All The Blogs -- February 2012

J Morris Hicks

Vegan Prize Fighter---Timothy "Desert Storm" Bradley

J Morris Hicks | February 29, 2012 | Celebrities, Health

Read More: strongest animals in the world eat only raw plants, vegan athletes

That's right, vegan prize fighter and it's not an oxymoron. On June 9, the undefeated (28-0) Desert Storm will fight the defending welterweight champion, Manny Pacquiao, in Las Vegas. And for at least three months leading up to the fight, Timothy will eat...

Sarah Taylor

When Vegans Revert Back to Meat Eating

Sarah Taylor | February 29, 2012 | Health

Read More: vegan diet

Every once in a while I meet someone who used to be vegan, but for whatever reason, eats meat again.  I am always surprised by this, but I don’t worry.  I know the vegan diet is not a temporary fad....

John Davis

Sylvester Graham - the original American Vegan Baker

John Davis | February 29, 2012 | International

In 1850 a British vegetarian, living in India, wrote to a journal in England mentioning that his diet included ‘Graham bread’. Such was the worldwide fame that the American Sylvester Graham had achieved in his promotion of whole-wheat brown flour,...

Sarah Taylor

Honey - Is it Vegan or Not?

Sarah Taylor | February 26, 2012 | Health

Read More: honey, vegan

Honey.  It has caused a big debate amongst vegans:  Is it vegan, or is it not?  The answer simply depends on how you define vegan.  Those who define a vegan diet as devoid of animal products may claim that a...

J Morris Hicks

Want more protein from milk? Rat's milk is your answer.

J Morris Hicks | February 24, 2012 | Health

Read More: cows milk for humans, Dr. Walter J. Veith

  Last weekend, I posted a video by Dr. Walter J. Veith entitled "Sitting on a Time Bomb." Since then, I have discovered another one of his educational videos. It is entitled "Udderly Amazing" and features 80 minutes worth of...

Dr. Will Tuttle

What Did American Indians Eat, Actually?

Dr. Will Tuttle | February 24, 2012

A couple of months ago, in early November, 2011, my wife Madeleine and I visited Natural Bridge State Park in the mountains of Virginia, and as part of that, we also visited the Monacan Indian Living History Village that is there. It...

Jess Parsons

Frugal Vegan Transformers - Beyond Leftovers

Jess Parsons | February 22, 2012 | Food

Read More: cooking, frugal, health promoting foods, kids, soup, vegan

Save time and money in your vegan kitchen!  You know you don't want to forget your lurking leftovers - that means mess and waste.  You can munch them yourself for lunch or serve them at the end of the...

John Davis

Prof. Francis W. Newman and the attempted 'vegan' revolution of 1871

John Davis | February 22, 2012 | International

Francis Newman was President of the Vegetarian Society (the original one in England) for about 12 years in the 1870s and 80s, and almost brought a dramatic change to the course of its history – if he had succeeded, the...

J Morris Hicks


J Morris Hicks | February 20, 2012

Want to be healthy? Listen to Dr. T. Colin Campbell, NOT David Zinczenko, the editor of Mens's Health and the author of Eat This, Not That. Dr. Campbell tells you the truth about nutrition---Mr. Zinczenko makes a ton of money posing as someone who...

Michael Greger MD

Ask the Doctor: Q&A with Michael Greger, M.D. (#19)

Michael Greger MD | February 16, 2012 | Health

Read More: antioxidant, arugula, atherosclerosis, beets, blood pressure, caffeine, coffee, colon cancer, dermatitis, DNA, eczema, endothelial, energy drink, espresso, flaxseed oil, green tea, health, heart disease, hempseed, hempseed oil, inflammation, nutrition, olive oil, oxalates, potato, stroke, supplement, sweet potato, toxins

This is another sampling of the more than 900 comments and questions I’ve responded to on the site (so far!). Please feel free to leave any follow-up questions here or on any of the hundreds of videos on the more than a thousand...

J Morris Hicks

Pork tales continue; when does the madness end?

J Morris Hicks | February 15, 2012 | Animals

Read More: animal suffering, factory farms, gestation crates

Apparently not anytime soon I don't know which is worse---the horrors inflicted on our environment, our health or the poor animals that suffer their entire lives so we can enjoy our Egg McMuffin. But today, I want to talk...

Sarah Taylor

Vegetarian to Vegan: Why Give Up Dairy and Eggs?

Sarah Taylor | February 14, 2012 | Food, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: dairy, eggs, vegan, vegetarian to vegan

My new book coming out will be called Vegetarian to Vegan.  I wrote this book for all the vegetarians who have asked me questions about why or how to give up dairy and eggs.  Among the most common questions are:...

Vegparadise Blog

Once Upon a Time There Was a Delicious Fable

Vegparadise Blog | February 13, 2012 | Food, Health

Once upon a time in the land of TV there was a cable channel that showed its viewers how to prepare food that excited all the senses. One of the stars of this television food haven was a plump blond...

Sarah Taylor

Vegan Valentine's Chocolate

Sarah Taylor | February 12, 2012 | Food

Read More: Mama Earth Cafe, Rescue Chocolate, vegan, vegan chocolate

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and what do we vegans like to receive on Valentine’s Day more than anything else?  Chocolate, of course!  But not all chocolate is vegan, so how do you find out what the best...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Where Is Forgiveness Ranked On Your Daily To Do List?

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | February 11, 2012 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: acceptance, compassion, forgiveness, happiness, success, to do list, unity

Amidst all the things we wish to do and accomplish, all the things we intend to set into motion, amidst all of our proactivity and reactivity, all our creating, manifesting, building and amassing, amidst all these things we wish to...

Michael Greger MD

Ask the Doctor: Q&A with Michael Greger, M.D. (#18)

Michael Greger MD | February 9, 2012 | Health

Read More: algae, astaxanthin, BPA, canned vegetables, celery, chlorella, colon cancer, fish, fluoride, pesticides, phytonutrients, spirulina, supplements, vaccination, vitamin D, water

This is another sampling of the more than 800 comments and questions I’ve responded to on the site (so far!). Please feel free to leave any follow-up questions here or on any of the hundreds of videos on the more than a thousand...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Secret To Happiness: Stop Thinking You're Thinking

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | February 8, 2012

Read More: how to be happy, positive psychology, secret, thoughts create reality

When we identify with our ego, the thoughts we are "thinking" aren't our real thoughts. They are born of the ego, born of fear. They are not really thoughts, they are delusions, they are distortions of reality. Our real thoughts...

John Davis

Gustav Schlickeysen - 1875 German vegan, raw-foodist, fruitarian

John Davis | February 8, 2012 | International

In 1875 Gustav Schlickeysen published a book called Obst und Brod - Eine Wissenschaftliche Diätetik – which was translated and re-published in New York, 1877, by M.L. Holbrook M.D. as: Fruit and Bread – a scientific diet. The front cover...

Chef AJ

Disappearing Lasagna

Chef AJ | February 6, 2012 | Food

Read More: Chef AJ, Unprocessed

We made this for our Super Bowl party and it really did disappear.  Even the carnivores loved it!!!...

J Morris Hicks

A tiny few eating a perfect diet? -- or truly changing the world?

J Morris Hicks | February 6, 2012 | International

Read More: changing the world with diet

  Dr. T. Colin Campbell -- author of The China Study and the world's leading authority on health promoting, plant-based nutrition. Keeping the "big picture" in mind Back in November, while meeting with Dr. Campbell in his home, he reiterated...