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Stanford University Students Become Cows

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By   9 months ago

Stanford University students become cows for a day. The Stanford University Cow Study is studying the change in human empathy when people are turned into virtual cows. The Stanford University Virtual Human Interaction Lab is conducting the study, where student participants go into virtual reality, and witness life from the perspective of a factory farm […]

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Hillary Clinton Elephant Campaign

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By   9 months ago

The Hillary Clinton elephant campaign is her attempt to stop the illegal poaching of elephants in Africa. Hillary Clinton is using her political connections to wage a campaign against these poachers. With 30,000 African elephants killed each year, it is important that African countries enforce bans on the ivory trade. China Driving Ivory Demand More […]

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Top Vegan Destinations As Ranked By PETA

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By   10 months ago

Top Vegan Destinations The Top Vegan Destinations were recently ranked by PETA. The specific criteria for the rankings was how vegan-friendly the city was. PETA did this by searching for the cities that had the greatest vegan restaurants in the US. Las Vegas did not make the top spot, but it was on the list! […]

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Justin Timberlake Vegan Skit: Wants You To Go Vegan

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By   1 year ago

Justin Timberlake Vegan Skit Justin Timberlake performed a vegan dance skit on Saturday Night Live. He wants you (and the butcher in the skit) to go vegan. He’s sings about going vegan, while dressed as a costume piece of tofu. This was during his 5th performance on Saturday Night Live. His classic mantra, throughout the […]

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Ellen No Longer Vegan

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By   1 year ago

Ellen No Longer Vegan “Ellen No Longer Vegan” has been a recent headline in the vegan community. Recently on her show, Ellen admitted to eating eggs. She qualified this statement by saying that she eats the eggs raised by chickens in her neighbor’s backyard. She said that she eats eggs from chickens “because they’re happy.” […]

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Celebrity Vegan Couple: Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard Expecting

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By   1 year ago

Celebrity Vegan Couple: Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard Expecting Celebrity vegan couple Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard are expecting. Engaged in 2009, they recently announced that Kristen is pregnant.  She reportedly experienced some morning sickness at first, but now feels better. Kristen is committed to a vegan diet, even while pregnant. Dax Shepard confirmed the […]

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Usher Goes Vegan, Reaches Out To Justin Bieber

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By   2 years ago

Usher Goes Vegan, Reaches Out To Justin Bieber Popular entertainer, Usher, has gone vegan. The word is that he is now reaching out to Justin Bieber. Bieber views Usher as a mentor, and the two are often seen in New York City together. Usher has long been known as a vegetarian, but has recently embraced […]

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Flesh-Eating Seagulls Attacking Whales

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By   2 years ago

Flesh-Eating Seagulls Attacking Whales Flesh-Eating seagulls attacking whales in Argentina has become a recent phenomenon. The bizarre incident started when seagulls have began pecking at the whales. The seagulls have learned that breaking the skin yields blubber as food. Local scientists have blamed the amount of trash in local cities,  fish innards thrown back to […]

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Vegan Brain Foods: Chocolate Proclaimed A Winner

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By   1 year ago

Vegan Brain Foods: Chocolate Proclaimed A Winner Scientists have continued to proclaim that chocolate is a brain food. Research shows that chocolate, specifically the cocoa flavanoid, reduces a broad range of disease. The high sugar and caffeine are the typical reasons why chocolate is considered a brain food. But, it is actually the flavanoid, cocoa, […]

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Vegan Superfoods to Prevent and Control Diabetes

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By   2 years ago

Vegan Superfoods, or functional foods, are dietary sources known for having functional compounds in addition to basic nutrients.  Here are 10 vegan superfoods to help prevent and control type 2 diabetes: Green and Black Tea.  These teas have compounds known as theaflvins and thearubigins, which mimic the role of insulin in the bloodstream.  Coffee may […]

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Prevent Diabetes With These Tips

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By   2 years ago

Prevent Diabetes Prevent Diabetes (Type 2) by combining a high-fiber diet with lots of exercise.  Preventing Diabetes (Type 2) can be difficult as 30% of people who have it, don’t even know about it.  Dizziness, irritability, fatigue and always being thirsty are signs of diabetes. Pain, tingling, numbness, or swelling of the extremities are also […]

