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‘Leafy greens – six times a day – NO OIL’ – the recommended diet for 2015 and 1874

Better than any ‘TV’. In just 80 minutes you will know more about preventing heart disease & other chronic medial conditions than most medical doctors do. The key message – “I want patients to eat leafy greens six times a day – and NO OIL.” Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr. Dr. Esselstyn’s leading choices are arugula, chard, kale, spinach, beets, beet greens and bok choy. Dr. Esselstyn has followed a vegan diet…

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General/ Veganism

8 Ways Becoming a Vegetarian Is Like a Bad Breakup

by The Pink Herbivore Please note that – throughout this article I am going to refer to MEAT (anything non-vegan) as HIS, HIM & HE – using a blood red font – ……please take no offence Guys! Delicious MR. VEGETABLES  is also going to be refered to as HIM. Go VEGAN! In the title & in the banner I am thinking of the original meaning of the word ‘vegetarian’: – ‘vegetarians’ = pure…

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Veganism

The Eight Stages of Veganism

There are many stages to becoming vegan, and I’ve personally discovered at least eight of those in my own journey to better health. Whether you’re screaming about animal rights at the top of your lungs or disgusted by the state of animal slaughterhouses in the U.S., there are plenty of phases throughout your personal path to veganism. I embraced some of the stages and completely fumbled my way through a…

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Animal Companions/ Animal Rights/ General/ HappyCow Site/ Veganism

The Innocents

It is enormously tragic, that the defenseless, the harmless and the gentle sentient beings from whom we might have learned so much, who would have trusted us, and by whose acquaintance our lives could be so much enriched, are rewarded with imprisonment, torture and slaughter. I am often reminded of, and haunted by, a post to the HappyCow blog on July 30, 2011 from Alisa Rutherford-Fortunati. The piece, entitled “Bruno: A New…

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General/ Veganism

Yay, I’m vegan! …now what do I do?

Congratulations! You’ve taken a huge step towards living a more compassionate, cruelty-free life, and countless animals around the world are thanking you personally. Feeling a bit lost now? Overwhelmed? There’s no need to be. You’re going to do just fine, and there’s a wealth of resources and support networks online to help you out. If you’re not yet familiar with vegsource.com or the PETA.org site (People for the Ethical Treatment…

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