Vegan Café Sheridan HMC

 

This Image is logo of the café. The logo is made up of a mug and pie slice

PSB Vegan Cafe at Sheridan HMC

PSB Café is run by two college graduates, Jessi and Matt, and serves Canadian specialty snacks and beverages, as well as vegan plant-based options, at a reasonable price on the Sheridan College HMC campus.

Are you a coffee lover who’s sick and tired of the milk and meat-filled drinks offered by traditional coffee shops? If so, you’ll be happy to know there’s a new vegan coffee shop in town!

The PSB Cafe Which is set to launch in the coming month is the perfect place for any plant-based foodie. From their coconut hot chocolate to their vegan cinnamon buns, it’s clear that all of their creations are cruelty-free. Give your body and the animals a break with the all-vegan menu, satisfying your taste buds from head to toe.

About the Cafe

The interior of this café is warm and inviting. Inside the café, there are several small wooden tables without tablecloths, wooden chairs, and comfortable soft sofas. On the tables, there are stands with sugar, salt, spoon, fork, and paper napkins. Along the walls are wooden cases containing artwork and photographs.  There is always melodic music playing here.

This image depicts how the café appears with tables, chairs, and a proper sitting view.
Cafe sitting view

The Cafe’s Products

  • Cookies
  • Muffins
  • Customized name donuts
  • Pastries
  • Pies
  • Butter tarts
  • Beaver Tails
  • Cinnamon buns
  • Cake pops
  • Sandwiches
  • Coffee
  • Tea
  • Hot chocolate
  • Milkshakes

This image depicts coffee being poured from the machine into a cup.

The mission of the Cafe

PSB Cafe’s mission is to provide high-quality food and beverages, particularly vegan coffee and vegan snack items, at an affordable price. Our cafe wants to be in the business of relieving the daily stress of students and busy working professionals by providing peace of mind through great ambiance, a convenient location on campus, and the best service. The cafe also has missions and plans to provide students with job opportunities.

This image showcases the students working in the cafe

The cafe also offers product customization and a loyalty program that rewards you with a surprise every time you visit.

Read on below for more information about veganism.

Veganism

The term “Vegan” was coined in 1944 by a small group of vegetarians who separated from the Leicester Vegetarian Society in England to form the Vegan Society. Although the vegan diet was defined early on in The Vegan Society’s beginnings in 1944, The term “vegan” was chosen from the combination of the first and last letters of “vegetarian.” By 1949, the first definition of veganism had been born. The society was first registered as a charity in August 1964 but its assets were later transferred to a new charity when it also became a limited company in December 1979.

Types of Veganism: –

The quality of a vegan diet is determined by the food that it is made of. As a result, some vegan diets have many health benefits, while others may not. The vegan diet is classified into the following categories.

  • Dietary Vegans: The term, which is also known as “plant-based eaters,” refers to those who avoid animal products in their diet but continue to use them in other products such as clothing and cosmetics.
  • Raw-food vegans: This set of people only eat food that is raw or cooked at temperatures below 48 degrees celsius.
  • Junk food vegans: People who eat a lot of processed vegan foods like vegan meats, fries, frozen dinners, and desserts like Oreo cookies and dairy-free ice cream.
  • Low-fat vegans: These people, also known as fruitarians, limit their intake of fatty foods such as nuts, avocados, and coconuts but rather depend on fruits. They eat only a minimal quantity of plants.
  • Whole-food vegans: These people prefer a diet high in whole foods such as Vegetables, Fruits, Seeds, Legumes, Whole grains, and Nuts.

Foods that Vegans eat: –

  • Beans, peas, and lentils: Red, Brown, and green lentils Split peas, Black-eyed peas, Back beans, white beans, and kidney beans.
  • Starchy Vegetables: Such as potatoes Sweet potatoes, Corn, Squash, and Beets.
  • Non-Starchy Vegetables: Cabbage, Broccoli, Flower, Asparagus, Radishes, and leafy greens.
  • Fruits: Oranges, Tangerines, Bananas, Berries, Mango, Pineapple, Pears, and Apples.
  • Seeds:  Chia seeds, Flaxseed, Hemp seed, Sunflower seeds, and Sesame seeds.
  • Nuts: Peanuts, Almonds, Cashew.
  • Soy products: Soybeans, Soy milk, Tofu, Natto.
  • Whole grains:  Whole wheat, Whole oats, Whole grain brown rice, Grain bread, Pasta.
  • Other plant-based food: Plant milk and yogurts, Maple syrups, and Nutritional yeast.

Foods That Vegans avoid: –

  • Meat and fish: such as beef, chicken, duck, fish, and shellfish
  • Eggs: Whole eggs and foods that contain them, such as bakery products
  • Dairy: milk, cheese, butter, and cream, as well as foods made using these ingredients
  • Other animal-derived ingredients: such as honey, albumin, casein, carmine, gelatin, pepsin, shellac, isinglass, and whey

Health Benefits of a Vegan diet: –

  • Lose excess weight: Vegan diets may aid in weight loss without the requirement for calorie restriction.
  • Reduce diabetes risk: Vegan diets may lower the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The ingredients are effective in lowering blood sugar levels and may help to reduce the risk of future medical problems.
  • Reduce arthritis pain: Vegan diets are high in antioxidant-rich whole foods. They considerably reduce osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis symptoms.
  • Prevent cancer: Several components of the vegan diet may provide protection against malignancies such as prostate, breast, stomach, and colorectal cancer.

