• New Documentary Film about ‘Gaurakshas: The Cow Protectors’

    Under Gujarat Law (The Bombay Animal Preservation Act 1954) it is illegal to slaughter cows, calves, bulls or bullocks. Despite this law, animals are still being slaughtered and illegally exported everyday in India. Meera Darji’s documentary aims to uncover the story of The Gaurakshas (also known as The Cow Protectors) who are a group of volunteers who take action in […]

    New Documentary Film about ‘Gaurakshas: The Cow Protectors’
  • Plant-Based Diet Leads to Crohn’s Disease Remission

    Plant-based diets may lead to a remission in Crohn’s disease, according to a case study published in Nutrients. Clinicians followed a patient with Crohn’s disease whose condition did not reach remission after more than a year of intravenous treatment. During his second year of treatment, the patient removed all animal products and processed foods from his diet for a 40-day […]

    Plant-Based Diet Leads to Crohn’s Disease Remission
  • Vegan Recipe: Lentil Vegetable Burgers

    We love this fiber-rich plant-based burger option alongside the Sweet Corn and Cabbage Salad and the Cucumber, Mango, and Spinach Salad. These are perfect recipes for your next summer event! Ingredients, Makes 8 Servings 1 small onion, chopped 1/2 cup short grain rice 1/2 cup dry brown or green lentils 3/4 teaspoon salt 2 cups water 1 stalk medium celery, finely chopped […]

    Vegan Recipe: Lentil Vegetable Burgers
  • McDonald’s to Test Plant-based Burger in Israel

    McDonald’s and Nestlé continue their international plant-based burger partnership with a test of Big Vegan in Israel. In six weeks, McDonald’s will launch a pilot of the burger at a few locations in Tel Aviv, according to a Globes article. A successful reception at those restaurants could lead to a wider rollout. Israel is the third market since May to […]

    McDonald’s to Test Plant-based Burger in Israel
  • Why Consuming Dairy & High-Fat Foods Impedes Athletic Performance

    While once only embraced by diet culture, the low-carb craze has begun to infiltrate the nutrient regimens of athletes. Instead of using the most convenient and natural form of energy—carbohydrates—those who follow this diet philosophy predominantly rely on animal-based fat and protein stores to get them through a workout. While some may claim to make gains in the gym, those […]

    Why Consuming Dairy & High-Fat Foods Impedes Athletic Performance
  • Vegan-friendly Pop-up Returns in San Diego

    Fine-dining experience company PlantBasedPopUp (PBP) returns this year with its lineup of veg-friendly pop-up dinners. Hosted at hotspot restaurant venues, PBP curates a plant-based multicourse menu and beverage-pairing experience. The first event in its ‘Summer Series’ is a winemaker dinner kicking off in San Diego on July 13 at Coasterra restaurant. It will feature a five-course prix fixe menu with […]

    Vegan-friendly Pop-up Returns in San Diego
  • Vegan Recipe: Blueberry Pancakes

    INGREDIENTS, Serves 4 – 6 1/2 Cup Oatmeal 1 1/2 Cup Unbleached Flour 2 Tablespoons Baking Powder 2 Tablespoon Flaxseed meal 1/2 teaspoon Salt (optional) 1 Banana, Mashed 2 Cup Soy or Almond Milk 2 Tablespoons Maple Syrup + more to add when serving 1/3 Cup Blueberries (optional) DIRECTIONS: 1. Add oatmeal to a blender or food processor. Blend until […]

    Vegan Recipe: Blueberry Pancakes
  • Vegan Recipe: American Buffalo Chick Pea Mac n’ Cheese

    Prep time: 15 mins  Cook time: 45 mins  Total time: 55 mins Ingredients, Serves 4 Roasted Chickpeas – 1- 15 oz. Can of Cooked Chickpeas, Drained & Rinsed – 1/4 Cup of your favorite Buffalo Sauce + 1-2 Tablespoons Extra Ranch Sauce** – 3 Tablespoons Vegan Mayo – 2 Tablespoons Plain Vegan Yogurt – 2 Tablespoons Raw Cashews, soaked for […]

    Vegan Recipe: American Buffalo Chick Pea Mac n’ Cheese
  • Discover Kumana Avocado Hot Sauce

    4th of July is just around the corner which means you’re probably getting ready to BBQ!  Your 4th of July BBQ can stand out from the rest with Kumana Avocado Hot Sauce! What?! You ask, I can get avocado in a bottle? YES! Kumana is an avocado based hot sauce that’s crafted from veggies and fruits such as avocados, fresh […]

    Discover Kumana Avocado Hot Sauce
  • Undo It! – The New Book from Dean Ornish, M.D.

