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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

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 […]

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Can Dogs be Vegan?

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 […]

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Joaquin Phoenix rescues mother cow and newborn calf from slaughter

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 […]

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Are Ancient Grains Healthier?

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

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Hälsa Announces Program to Convert Dairy Farms to Grow Organic Oats

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,” […]

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Inflammation may hurt more than just your athletic performance

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 […]

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

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 […]

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Wait, That’s Vegan?!: Plant-Based Meatballs, Burgers, Steaks and More

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 […]

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One in Four Americans Are Eating Less Meat

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 […]

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International Vegan Film Festival Kicks Off 2020 North American Tour

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 […]

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