Vegan Bacon (And Other Meat Substitutes)

Bacon. As a vegan, I’m sure you hear this word quite frequently. When? All, the, time. Especially when people are telling you why they could never be vegan. It’s also a very popular comment under pretty much any vegan related social media photo or story. What do our omnivorous friends not realize? Most noteworthy, going …

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What Are The Dangers Of Being Vegan?

So, what are the dangers of being vegan? No, like the real dangers. Not Meathead Mike’s take on why ‘real men eat beef, bro.’ Rather, the research-based cold hard facts of the possible dangers of being vegan compared to the dangers of a carnivorous diet. Let’s dive in! The Possible Dangers Of Being Vegan: Are There …

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Value Animals

Veganism: Why Should I Value Animals More Than Plants?

Vegan vegan plants plants… Yeah yeah… But, playing Devil’s advocate, why should I value animals more than plants? Because, eating plants is not the same as eating animals, and here’s why: Value Animals: Animals Feel Pain Value Animals As we mentioned in a previous article, though some animals are meant to consume other animals for …

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6 Terrifying Facts about Beef and Sustainability

Vegetarianism used to be about animal welfare. Now, an increasing number of Americans are choosing to go vegetarian to help the planet. That’s right: a vegetarian diet has a much smaller eco-footprint than meat. There are some exceptions to this (the UN is pushing for eating bugs as a sustainable solution to world hunger) but, overall, you can count on the fact that you are doing something good for the planet just by adapting a plant-based diet. Compared to poultry, fish, and pork, beef is the worst in terms of sustainability. Here are just some of the shocking facts about sustainability of the beef industry.

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5 Ways to Get More Superfoods into Your Meals

So you did all of your research and went out and bought some great superfoods, like flax meal, goji berries, and raw cacao. Now, what are you supposed to do with all of these superfoods? It is hard enough to remember to bring baggies of berries to snack on, and even more difficult if you have to figure out ways of getting your kids to eat weird-looking roots and fungi. Here are easy ways you can get more superfoods into your meals without even noticing them.

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5 Reasons You Aren’t Getting Enough Vitamin D

Most of the health-conscious individuals that I know worry about getting enough calcium, iron and protein. Few of them even think about vitamin D, nevertheless worry whether they are getting enough.  So, it may come as a surprise that Vitamin D deficiency is so commonplace that, in 2008, the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition went as far as to call it a “pandemic.

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5 Simple Ways to be a Healthier Vegetarian

Most of the vegetarians I know are healthy people (especially compared to the general public). They get loads of fiber, avoid processed foods, and get exercise by riding their hipster bikes to work.

Despite the fact that they are already on a level of healthiness that most Americans would envy, many of these veggie friends want to be healthier. They start taking yoga classes, drinking weird green smoothies, experimenting with enemas…

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