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All The Blogs -- April 2011

Janice Stanger, PhD

Calcium Can Stiffen Your Arteries

Janice Stanger, PhD | April 3, 2011 | Health

Read More: calcium, calcium-alkali syndrome, dairy, heart attack, supplements, whole foods

Calcium Supplements May Also Make Your Body Too Alkaline Whole plant foods contain thousands of beneficial substances, including amino acids, vitamins, minerals, essential fatty acids, complex carbohydrates, fiber, and phytochemicals, health-promoting nutrients found only in plants. These nourishing elements work...

J Morris Hicks

Water...finite, essential, precious and unnecessarily wasted by humans

J Morris Hicks | April 3, 2011 | Green, International

Read More: plant-based diet, water conservation, water pollution

How so? According to my research since 2002, the single biggest source of human squandering of our water supply is how we have chosen to eat in the western world. And there is no doubt in my mind that...

Dr. Will Tuttle

Spiritual People Moving Toward Veganism?

Dr. Will Tuttle | April 2, 2011 | Animals, Food, Health

Question: In the last couple of decades, how much of a change do you think there’s been in the perspective of spiritual people about the human relationship to nonhuman animals?Overall, I’ve seen a gradually increasing tempo of change among “spiritual...

Ellen Sheen

'Beef' and Veggie Lasagne

Ellen Sheen | April 1, 2011

Read More: bell peppers, kale, lasagne, vegan, vegetables, vegetarian meat

This is about as awesome as it gets when it comes to comfort food. My husband grew up on a 'meat and potatoes' diet so when he sampled this, it was mama's home cooking all over again. Except vegan. And...

Jess Parsons

The truth about cats and dogs (why not buy?)

Jess Parsons | April 1, 2011 | Animals

Read More: animal cruelty, animal shelters, breeders, cats, dogs, donations, euthanasia, kittens and mother's milk, pet stores, pets, volunteers

Our New Family Members After sadly farewelling our longtime family pets in 2008, we were finally ready to welcome some new furry babies into the house.  We wanted our cats to be friends with each other and with our children,...