Bella is one of the lucky ones. she was liberated from an egg farm and went home to live with kelly.
please look closely, if you dare. if you eat eggs, you are paying to do this kind of damage to a sentient individual who wants to live just as much as we do.
damage like this isn’t limited to industrial egg farms. even on “cage-free”, organic farms or backyard coops, it’s impossible to replenish the nutrients that hens lose through the nearly daily egg-laying process. the hens’ bodies break down, their abdomens fill with egg matter (because they don’t get enough calcium to form shells around all their eggs), and they face a significantly increased rate of cancer triggered by the cell division associated with so much egg-laying.
if you can’t imagine giving up eggs, just take it one meal at a time. the choices you make every day can save the lives of individuals like bella. thank you!
Banana boats ⛵ 'cause it's august and we didn't escape to an island yet for this month!
till a couple of years ago, i remember that many of my clients that wanted to follow a healthy nutrition or lose weight had such a great fear of consuming bananas ("they have so many calories, contain sugar, i'll gain weight etc). on the contrary, nowadays we see so much promotion of banana consumption (in smoothies, to make bread, as a snack, literally everywhere!). so, what's happening?
the truth is, banana is among the most popular fruits on earth, very convenient as a snack and highly nutririous! one medium provides around 100 calories (comparing to one apple or 200g of watermelon that provide 60, so that makes them a calorie-dense fruit). concering sugar content, it varies since a green unripe has mostly starch and resistant starch (it works as like a soluble fiber, in other words food for beneficial gut bacteria) while yellow ripe contains more sugars (btw for smoothies ripe ones are better!). also, they are a great source of potassium and magnesium, they help to feel full and can easily be consumed as a pre- workout meal. 🍽
so should we consume bananas? the answer is that there is no reason to avoid them if you are healthy (p.e. diabetic people should prefer unripe and not every day). however, i would recommend a variety of fruits consumption since each one provides different vitamins and minerals, so balance and moderation are always the keys!
recipe info: 2small bananas, garnished with 1tbsp coconut cream, 1tsp of tahini & peanut butter sauce (so yummy!), berries, 1tsp pumpkin seeds, 1tsp coconut flakes and a pinch of cinnamon (suitable for brekkie, 500kcal, high in carbs, fibers, potassium, vegan and gluten-free).