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15 Tips to Prevent Heart Disease

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By   2 years ago

Heart Disease accounts for 29% of all deaths worldwide, easily making it the #1 cause of death.  Cardiovascular disease, in general, has many risk factors including age, gender, alcohol consumption, diet, and exposure to air pollution.  Prevent heart disease by following the tips below and getting regular checkups with your doctor. Tips to prevent disease […]

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Dr. Lustig Considers Sugar a Poison

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By   2 years ago

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at UC San Francisco, Dr. Robert Lustig, considers sugar a poison.  Due to how much Americans are consuming it, sugar is becoming a toxic substance.  During his lecture he claimed that sugar is a poison not just because it is an empty calorie, but because the build up of it in […]

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Eating More Almonds is Good for You

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By   2 years ago

Eating More Almonds is Good for You Eating more almonds is good for you because it protects the body from cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, insomnia, skin problems, and even anxiety. The LDL cholesterol-lowering food is also high in fiber and healthy fats. If you aren’t likely to be found munching on a handful of these nuts, […]

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Pomegranates Are Good For You

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By   2 years ago

Eat more pomegranates for your heart, lung and brain health. Research shows pomegranate prevent plaque build-up by lowering LDL cholesterol, which is good for your heart. Mice studies have shown that the antioxidants and other compounds in pomegranates also kill lung cancer cells. In women, pomegranate compounds slow the growth of breast cancer cells.  In […]

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Vegan Diets Prevent Disease

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By   2 years ago

Vegan diets prevent disease, so here are some of the things that you can do to prevent heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and other diseases: Cardiovascular disease: Vegan diets help prevent cardiovascular diseases, like heart attacks, by improving the type of healthy fats you consume.  Getting your fat from nuts, flaxseed, wheat germ and avocados gives […]

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Vegan Tofu Mayonnaise Recipe

Vegan Tofu Mayonnaise

By   1 year ago

Vegan Tofu Mayonnaise Recipe This Vegan Tofu Mayonnaise recipe is your alternative to the regular stuff. Justin Timberlake sang about going vegan. He used the line: “Have you heard about the new health craze?” / “Meatless burger with Tofu Mayonnaise” / Veg Out! Here’s the Vegan Tofu Mayonnaise Recipe: Ingredients 4 ounces soft silken tofu […]

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Featured Recipe: Texas Caviar

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By   1 year ago

Featured Recipe: Texas Caviar Looking for a vegetable treat? Texas Caviar is a staple of the summer time. But, it can be made all year with these wonderful vegetables. This vegan version packs black-eyed peas with black beans for the base. To that, you add avocado, corn, tomatoes, garlic, and a whole lotta’ spices. Add […]

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Fruit Popsicles

Fruit Popsicles

By   2 years ago

Fruit Popsicles Fruit Popsicles are delicious, healthy and even kid-friendly. Use fruits that are very sweet and juicy. White grape juice can be used as the popsicle mixture, if you are trying to be healthy. If you are okay with high-fructose corn syrup and want to be decadent, then use CapriSun juice instead.     […]

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Basil Vinaigrette Dressing

Basil Vinaigrette Dressing

By   2 years ago

Basil Vinaigrette Dressing One of the best things you can do for your health is to make your own salad dressings. The Basil Vinaigrette dressing is packed with herbs to do just that. Although the health affects of GMO soybeans are unknown, soybean oil is more inflammatory and fattening than olive oil. Therefore, use extra-virgin […]

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Black Bean and Corn Salad

Black Bean and Corn Salad

By   2 years ago

Black Bean and Corn Salad The Black Bean and Corn Salad is truly as delicious as it is colorful. The vinegar soaked parsley, basil and cilantro only add to one’s desire to eat the entire bowl in one sitting.  The black beans in this salad add a whopping amount of more protein and B vitamins […]

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Cilantro-Lime Dressing

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By   2 years ago

Cilantro-Lime Dressing Cilantro-Lime Dressing is a great way to perfect any salad. Depending on the spices you add, it can be made extra spicy or you can add extra agave nectar to make it sweet. It is especially good when you add corn or black beans to your salad. Use olive oil for your base, […]

