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Why Veganism Is Outpacing Meat-Eating For The First Time In History

A few weeks ago, I ended up racing a friend of mine who thought he could beat me in a footrace. Yes, it was as ridiculous and childish as it sounds, but bear with me a second. During the race, I remember hearing my other friend, who was umpiring the race, yell ‘vegan for the win!’ as I crossed the finished line. We all laughed, of course, but that proclamation…

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Health/ Resources/ Veganism

VegReady: A Ready-To-Eat Vegan Meal Delivery Service Coming To Your Plate Soon!

We are excited to share VegReady, a vegan meal delivery service. A lot of people want to make a change to a plant-based lifestyle, but give up because they find it too hard. VegReady wants to make that lifestyle easier, and more exciting. VegReady carefully sources ingredients, cooks them to perfection, and delivers meals right to your door. Every meal is ready to eat, and easy to travel with. Great…

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Health/ vegan history

Tofu Ancient And Modern: Not Weird

I am posting these images today, because I like them! I also like tofu! THE BEAN CURD (TOFU) SELLER IN OLD JAPAN Ca.1890s – Attributed to Suzuki Shin’ichi the Younger, (鈴木 真一, 1855–1912). On Flickr – here. Creative Commons License – here. From the collection of – Okinawa Soba (Rob). …… TOFU SELLER ON SNOWY DAY An item in our Ernest Bell Library – postcard – image from Japan – date…

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Celebrity Interviews/ General/ Health

Taking Personal Responsibility For Your Health

Dr. Michael Greger – ~ If that’s all a healthy plant-based diet could do—reverse the #1 killer of men and women—shouldn’t that be the default diet until proven otherwise? This video is part of an experiment to find ways to appeal to those new to the site. So much of what I do is targeted towards those who already know the basics, but in the user survey about a thousand…

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Celebrity Interviews/ General/ Health/ Interview/ vegan history

Why Doctors Don’t Recommend Veganism: Dr Michael Greger

Dr Michael Greger – talking very sensibly in the UK – with Klaus Mitchell of Plant Based News. This qualifies as Vegan History! Early in the conversation, Dr Greger mentions Dr. Scott Stoll,  who co-founded the International Plant Based Nutrition Healthcare Conference after recognizing the urgent need to educate and motivate healthcare professionals to use whole, plant-based foods as a foundation for healing and disease prevention. – here. …… Extra bonus footage…

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Health/ Reviews/ Travel/ Veganism

A Day In The Life Of A Vegan Traveler In Bali

A Day In The Life Of A Vegan Traveler In Bali

When people come to Bali they are looking to get away from their busy lives and enjoy some time to relax and explore. I love the unique Balinese culture found on the island. Each day I eat the most amazing traditional food that often is naturally vegan, catch some waves surfing on the most beautiful beaches, and stretch my body with yoga classes. The experience you receive here is more…

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Environment/ Health/ Veganism

A Kind Solution To World Hunger

Definition of Hunger: “Not consuming enough calories to maintain good health”. In prior blog posts focused on the 4 COS4S initiative, we have learned that moving toward a whole food, plant-based lifestyle is good for our bodies, the health of the Earth, and animal welfare. In today’s post, we explore the effect of what we eat on world hunger. If you have not yet seen the film PlantPure Nation, do…

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Environment/ Health/ Veganism

Giving Thanks

By Kathryn Hayward, M.D. and Elle Stetson-Dibble One of the most emotionally charged subjects concerning our food choices involves animal welfare. As we embarked on understanding and writing about this often-polarizing topic, we made a commitment to discover a way to discuss it with balance, openness and curiosity, and to find areas of common ground among all concerned. We both felt eager to learn about this theme from a variety…

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Environment/ Health/ Veganism

4 COS4S (Four Things), Part 3

By Kathryn Hayward, M.D. and Elle Stetson-Dibble There are few activities that affect our individual health and well-being more than what we put in our bodies for nutrition. When we make daily decisions about what to eat, we usually think about how that food is going to taste, going to make us feel, and how it is going to affect our health and our weight.  However, we often do not think…

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Dining/ Health/ Veganism

4 COS4S (Four Things) Part 2

International Integrators Facilitator Caty Genestra Villalonga has started a movement in Spain around the common expression “4 COS4S” or “four things” to increase awareness about the benefits of eating whole, plant-based foods.  As discussed in the January 25th blog, the 4 COS4S Project started by inviting restaurants on the Mediterranean island of Mallorca to add “4 things” (“4 cosas”) to their menus whose ingredients are whole food, plant-based and do…

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