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General/ Health/ vegan history/ vegetarian history

‘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/ vegan history/ vegetarian history

A Vegan Booklet of 1655 – ……don’t think about ‘almost five o’clock’!

Roger Crab (born approx. 1621 – died September 11, 1680). Roger is the very first non-Asian ‘vegan’ / pure plant eater that we have come across to date in our research. Roger Crab was a very bizarre Englishman – he was – undefiled with blood – see below for his full epitaph. He was living a very ‘alternative’ & ‘close to vegan’ lifestyle more than 350 years ago. Roger had fought in the Parliamentary…

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General/ Health/ Nutrition/ Veganism

An Overview of What Vegans Eat on a Daily Basis

The phrase, “a vegan diet,” is generally associated with a way of eating that is bland, restrictive, and tasteless. Vegans do not eat meat, cheese, dairy or eggs, but the selection is never-ending and chock-full of delicious choices. It is a major misconception that vegans can only eat salads and tofu. Here is a look into what vegans do eat and enjoy:   Fruits and Vegetables Yes, this may be…

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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/ HappyCow Site/ Health/ Veganism

A vegan diet is a license for becoming more adventurous with your food

Limiting what you eat, by only sticking with what you know, can be problematic for your health. To ensure you’re getting the right mix of vitamins and minerals you need to ensure you’re getting the right mix of food. Going vegan is a license for becoming more adventurous with your food. For anyone new to the vegan lifestyle, being open to new things, helps ease the conversion and stops you…

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Nutrition/ Veganism

The Fat Vegan

In December 2008, the Dr. McDougall posted a newsletter to his website, entitled The Fat Vegan.  Frankly, I loved it.  Not for its content, though, but for its honesty.  Finally, someone is finally explicitly stating what the modern vegan movement has been so strongly implying:  fat vegans are bad for business. PETA has shown a penchant in recent years for sexy ad campaigns, although they haven’t completely foregone all the…

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