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Steamed Artichokes

Steamed Artichokes

By   2 years ago

Steamed Artichokes Steamed artichokes are a great way to have a simple appetizer or a rich dinner. Stripping off each artichoke petal creates a fun atmosphere. Add a dipping sauce or use the liquid broth to add a decadent feeling. Scraping the ‘meat’ off each petal with your teeth is the most fun part. To […]

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Garbanzo Bean Hummus

Garbanzo Bean Hummus

By   2 years ago

Garbanzo Bean Hummus Garbanzo Bean Hummus is the traditional hummus that dates all the way back to the Middle East ancient empires. Hummus goes great with anything crunchy, especially carrots. The secret ingredient to most hummus is tahini. Tahini is a fancy name for ground sesame seeds. Sesame seeds are great for protein, antioxidants, and […]

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Why Vegans Eat Mushrooms

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By   1 year ago

Why Vegans Eat Mushrooms Vegans eat Mushrooms because they are high in mineral content. Mushrooms are sometimes misclassifed as vegetables, but they are actually a fungus. Although some object to eating living fungi, most vegans agree that mushrooms are OK to eat. We are separated by 1 billion years of evolution from fungi. Most importantly, […]

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Spicy Vegan Meals: From Robin Robertson

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By   1 year ago

Spicy Vegan Meals Looking for spicy vegan meals? Look no further than professional chef, Robin Roberston. She has worked as a restaurant chef, cooking teacher and culinary writer for 15 years. She tends to use curry, ginger, horseradish, mustard, chiles and peppercorn to make her dishes spicy. She veganizes spicy cuisines from all over the […]

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Top 5 Vegan Belly Flattening Foods

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By   2 years ago

Top 5 Vegan Belly Flattening Foods These Top 5 Vegan Belly Flattening Foods are sure to help you lose weight. While vegetables of all sorts are your best bet, this list helps identify different food groups that aid in flattening your belly. In addition to helping you lose weight, these 5 foods pack a huge […]

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Eating Vegan Means Eating More, Not Less

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By   2 years ago

Eating Vegan Means Eating More, Not Less Eating Vegan means that you can eat more food than you’re used too, and still lose weight. This is because eating vegan allows you to cut out a lot of saturated fats from animal sources.  Eating a true, plant-based diet also means that you avoid processed carbs, like […]

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Vegan Milkshake: Great Post-Workout Snack

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By   2 years ago

Vegan Milkshake: Great Post-Workout Snack A Vegan milkshake is a great post-workout breakfast or snack because it is important to provide your cells with the nutrition they have lost during a workout. Right after a workout, it is most important for your body to replenish its potassium, sodium and protein stores. Further, you want to […]

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Smokey Maple Homemade Seitan Sandwich

Smokey maple Homemade Seitan Sandwich

By   2 years ago

Ever tried a Smokey maple Homemade Seitan Sandwich? Well here’s your chance to try it.

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Pineapple Shake

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By   2 years ago

Want to make breakfast with only 2 ingredients? Go with the Pineapple Shake: Simplicity at its finest.   Ingredients: 1 part frozen banana slices (ex, 1 cup) 1 1/2 parts fresh chopped pineapple (ex, 1 1/2 cups)   (Source: The Family Kitchen)

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Vegan Guacamole

By   2 years ago

Vegan Guacamole Vegan Guacamole is a vegan favorite because avocados are such a healthy source of fat.  The key here is to add cilantro (if you don’t have fresh cilantro, use coriander spice instead) and garlic for a burst of flavor and important antioxidants. Ingredients 3 avocados – peeled, pitted, and mashed 1 lime, juiced […]

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Justin Timberlake Vegan Skit: Wants You To Go Vegan

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By   1 year ago

Justin Timberlake Vegan Skit Justin Timberlake performed a vegan dance skit on Saturday Night Live. He wants you (and the butcher in the skit) to go vegan. He’s sings about going vegan, while dressed as a costume piece of tofu. This was during his 5th performance on Saturday Night Live. His classic mantra, throughout the […]

