendoza, formerly known as Rawvana on YouTube (because she followed a raw vegan diet), that outspoken, often ride-or-die dedication to her vegan diet was not just her personal ethos–it was her brand.

“The vegan community tends to be very passionate,” says Yovana, who at one point boasted as many as half a million subscribes on YouTube (2 million

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You Can Eat 6 Meals A Day And Still Lose Weight On The Optavia Diet

Susan S. Johnson
Photo credit: Getty Images
Photo credit: Getty Images

From Women’s Health

The words “cake” and “weight loss” don’t usually go together—unless you’re Cake Boss star Buddy Valastro, who dropped 35 pounds on one of Google’s top trending diets: the Optavia diet. But what exactly is the Optavia diet and should you really try it to help you lose weight?

If you’ve heard of Medifast, you’re already somewhat familiar with the plan, because Optavia is essentially a version of Medifast. As with the original Medifast plan, Optavia ships prepackaged low-calorie mini-meals–which they call “Fuelings”—and ready-to-eat snacks straight to your door.

There are more

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Why Denise Richards Quit Her Vegetarian Diet: ‘It Actually Felt Good’

Susan S. Johnson
<span class="caption">Denise Richards</span> <span class="credit">Broadimage/Shutterstock</span>
Denise Richards Broadimage/Shutterstock

Making a big change! After years of sticking to a strictly vegetarian diet, Denise Richards confirmed she now consumes meat and fish on a regular basis and feels “good” after the alteration to her eating regimen.

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“I would say 90 percent of my diet is gluten-free and I definitely do notice the difference,” the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star, 49, recently told Women’s Health. “I grew up in the Midwest and we ate meat, potatoes and pasta, so I enjoy all

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Homemade Dog Food Recipes That Are Easier Than You Think

Susan S. Johnson

Homemade dog food seems like an unnecessary amount of work, no? But there are actually lots of good reasons to cook your pup’s meals. For one, there’s the benefit of knowing exactly what Winnie is eating. And, in certain cases, it could actually be the money-saving option. For instance, if she requires a special, expensive diet, DIY dog food could wind up costing less than packaged. And also…it’s honestly not that hard! Here are three easy-peasy homemade dog food recipes and everything you need to know before you hit the kitchen.

If you’re cooking for your dog, you should have

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