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Vegan Science is Getting Stronger, and So Are Vegans

Calling animal-free food "plant-based" is simple and factual, but a bit bland, echoing the outmoded stereotype of vegan food as such. Instead, Rip Esselstyn, who was in Philly this week, works to spread the "plant-strong" message.

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Scientists Recommend Upping Fruit and Veg Intake to 10 a Day to Combat Disease

Five portions of fruit and veg a day is good for you, but 10 is much better and could prevent up to 7.8 million premature deaths worldwide every year, say scientists.

The findings of the study led by Imperial College London may ...

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Is It Time To Let Dairy Fail?

A recent article by a dairy chief executive describes an industry in crisis, stating that demand for milk products are falling. It blames health professionals for warning the younger generations away from dairy, and speaks of a new ‘t...

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Jain Food Restrictions

Why Jains dont eat Potatoes, Onions, Garlic or any underground vegetables ? Why do Jains refrain from eating after daylight ? Why do they drink boiled water ?

These are some of the questions that you always have in mind but dont...

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How to Heal Your Digestive Problems Naturally

It is no coincidence that both

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Ovo-Vegetarian Diet: A Complete Guide and Meal Plan

A growing amount of people around the world keep to vegetarian diets for a list of health, ecological, financial, and religious reasons. There are a few different kinds of vegetarianism, including the ovo-vegetarian diet. This post ex...

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Should Humans Eat Meat?

Answers are seldom better or more informative than the antecedent questions. Tunnels make for poor vistas. Echoes of our own opinions are no substitute for dialogue and a willingness to consider opinions we didn’t already own.

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Gluten-free Vegan Living — A Complete Guide for Beginners

I was the ‘gluten-free’ girl in the class, the one with the ‘special’ diet. Growing up as a coeliac in the early 90s was certainly a way to build a resistance to being different from my peers. My diet was unlike anyone’s around me and...

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The Truth About B 12! Popular Myths Debunked

There has been a heated debate, even among vegans on how much really we need to take a B-12 supplement, or any supplements at all when eating 100% plant-based.

In all honesty, it has been a bit disheartening to see fellow vegans...

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Meat without Murder: Would Vegetarians Embrace Lab-Grown Meat?

Would you eat a hamburger if it were made without killing a cow? Can you imagine a world where cruelty-free applies not just to shoes and shampoos but also to sausages and chicken nuggets?

Jason Matheny can. He’s not only a vege...

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Five Reasons Why You Should Stop Worrying and Go Vegan

Animal agriculture is wreaking havoc on our planet – it's a leading cause of habitat destruction, species extinction and climate change.

With the news that more than 540,000 people – more than 1 per cent of the population – now ...

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Setting Boundaries vs. Making Demands as a Vegan

Not long ago when I came to a women’s gathering, the conversation at the time was dominated by the topics of hunting and fishing. I sat around quietly drinking my sparkling water, occasionally pacing out of the room, thinking that sur...

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Food As Punishment: Giving U.S. Inmates 'The Loaf' Persists

Food As Punishment: Giving U.S. Inmates 'The Loaf' Persists

Lisa Brown for NPR

In many prisons and jails across the U.S., punishment can come in the form of a bland, brownish lump. Known as nutraloaf, or simply "the loaf,"...

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A Natural Cure for Crohn's Disease Explained

When drugs fail and all hope is lost, is a plant based diet and daily stress reduction the cure for Crohn's Disease? This specific diet regime along with a spiritual practice and ditching those medications could help heal your disease...

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10 Reasons to Never Drink Soy Milk Again

Despite mounting evidence to the contrary, mainstream nutritional guidelines have instructed Americans to eat soy and drink soy milk.

BUT soy milk is not a healthy choice. By drinking soy milk you are not doing yourself a favo...

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Vitamin B12 is the Protection for the Aging Brain

As a woman of a certain age who consumes a well-balanced diet of all the usual food groups, including reasonable amounts of animal protein, I tend to dismiss advice to take a multivitamin supplement. I’ve been told repeatedly by nutri...

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Vegan 5:2 Diet Meal Plan

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The fasting diet is built around a seven-day cycle where you eat normally for five of those days. On the other two, you reduce your calorie intake to a quarter of what you would normally eat. In order for this intermittent w...

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Your Ultimate Vegan Halloween Candy List

Wondering if there’s any Halloween candy that can fit on a plant-based diet? You’re lucky! Here are some options that can meet the requirements of being free of animal products and tasting delicious, sure to make Halloween as enjoyabl...

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How We Incorporate Sweets and Treats in a Healthy Way

Wondering how to introduce and incorporate sweets into your child’s life in a healthy way? Here are some ways to approach this that we think will help kids develop a healthy relationship with sweets (and all food) in the long run.

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Why I Am Vegan

Since the vegan movement started in the 1940s, it has been mainly about ending the exploitation of animals. While veganism has grown in numbers throughout the decades, let’s face it: most people simply don’t care about animals enough ...

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The Myth of Sustainable Meat

The industrial production of animal products is nasty business. From mad cow, E. coli and salmonella to soil erosion, manure runoff and pink slime, factory farming is the epitome of a broken food system.

There have been various ...

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Is Vegetable Oil Really Better for Your Heart?

Two people stand at a stove, some chopped onions, or maybe a pitcher of pancake batter, at each of their sides. One puts a pat of butter into his pan, letting it melt. The other glugs a bottle of vegetable oil into his. Other than tha...

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Round up: Surviving the Holidays – Kat's Food Blog

After my last post on my own holiday survival tips, I came across quite a few other blogs with advice on how to deal with the holidays while on a specific diet and how to deal with stress. Here are a few that I found offered up some r...

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Religion and dietary choices

A healthy varied diet is essential for health, growth and development. Many religions include guidance on what is appropriate to eat in order to demonstrate faith.

Data from the 2011 census shows that the five most common religi...

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