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Eating To Extend Our Lifespan

Michael Greger MD | October 25, 2012 | Health

Read More: caloric restriction, dehydroepiandrosterone, DHEA, egg-free, fertility, human longevity, pesticides, processed meat, smoking, vegan, vegetarian

Why can't we live forever? Some animals do, and I don't mean some 200 year old whale-I'm talking immortal. There are actually species of animals that don't age and could technically go on living forever-and why not? In a......

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Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer - Review

Jess Parsons | October 17, 2012 | Animals

Read More: animal abuse, Book review, healthy body healthy mind, jonathan safran foer, kids, meat, meat industry, vegan, vegetarian to vegan, vegetarians

As far as I know, the only people I have inspired to be vegan are those I've given birth to. So I give full credit to any book which can "turn someone vegan" - as (most famously) Natalie Portman says......

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Biodegradable "Plastic" Wrap from FriendlyPak

Jess Parsons | October 12, 2012 | Green

Read More: animal abuse, compost, environmental plant-based, packaging, plastic, pollution, storage, vegan, waste

I got really excited when FriendlyPak first gave away a roll of BioBag - a biodegradable "plastic" wrap. I didn't win, but I still wanted it. We were almost at the end of our roll of supermarket plastic wrap.......

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Food Fight! - Overcoming the Social Dogma of Going Veg

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D. | June 27, 2012 | Health

Read More: dining out, going veg, plant-based diet, relationships, social pressure, vegan, vegetarian

Being different isn't always easy and so goes the life of those who choose to be vegetarian or vegan. The choice of what one eats is very personal. Every single time one of us puts something in our mouth there's......

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Vegan Minecraft cake - mine own crafting

Jess Parsons | May 19, 2012 | Food

Read More: birthdays, frugal, home cooking, kids, vegan, vegan chocolate, vegan recipes

Our son's Minecraft birthday cake was the sincerest form of flattery - idea stolen from a recent Facebook post from a mother friend. Usually, my talented sister artistically bakes and decorates all our vegan birthday creations, but this time......

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Ask the Doctor: Q&A with Michael Greger, M.D. (#21)

Michael Greger MD | April 5, 2012 | Health

Read More: amalgam, beta-carotene, bitter melon, blood sugar, cancer, carcinogen, carotenoids, cholesterol, coconut water, diabetics, electrolyte, fenugreek, flax, hijiki, kelp, mercury, miso, omega-3, plant-based diet, sea vegetable, seaweed, sugar, tuna, vegan, yerba mate

This is another sampling of the nearly 1,000 comments and questions I’ve responded to on the site NutritionFacts.org (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 topics covered on NutritionFacts.org.......

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Sugar IS Addictive!

Sarah Taylor | April 2, 2012 | Health

Read More: addiction, sugar, sugar addiction, vegan

The verdict is in – many of us have long suspected that sugar is addictive.  If you struggle with cutting back or cutting out sweets (like I do), then you must watch this 15 minute segment of 60 minutes. http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=7403942n&tag=contentBody;storyMediaBox......

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Could You Do It Yourself?

Sarah Taylor | March 28, 2012 | Animals, Health

Read More: animal cruelty, spirituality, vegan

At a recent lecture in a spiritual bookstore, I covered some of the spiritual aspects of going vegan.  Yet even if you’re not spiritual or religious, many of the same principles apply, simply because many spiritual traditions come down to......

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Organic Labeling - What Does it REALLY Mean?

Sarah Taylor | March 20, 2012 | Health

Read More: organic, vegan

A common question I receive is about organic foods.  Are they really healthier?  Are they easier on the environment?  Doesn’t “organic” imply a more natural and cruelty-free environment for the animals?  What about organic seafood?  There are loads of myths......

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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......

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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......

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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:......

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Vegan Valentine's Chocolate

Sarah Taylor | February 12, 2012 | Food

Read More: Mama Earth Cafe, Rescue Chocolate, turkey, 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......

