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Vegan Olympian Seba Johnson Speaks Out Against Sochi

By on February 22, 2014

Vegan Olympian Seba Johnson speaks out against Sochi, worldwide animal exploitation, and human rights issues.

Warning: this post contains infographic images

Warning: this post contains infographic images

By on March 27, 2012

This cute infographic on calcium is making the vegan rounds lately. At first it seems like an innocuous way to address the “where do you get your calcium” question. Think about it further, and you can see the danger of

More Green Smoothies for Me!

More Green Smoothies for Me!

By on February 1, 2012

Yesterday, a blogger wrote a piece about green smoothies. Her conclusion was that combining a couple of pieces of fresh fruit with handfuls of leafy greens in a blender is bad for you. Yes, that was her conclusion, and the

Interview with “Vegan For Life” author Ginny Kisch Messina

Interview with “Vegan For Life” author Ginny Kisch Messina

By on October 22, 2011

Vegan For Life is the most comprehensive book on vegan diets that I’ve read yet. The subtitle, “Everything you need to know to be healthy and fit on a plant-based diet” is really true. The book literally covers every possible

Are we omnivores or herbivores?

Are we omnivores or herbivores?

By on September 4, 2011

I’ve read quite a few articles and discussions on the internet (and in books) debating whether human beings are naturally omnivores or herbivores. I’m sure you’ve seen the debate; humans don’t have claws, sharp teeth, the stomach acidity nor intestinal

The vegan doctor is in…interview with Dr. Holly Wilson

The vegan doctor is in…interview with Dr. Holly Wilson

By on August 6, 2011

  Holly Wilson MD is board certified in Emergency Medicine and practices in south Florida. In the Emergency Department, she educates her patients as well as staff members about the benefits of a vegan diet. She is an outspoken, dedicated