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Ellen No Longer Vegan

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By   1 year ago

Ellen No Longer Vegan “Ellen No Longer Vegan” has been a recent headline in the vegan community. Recently on her show, Ellen admitted to eating eggs. She qualified this statement by saying that she eats the eggs raised by chickens in her neighbor’s backyard. She said that she eats eggs from chickens “because they’re happy.” […]

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Kristen Bell Vegan: Get Her Tips For Becoming Vegan

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By   1 year ago

Kristen Bell Vegan Kristen Bell is vegan. The “Heroes,” “House of Lies,” and “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” star made the decision for multiple reasons. As a child, she always thought about it. She even decided to go vegetarian at age 11. When her fiance agreed, they both went vegan, and haven’t looked back. After making their […]

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Usher Goes Vegan, Reaches Out To Justin Bieber

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By   2 years ago

Usher Goes Vegan, Reaches Out To Justin Bieber Popular entertainer, Usher, has gone vegan. The word is that he is now reaching out to Justin Bieber. Bieber views Usher as a mentor, and the two are often seen in New York City together. Usher has long been known as a vegetarian, but has recently embraced […]

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Olivia Wilde Vegan, Credits Alicia Silverstone

Olivia Wilde Vegan 4 Years

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Olivia Wilde Vegan, Credits Alicia Silverstone   Olivia Wilde has been a vegetarian since she was 12. She now credits Alicia Silverstone with helping her to become a vegan. Four years ago, when she was filming a movie called Butter, she met Alicia Silverstone. Olivia Wilde found herself filming a movie without much vegetarian support […]

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Venus Williams Vegan: Wins Wimbeldon 2012

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By   2 years ago

Venus Williams Vegan Tennis star Venus Williams has gone vegan. “Venus Williams Vegan” is hard for for some to understand. Some people associate meat and dairy with athleticism. But the truth is that meat and dairy are linked to inflammation. After being diagnosed with Sjogren’s syndrome last fall, Williams decided to become a raw vegan. […]

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Brad Pitt Is Vegan, But Angelina Jolie Is Not

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By   2 years ago

Although Brad Pitt is vegan, and has been for a long time, his wife-to-be Angelina Jolie does not share his way of life.  “I was a vegan for a long time, and it nearly killed me. I found I was not getting enough nutrition,” she said.  This is a problem that plagues many people who […]

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Scarlett Johansson Is Vegan for Avengers Movie

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By   2 years ago

Scarlett Johansson is Vegan for Avengers Movie Scarlett Johansson is vegan, and has looked stunning on the red carpet lately.  In order to get in shape for her upcoming role in the new movie, “The Avengers,” Scarlett Johansson went on a raw vegan diet. Having to wear a one-piece, full-body suit for her Black Widow […]

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Stanford University Students Become Cows

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By   9 months ago

Stanford University students become cows for a day. The Stanford University Cow Study is studying the change in human empathy when people are turned into virtual cows. The Stanford University Virtual Human Interaction Lab is conducting the study, where student participants go into virtual reality, and witness life from the perspective of a factory farm […]

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Top Vegan Destinations As Ranked By PETA

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By   10 months ago

Top Vegan Destinations The Top Vegan Destinations were recently ranked by PETA. The specific criteria for the rankings was how vegan-friendly the city was. PETA did this by searching for the cities that had the greatest vegan restaurants in the US. Las Vegas did not make the top spot, but it was on the list! […]

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1000 Vegan Recipes

1000 vegan recipes

By   1 year ago

1000 Vegan Recipes Looking for some more variety in your vegan diet? 1000 Vegan Recipes promises to add some variety and spontaneity to your diet. Robin Roberston has worked as a restaurant chef, cooking teacher and culinary writer for 15 years. 1000 Vegan Recipes will help you to cook with beans, seitan and other plant-based foods. She […]

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Spicy Vegan Meals: From Robin Robertson

Spicy Vegan Meals

By   1 year ago

Spicy Vegan Meals Looking for spicy vegan meals? Look no further than professional chef, Robin Roberston. She has worked as a restaurant chef, cooking teacher and culinary writer for 15 years. She tends to use curry, ginger, horseradish, mustard, chiles and peppercorn to make her dishes spicy. She veganizes spicy cuisines from all over the […]