    Dean Ornish, M.D., has directed revolutionary research proving, for the first time, that lifestyle changes can often reverse—undo!—the progression of many of the most common and costly chronic diseases and even begin reversing aging at a cellular level. Medicare and many insurance companies now cover Dr. Ornish’s lifestyle medicine program for reversing chronic disease because it consistently achieves bigger changes […]

    Undo It! – The New Book from Dean Ornish, M.D.

Cooking & Recipes »

Vegan Recipe: Lentil Vegetable Burgers

Vegan Recipe: Lentil Vegetable Burgers

June 25, 2019 at 6:25 pm

We love this fiber-rich plant-based burger option alongside the Sweet Corn and Cabbage Salad and the Cucumber, Mango, and Spinach Salad. These are perfect recipes for your...

Diet & Nutrition »

Plant-Based Diet Leads to Crohn’s Disease Remission

Plant-Based Diet Leads to Crohn’s Disease Remission

June 25, 2019 at 9:51 pm

Plant-based diets may lead to a remission in Crohn’s disease, according to a case study published in Nutrients. Clinicians followed a patient with Crohn’s disease whose...

Dining Out »

McDonald’s to Test Plant-based Burger in Israel

McDonald’s to Test Plant-based Burger in Israel

June 25, 2019 at 6:19 pm

McDonald’s and Nestlé continue their international plant-based burger partnership with a test of Big Vegan in Israel. In six weeks, McDonald’s will launch a pilot of...

Health »

Plant-Based Diet Leads to Crohn’s Disease Remission

Plant-Based Diet Leads to Crohn’s Disease Remission

June 25, 2019 at 9:51 pm

Plant-based diets may lead to a remission in Crohn’s disease, according to a case study published in Nutrients. Clinicians followed a patient with Crohn’s disease whose...

  • Kidney Stones and Spinach, Chard & Beet Greens
    Kidney Stones and Spinach, Chard & Beet Greens

    Given their oxalate content, how much is too much spinach, chard, beet greens, chaga mushroom powder, almonds,...

    June 19, 2019 at 5:36 pm
  • Which B12 Is Right For You?
    Which B12 Is Right For You?

    Vitamin B12, also called “cobalamin,” is one of the eight water-soluble vitamins that play a key role...

    June 12, 2019 at 5:32 pm
  • Top 10 Reasons to Ditch Dairy
    Top 10 Reasons to Ditch Dairy

    Everyone has their own reasons for ditching dairy. Personal health, sustainability, ethics…many of these valid...

    May 27, 2019 at 9:39 pm

Lifestyle »

New Documentary Film about ‘Gaurakshas: The Cow Protectors’

New Documentary Film about ‘Gaurakshas: The Cow Protectors’

June 26, 2019 at 6:53 pm

Under Gujarat Law (The Bombay Animal Preservation Act 1954) it is illegal to slaughter cows, calves, bulls or bullocks. Despite this law, animals are still being slaughtered...

Wellness »

Ditching Dairy Helps Endurance Athletes

Ditching Dairy Helps Endurance Athletes

May 20, 2019 at 12:06 am

Cardiovascular exercise is generally promoted as a benefit to overall heart health, but as athletes continue to push themselves toward farther distances, they could be doing...

Travel »

5 Destinations for Yogis and Vegans

5 Destinations for Yogis and Vegans

April 25, 2019 at 3:10 pm

It is not necessarily exclusive if you practice yoga that you are going to eat vegetarian or vegan, however these practices actually overlap and many yogis are vegans or...