12 Things No One Tells You About Going Vegan

12 Things No One Tells You About Going Vegan

12 Things No One Tells You About Going Vegan

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I love barbecue. I love bacon. I really, really, really love cheeseburgers. I was a vegetarian during and after college, but once I got back on the meat train about five years ago, I cranked that bad boy up to 100 mph, devouring every juicy, delicious piece of pork belly I saw on a menu and never looked back.

But, like many people, I watched What the Health . And even though there are a lot of inaccuracies in that movie, there are also a lot of valid points about the meat industry as well as the […]

11 Creative Recipes That Combine the Best of Both Paleo & Vegan Diets

11 Creative Recipes That Combine the Best of Both Paleo & Vegan Diets

11 Creative Recipes That Combine the Best of Both Paleo & Vegan Diets

There are those who are paleo: avoiding grains, legumes, and advocating grass-fed animal proteins. Then there are those who are vegan: abstaining from all animal-based products but consuming everything else. These two diets seemingly live on opposite sides of the train tracks, like the Montagues and the Capulets. Can the two ever live in harmony? Absolutely.

The intersection of the paleo diet and a vegan lifestyle is thin but clearly defined. No grains, no legumes, no animal products. That means no bread, no bacon, no traditional granola, no pasta, no butter. So what do you actually eat? Plenty of root […]

Could you go vegan or vegetarian for a month?

Could you go vegan or vegetarian for a month?

Could you go vegan or vegetarian for a month?

Could you go vegetarian or vegan for a month? Carnivores across Christchurch are being invited to adopt a meat-free or animal-free lifestyle for 30 days.

The challenge runs from October 16 to November 14 and is being set by Bournemouth University ’s Reducetarian Society.

A spokesperson said: “The purpose of creating such an event is to provide an opportunity for those interested in changing their eating patterns to vegetarian or vegan. We are aiming to encourage a greater number of people to begin these diets for the benefits it has on animal cruelty, environmental and human welfare, as well as nutritional […]

A healthy diet need not cost more, say experts

A healthy diet need not cost more, say experts

A healthy diet need not cost more, say experts

The Edit: Here are five things to look out for at the Frankfurt Book Fair Report: One in five blame black magic for child disability The Edit: iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and X Malaysia prices now official Nutritionists and experts interviewed by TODAY said that it is a myth that a healthy diet will burn a hole in one’s pocket, pointing out that there are healthy substitutes that are affordable. ― Picture by Raj Nadarajan/TODAY SINGAPORE, Oct 14 ― A recent debate in Parliament on the cost of healthier food has cast the spotlight yet again on whether […]

62-year-old vegan powerlifter in Arizona smashes world records

62-year-old vegan powerlifter in Arizona smashes world records

62-year-old vegan powerlifter in Arizona smashes world records

Rocky Luedeker is a 62-year-old, completely vegan, record-breaking powerlifter. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Luedeker has 13 world records and 26 state and national records. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) She loves bean and rice and eats lettuce every day. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) COTTONWOOD, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) –

Forget every preconceived notion you have about weightlifters; one Arizona athlete defies all expectations. She is a 62-year-old, completely vegan, record-breaking powerlifter.

Armed with ambition and fueled by foliage, Rocky Luedeker of Oak Creek started lifting competitively four years ago, after wanting to follow in her family’s footsteps.”I was sitting there and was like, ‘Why am I […]