Category: Lifestyle

Meet Joanne Rose, Maui Wellness Coach

Meet Joanne Rose, Maui Wellness Coach

Joanne was born and raised in Melbourne, Australia and lived in Los Angeles for over 20 years but in 2018 big city life no longer appealed to her, so she gave up the city for simplicity by moving to Maui, Hawaii. She says it was the best decision she ever made because she wakes up everyday to endless sunshine, the […]

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McDonald’s Accepts Petition Delivery by Food Activist, Kathy Freston

McDonald’s Accepts Petition Delivery by Food Activist, Kathy Freston

Food activist and New York Times bestselling author Kathy Freston, who has led a national campaign for McDonald’s to add a plant-based burger to its menu, threw a massive party outside of McDonald’s headquarters in Chicago this afternoon, bringing 220,000 signatures from her Change.org petition calling for a vegan burger directly to McDonald’s. The petition delivery was accompanied by a […]

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Eat Drink Vegan Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary June 22

Eat Drink Vegan Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary June 22

Eat Drink Vegan returns to Pasadena, CA celebrating its 10-year anniversary. After much success over the past 10 years, the festival has grown to become the ultimate day of plant-based food and drinks including beer and kombucha gardens. The first festival in 2009 saw a handful of vendors while this year EDV is excited to invite more a curated selection of […]

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Elysabeth Alfano Laughs It Up with Vegan Stand-Up Comic Ron Placone

Elysabeth Alfano Laughs It Up with Vegan Stand-Up Comic Ron Placone

Ron Placone just kind of stumbled in to veganism. The stand-up comic, writer for The Jimmy Dore Show, occasional guest on The Young Turks network and creator and host of Get Your News on with Ron dishes with me about how he tripped into veganism, never expecting to like, and hasn’t looked back. Going vegan isn’t the only thing we […]

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Veecoco Launches as International Online Vegan Cooking School

Veecoco Launches as International Online Vegan Cooking School

Veecoco aims to become the “Netflix” of vegan cooking. The company has a goal to become the go-to platform for people wanting to learn more about vegan cooking by offering new online courses every month. Veecoco was founded by Samuel & Lukas Schanderl, vegan twin brothers from Germany. “We want our students to feel confident in the kitchen and enjoy […]

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Ottawa International Vegan Film Festival’s New Photo Essay Contest

Ottawa International Vegan Film Festival’s New Photo Essay Contest

The Ottawa International Vegan Film Festival is launching a Vegan Photo Essay Contest as part of the Film Festival held each October in Ottawa, Canada.  The Vegan Photo Essay- described by its director as the first of its kind anywhere in the world – is now accepting entries. Festival Director Shawn Stratton said that “A photo essay is a collection […]

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Opening Day of Plant Based World Conference & Expo

Opening Day of Plant Based World Conference & Expo

The opening day of Plant Based World Conference & Expo (PBW), was extremely successful and offered thousands of attendees a dynamic keynote presentation, packed conference sessions, culinary demonstrations, and 130 exhibitors offering delicious plant-based products.  On Saturday June 8, PBW will be open to the general public  for Community Day for all who are interested in learning more about living […]

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3 Young, Vegan Gymnast Sisters Making a Huge Impact

3 Young, Vegan Gymnast Sisters Making a Huge Impact

Meet Danaé, Danya & Danielle, three young, vegan, gymnast sisters that are bringing their talent, inspiration and vegan lifestyle to the forefront to shift culture and impact their generation through health awareness and fitness. The sisters live in the Los Angeles area and are phenomenally gifted athletes specializing in gymnastics, dance, acro and yoga. If you can’t find them doing […]

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Eating More Whole Plant Foods Linked to Healthier Weight

Eating More Whole Plant Foods Linked to Healthier Weight

People who eat more whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and legumes are less likely to gain weight, compared to people who eat more animal products, sweets, fried foods, and refined grains, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Researchers from Harvard looked at data from three large cohorts—the Nurses’ Health Study, the Nurses’ Health Study […]

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America Is Drowning in Milk No One Wants

America Is Drowning in Milk No One Wants

When a pipe leaks, there are two courses of action: shut off the water or continue filling buckets. The first, while it does involve some thought, is by far the more effective solution. America has run into this problem of sorts; dairy farmers are producing more milk than the market demands. However, instead of turning down the milk flow, the […]

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