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HEALTHY SMOOTHIES SHERIDAN HMC

HOW DOES  HEALTHY FRUIT SMOOTHIES AT SHERIDAN HMC SOUND?

Are you craving a highly nutritious fruit smoothie right now? Well hello hello, all you diet-conscious fitness enthusiasts! We have some good news for all of you who are spending a lot of time at or around the Sheridan College HMC campus. We heard your concerns about not having enough healthy food and drink options on campus. As a result, we decided to bring you something very exciting! Let us give you a hint – “healthy smoothies Sheridan HMC?”

You wanted it, and now you got it! As a result, here at our very own campus, you will be now able to find something that you will not be able to resist after an exhausting session at the gym. We present to you our very own – protein-infused smoothies – exclusively available at the PSB Cafe at Sheridan College.

Let us make a promise to you; these drinks taste exactly like any other smoothie you will have. But what’s different in our smoothies? OUR SMOOTHIES HAVE NO SUGAR! In addition, we will even keep all artificial additives away from you. We already know the health benefits of protein smoothies and so, this smoothie is here to keep you on track for your nutrition goals for as long as you keep coming to us. Our smoothies are being kept MILES away from any sugar, and we replace all those bad calories with good calories in the form of fruits, and that to of your choice. At very modest prices of $4.99, $5.99 and$6.99 for a small, medium, or large smoothie, you even have the option of choosing the type and quantity of protein to go in your smoothie. Well, do we have your attention now?

WHERE CAN YOU FIND US? 

Sheridan College | Toronto Area: Brampton Mississauga Oakville
www.sheridancollege.ca

We are located at Sheridan College’s HMC Campus, adjacent to the Square Mall Shopping Mall. The PSB Cafe is located on the Ground floor of the A-wing of the campus and is open for business from 8 am to 10 pm daily.  Located in a very convenient location, there are very spacious common areas right outside the PSB Cafe where you can relax after a day filled with classes and extra-curricular activities, and enjoy one of our refreshing, healthy smoothie with your friends. Sheridan College has a current enrollment of over 18,000 students who walk in and out of the cafeteria doors on a daily basis. The PSB Cafe is conveniently located very close to the library, gymnasium, and team study rooms. In addition to that, we have table tennis situated right next to our cafe! Now isn’t that a blessing?

WHERE ELSE CAN YOU FIND US? 

Protein smoothies Sheridan HMC
www.explore.sheridancollege.ca

For your convenience, we will place a promotional stall right outside the Sheridan HMC Gym located on the B-wing 2nd floor. Hence right after a workout session, don’t hesitate in stopping by at our booth to try our fruit and protein smoothies. We will be there wherever you want us!

WHERE WILL WE FIND YOU?  

Sometimes you might be running late for a group meeting and do not have the time to stop for a protein smoothie, don’t be disappointed! If you can’t come to us, we will come to you! Through the “Boost” app currently being used by Tim Hortons for advanced orders, you will have the facility to order a drink and we will deliver it to you at the Sheridan Library located in the B-wing. Now how can you ever say no to a classic protein smoothie?

 

Protein smoothies Sheridan HMC
www.explore.sheridancollege.ca

If you think delivering to the library is a blessing, wait till you hear this. In addition to library deliveries, WE EVEN DELIVER TO CLASSROOMS! Moreover, you do not need to miss those important lectures to grab a drink. Eventually, the “Boost” app will bring the smoothies to your classroom as well. Now, do you have an excuse to not give us a try? We don’t think so!

We understand how stressful it can be to manage school and fitness. So now all you young gym enthusiasts know what we have brought for you. In short, your “Healthy Smoothies Sheridan HMC” dream has finally come true!

Promotion

The PSB Cafe has also announced a special loyalty program just for the new refreshing smoothies. Thus, after every 5 drinks, your 6th smoothie would be free through a loyalty reward card. So let’s start enjoying those free drinks!

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Finally, we look forward to seeing you, or if you want, we will come to see you!

 

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PSB Café’s Green Tea Health Benefits

Importance of green tea

We eat for the benefit of our bodies. Taking tea is an excellent accompaniment to most meals. Be it a snack or breakfast. In addition to consuming various foods, there are few that take note of what it does to the body. For instance, most college students prefer junk food. Healthy eating is hard to maintain due to tight work schedules. Nonetheless, there is good news that taking tea can come with additional health benefits. On-campus, the PSB Café’s green tea has many health benefits. As such, you can now enjoy green tea at our PSB Café. That will assure you of a healthy lifestyle and worry less about various diseases. Let us first understand the various tea flavors.

