Topic: FAQ


The Definitive Guide to Tofu! (Plus a Breakdown of HH Tofu Recipes!) Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: FAQ

With all the holiday baking that's been going on, I've received a lot a questions about recipes that use tofu -- especially which kind to use.

Happy Herbivore recipes call for two different types of tofu: tofu that is refrigerated and sitting in water or shelf stable and packaged in Tetra Paks.

Here's a quick run down of the different tofu types...

Firm/Extra Firm: Extra-firm is much firmer than Firm. Firm and Extra-Firm tofu work best for ...

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A Post for the HER-bies: Menstruation & Womanly Issues Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Advice FAQ

[Editorial note: We took to calling this blog post "Fallopian Tube Friday" at HH HQ. It's weirdly catchy, right? BUT we figured for those who get these posts in their email or RSS feed we might want to make it less... weird and perhaps give it a better title for the search engines to gobble up!]

I'd like to jump into this post by saying, while I try not to be the queen of TMI, I do think ...

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This Week's Q&A: Exercising & Weight-Loss, Butternut Squash Rinds, Lowering Cholesterol On A Plant-Based Diet & Dealing With Gas Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: FAQ

You've got questions...

Q: I bought your10 day immersion plus the 3 day rebootand I only lost 3 lbs. I even worked out the whole time!!! Is that normal? It's super upsetting.

A: Working out + calorie restriction can often derail weight-loss attempts, but even still, 3 lbs in 2 weeks is a normal, healthy loss. Most medical professionals recommend individuals only lose 1-2 lbs per week, which would be 2-4 lbs in a 14-day period. 3 ...

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This Week's Q&A: Is Breakfast Necessary For Weight-Loss, Replacing Oil With Vegetable Broth, Vegan vs. Plant-Based, Anchovy Paste Substitute & Training For A 5K Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: FAQ

You've got questions...

Q: What is your stance on breakfast? I am just not hungry in the mornings and have read multiple opinions on the subject. Some doctors say you need to eat breakfast to jumpstart your metabolism for the day while others say there is no need to eat breakfast and that you should eat when you are hungry.

A: I have had clients who lost weight eating breakfast and clients who lost weight and didn't eat ...

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This Week's Q&A: Side Effects of Going Vegan, Cooking Ahead Problems, Lotions, Allergies & Constipation Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: FAQ

You've got questions...

Q: About a year ago, I became mostly vegan and I've noticed I've had less energy and even feel light headed at times. Did you have a similar experience going vegan? I'm too tired to work out!

A: Are you sure you're getting enough calories? That's probably the culprit, but it could also be a medical issue (such a low iron, which can happen to women regardless of their diet) so ...

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