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  • The Plantbar: Take note vegans, vegetarians and raw foodist
    When holiday foods and drinking become too much: The Plantbar is open
    This is the time of year where most people throw calorie counting and a healthy lifestyle to the wind. Cookies galore from friends and family, that extra glass of eggnog, potato latkes fried in schmaltz – oh my! It is perfect timing that the...
  • Eat your veggies for glowing skin.
    Pretty From The Inside Out: Fruits & Veggies Increase Complexion Attractiveness
    How’s this for a great reason to eat your veggies?In a recent study from the University of St Andrews, 35 student participants proved something very interesting. Researchers found that when the students consumed an average of 3.41 fruit and...
  • Linda McCartney
    New Paul McCartney radio interview, documentary on Linda and being vegetarian
    Linda McCartney's work to make vegetarianism more popular is the subject of a special half-hour BBC interview by Paul McCartney released today as a podcast,and a newly released half-hour video documentary.A recent short film featuring a new...
  • Simpsons
    Vegetarians and vegans live longer, healthier lives and weigh less, say studies
    Imagine being offered the opportunity to live eight years longer, feeling and looking slender, healthy and energetic. You can sip from a fountain of youth diet that achieves those miracles by becoming a vegan or vegetarian, according to several...
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    Proposition 37, an important measure for vegetarians
    Most vegetarians, already being hyper aware of the food they consume, cringe at the sound of "GMO". GMOS, genetically modified organisms, do not resonate with the vegetarian community as they are anything but natural and organic.Although...
  • How Much...
    Animal Cruelty like you've never thought of
    None of us would turn away if we saw someone abusing a dog - but many of us turn away - unaware - everyday when it comes to pigs, cows and chickens. Do you consider what you eat? That hamburger was once a living cow with feelings and emotions -...
  • The Blackbean Burger
    Eat Your Veggies With A Bun At Smashburger
    It is nice to know that Smashburger can readily accommodate those not keen on meat. In addition to the salads, vegetarian at Smashburger means a black-bean patty that can be customized a number of different ways. It starts with theSpicy Baja Black...
  • Vegan
    Can children be Vegans?
    Parents take the health of their children and the food they consume very seriously, from the ingredients on the package to quality of the product itself.We alsoinsist on specific diets to keep children safe and healthy too, from gluten free to...
  • Vegetarians beware
    Vegetarians beware
    Vegetarians beware. Those of you who avoid eating meat for religious or other reasons may actually be consuming gelatin derived from animal products when taking prescription medicines.While most people realize that gelatin is used to coat capsules...
  • What type of vegetarian are you
    What type of vegetarian are you
    Are you thinking about switching to being a vegetarian or are you one already? There are many things to consider once you have made the decision to follow this path. Your nutritional content of your vegetarian meal,is one consideration and just...
  • The granddaddy of all vegans, Paul McCartney, was left of LA Weekly's list of Top 10 Famous Vegans
    LA Weekly Top 10 Famous Vegans list: Does it make vegans look bad
    LA Weekly published a Top 10 Famous Vegans list this week. The comments on the blog post have not been kind, and vegans nationwide have taken exception to the list.Who are the famous vegans on the list?Former president Bill Clinton at number 10 ...
  • VegFest
    Got your fruits?, Got your vegetables?, Got your weekend festivals?
    Orlando Tyson is a returning citizen who is also a vegetarian, and is excited about the upcoming DC VegFest coming to the District this weekend at University Yard at George Washington University (H Street, between 20th and 21st Streets, NW).DC...
  • Vegetarianism
    Personalizing Your Low-Carbon Diet
    Many people want to curb their carbon footprint, but aren’t quite ready to make drastic lifestyle changes. While I encourage people to make as many big sustainable changes as they can, these tips are for the beginners. I’m talking...
  • Spiral Diner and Bakery
    Spiral Diner and Bakery in Dallas, organic vegan food in the Lone Star State
    Spiral Diner and Bakery is located on the northwest corner of Beckley Avenue and Eldorado Avenue in southern Dallas, in Oak Cliff. The restaurant is locally and independently owned and operated. This popular and trendy eatery uses high quality,...