Proof That Vegan Food Is Healthier

So, I was just writing a blog post and wanted to find a good picture and so I typed in “unhealthy food” and I got these results here:

I was curious to see what would happen if I searched “healthy food,” here are the results:

If you don’t believe me just do a simple google search and look at the results you get.

Can you see the difference?

Almost 90% of the food considered “unhealthy” is meat products.

Almost every single food that is considered “healthy,” is plant based and vegan; except one piece of salmon.

Yet, people still try to argue that a plant based diet isn’t healthy?

My argument has always been that a plant-based diet is healthier than the average American diet.

The reason I advocate for a plant-based vegan diet is because meat products are the main contributor to someone eating an unhealthy diet. This is because people choose to eat fast food which is full of processed junk. The “unhealthy” food photo above proves just that.

If someone switched to a plant-based vegan diet they will be cutting out meat so they will no longer be eating fast food and other processed “unhealthy” food.

Therefore, a plant based diet is the best diet someone could choose because it is the healthiest and cheapest.

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Best Argument for Veganism

I think there is enough information out there proving a vegan diet is healthier than the standard American diet; if it is done right.

The Scenario

There are 2 burgers. They taste and look almost exactly the same.

The 1st burger has a high chance of causing heart disease and cancer. It requires a living thing to be murdered; and it is terrible for the planet because it takes 2,000 gallons of water and 2 acres of land to produce.

The 2nd burger is a lot healthier. It is made of plants. No one is harmed.

Which one would you choose?

The Main Argument Against This

“Yeah but these foods aren’t accessible and they aren’t as good and they are more expensive.”

**My Answer:

The reason there is a lack of vegan products is because the demand is low.

If more people go vegan there will be way more products and way more restaurants and businesses selling these products.

The food will only get cheaper, healthier, better tasting and more accessible.

All you have to do is cut your meat consumption in half or go fully vegan and more and more products will be available.

It truly is that simple.

Businesses follow the money. There would be way more vegan restaurants today; but there isn’t a high demand and not much money so people are skeptical.

But once the demand goes up I can guarantee these businesses will take off.

(Side note: vegan food is the cheapest food out there if done right; but I’m talking about meat alternatives here)

The Impossible Whopper Is Not Healthier!

I agree; it is not healthy, neither is the original Whopper.

But as demand goes up the more advanced and healthier the meat alternatives will get.

But I Don’t Like Vegan Food, I Like Meat!

If it is all about taste I can guarantee the higher the demand gets, the better the taste.

**Think about it. You could eat all the food you love; but it will be healthy and won’t cost an animal it’s life, and is way better for the planet**

There are some very creative people out there. They will find a way to create a healthy alternative to any food out there.

Why would you not want to choose the 2nd burger?


The first step to there being more vegan products that are easily accessible, cheap and tasty is to go vegan or just cut down your meat consumption.

Once enough of the world goes vegan the demand will be high and all businesses will focus on creating the best and cheapest vegan foods.

**Not only will everyone be healthier and happier. The immoral slaughter of animals will come to and end and MOST IMPORTANTLY we will prevent further pandemics and viruses caused by the consumption of animal!

Why I Advocate For A Plant-Based Diet

I hate how certain diets have certain connotations around them. I dislike how everything is “right’ and “wrong” nowadays.

“My diet is right, and yours is wrong.”

Different things work for different people.

Plant-Based Diet

A plant based diet is one that consists mostly or entirely of foods derived from plants, including vegetables, grains, nuts, seeds, legumes and fruits, and with few or no animal products.

A plant-based diet isn’t a set diet. It is not a vegan diet.

A plant-based diet is one where you are eating natural and whole foods.

You are cutting out all the fake, artificial processed junk.

I don’t know how anyone can argue against this diet.

Eating natural foods full of nutrients is obviously the healthiest option.

A plant-based diet has no set rules. You can customize it how you want.

The goal is to just eat as much natural and whole foods as possible.

More Benefits of A Plant-Based Diet

Not only is it the healthiest diets, it is one of the cheapest.

It is also the best for the planet.

What Does This Diet Consist Of?

A plant-based diet consists of whole, natural foods such as:

  • Legumes (beans, lentils, chickpeas, etc.)
  • Oats
  • Pasta
  • Rice
  • ^Whole Grains
  • Fruits
  • Vegetables
  • Starchy Vegetables (potatoes, sweet potatoes)
  • Spices/Seasonings
  • Plant based protein (tofu, tempeh)
  • Healthy Fats (avocado, olive oil, etc)

Why You Should Follow This Diet

This is the healthiest, cheapest and most beneficial diet out there. There is no debating that.

