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How To Go Vegan In The Right Way

Going vegan is a long-term effort, which requires you to have basic nutrition knowledge. You know, there are many misunderstandings about a vegan diet. If unaddressed, these misunderstandings can hinder your transition.  In the previous post, we discussed the reasons why you should switch to vegan. In today’s post, HOC will share the basic must-knowns. Let’s get started.   A balanced diet Whether you follow a vegan diet or not, nutrition balancing is very important for your health. Provide your body with enough nutrition to perform at peak. The arguably biggest misconception about vegan is it does not provide adequate nutrition. On the contrary, a well-planned vegan diet is one of the healthiest and most balanced diets that you can...

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Why Should You Transition To Vegan?

In the last 3 years, there was a 600% increase in the number of vegans in America. Also, the UK experienced a rise of 300% for the vegan community. Vegetarianism is quoted by a worldwide delivery service company as a top trend in early 2018 because of the huge uptrend of 94% ordered healthy meals. Veganism becomes more popular all over the world. Do you know why? Below are some reasons why you should go vegan. Health benefits: Veganism can bring many positive changes to your health. A plant-based diet is scientifically proven to help lower bad cholesterols and the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Dr. Caldwell Eselstyn has been saving many lives of obesity patients. He uses whole food plant...

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Rice bran Oil And HOC’s Commitment

Nowadays “eating clean” and “living clean” concepts have received increasing attention globally. The movement even thought only starts in Vietnam, it is getting a lot of support. One of the stapled ingredients in everyday cooking is oil. So eating clean has to start there. There are so many options ranging from olive oil to canola oil to soya oil, how do we choose? Every oil seems to have its pros and cons: olive oil has a lower burning temperature so best to use for salad. How’s about cooking? Canola oil, soya oil do have higher burning points but imbalanced ratio of “good” and “bad” fat. Luckily, a new product is recently introduced. Rice bran oil. What is it? This oil...

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What Is Zero Waste Lifestyle?

Nowadays, our society is developing very fast, a controversial global issue has appeared – environmental pollution. Many people concerned about how to protect our beautiful nature and beloved ecology. From this, a new lifestyle has become more and more popular in the Vietnamese community. It is Zero Waste. What is Zero Waste? Come with House of Chay to figure out its meaning. Definition of “Zero Waste” In fact, there are a number of definitions for “Zero Waste”. In general, Zero Waste is a lifestyle which intends to decrease the amount of rubbish to zero. In other words, you will live a life without creating unnecessary wastes, especially, non-biodegradable and non-recycling wastes  such as plastics. In the age of modern living,...

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NATURAL BAMBOO TOOTHBRUSH AND HOC'S COMMITMENT

It is so obvious that the Zero Waste movement and Minimal lifestyle is gaining more and more momentum worldwide these days.  Following suit, it is the popularity of environment-friendly products such as bamboo straw, bamboo notebook, bamboo bowl and various bamboo goods in Vietnam. And right now, it is the perfect timing to introduce the 1st Vietnamese brand eco-friendly product: Natural Bamboo Toothbrush The much-expected arrival of our bamboo toothbrush with the mission to bring Zero waste movement to Vietnam. Only 6 months ago, “Bamboo toothbrush” was a very new, unique and intriguing product in the Vietnamese consumers’ mind. There are so many questions: What is it? Why bamboo? What is the difference/benefits compared to a normal plastic toothbrush? Moreover,...

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