• Disco Dancing Bichon Frise

    Happy and lively these endearing little dogs originated from mainland Spain and date back to the time of Cleopatra.

    Disco Dancing Bichon Frise
  • Plant-Based Foods Increase Breast Cancer Survival

    A new report on breast cancer survival favors plant-based eating, as presented by the World Cancer Research Fund International’s Continuous Update Project. A panel of independent scientists reviewed 85 studies with 164,416 participants diagnosed with breast cancer. They found that eating more high-fiber plant foods before and after diagnosis may reduce the risk of dying from breast cancer. Additionally, women […]

    Plant-Based Foods Increase Breast Cancer Survival
  • Vegan Recipe: Quinoa Lentil Salad

    This hearty salad recipe is full of protein and super filling. It’s perfect to take for lunch or when you’re on the go! Salad Ingredients ¾ cup dried Green Lentils (rinsed) 3 cups Water (for cooking lentils) ½ cup dried Quinoa (rinsed) 3 cups Water (for cooking quinoa) 1 large Carrot (finely diced) ¼ Red Onion (finely diced) 1 stalk […]

    Vegan Recipe: Quinoa Lentil Salad
  • The Diamond Ball at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel for Companion Animals

    The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel will proudly host the Second Annual Diamond Ball, a gala evening of inspiration committed to saving lives. Held on Saturday, November 8, 2014, the mission of The Diamond Ball is to raise funds for animal charities that save lives. The beneficiary of the 2014 gala is the Wounded Veterans Initiative of Canine Companions for Independence (CCI). […]

    The Diamond Ball at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel for Companion Animals
  • Is There Too Much Aluminum in Tea?

    The tea plant concentrates aluminum from the soil into tea leaves, but phytonutrients in tea bind to the metal and limit its absorption. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

    Is There Too Much Aluminum in Tea?
  • Every Time You Eat These Foods, You’re Engaging in a Risky DNA Experiment

    The primary way Americans consume dangerous GMOs is by eating factory farmed animals who’ve been fed a diet of GMO corn and soy. Cereals and dairy products are also huge offenders. Vegans have an advantage but are not exempt from the dangers of GMOs. By Dr. Mercola The GMO food labeling movement has gained momentum over the past several years, […]

    Every Time You Eat These Foods, You’re Engaging in a Risky DNA Experiment
  • Is Organic Food Better for You?

    By Danielle Nierenberg, President, Food Tank: The Food Think Tank Organic and agroecological farming methods typically build healthier soils, produce less pollution, and protect ecosystems better than conventional cultivation methods. However, scientists have only recently discovered that organic products are also better for eaters. A new study by Newcastle University on organic versus conventional crops confirms that organic farming methods […]

    Is Organic Food Better for You?
  • DietDetective.com Reveals Top 10 Healthiest & Unhealthiest Cereals

    For most Americans, cold cereal is a mainstay of the pantry. Despite diet fads and economic downturns, cereal is still in more than 90 percent of U.S. households, with more than 2 billion boxes sold per year. Health experts generally agree that eating a good breakfast is critical to a healthy lifestyle. According to a study reported in the American […]

    DietDetective.com Reveals Top 10 Healthiest & Unhealthiest Cereals
  • The 10 Most Toxic Fruits and Vegetables

    When it comes to pesticides, fungicides, and other chemicals, all crops are by no means equal. Here are the 10 non-organic fruits and veggies that top the Environmental Working Group’s 2014 list of worst offenders. 1. Apples This lunch bag favorite tops the EWG’s list because of the chemical diphenylamine, which growers use to coat apples and prevent the skins […]

    The 10 Most Toxic Fruits and Vegetables
  • Vegan Recipe: South of the Border Pizza

    This delish pizza recipe is by Del Sroufe from The Forks Over Knives Plan. Ingredients, Makes one 12-inch pizza 1 (12-inch) precooked whole-grain pizza crust 1 cup Enchilada Sauce (See recipe from The Forks Over Knives Plan below, or use store-bought) 1 cup cooked or canned black beans, rinsed and drained 1 red bell pepper, seeded and finely diced 1 […]

    Vegan Recipe: South of the Border Pizza

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Vegan Recipe: Quinoa Lentil Salad

Vegan Recipe: Quinoa Lentil Salad

October 17, 2014 at 9:35 pm

Photo credit: RadianceCentral.com This hearty salad recipe is full of protein and super filling. It’s perfect to take for lunch or when you’re on the go! Salad...

Diet & Nutrition »

Plant-Based Foods Increase Breast Cancer Survival

Plant-Based Foods Increase Breast Cancer Survival

October 18, 2014 at 2:34 pm

A new report on breast cancer survival favors plant-based eating, as presented by the World Cancer Research Fund International’s Continuous Update Project. A panel...

Dining Out »

Smoothie King Now Offers Vegan Smoothies

Smoothie King Now Offers Vegan Smoothies

October 8, 2014 at 11:20 am

Smoothie King®, the leading smoothie franchise company with 700 stores worldwide, has introduced two new Vegan Smoothies Powered by Sunwarrior. The new menu items are blended...

Health »

Plant-Based Foods Increase Breast Cancer Survival

Plant-Based Foods Increase Breast Cancer Survival

October 18, 2014 at 2:34 pm

A new report on breast cancer survival favors plant-based eating, as presented by the World Cancer Research Fund International’s Continuous Update Project. A panel...

  • Is There Too Much Aluminum in Tea?
    Is There Too Much Aluminum in Tea?

    Photo credit: az-teas.com The tea plant concentrates aluminum from the soil into tea leaves, but phytonutrients...

    October 15, 2014 at 4:04 pm
  • Is Organic Food Better for You?
    Is Organic Food Better for You?

    By Danielle Nierenberg, President, Food Tank: The Food Think Tank Organic and agroecological farming methods typically...

    October 10, 2014 at 12:37 pm
  • FDA Rampant with Conflicts of Interest
    FDA Rampant with Conflicts of Interest

    Illustration by artizans.com By Dr. Mercola It should be obvious that patients need unbiased advice when it comes...

    September 24, 2014 at 11:46 am

Lifestyle »

The Diamond Ball at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel for Companion Animals

The Diamond Ball at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel for Companion Animals

October 16, 2014 at 11:12 am

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel will proudly host the Second Annual Diamond Ball, a gala evening of inspiration committed to saving lives. Held on Saturday, November 8, 2014,...

Wellness »

Gilchrist & Soames’ Zero% Collection for Eco-friendly Bathing

Gilchrist & Soames’ Zero% Collection for Eco-friendly Bathing

September 30, 2014 at 5:22 pm

Sometimes there is just nothing better than nothing! The Zero Percent Collection proves this with zero sulfates, zero parabens, zero phthalates, zero artificial colors and...

Travel »

Viceroy Zihuatanejo Creates Vegan & Vegetarian Menus

Viceroy Zihuatanejo Creates Vegan & Vegetarian Menus

August 28, 2014 at 8:42 pm

With the growing demand among travelers for vegetarian and vegan dining options, Viceroy Zihuatanejo has become the destination’s first hotel or resort to offer dedicated...