It is a very versatile diet that can meet any lifestyle.

You can still eat meat with this diet if you choose to. Just make sure the animal products aren’t highly processed.

To acquire this diet all you need to do is cut out processed junk and start eating more natural food.

You will save money, feel better, look better and will be helping out the planet.

Make the change today.

Shopping List and Recipes

Here is a cheap and healthy shopping list for a plant-based diet

Here are some recipes for the ingredients listed above

My Favorite Meal-Cheap, Tasty, Healthy Meal Idea

I have eaten this one meal almost every single day for the past 3 months. It never gets old and it’s very cheap and healthy and only takes a couple of minutes to make.

So, what is it?

Black Lentils Wraps

How to Make It:

What you need:

  • Tortillas
  • Black lentils or beans of choice
  • Hummus
  • Optional: Spinach
  • Optional: Sriracha
  • Optional: Avocado

Cooking Instructions:

Turn stove on med-hot

Place pan on stove wait for it to heat up

While waiting, put beans or lentils in a bowl and microwave for 1 minute 30 seconds

Place tortilla on hot pan. Cook each side for 10-20 seconds

Put tortillas on plate when done.

Add the hummus

Add the beans/lentils

Add spinach, sriracha, avocado or any other topping of choice

My go to is black lentils, hummus, spinach and sriracha with a side of fruit

Meal Stats:

Cook Time: 2 minutes

Cost: About $0.50

Taste: Amazing 10/10

Health: Very nutritious

Very versatile

Very quick and easy to make

Never gets old because you can always switch up the ingredients and seasonings and sauces.

*Make sure you buy pre cooked lentils

Enjoy 🙂

Healthy, Cheap and Tasty Breakfast Idea

Here is today’s breakfast:

Oatmeal with Strawberries + Blueberry Banana and Spinach Smoothie

How to make it:

This is another very simple meal and cheap meal.

For the oatmeal: Pour some oats in a bowl, add water. Microwave for a minute and a half. Add topping of choice. Today I was feeling strawberries.

For the smoothie: Today I did 2 frozen bananas, a handful of blueberries and a handful of spinach. Just blend it together and you’re set.

Meal Stats:

Total time: 2 minutes

Price: like $0.50

Taste: amazing

Health: super healthy

10/10 recommend

Enjoy 🙂

Cheap, Quick and Healthy Lunch Idea

This is what I had for lunch today.

It is a very quick and tasty meal.

Pasta and Broccoli with a side of fruit

Meal Stats:

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Price: About $1

Very easy and basic

Tastes great and is very healthy

10/10 recommend

How to Make It:

Fill a pot with water and bring it to boiling. Once it is boiling add the pasta.

As the pasta is cooking grab a pan. Cut up some broccoli to put in the pan. Add a little bit of oil and cook on medium heat.

Once the pasta is done strain the water. Then add the broccoli on top.

Add sauce of choice.

I personally don’t like sauce so I use oil, salt, garlic powder and pepper as my flavoring.

Optional: A nice side of fruit. I was feeling cantaloupe and pineapple today.

That is all it takes. People claim to have not time; but really it is pure laziness.

If you want to save money and be healthier, then start making meals like this one. You won’t regret it.

Simple, Cheap and Tasty Breakfast Idea

Here is what I had for breakfast today.

It is a very simple and cheap meal.

But it is super healthy and full of nutrients and will help to get you feeling good for the rest of the day.

Strawberry Banana Smoothie and Oatmeal with Blueberries

For the oatmeal just puts some oats in a bowl, add water and microwave for a minute and a half. Then add the blueberries.

For the smoothie I used pineapple flavored coconut water. Then added one frozen banana and about 5 frozen strawberries. Blend it for about 20 seconds. Add some chia seeds on top and you are set.

Meal Stats:

Prep time: about 2 minutes

Cost: about $1-$2

Health: 10/10

Taste: 10/10

Here are the Nutrition Facts:

And here is the final product once again:

Healthy, Cheap Meal Ideas For Those Who Don’t Know How to Cook and Those Who “Don’t Have Time”

The biggest excuse I hear from people for not being healthy is they either don’t know how to cook or they claim to not have the time.

