How to Go Vegan Without Going Crazy

Curious about the vegan diet? Consider this your introductory course!

How to Go Vegan Without Going Crazy

Whether you’ve just completed the 21-Day Weight Loss Breakthrough Diet and want to continue eating prominently plant-based proteins or you are simply curious about this popular green diet, here is what you need to know to get started.

Watch: Dr. Oz's Diet Guide

Build a Vegan Shopping Cart

When you begin your vegan diet, it’s important that you have all the food items in hand. Add all kinds of fruit, vegetables like kale, spinach, and sweet potatoes, nuts, seeds, grains like oats and quinoa, and plant protein like beans, tofu, and tempeh to your shopping cart. Quinoa will serve as the base for most of your meals, and sweet potatoes are easily roasted, mashed, and pureed, and can work as both a savory snack and a building block for muffins or pancakes.

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Green Tea With Egg White Foam to Soothe Your Sore Throat

From Dr. Oz's new book on traditional Chinese medicine, "Yin Yang You" — out now!

Are you one of so many people who suffer from pain, stress and anxiety? Dr. Oz set out to help you find relief. So to fill the gaps in modern Western medicine, he looked to traditional Chinese medicine — which uses 5,000-year-old traditions to help people preserve their health and prevent sickness. These ancient secrets are what inspired his new book, "Yin Yang You," about the powerful methods you can do right at home! Click here to grab your own copy.

The book is also filled with tons of delicious recipes that are packed with nutrients for your health. Here's an easy one to get started with. This green tea has a special twist to soothe a sore throat that comes on quickly. Egg whites and sugar are whipped together to add some foam to classic green tea for a cooling and coating effect.

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