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Ten Books I Read and Loved in 2015

Ten Books I Read and Loved in 2015

Linda Arcuri December 31, 2015 0

Reading is one of my absolute favorite activities, and I was fortunate to read a number of excellent books this year. Here I share the ten that stood out the most. Although a couple of

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How to Eat Vegan at a Restaurant

How to Eat Vegan at a Restaurant

Calista Whitney December 4, 2015 1

“The idea that some lives matter less is the root of all that is wrong with the world.”-Dr. Paul Farmer Okay, so you have found your vegan recipes and can successfully shop for and

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Plants, Not Pills

Plants, Not Pills

Linda Arcuri December 2, 2015 1

As a member of the pharmacy profession, I can become very discouraged by the standard medical approach of using medications to treat the symptoms of diseases that are caused largely by lifestyle choices. That

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Thanksgiving: Turkeys, Marketing, and Tradition Invention

Thanksgiving: Turkeys, Marketing, and Tradition Invention

Tanya Sitton November 26, 2015 0

Many Americans struggle to even imagine celebrating Thanksgiving without a deceased turkey on the table.  Most don’t realize that in fact it’s a completely invented ‘tradition,’ woven from thin air about 200 years after the colonial celebration this holiday commemorates. The

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How to Stay Healthy Through the Holidays

How to Stay Healthy Through the Holidays

Dianne November 25, 2015 0

Did you know that as a nation, we consume more calories on Thanksgiving than on any other day of the year? Tradition has conditioned us to feast with family and friends on this day

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Humans Are Not Actually Meant to Eat Meat

Humans Are Not Actually Meant to Eat Meat

Calista Whitney November 20, 2015 0

“A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food; therefore, if he eats meat, he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite. And to act so

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Book Review & Giveaway: The Happy Vegan by Russell Simmons

Book Review & Giveaway: The Happy Vegan by Russell Simmons

Dianne November 18, 2015 8

I went vegetarian in 1992, and then transitioned to veganism 9 years later. Both changes were tough. I didn’t know anyone else who didn’t eat meat when in the early 90s, and veganism was

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Kids’ heart-pounding activism

Kids’ heart-pounding activism

Lyn Cowie November 5, 2015 0

As a parent to two young activists, I’m standing in my living room, witness to something pretty darn inspiring. I watch as my youngest daughter prances around like she has ants in her pants.

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Where Have All the Vegan Yogis Gone?

Where Have All the Vegan Yogis Gone?

Linda Arcuri October 29, 2015 14

Over the past few years, I have attended several yoga teacher trainings and retreats. I have been surprised and disheartened to often find myself being the only vegan present. Since many of the writers

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Product Review and Giveaway: Tribest Sedona Express Dehydrator and Solostar 4 Juicer

Product Review and Giveaway: Tribest Sedona Express Dehydrator and Solostar 4 Juicer

Dianne October 28, 2015 38

I love kitchen gadgets and small appliances.  (I think I love them a little too much, because I find myself browsing the gadgets in kitchen stores a little too often, even though I have fully

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