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Going Vegan: You don’t need to be wealthy to go vegan

Going Vegan: You don’t need to be wealthy to go vegan

When high-profile celebrities decide to go vegan, they cast a bright spotlight on the benefits that can come with plant-based eating, ranging from lowering your carbon footprint to improving overall health. And because we know them from other aspects of their lives, it makes it easier for us to relate to their new food choices. After all, if burger-loving former […]

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Gobble Green Brings a Healthier Life Right to Your Doorstep

Gobble Green Brings a Healthier Life Right to Your Doorstep

It can be difficult for vegetarians and vegans to find meals that are both nutritious and appetizing. However, there is now a service that is transforming the health-food industry by catering to people’s specific diet and workout needs. Gobble Green ( www.gobblegreen.com ) is a 100% vegan online marketplace and food delivery service where consumers can purchase individual meals, virtual […]

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Amazon.com Lists Top 100 Best-selling Vegan Cookbooks

Amazon.com Lists Top 100 Best-selling Vegan Cookbooks

Amazon.com Best Sellers offers readers its top 100 vegan cookbooks, ranked in order based on sales. The list is updated hourly, and with the increase in the number of people exploring a vegan and vegetarian lifestyle, whether full-time or part-time, it will likely see many additions full of wonderful resources. Some of the top sellers include: Vegan Cooking for Carnivores: Over […]

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Kathy Freston Discusses Her New Book, The Lean, on The Talk

Kathy Freston Discusses Her New Book, The Lean, on The Talk

Kathy Freston talks to Sara Gilbert and Julie Chen on The Talk to promote her new book, The Lean: A Revolutionary and Simple 30-Day Plan for Healthy, Lasting Weight Loss. Freston gives 5 tips to help viewers go vegan, including switching dairy milk to a nut milk such as almond, trying cheese alternatives, eating foods with antioxidants, and eating a big satisfying breakfast. “If you skip breakfast, your metabolism […]

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A Vegan Diet Offers Relief from Inflammatory Disease and Reduces Heart Disease Risk

A Vegan Diet Offers Relief from Inflammatory Disease and Reduces Heart Disease Risk

The claims of the anti-inflammatory properties of various berries and dark leafy greens have been purported for decades, but the main cause of an ever-increasing list of chronic illnesses continues to be inflammation. While at first glance the shared territory between diseases may not be apparent, the correlation is so strong that the physicians can use a diagnosis of arthritis […]

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PETA honors NASCAR & IndyCar tracks for vegan food offerings

PETA honors NASCAR & IndyCar tracks for vegan food offerings

For helping race fans rev up their own engines on healthy vegan food, NASCAR, IndyCar, track owners Speedway Motorsports, and food-service provider Levy Restaurants are each driving off with PETA’s first-ever High Octane Award. All four racing aficionados have teamed up to offer fans animal-friendly food at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Bristol Motor Speedway, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Infineon Raceway, Kentucky Speedway, […]

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Vegan Recipe: Artichoke-Walnut Pesto Crostini

Vegan Recipe: Artichoke-Walnut Pesto Crostini

This pesto recipe from WhippedBaking.com can be made 2-3 days in advance and kept in the fridge. Otherwise you can freeze it for up to a month. Ingredients, Serves 4-6: 14 ounces canned artichoke hearts, drained 1 cup packed fresh basil 3/4 cups walnuts, toasted 3 cloves garlic 2 tablespoon lemon juice 3/4 teaspoon sea salt 3/4 teaspoon pepper 1/4 […]

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7 Little-Known Ways Sweet Cherries Boost Health and Fight Disease

7 Little-Known Ways Sweet Cherries Boost Health and Fight Disease

Everyone loves a fresh batch of sweet cherries, but these delicious treats are not just for tasty pies — research shows they also pack a major punch when it comes to helping improve health and fending off a number of serious diseases. Soon this year’s fresh sweet cherry crop will be available throughout the country, as reported by the Northwest […]

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Vegan Recipe: Mexican Corn Chowder

Vegan Recipe: Mexican Corn Chowder

This chowder recipe from NutritionMD.org is full of spice and flavor, without the added fat or cholesterol. Ingredients, Makes 10, 1-cup servings 2 – 3 cups peeled and chopped potatoes (about 1 pound) 2 cups vegetable broth or water 1 yellow onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon dried basil […]

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Vegan Recipe: Curried Carrot Soup

Vegan Recipe: Curried Carrot Soup

This vibrant and velvety soup is great hot or chilled. 1 tbs. ghee or coconut oil 1 yellow onion, chopped (about 1 cup) 2 stalks celery, chopped (about ¾ cup) 3½ cups carrots, peeled and chopped 2 tbs. minced gingerroot 1 tbs. curry powder 1 can coconut milk (about 14 ounces) 4 cups vegetable stock ½ tsp. salt, or to […]

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