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Vegan Cheese: Biohackers Are Growing Real Cheese In A Lab, No Cow Needed

If you're a vegan, cheese options are limited. There are high-quality vegan cheeses out there, but they just don't taste the same, and they're mostly soft-- it's difficult to make any sort of hard … [Continue Reading...]

Soyajoy G4 Soy Milk Maker

Review: Soyajoy G4 Soy Milk Maker

Recently, Soyajoy came out with a replacement for their top-selling soy milk maker. For 2013, Soyajoy now has the G4 soy milk maker, a replacement for their older, G3 model. The product description (according to the manufacturer) is that the SoyaJoy G4 is the next model to the 5-star rated … [Continue Reading...]

VEGAN LIFE

98 year old vegan doctor

98 Year Old Vegan Doctor

This video is an interview with Dr. Ellsworth Wareham. Dr. Wareham is retired cardiothoracic surgeon. He retired when he was 95 years old. He is currently 98 years old. He is also a vegan.  He has been a vegan since his 50's. He believes his healthful lifestyle contributes to his longevity, and … [Continue Reading...]

ANIMAL RIGHTS

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Skin layer grown from human stem cells could replace animals in drug and cosmetics testing An international team led by King’s College London and the San Francisco Veteran Affairs Medical Center (SFVAMC) has developed the first lab-grown epidermis – the outermost skin layer - with a functional … [Continue Reading...]

FOOD

real vegan cheese

Vegan Cheese: Biohackers Are Growing Real Cheese In A Lab, No Cow Needed

If you're a vegan, cheese options are limited. There are high-quality vegan cheeses out there, but they just don't taste the same, and they're mostly soft-- it's difficult to make any sort of hard vegan cheese, like gouda or cheddar. A team of Bay Area biohackers is trying to create a new option: … [Continue Reading...]

HEALTH

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Do multivitamins make you healthier?

Some experts say it's time to give up on daily multivitamins to preserve health, but others disagree. What should you do? If you take a multivitamin, it's probably because you want to do everything you can to protect your health. But there is still limited evidence that a daily cocktail of … [Continue Reading...]

SCIENCE

Another Reason Not To Eat Meat

As if there aren’t enough reasons not to eat meat… According to New Scientist magazine, consuming red meat and dairy puts humans at risk from a rather nasty strain of e. coli.  This particular strain attaches itself to a sugar molecule that humans can’t produce, but is ingested when we consume meat and dairy products. […]

GREEN LIVING

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Organic Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Clean Nor Toxin-Free

Buying organic food is an exercise in personal virtue: You pay more to consume food that's healthier for you and less damaging to the environment because it's grown without artificial or toxic chemicals. This powerful perception, based more on belief than facts, goes a long way toward explaining … [Continue Reading...]

REVIEWS

Soyajoy G4 Soy Milk Maker

Review: Soyajoy G4 Soy Milk Maker

Recently, Soyajoy came out with a replacement for their top-selling soy milk maker. For 2013, Soyajoy now has the G4 soy milk maker, a replacement for their older, G3 model. The product description (according to the manufacturer) is that the SoyaJoy G4 is the next model to the 5-star rated … [Continue Reading...]

real vegan cheese

Vegan Cheese: Biohackers Are Growing Real Cheese In A Lab, No Cow Needed

If you're a vegan, cheese options are limited. There are high-quality vegan cheeses out there, but they just don't taste the same, and they're mostly soft-- it's difficult to make any sort of hard vegan cheese, like gouda or cheddar. A team of Bay Area biohackers is trying to create a new option: … [Continue Reading...]

98 year old vegan doctor

98 Year Old Vegan Doctor

This video is an interview with Dr. Ellsworth Wareham. Dr. Wareham is retired cardiothoracic surgeon. He retired when he was 95 years old. He is currently 98 years old. He is also a vegan.  He has been a vegan since his 50's. He believes his healthful lifestyle contributes to his longevity, and … [Continue Reading...]

where do vegans get their protein from

Where to vegans get their protein from?

"Where do you get your protein from" This is the first question most vegans are asked. Our friend at bitesizevegan.com presents a video which seeks to answer this question. She presents numerous protein sources for vegan. "Despite the advertising hype from the meat and dairy industries, humans … [Continue Reading...]

1200 calorie meal from a vegan weighlifter

1200 calorie meal from a vegan weightlifter

A 1200 calorie meal with only 3 grams of fat and 50 grams of protein. He is a professional athlete. He suggests that most people only need 100 grams of protein per day. Check out this video. … [Continue Reading...]

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How to become a vegan

If you are looking to become a vegan, here's a video from brownvegan.com that offers you some nice tips and options which will help you to transition from being an omnivore to becoming a vegan. … [Continue Reading...]

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21 cases of salmonella result in chia seed powder recall

Many of you are aware that we have discussed the issues regarding Vega's products. Below is an article from the Chicago Tribune about salmonella found in various powders, including chia seed powder. This has resulting in many recalls. Some of the products being recalled are from Navitas Naturals, … [Continue Reading...]

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Fresh From The Garden – Free Kindle Book – Today Only

Free is always good, right? Fresh from the Garden Recipes:: A Bounty of 120 Dishes Featuring Fresh Produce is available for free today only at Amazon. If you're ready to "buy" it, here's a link: http://veganbits.com/fresh-from-the-garden I have no read it yet, but I just picked up a copy. I would … [Continue Reading...]

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Organic Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Clean Nor Toxin-Free

Buying organic food is an exercise in personal virtue: You pay more to consume food that's healthier for you and less damaging to the environment because it's grown without artificial or toxic chemicals. This powerful perception, based more on belief than facts, goes a long way toward explaining … [Continue Reading...]

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Video: James Cameron promotes vegan lifestyle

This video featuring James Cameron, Director, Producer, Explorer, and Conservationist tells an audience at the BLUE Ocean Film Festival and Conference that the true conservationists of the future must be strict vegans. Citing statistics and hailing the movie "Forks Over Knives", Cameron notes that … [Continue Reading...]

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James Cameron give money to school to go vegan

As we've been reporting, the quest to get more fruits, vegetables and whole grains into public schools has once again gotten political. But in spite of the new, federal standards for school nutrition, "changing a school lunch cafeteria, especially those that participate in the National School … [Continue Reading...]