Green Tea flavors and location

Moreover, the tea also comes with various unique flavors. They sourced internationally to suit your taste. You can choose among matcha, sencha, shincha, longjing, and gykuro tea flavors. You do not have to worry about accessing your tea. Apart from our PSB café, we offer unique distribution. Which is by delivering to our customers at the comfort of their home.

Green tea pricing

Who cannot afford green tea on campus? The pricing of our green tea makes it stand out due to its affordability. For instance, the small size goes for $1.50 only while the medium and large sizes go for $2.50 and $3.50 respectively.

Promotion

Through our social media channels like Snapchat, Twitter, and Facebook, you can give us feedback. You can also use the platforms to enjoy various offers like free samples, loyalty cards. Students also have a chance to enter contests through the QR code. Just scan the QR code for a chance to win various prizes. They are including tea sets, tea-packets, tea tumbler cups and plenty of PSB café merchandise, such as magnets, stickers and pens. In addition the promotion will also include handing out flyers to students around the HMC and Davis campus. We have also partnered up with Sheridan College to promote our green tea at a school sports game. Setting up a pop-up shop would be a great example. We plan to put our slogan or logo on sports team uniforms, which players will be wearing during the game.

Serving Green Tea: The beauty of Green tea is when it is served hot. You can get all the health benefits by being a regular at PSB Café and get served a hot cup of healthy green tea.
Figure 2: Green tea

Green tea at PSB café, Sheridan College

PSB Café’s green tea health benefits aim at establishing a disease-free society. We can attain this goal by providing affordable and readily available green tea. Nothing can be more rewarding than knowing that the tea consumed fights against most of the ailments. Here is your chance to make the right decisions about your lives. Above all, it keeps you healthy. So, say no to unhealthy lifestyles by incorporating green tea into your diet, and you will never regret it.

A woman taking tea: The concentration at PSB Café understanding the health benefits of taking our Green tea.
Figure 2: A woman taking tea (Sunsaferx.com. 2019).

Health benefits of green tea

Green tea offers solutions to various health problems. The medicinal value of green tea explains its existence for centuries. After water, tea comes second in consumption globally. Particularly, as a traditional Indian and Chinese medicine, it can prevent various ailments affecting people. Let us examine some of the advantages in detail.

Health benefits of green tea in cancer prevention and treatment

Cancer is one of the biggest public health challenges affecting the world. Treatment of cancer requires expensive procedures associated with adverse side effects. However, using green tea frequently is known to prevent cancer and help cure various diseases (Cabrera, Artacho, & Giménez, 2006). As more cancers continue to ravage people globally. There is a need to take preventive measures to avoid such cases from spreading. Furthermore, people’s lifestyles support the thriving of different cancers. Taking care of yourself is your responsibility. Green tea is here to ensure you meet your health goals. Apart from cancer prevention and treatment, green tea is also essential to examine its benefits concerning cardiovascular health.

Health benefits of green tea in cardiovascular health

Aside from cancer, green tea will ensure your cardiovascular health is maintained, and your cholesterol level is in check. Eating too much fat and sugar consequently is the riskiest factor leading to increased blood pressure and possible heart problems. Therefore, it is important to check that your cardiovascular health. The way to do it is by reducing the amount of fat and cholesterol in the body. Green tea has the health benefits. That is the effectively preventing heart diseases and lowering the level of cholesterol. Drinking at least five cups of green tea per day will ensure that you lower your risk of getting any cardiovascular diseases (Ware & Wilson, 2017). The risk of stroke declines greatly with green tea consumption. The aspect of cardiovascular health is also related to obesity and diabetes. It is essential to understand that green tea still has a role to play on these conditions.

Health benefits of green tea in obesity and diabetes

Obesity and diabetes are other dangerous diseases. It affects millions of people globally. More Americans are becoming obese or overweight due to their unhealthy lifestyles. Most importantly, you no longer have to worry about obesity and diabetes anymore. All you need to do is visit our PSB café, and your solution will be waiting for you. In conclusion, making green tea a part of your diet will solve all challenges associated with obesity and being overweight. Luckily, here is the secret, make green tea your friend. Ask your friends and loved ones to try it, and I guarantee you that your health and that of your loved ones will not be the same. At PSB café at Sheridan College, we will ensure that your supply never runs out. Happy drinking!

References

Cabrera, C., Artacho, R., & Giménez, R. (2006). Beneficial Effects of Green Tea—A Review. Journal of the American College of Nutrition, 25(2), 79-99. doi:10.1080/07315724.2006.10719518

Ware, M., & Wilson, D. R. (2017, March 28). Green tea: Health benefits, side effects, and research. Retrieved from
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/269538#benefits

Food.ndtv.com. (2016, December 20). 7 amazing benefits of green tea: What makes it so healthy. Retrieved from https://food.ndtv.com/food-drinks/green-tea-all-you-need-to-know-about-this-perfect-brew-1200541

Sunsaferx.com. (2019, October 19). 17 incredible health benefits of green tea. Retrieved from https://www.sunsaferx.com/health-and-wellness/health-benefits-green-tea/