Category: Lifestyle

The Plant Based Dog Food Revolution: With 50 Recipes

The Plant Based Dog Food Revolution: With 50 Recipes

Plant-based dog food is the latest revolution in caring for our tail- wagging friends. Eating organic, quality food has become a major priority in promoting healthy lifestyles of many humans, which begs the question?why don’t we apply this same practice to feeding our dogs? Commercial dog food is full of additives, fillers, and other processed ingredients which can have negative […]

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8 Healthy Food Trends for 2019

8 Healthy Food Trends for 2019

For the 7th consecutive year, “The Fit Foodie” Mareya Ibrahim serves up the top 8 healthy food and beverage trends like a master chef. 1) ADAPTOGEN ADD-ONS Traditional herbs, roots and plants like holy basil, ginseng, maca, rhodiola, mushrooms and spirulina stabilize cortisol levels and bring balance to your system. Try Moodbeli’s Calming Adaptogen featuring ashwaganda and ginger, Amare’s GBX SuperFood spirulina-based gut balancing probiotic […]

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Gene Baur: What About Adopting a Turkey Instead of Eating One?

Gene Baur: What About Adopting a Turkey Instead of Eating One?

I like to think of Gene Baur, Co-Founder and President of the Farm Sanctuary in New York State and the Los Angeles area, as the original.  While he isn’t the first animal activist, who else has funded their sanctuary by selling veggie dogs out of the back of their VW van at Grateful Dead concerts?  Classic! Gene is more than […]

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Interview with Amanda Rodgers, Pro Tennis Player and New Vegan

Interview with Amanda Rodgers, Pro Tennis Player and New Vegan

Currently ranked in the top 500 in the world, professional tennis player Amanda Rodgers travels all over the world to play.  We talk to her about her experience after she went vegan this summer. How long have you been vegan and why did you go vegan? I became a vegan July 1st, so i am still fresh. I had been […]

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Enlightened Cottage for Serenity Seekers with Pets

Enlightened Cottage for Serenity Seekers with Pets

Mark Barone and Marina Dervan run an arts-based charity, An Act of Dog, Museum of Compassion in Corrales, New Mexico, and also have a beautiful vacation cottage that welcomes pets and supports their charity. PBS filmed them for 4 years and recently aired a documentary about their work for change. This is an elegant, rustic cottage on a 2.5 acre, park-like […]

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Interview with Dr. Danielle Belardo, The Veggie MD

Interview with Dr. Danielle Belardo, The Veggie MD

Danielle Belardo MD is a Cardiology Fellow, and American Board of Internal Medicine, Board Certified Physician. She advocates for plant-based nutrition to prevent and reverse heart disease in addition to traditional cardiovascular care. She started a plant based preventative cardiology clinic at Lankenau Medical Center, in Philadelphia PA, where her patients are empowered to make lifestyle modification using evidence-based nutrition. […]

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Plant Based World Conference & Expo Announces Speaker Lineup

Plant Based World Conference & Expo Announces Speaker Lineup

Plant Based World Conference & Expo (PBW) has announced the speaker lineup for the Food Solutions For Human Health Summit taking place June 7-8, 2019 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. The Summit will focus on the regenerative impact of plant-based nutrition on human health and the power it provides to reverse and prevent many […]

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Celebrate World Vegan Month in November

Celebrate World Vegan Month in November

World Vegan Month is celebrated around the world as a time to recognize how far the vegan movement has come, to highlight how accessible and beneficial a vegan lifestyle can be and to encourage the vegan-curious to adopt veganism by sharing advice, recipes and ideas.

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Dr. Michael Klaper Partners with Boutique Hot Springs Spa for Wellness Retreat

Dr. Michael Klaper Partners with Boutique Hot Springs Spa for Wellness Retreat

Renowned plant-based physician Dr. Michael Klaper and The Spring introduce a transformative Holiday and post-Holiday cleanse and restorative practice program Following the successful Summer Renewal Cleanse Program, physician Michael Klaper, M.D., yoga teacher Alese Jones and the seasoned healers and therapists at The Spring Resort & Spa have collaborated to develop a unique holiday cleanse program. The program is strategically […]

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Hartbreakers, All Vegan Restaurant Opens in Brooklyn

Hartbreakers, All Vegan Restaurant Opens in Brooklyn

High Five Food + Drink, the creator of Brooklyn-based hits Champs Diner and Screamer’s Pizzeria announced Wednesday the grand opening of its latest all-vegan offering, Hartbreakers. Located at 820 Hart Street in Bushwick, Brooklyn, the 70s-inspired fast-casual spot boasts a rotating menu of scratch-made offerings — instagrammable salads, mouth watering burgers, housemade chik’n, and vibrant plates. “We wanted a colorful […]

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