• Getting Children to Eat Their Greens? Both Parents Need to Set an Example

    A positive example set by both the mother and the father promotes the consumption of vegetables, fruit and berries among 3-5-year old children, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland. The study explored the association of the home food environment and parental influence with the consumption of vegetables among kindergarten-aged children. The findings were published in […]

    Getting Children to Eat Their Greens? Both Parents Need to Set an Example
  • Can Dogs be Vegan?

    Can dogs be vegan? Why, yes they can!  CEO of Wild Earth Dog Food and Treats, scientist, entrepreneur, investor and bio-hacker (ooh, sexy!), Ryan Bethencourt joins Elysabeth Alfano on the Awesome Vegans podcast to give some startling facts about the connection between our pets and the horrible abuses of animal agriculture. Packed with interesting information about the pet industry and […]

    Can Dogs be Vegan?
  • Joaquin Phoenix rescues mother cow and newborn calf from slaughter

    Less than 48 hours after winning the Academy Award for Best Actor – and his headlining acceptance speech mentioning the plight of mother cows and calves in animal agriculture – Joaquin Phoenix helped Los Angeles Animal Save liberate a cow and her newborn calf from a local slaughterhouse. Joaquin named the mother Liberty and her daughter Indigo. The cow gave […]

    Joaquin Phoenix rescues mother cow and newborn calf from slaughter
  • Are Ancient Grains Healthier?

    Ancient wheats like kamut are put to the test for inflammation, blood sugar, and cholesterol control. ?More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, How Not to Diet, and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller

    Are Ancient Grains Healthier?
  • Hälsa Announces Program to Convert Dairy Farms to Grow Organic Oats

    Hälsa Foods, maker of the first and only 100% clean oat milk yogurts, is offering an alternative to organic dairy farmers to grow organic oats with the same method used in Scandinavia that results in a cleaner, more nutritious and higher quality oat crop. “Oats are one of the most environmentally friendly ingredients for making plant-based milks and other products,” […]

    Hälsa Announces Program to Convert Dairy Farms to Grow Organic Oats
  • Inflammation may hurt more than just your athletic performance

    As athletes, we spend time regularly dealing with inflammation. It may be an ice pack on a sore muscle or a bruised limb or wearing compression clothing after a game, race or workout to enhance the recovery process. Inflammation comes with the territory and each athlete learns to manage it. Everybody, not just athletes, is impacted by inflammation, some of […]

    Inflammation may hurt more than just your athletic performance
  • First-of-its-Kind Vegan Fusion Culinary Academy to Open in Colorado

    This summer, the Vegan Fusion Culinary Academy will open its doors to students in the beautiful city of Boulder, Colorado. The Academy will be led by world renowned Chef Mark Reinfeld, a multi award-winning chef and author of eight cookbooks and recent inductee into the Vegetarian Hall of Fame. The VFCA will train today’s young workforce to be tomorrow’s advocates for the animals […]

    First-of-its-Kind Vegan Fusion Culinary Academy to Open in Colorado
  • Wait, That’s Vegan?!: Plant-Based Meatballs, Burgers, Steaks and More

    Seasoned vegan chef Lisa Dawn Angerame, founder of Lisa’s Project: Vegan, has developed incredibly tasty, shockingly hearty and amazingly accurate vegan versions of all those meat, fish and dairy dishes you still crave. With Lisa’s savvy plant-based meals, eating vegan will never again mean giving up the flavors you love. Recipes include: • Carrot Lox • Crabless Cakes • Lentil […]

    Wait, That’s Vegan?!: Plant-Based Meatballs, Burgers, Steaks and More
  • One in Four Americans Are Eating Less Meat

    One in four Americans are eating less meat for health reasons, according to results from a recent Gallup Poll. Surveyors asked participants in September 2019 if they ate more, less, or the same amount of meat over the last year. The results showed 23 percent of Americans ate less meat in the past year when compared to their meat intake […]

    One in Four Americans Are Eating Less Meat
  • International Vegan Film Festival Kicks Off 2020 North American Tour

    The Festival’s 2019/2020 world tour kicked off on Friday, January 24th in Toronto at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema. The event, hosted by the Toronto Vegetarian Association (TVA), drew an enthusiastic crowd of over 400. Following the Toronto screening, Festival founder Shawn Stratton and acclaimed animal rights photographer and filmmaker Jo-Anne MacArthur held a question and answer session, emceed by […]

    International Vegan Film Festival Kicks Off 2020 North American Tour

Cooking & Recipes »

First-of-its-Kind Vegan Fusion Culinary Academy to Open in Colorado

First-of-its-Kind Vegan Fusion Culinary Academy to Open in Colorado

February 11, 2020 at 2:13 pm

This summer, the Vegan Fusion Culinary Academy will open its doors to students in the beautiful city of Boulder, Colorado. The Academy will be led by world renowned Chef...

Diet & Nutrition »

Getting Children to Eat Their Greens? Both Parents Need to Set an Example

Getting Children to Eat Their Greens? Both Parents Need to Set an Example

February 20, 2020 at 11:38 pm

Photo credit: michaelmoodyfitness.com A positive example set by both the mother and the father promotes the consumption of vegetables, fruit and berries among 3-5-year old...

Dining Out »

Ibiza’s Vegan Hotspots: Amante and Aiyanna

Ibiza’s Vegan Hotspots: Amante and Aiyanna

January 21, 2020 at 6:20 pm

Amante Ibiza With fresh produce sourced every day from its very own organic vegetable garden, Amante Ibiza, the beautiful rural restaurant perched on a cliff edge overlooking...

Health »

Getting Children to Eat Their Greens? Both Parents Need to Set an Example

Getting Children to Eat Their Greens? Both Parents Need to Set an Example

February 20, 2020 at 11:38 pm

Photo credit: michaelmoodyfitness.com A positive example set by both the mother and the father promotes the consumption of vegetables, fruit and berries among 3-5-year old...

Lifestyle »

Can Dogs be Vegan?

Can Dogs be Vegan?

February 20, 2020 at 11:32 pm

Can dogs be vegan? Why, yes they can!  CEO of Wild Earth Dog Food and Treats, scientist, entrepreneur, investor and bio-hacker (ooh, sexy!), Ryan Bethencourt joins Elysabeth...

Wellness »

Slow Your Beating Heart: Beans vs. Exercise

Slow Your Beating Heart: Beans vs. Exercise

December 13, 2019 at 10:53 pm

A cup a day of beans, chickpeas, or lentils for three months may slow resting heart rate as much as 250 hours on a treadmill. ?More information: http://NutritionFacts.org...

Travel »

Ibiza’s Vegan Hotspots: Amante and Aiyanna

Ibiza’s Vegan Hotspots: Amante and Aiyanna

January 21, 2020 at 6:20 pm

Amante Ibiza With fresh produce sourced every day from its very own organic vegetable garden, Amante Ibiza, the beautiful rural restaurant perched on a cliff edge overlooking...