• 3 Surprising Health Benefits of Watermelon

    By Dr. Fuhrman Watermelon is yet another example of a natural food that can enhance the quality of our health, from antioxidant protection to soothing muscle soreness. This is a summer fruit you do not want to miss! Watermelon, like tomatoes, is a rich source of lycopene, an extremely potent carotenoid antioxidant. Lycopene has been shown to be protective against […]

    3 Surprising Health Benefits of Watermelon
  • Vegan Recipe: Oatmeal Breakfast Muffins

    These hardy, moist muffins are like eating a bowl of oatmeal topped with bananas and raisins, only these you can eat out of your hands! Prep: 15 min | Cook: 35 min. Find more healthy recipes at: http://nutritionstudies.org/recipes/ Ingredients, Makes 6 large or 12 small muffins 2½ cups rolled oats ½ cup oat flour 1 tsp baking powder ½ tsp […]

    Vegan Recipe: Oatmeal Breakfast Muffins
  • In Memory of Cecil, 2002-2015

    We are grief stricken over the senseless killing of this magnificent lion, Cecil.  We are also deeply saddened that Cecil’s 6 cubs will be killed as a result, adding more horror to the event. Cecil was the star attraction at Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park until he was killed by an American dentist who paid over $50,000 for the chance to […]

    In Memory of Cecil, 2002-2015
  • Jane Birkin Demands That Luxury Hermès Birkin Handbags Be Renamed!

    Jane Birkin, the inspiration behind Hermès’ Birkin bag, has just publicly asked that the “luxury” bag be renamed after receiving PETA’s exposé into the farming and slaughter of crocodiles and alligators for the company, which revealed that live reptiles are sawn open, among other horrors. In a statement released to AFP, Birkin says: “Having been alerted to the cruel practices […]

    Jane Birkin Demands That Luxury Hermès Birkin Handbags Be Renamed!
  • New Fast-Casual Vegan Restaurant ‘by CHLOE.’ Opens in New York City

    by CHLOE. (located at 185 Bleecker Street) opens in New York City, bringing 100% vegan, plant-based dining to the heart of the West Village. Chef/Partner Chloe Coscarelli has crafted a menu featuring seasonal salads and soups, house-made burgers and sandwiches, fresh pastas, cold-pressed juices, vegan ice creams, freshly baked sweets, and more. by CHLOE. is the first quick-service restaurant by […]

    New Fast-Casual Vegan Restaurant ‘by CHLOE.’ Opens in New York City
  • Vegan Recipe: Fruit and Vegetable Curry

      We love the sweet, savory, and pungent flavors in this dish. They all balance each other nicely. The list of ingredients looks long in this curry, but you can make it easier by purchasing frozen chopped onions and peppers. You’ll need about 1 cup of each. Serve this over cooked brown rice, quinoa, or your favorite grain. From The […]

    Vegan Recipe: Fruit and Vegetable Curry
  • Torre Washington, Vegan Bodybuilder

    I didn’t grow up eating meat because my mother was a Seventh Day Adventist and health and vegetarianism are part of the religion. We moved to Jamaica for a few years to live with my grandparents, and it was during that time that we did eat some meat. After a while, I did become vegetarian again, but this time it […]

    Torre Washington, Vegan Bodybuilder
  • Vegan Recipe: Gluten-free Creamy Coleslaw

    By Gluten-Free Vegan Pantry This Creamy Vegan Coleslaw is quick, easy and bursting with flavor. Vegan and gluten-free, it’s the perfect summer side to serve at a picnic or backyard BBQ. Ingredients, Makes 10 cups 6 cups green or red cabbage, diced 2 cups carrots, grated 2 cups granny smith apples, grated 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1/4 cup sunflower seeds […]

    Vegan Recipe: Gluten-free Creamy Coleslaw
  • Don’t Use Your Microwave

    The shocking truth about microwave ovens and the effect on your health. It’s best to not use the microwave but if you must, here are some tips: – Downside to a lower powered one – Stand at least 15 feet away when it is running – Do not heat baby formula in the microwave – Keep children and babies away […]