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Almost Vegan

Sarah Taylor | February 2, 2012 | Health

Read More: vegan

It feels like I’ve become a vegan therapist lately.  There have been a rash of people who have come to me with concerns that they are not 100% vegan … people who used to be 100% vegan but now slip......

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Some of the Best Advice I Can Give

Sarah Taylor | January 23, 2012 | Lifestyle

Read More: support, Vegan

Buying a home in Haiku has been one of the best things to ever happen to me.  Not for the home itself, nor the beautiful weather of Maui … but for the genuine, authentic, loving people that I now consider......

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The UNITED NATIONS Advocates a Vegan Diet!

Sarah Taylor | December 29, 2011 | Health, International

Read More: UN, United Nations, unsustainable, Vegan

While the US leads the world in many things, we seem to be sadly behind in the area of food.  Huge corporate interests lobby hard to keep the public from seeing just how gruesome the slaughterhouses are (if you knew,......

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The Five Universal Taboos

Dr. Will Tuttle | December 25, 2011

Read More: vegan

Built-in Fairness Meters The more biologists and psychologists delve into understanding innate behavioral drives, the more they find that we humans seem to be hard-wired to be highly sensitive to fairness in social interactions. Interestingly, this universal taboo against unfairness......

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Heroin and Chocolate

Sarah Taylor | December 22, 2011 | Health

Read More: Addiction, Food Addiction, Health, Vegan

We are often told that “all things are okay in moderation.”  A little bit of chocolate, a couple of glasses of wine, a small piece of cake… As long as we eat and drink in moderation, all is well.  But......

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Cooking Healthy Food Takes WayToo Much Time, Right?

Benjamin Eksouzian | December 16, 2011 | Food, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: healthy cooking, time suck, vegan

                        Why is this guy smiling? He just found out he's lost 70 pounds since adopting a healthy vegan diet in March of this year!   One of......

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Why I'm So Mad ...

Sarah Taylor | December 15, 2011 | Green

Read More: Environment, plastic, Sarah Taylor, vegan

I’m really, really mad. Most people can tell you how many days Kim Kardashian was married, yet hardly anyone I ask has heard about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.  Google it.  It will freak you out. In the middle of......

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Make your own vegan holiday chocolates

Jess Parsons | December 14, 2011 | Food

Read More: chocolate, frugal, home cooking, sugar, vegan, vegan Christmas

Vegan specialty chocolates are expensive!  Making your own chocolates from molds is so easy I'm not sure I should share the secret.  Especially because we're trying to eat less sugar. In less than 1/2 hour you can have a......

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Navigating Through the Holidays, Vegan-Style

Sarah Taylor | December 12, 2011 | Health

Read More: vegan, vegan Christmas, vegan holidays

The holidays are stressful for most people, but there are added stresses for vegans:  How do you ask your family to cook a vegan meal for you?  If they are coming to your house, do you make two meals, or......

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Real Food Part 2: Eating Less Sugar 5 Ways

Jess Parsons | December 7, 2011 | Food

Read More: addictions, American Heart Association, coffee, dr mcdougall, Dr. Michael Klaper, health, juicing, money, snacks, sorbitol, stevia, sugar, tea, vegan, whole grains, xylitol

The Real Food series helps you eat more real food in the real world.  In Part 1, we ate more whole grains.  Now let's learn how to do what we know we should - eat less sugar. What's so......

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Do YOU Have a Food Addiction?

Sarah Taylor | December 1, 2011 | Health

Read More: addictions, food addictions, health, vegan

I recently had a huge shift in awareness.  The kind that makes you wonder how you could possibly have missed it for so many years.  It has to do with food addictions.  My own, in fact, that I didn’t even......

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How I Reversed My Diabetes Eating Potatoes

Benjamin Eksouzian | November 24, 2011 | Food, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: diabetes, vegan, weight-loss

  IN THE BEGINNING THERE WAS AN ARMENIAN AND A PIZZA... I have been in the food business since I can remember. My first stab at it was at Rico's pizza in San Jose, California when I was 14.......

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