I haven’t eaten at a restaurant or eaten fast food in years. I cook 3-5 times a day and it has just become my new normal.

People think it takes a lot of time and effort to cook a meal, but honestly every meal I make takes 10 minutes or less.

And best of all every meal I make costs less than $1.

So if you want to be healthier and save money I have provided simple, cheap meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Here is a cheap and healthy shopping list to get all the ingredients I talk about.

Here is another article on this subject. It is a little more organized and thorough.


My go to meals for breakfast are oatmeal, smoothies and sometimes cereal.


If you eat cereal use almond, oat or soy milk and pick a healthier cereal that isn’t full of sugar.

These are my go to cereals. But try not to eat cereal everyday. It isn’t very healthy. I eat it maybe once a week.


Oatmeal is the greatest breakfast food out there. Everyone should be eating it everyday. It is so versatile, cheap and healthy.

Just buy a big thing of oats for a couple of dollars and it will last you months.

All you have to do is put some oats and water in the microwave for a minute and a half.

Then add whatever you like.

My go to is oatmeal and fruit.

-Oatmeal and bananas. Add some brown sugar and cinnamon.

-Oatmeal and sliced up apples.

-Oatmeal with strawberries and blueberries.

Or you can have oatmeal with nuts or nut butter. Can even add dark chocolate as well.


Smoothies are also an amazing meal idea.

If you don’t have a blender I high recommend investing in one. You can find a decent one for under $50. It is worth it.

For smoothies I like to buy frozen fruit.

And then you just add your fruit and liquid of your choice to the blender and blend it.

I recommend using plant based milk or coconut water as the liquid.

My favorite fruits for smoothies are bananas, strawberries, blueberries, mango and pineapple.

I highly recommend adding spinach as well. You can’t even taste it and it’s so good for you.

You should also try adding some chia seeds for an extra health boost.

All it takes is like 2 minutes to make a smoothie and they taste so good.

Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich

My last breakfast go to is a classic. I eat at least one pb+j a day.

It is such a cheap, easy and healthy meal idea.

I recommend oat nut bread. But any bread is fine as long as it is not white bread.

Lunch and Dinner

My staple foods are oats, pasta, beans, lentils, tortillas, rice, potatoes, bread, fruits and veggies.

My lunch and dinner usually just consist of these foods. But I am always switching up the recipe and sauces and flavoring to keep it interesting.


Rice is such a cheap, versatile food. I recommend the Minute Brown Rice. Sadly it is super hard to find nowadays. I haven’t seen it in months.

Rice and beans is a fast, easy, healthy meal. You just boil water, add the rice and let it cook for 5-10 minutes. Open a can of beans and put some in a bowl and microwave it for a minute and a half.

Rice and veggies is my go to for lunch. Boil water, cook the rice. Put your veggies of choice in a pan. I love broccoli and asparagus. Put some oil in a pan. Cut up the veggies and cook them for like 5 minutes. Add some salt and garlic powder of your seasoning of choice.


Pasta and sauce with a side of veggies. Boil water, add the pasta and cook for 5-10 minutes. Open a can of veggies and put it in a bowl and microwave it for a minute and a half. Or cook some veggies in a pan for 5 minutes.

Pasta and beans. Boil water, add the pasta and cook for 5-10 minutes. Open a can of beans and put some in a bowl and microwave it for a minute and a half.

Pasta and lentils. Boil water, add the pasta and cook for 5-10 minutes. Open your bag of black lentils and microwave for a minute and a half.

Pasta and veggies. Boil water, add the pasta and cook for 5-10 minutes. Open a can of veggies and put it in a bowl and microwave it for a minute and a half. Or cook some veggies in a pan for 5 minutes. Mix them together. Add some oil and seasoning.


Potatoes are also, cheap, healthy and very versatile.

Can fry them in a pan, bake them, boil them, make french fries, make mashed potatoes and so on.

My go to is fried potatoes with green peppers and onions.

Fried potatoes with green peppers and onions. Take two brown potatoes. Slice them up in to bite size pieces. Put them in a pan with oil. Cook on the stove on med-high heat. Add some salt, pepper and garlic powder. While that is cooking chop up some green pepper and onion. Add that with the potatoes and cook it for 5-10 minutes. Add ketchup, sriracha, barbecue sauce or whatever your choice of sauce is.