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Veganomicon: The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook

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By   2 years ago

Veganomicon: The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook Book Review: Vegan Cooking Veganomicon: The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook definitely lives up to its name. The cookbook is written by two New Yorkers, Isa Moskowitz and Terry Romero. They wrote the vegan cookbook to show that vegan food doesn’t “have to be repetitive, difficult, or inaccessible.” They deliver on that […]

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Skinny Diet Book, “Skinny Bitch,” Presents Veganism In A Sassy Manner

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By   2 years ago

Skinny Diet Book: Skinny Bitch If you’re looking for a popular skinny diet book, try Skinny Bitch.  Be prepared for a little attitude, as former modeling agent Rory Freedman, and former model, Kim Barnouin present veganism in a somewhat sassy manner. Written in 2007, the book became extremely popular when Victoria Beckham was caught reading […]

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Watch the Documentary Earthlings Narrated by Joaquin Phoenix

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By   2 years ago

Watch the Earthlings movie, narrated by Academy Award nominee, Joaquin Phoenix and award winning music by Moby.  Full size the screen and enjoy the movie, possibly with nutritional yeast topped popcorn and your favorite beverage! This feature length documentary shows how our interdependence with animals should be respected, but all too often lacks any sense […]

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Eat To Live: Joel Fuhrman, MD

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By   2 years ago

Eat To Live “Eat To Live” by  Joel Fuhrman, MD is a vegan-friendly health book that promises to deliver a nutrient-rich diet. It is designed for people who have had trouble with weight-loss on other diet plans, those looking to lose inches off their midsection in a safe manner, and for people who simply want […]

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Justin Timberlake Vegan Skit: Wants You To Go Vegan

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By   1 year ago

Justin Timberlake Vegan Skit Justin Timberlake performed a vegan dance skit on Saturday Night Live. He wants you (and the butcher in the skit) to go vegan. He’s sings about going vegan, while dressed as a costume piece of tofu. This was during his 5th performance on Saturday Night Live. His classic mantra, throughout the […]

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Watch the Documentary Earthlings Narrated by Joaquin Phoenix

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By   2 years ago

Watch the Earthlings movie, narrated by Academy Award nominee, Joaquin Phoenix and award winning music by Moby.  Full size the screen and enjoy the movie, possibly with nutritional yeast topped popcorn and your favorite beverage! This feature length documentary shows how our interdependence with animals should be respected, but all too often lacks any sense […]

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Steps Ellen Took to Become Vegan

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By   2 years ago

Here is a video on the steps Ellen took to become vegan:

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Informational Poster on Being Vegan

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By   2 years ago

Here is an informational poster on being vegan: Some people think that being vegan is unhealthy, which is only true if you don’t focus on all the vitamins, minerals, and caloric sources vital for success.  Although being vegan is something that is rare to find, the numbers are growing.  Documentaries such as Forks Over Knives […]

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Creatively Plan Your Vegan Diet with These Foods

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By   2 years ago

The key to becoming a vegan and maintaining a vegan diet is to creatively plan your diet around foods that are good for you: Breakfast: Oatmeal – Add fruit to really get your energy levels going. Quinoa or Wheat berries -  Getting cereal in its natural, berry form gives you the most vitamins and antioxidants. […]

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Becoming A Vegan

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By   2 years ago

Becoming a vegan is an important choice that may stem from ethical and moral decisions, food allergies to animal products, or a simple desire to be more healthy. The important thing to remember is that becoming a vegan significantly improves your health and reduces risk of disease. Grounding your diet in fruits, vegetables, beans, nuts, […]

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Discover 10 Nutritional Reasons to Be a Vegan

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By   2 years ago

Fiber-Getting too much protein from meat and dairy sources reduces the amount of fiber you get from your diet.  Healthy proteins from nuts, beans, peas, and soy are much better sources of protein that contain fiber.  Fiber is able to bind itself to fat that you have metabolized off your midsection, during a workout, and […]

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Why Should You Go Vegan?

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By   2 years ago

Here’s the best reason why you should go vegan: (Full size the video for best effect)

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