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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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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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Veganism

4 COS4S (Four Things)

Our Mallorcan friend Caty is the inspiring leader of the International Integrators project 4 COS4S. When Caty became involved with International Integrators, she read El Estudio de China (The China Study), which immediately affected her awareness of her own eating patterns and those of her two school-aged nephews and their schoolmates. “It’s nothing like the Mediterranean diet that I grew up with,” she says. The more Caty learns about whole…

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Health/ Nutrition/ Veganism

Meeting Your Nutrient Needs On A Vegan Diet

Meeting Your Nutrient Needs On A Vegan Diet

As a registered dietitian for 25 years, I know a thing or two about nutrition. And not so long ago, a vegan diet was cause for concern among the health care community because of concern regarding potential nutrient risks. Flash forward to today, and growing research points out that a well-planned vegan diet can not only meet your nutrient needs, it can offer a range of benefits, such as a…

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Events/ Restaurants/ Reviews

MAKE OUT Reins as Culver City’s Only Raw Food Restaurant – Holds Summer Event July 25

make out culver city vegan

Southern California’s new fast casual plant-based cafe of renowned Chef Matthew Kenney is turning heads with its cold-pressed juices, salads, wraps, and raw vegan cuisine. The vegan cuisine at MAKE OUT is a welcome addition to the culinary diverse downtown Culver City. And it aims to open more locations in the region over the next five years. MAKE OUT provides accessible, crafted juices and nutritious food to the health-conscious consumer…

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