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AJ Loses MORE Weight -- on Veggies & Starch (VIDEO)

Jeff Nelson, Publisher VegSource.com | April 8, 14 at 01:45 PM

AJ Loses MORE Weight -- on Veggies & Starch (VIDEO)

Editor's Note:  Chef AJ has previously written on VegSource.com about her journey to optimal weight and health. She tried various approaches over many years as a vegan, and finally succeeded by simply focusing on low calorie-dense vegetables and high-satisfaction starches...

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Camp VegSource Kauai - Plant-Powered Vacation of Your Dreams!

March 18, 14 at 05:02 PM

Camp VegSource Kauai - Plant-Powered Vacation of Your Dreams!

The week of July 12-19, 2014 -- join the Nelsons of VegSource along with top plant-based medical doctors for a healthy blast on the island of Kauai!...

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Camp VegSource 2014 in Kauai -- Want to Come? (VIDEO)

November 7, 13 at 09:35 AM

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Camp VegSource 2014 in Kauai -- Want to Come? (VIDEO)

VIDEO BELOW, SURVEY BELOW THAT The Nelsons of VegSource are thinking of putting together a trip in July 2014 to the tropical island of Kauai -- and you're invited! Kauai is the oldest, most lush, most wild and most beautiful...

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Five Drawbacks to Being a Vegan

Patti Breitman | April 18, 13 at 06:36 PM

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Five Drawbacks to Being a Vegan

What do vegans complain about when they are among themselves?  I thought it was time to go public with the private thoughts of many vegans. Bathroom Blues Whereas most people we know can flip through a magazine or check their...

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My great-great-grandfather commanded an all-black company during the Civil War, and met Lincoln

Jeff Nelson, vegsource.com | January 17, 13 at 10:22 AM

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My great-great-grandfather commanded an all-black company during the Civil War, and met Lincoln

My great-great-grandfather commanded an all-African American company during Civil War. Below is his full diary – including his description of General Grant and President Lincoln unexpectedly appearing in camp to mingle with black troops. (Note to Reditors -- I tried...

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John Robbins - 25 Years of Diet For A New America (VIDEO)

December 12, 12 at 08:05 AM

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John Robbins - 25 Years of Diet For A New America (VIDEO)

NEW BOOK & NEW VIDEO!25 years ago, John Robbins published a seminal work that made the connection between food, health, the environment and the horror of factory farming.The book was titled Diet For A New America, and it's the book...

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Native Foods Vegan Cafe -- Palm Springs Open! (VIDEO)

youtube.com | November 25, 12 at 09:49 AM

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Native Foods Vegan Cafe -- Palm Springs Open! (VIDEO)

Native Foods Vegan Cafe has reopened their Palm Springs location! Palm Springs was the first Native Foods outlet, originally opened in 1994. Now it's bigger and improved, and has lots of tasty vegan items! For more info, visit http://www.NativeFoods.com SCROLL...

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The Rise of Nonperfectionist Veganism

Hillary Rettig | June 27, 12 at 01:37 PM

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The Rise of Nonperfectionist Veganism

After my book The Lifelong Activist was published by Lantern Books in 2006, I gave a lot of talks to vegan groups, and also spoke with many individual vegans and vegan activists. Whenever I'd mention what I'd considered the self-evident...

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New Poll -- There are more vegans than vegetarians in US, and other data

December 6, 11 at 11:27 AM

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New Poll -- There are more vegans than vegetarians in US, and other data

Below is a release from the Vegetarian Resource Group (VRG) which has been conducting research on vegetarian questions for some time. The interesting headlines from this poll -- 2% of Americans say they are vegetarian while 3% say they are...

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Erik Marcus' Ultimate Vegan Guide for only 99 Cents? Win!!

September 11, 11 at 05:33 PM

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Erik Marcus' <i>Ultimate Vegan Guide</i> for only 99 Cents? Win!!

You could be the world's next vegan. It's easy if you know how, and this uniquely helpful book tells you everything you need to know. Every topic related to vegan living is covered in The Ultimate Vegan Guide, including cooking,...

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Leo Tolstoy wrote that growth of vegetarianism is growth of man's morality

September 8, 11 at 11:29 AM

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Leo Tolstoy wrote that growth of vegetarianism is growth of man's morality

The following selection from Leo Tolstoy (1828 - 1910) is from his article "The First Step": Not long ago I had a talk with a retired soldier, a butcher, and he was surprised at my assertion that it was a...

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VegSource position on Amazon.com - California sales tax initiative

Jeff Nelson, VegSource Founder | September 5, 11 at 12:27 AM

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VegSource position on Amazon.com - California sales tax initiative

Recently, VegSource.com co-owner Sabrina Nelson was interviewed by the New York Times regarding the California law which attempts to force out-of-state online retailers, such as Amazon.com, to collect and pay sales tax for sales to California residents.  The full New...

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Forgive To Win - How Forgiveness and Service To Others Creates Success

June 19, 11 at 01:33 PM

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Forgive To Win - How Forgiveness and Service To Others Creates Success

Psychiatrist (and VegSource blogger) Walter Jacobson MD has a new book, entitled Forgive to Win! The premise of Forgive to Win is that through acceptance, forgiveness, love, and being of service to others, we eliminate self-sabotage and mobilize our subconscious...

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Top athlete -- fatal heart attack at 32

June 9, 11 at 09:45 AM

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Top athlete -- fatal heart attack at 32

Surfing legend Andy Irons died of a massive heart attack at age 32. The results of an autopsy, released today, showed that his arteries were clogged like someone in their late 50's.  The autopsy revealed the three-time world champion experienced...

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89-year-old publishes first novel -- my dad!

Jeff Nelson, Founder VegSource.com | May 29, 11 at 09:17 PM

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89-year-old publishes first novel -- my dad!

It's never too late to follow your dream! My 89-year-old dad just had his his first novel published -- after a distinguished career as creative director of a San Francisco ad agency, Business Week editor, freelance writer and gumball entrepreneur....

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Fatter bus passengers, bigger bus seats, fewer bus passengers as a result

May 26, 11 at 02:34 PM

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Fatter bus passengers, bigger bus seats, fewer bus passengers as a result

An open bus seat could be harder to find. That is, if the Federal Transit Administration has its way. The agency recently asked to add 25 pounds to passenger weight allowances when factoring safe loads for buses. The FTA says...

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'Meals for Health' program at Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services a resounding success

May 26, 11 at 02:27 PM

'Meals for Health' program at Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services a resounding success

During April, Whole Foods Market partnered with the Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services and EarthSave to teach a group of low-income Sacramento residents a healthier way to eat. Participants celebrated with a “graduation ceremony” on May 7. The “Meals...

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Calling All Vegans -- Take the Survey

March 31, 11 at 10:45 AM

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Calling All Vegans -- Take the Survey

Message from bestselling vegan author, Patti Breitman: Carol Adams and I are looking for vegans who are willing to tell others what they eat on a typical day, as well as some of their favorite foods, healthy or otherwise. Your...

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Laughter, music may lower blood pressure

cnn.com | March 26, 11 at 08:26 PM

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Laughter, music may lower blood pressure

Listening to your favorite tunes or funny jokes could lower your blood pressure, perhaps even as much as cutting salt from your diet or dropping 10 pounds, according to the preliminary results of a small study presented Friday at American...

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What, me fat? Half of women underestimate their weight

ConsumerReports.org | March 26, 11 at 09:14 AM

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What, me fat? Half of women underestimate their weight

Half of women underestimate their weight, and the weight of their kids, according to a study presented this week at a meeting of the American Heart Association. Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center measured the weight, height, and body-mass...

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