Sweet Potatoes, Chickpeas and Peanut Butter. As weird as this meal sounds, it is amazing and very good for you. Take some sweet potatoes and and stab it with a fork all around. Microwave for like 5 minutes. Once it is done out some chickpeas in a bowl and microwave them for 2 minutes. Cut open the sweet potato and add some peanut butter. Then add the chickpeas and enjoy.


Whenever I want to switch it up I add a tortilla to the mix to switch up the vibe.

My go to for wraps are beans/legumes/potatoes/rice and then spread some hummus on the wrap, add some spinach and sriracha and you’re set.

Tortilla with rice and beans. Turn the stove on hot and heat up a pan. While the pan is heating up, heat up some beans or lentils or cook some rice. Beans in the microwave for a minute and a half. Rice on the stove for 5-10 minutes.

Once the pan is heated up, Cook the tortilla for 10–15 seconds on each side. Then put it on a plate and spread hummus on it. Add the beans and rice. Add some spinach. Add sriracha and you’re set.

Tortilla with potatoes and beans

Same thing as above but just cook some potatoes with green peppers and onions.


I have so many other easy, healthy meal ideas so if you guys like this and want to see more let me know.

Being healthy is not expensive. Cooking is not hard.

All my meals take under 10 minutes and they all cost less than a dollar.

Anyone can cook. It is a lot easier than it seems.

If you want to save money and be healthier start cooking at least one meal a day. Soon enough it will become a habit and will just be a normal part of your life. The more you practice the better you get.

Stop lying to yourself and saying you don’t have the time. Not only does cooking take less time. It saves you so much money and is so much healthier.

My View On Supplements-Do I Take Them?

As you all probably know I follow a plant-based whole foods diet.

When I first started it I had so much energy and felt so amazing. But I didn’t know a lot about diet and I was mostly just eating the same foods every day.

I didn’t know about all of the wonderful plant-based food out there that is full of nutrients.

After a couple months I started losing some of that energy and was very tired at times.

I decided to download Cronometer to check if I was getting the proper nutrition I needed.

It turned out I was lacking things such as B12, Selenium, Iron, Zinc and Omega-3s.

I simply just wasn’t eating enough of the food with these nutrients because I never really looked in to a balanced diet.

I just focused on macronutrients and calories and that was it.

So I started doing some research and implemented foods high in those nutrients in to my diet.

My energy levels were back and I felt even better then when I started the diet.

But nowadays I am super busy with school, work, my blog, writing my books, taking care of my dog and so on.

So now I don’t eat that much food so it is hard to get a balanced and nutritious diet.

So now I take Complement supplements.

Complement is a very good brand and their supplements are full of all the nutrients that the majority of the population lacks in their diet.

It is a very clean supplement and I honestly see amazing results when I use it.

Now, supplements are not needed to have a healthy diet. Especially a plant-based diet.

I only take them when I don’t have enough time to eat 3 meals a day.

Nowadays I only eat 1, maybe 2 meals a day so I take a supplement to get those nutrients I am lacking.

If you don’t want to take supplements and you want to follow a plant-based diet, that is very possible.

The 5 most common nutrient deficiencies on a plant-based diet are zinc, iron, B12, omega-3s and Vitamin D.

Good sources of Zinc are beans, legumes and grains


Good sources of Iron are green vegetables, grains, lentils, dried fruit, seeds and nuts

Good sources of Vitamin D are the sun lol. But to better absorb this vitamin make sure you have enough calcium in your diet


Good sources of Omega 3s are chia seeds, flax seeds, walnuts and hemp-seeds. I just add chia to my oatmeal and smoothies.

B12 is the tricky one. B12 is harder to get because it used to come from the dirt of vegetables and it used to be in the water. But now with pesticides and fertilizers and fluoride and chlorine in out water it is harder to get.

Just about everyone should supplement B12. It is possible to get it from nutritional yeast and some types of fortified milk; but you are better off just taking a supplement.

This is one successful argument for non-vegans but what a lot of people don’t know is cows are supplemented with B12, and animals don’t produce B12. It is found in bacteria and in manure, and sense animals are exposed to manure they sometimes absorb it.

So everyone should be supplementing B12, even those who eat meat.

  • So to sum it up, yes I take supplements but only because I don’t eat a lot of food nowadays.
  • No matter what diet you follow you should be taking B12 supplements.
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