Tag Archives: Lifestyle

Healthy Benefits of a Vegetarian Lifestyle

If you have ever thought of a vegetarian diet as “cutting back”, its time to rewire that brain, because being a vegetarian gives you so much more! A daily consumption of a generous supply of fruits, vegetables, nuts, legumes, and whole grains will add healthy benefits to your life that you never dreamed of! People […]
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Mother’s Day Campaign

Vancouver’s Liberation BC, an organization dedicated to promoting the vegan lifestyle and building a strong community of animal advocates, will be hosting its second annual… Read full article at www.vegnews.com
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Research Participation Request from PhD Student

The following study participation request is from a student who is working on her PhD thesis through Syracuse University: The study is evaluating dietary practices and beliefs with an emphasis on vegetarian and vegan eating habits (although you do not have to be a vegetarian or vegan to participate in the study). The survey will […]
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VRG Summer Internship Report

By Veronica Lizaola With my two month internship drawing to a close, I am astonished at the skills and knowledge that I have gained. Inside, I feel completely different than my vegetarian self who stepped out of a plane from San Antonio, Texas. Interning at The Vegetarian Resource Group and interacting with vegans, reading about […]
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Call-A-Dietitian Day Friday, July 16th

If you have general nutrition questions, Mark Rifkin, MS, RD, LDN, will be available from 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. EST on Friday, July 16, 2010. To reserve a 20-minute time slot, please email the VRG office at vrg [at] vrg [dot] org or call (410) 366-8343. Please be advised that these sessions are not […]
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Bob Harper Goes Vegan

This week, celebrity trainer Bob Harper announced that he has gone vegan, cutting all animal products out of his diet, and shared that the switch to a cruelty-free… Read full article at www.vegnews.com
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Summertime

Summertime, and the living is…steamy!  While it may not be summer according to the calendar, my internal timetable says that summer starts the first time I have to turn on the AC in order to be able to sleep. I passed that milepost several weeks ago here in sultry Mississippi, but I’m really not complaining… […]
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Why does a person become a vegetarian?

Actually, the reasons people become vegetarians, or almost vegetarians, are surprisingly varied. How do I know? I asked my readers. And they told me. And I’m to tell you, right after the jump. Why I went vegetarian or almost vegetarian by the readers of this blog… Read full article at almostvegetarian.com
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Win a Fab Fragrance From The Body Shop

We’ve had a long-term love affair with The Body Shop, which has been on our cruelty-free company list since 1989. The company has an ever-expanding selection of animal- and Earth-friendly fragrances, cosmetics, and bath, body, hair, and skin-care products. What’s not to love about this pioneering company? And now, we’ve fallen in love with The […]
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Visiting Japan as a Vegetarian

VRG is in the process of compiling a set of Teen FAQs, written by our wonderful interns and volunteers. Today we are featuring an FAQ about visiting Japan as a vegetarian, written by VRG intern Yuko Tamura: I’m going to be traveling to Japan with my family. What do I need to know about being […]
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