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Making Vegan a New Normal

Making Vegan a New Normal

It was a warm California evening in the city of West Hollywood, and Kathy Freston was sipping a martini. “Just because you’re a vegan doesn’t mean you don’t want to have fun,” she said, sitting in a booth at a restaurant called Craig’s. “I’m a decadent gal. I want to drink. I want to feel full at the end of a […]

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Arian Foster: A Star Running Back and a Vegan

Arian Foster: A Star Running Back and a Vegan

MSN.com wrote an article and released a video on our favorite NFL star running back, Arian Foster, discussing his vegan diet. Arian is currently leading the NFL in scoring touchdowns and is #4 in rushing yards. He adopted a plant-based diet this past summer after becoming a fan of Forks Over Knives.

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77-year-old Bodybuilder Credits Vegan Diet for Ripped Body

77-year-old Bodybuilder Credits Vegan Diet for Ripped Body

Professional bodybuilder (and Elton John’s former body guard) Jim Morris has the ripped-to-shreds physique that few men of any age can achieve, let alone a senior citizen. But Morris, 77, is proof that exercise and eating well are indeed the keys to the fountain of youth. While most bodybuilders consume substantial amounts of animal proteins daily, Jim is a longtime […]

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James Cameron, Leona Lewis Go Vegan

James Cameron, Leona Lewis Go Vegan

Leona Lewis and James Cameron are the latest compassionate celebrities to embrace vegan eating. Not surprising on either count, since James, who won a PETA Proggy Award for the animal-friendly film Avatar, said he planned to grow crops on his 2,500-acre rural New Zealand property, and Leona, a Sexiest Vegetarian alum, won’t wear animal skins and unceasingly advocates for animal […]

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Vegan Fudge Available on Amazon.com

Vegan Fudge Available on Amazon.com

Got Chocolates, Inc.’s Vegan Fudge is now available to consumers nationally on Amazon.com. Got Chocolates’ Vegan Fudge is gourmet fudge produced without animal or dairy products in the recipe. The recipe uses the same quality natural ingredients as the Company’s regular fudge but replaces the cream with almond milk and the butter with coconut oil. Vegan Fudge can be purchased […]

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Dr. Oz’s Go Vegan Challenge

Dr. Oz’s Go Vegan Challenge

Surgeon and TV host Dr. Mehmet Oz has been “mostly vegan” for many years, saying eating whole, real plant foods gives him the energy to keep up with his hectic lifestyle. His “Go Vegan Challenge” encourages his viewers to drop the animal products and get healthy. “If you’re a meat and potatoes kinda person who also has problems with portion […]

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Eat & Run: The Story of a Vegan Elite Athlete

Eat & Run: The Story of a Vegan Elite Athlete

For nearly two decades, Scott Jurek has been a dominant force — and darling — in the grueling and growing sport of ultrarunning. In 1999, as a complete unknown, he took the lead of the Western States Endurance Run, a 100-mile traverse over the old Gold Rush trails of the California Sierra Nevada. He won that race 7 years in […]

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Diabetes wake-up call inspires backyard garden

Diabetes wake-up call inspires backyard garden

Well before her diabetes diagnosis, Madeline Martinez knew her unhealthy eating habits were leading her down the wrong path. Martinez, a 49-year-old corporate travel agent in Miami, Florida, was 120 pounds overweight — the result of years resorting to fast-food dinners after long days at the office. When her endocrinologist delivered the news in February – Type 2 diabetes – […]

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New York City Condo is Vegan Utopia

New York City Condo is Vegan Utopia

The Madison Jackson building located at 371 Madison Street on New York’s Lower East Side captures the essence of luxury downtown living “designed to support a vegetarian or vegan organic lifestyle” offering prospective tenants 24-hour organic vegetarian room service, organic dry cleaning, an on-site juice bar, in-house nutritional counselling, craniosacral therapy and Jivamukti yoga, which combines hatha yoga with meditation […]

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Interview with Cornelia Guest on Being Vegan and Her New Cookbook, Simple Pleasures

Interview with Cornelia Guest on Being Vegan and Her New Cookbook, Simple Pleasures

Cornelia Guest, author of Cornelia Guest’s Simple Pleasures: Healthy Seasonal Cooking and Easy Entertaining, is an activist, philanthropist, and businesswoman. In 2009, she founded Cornelia Guest Events and Cornelia Guest Cookies, catering charity and entertainment events with healthy, delicious vegan food. She has launched her own line of animal-friendly handbags, wallets, and dog accessories made with a vegan alternative to leather. […]

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