Monthly Archives: January 2010

Tips on Adding Variety to Your Vegetarian Lifestyle

By Len Richardson Don’t limit yourself when planning a healthy vegetarian diet. Variety is very important if you plan on maintaining a vegetarian lifestyle. It’s important to include a wide variety of whole grains, fruits, vegetables, legumes, seeds and nuts in your meals. Your vegetarian diet needs to be nutrient-dense, interesting, and fun! When you […]
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What You Should Know About Popular Diets – The Buddhist Diet

By Levi Reiss The Buddhist Diet is an East Asian cuisine enjoyed by some believers of Buddhism. It is mostly vegetarian, conforming to the general Buddhist precept of ahimsa (non-violence). Buddhism and the East Indian religion of Jainism recognize that even eating vegetables could contribute to the indirect killing of living beings because animal life […]
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Vegan Party Mix

Julia Driggers, R.D., shares a recipe for vegan party mix: Vegan Party Mix (Makes 18 Servings)
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CA Forms Animal Caucus

A group of California state legislators have joined to form the state’s Animal Protection Caucus, one of the nation’s first legislative caucuses exclusively focused on… Go to Source
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Target Drops Farmed Salmon

On Tuesday, national retailer Target announced it is removing all farmed salmon from its stores. The policy also applies to Target-owned brands Market Pantry… Go to Source
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Grass-Fed Fallacy Debunked

This week, Slate examined the health consequences of eating grass-fed beef, and concluded that this method of farming presents an equal risk for deadly bacteria… Go to Source
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The Importance of Protein in Vegan Bodybuilding

By Javier Amor The vegan diet is one that falls under criticism quite frequently in our society. Some believe that a vegan diet could not possibly provide all the nutrients needed for a healthy body and will result in a scrawny appearance and weak physical fitness. However there are several vegan bodybuilders striving to eliminate […]
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All-Purpose Baked Tofu

One recipe that all vegans need in their repertoire is baked tofu. A good baked tofu recipe can act as the foundation for many other recipes, such as a hearty salad, the main course for dinner, or the filling for a tasty midday sandwich. The options are endless with such a versatile recipe. All-Purpose Baked […]
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Oprah Spotlights Veg Living

On Wednesday, Oprah devoted almost an entire episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show to food politics and vegetarianism. Veg-friendly segments included an… Go to Source
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Dairy Farm Exposé

This week, animal-rights group Mercy for Animals released video footage of animal abuse at Willet Dairy, New York State’s largest dairy factory farm. Footage shows cows… Go to Source
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