    Don’t Use Your Microwave
  • Vegan Recipe: Gluten-Free Cinnamon Sugar Donuts

    What better way to indulge on a Fryday than with these delectable vegan and gluten-free cinnamon sugar doughnuts. They’re obviously delicious any time of day, but this particular version is best enjoyed for breakfast, paired with a big ol’ cup of coffee. Ingredients (makes 12 medium sized doughnuts): 1 cup soy milk 1 tsp apple cider vinegar 1 Tbsp ground […]

    Vegan Recipe: Gluten-Free Cinnamon Sugar Donuts

Cooking & Recipes »

Vegan Recipe: Oatmeal Breakfast Muffins

Vegan Recipe: Oatmeal Breakfast Muffins

July 29, 2015 at 9:23 pm

These hardy, moist muffins are like eating a bowl of oatmeal topped with bananas and raisins, only these you can eat out of your hands! Prep: 15 min | Cook: 35 min. Find...

Diet & Nutrition »

3 Surprising Health Benefits of Watermelon

3 Surprising Health Benefits of Watermelon

July 30, 2015 at 12:46 am

Photo credit: DrFuhrman.com By Dr. Fuhrman Watermelon is yet another example of a natural food that can enhance the quality of our health, from antioxidant protection to soothing...

Dining Out »

New Fast-Casual Vegan Restaurant ‘by CHLOE.’ Opens in New York City

New Fast-Casual Vegan Restaurant ‘by CHLOE.’ Opens in New York City

July 28, 2015 at 3:56 pm

Chloe Coscarelli by CHLOE. (located at 185 Bleecker Street) opens in New York City, bringing 100% vegan, plant-based dining to the heart of the West Village. Chef/Partner...

Health »

EATING: Trailer for Must-see DVD

EATING: Trailer for Must-see DVD

July 25, 2015 at 5:56 pm

Photo credit: brooklyndiner.com This award-winning DVD covers a lot of ground regarding health. You will get virtual one-on-one consultations with some of the world’s...

Lifestyle »

Real Men Are Vegan!

Real Men Are Vegan!

July 28, 2015 at 12:19 am

By Robert Atcheson in USAToday.com I fall pretty squarely into the stereotype of an all-American tough guy. I grew up on a farm in Iowa, where I helped my family raise and...

  • Torre Washington, Vegan Bodybuilder
    Torre Washington, Vegan Bodybuilder

    Torre Washington, Vegan Bodybuilder I didn’t grow up eating meat because my mother was a Seventh Day Adventist...

    July 26, 2015 at 7:48 pm
  • Don’t Use Your Microwave
    Don’t Use Your Microwave

    The shocking truth about microwave ovens and the effect on your health. It’s best to not use the microwave...

    July 26, 2015 at 2:45 pm
  • The Happy Vegan: Lifestyle of the Urban Yogi
    The Happy Vegan: Lifestyle of the Urban Yogi

    Master entrepreneur, original hip-hop mogul, and three-time New York Times bestselling author Russell Simmons...

    July 23, 2015 at 8:25 pm

Wellness »

Spain’s SHA Wellness Clinic Demonstrates How Vegetables Can Replace Sugar

Spain’s SHA Wellness Clinic Demonstrates How Vegetables Can Replace Sugar

May 13, 2015 at 5:07 pm

Red Plum and Beet Ice Cream In the 1950’s, the average annual per capita sugar consumption was about 5 pounds…today, it is 158 pounds. World-renowned SHA Wellness...

Travel »

Five Star Vegan: Shangri-La Hotel, Paris Launches 100% Green Dinners

Five Star Vegan: Shangri-La Hotel, Paris Launches 100% Green Dinners

June 22, 2015 at 8:21 pm

Photo credit: ©Roméo Balancourt Shangri-La Hotel, Paris launches a first in the world of Parisian palace hotels by hosting a series of “100% Green Dinners”. On the first...