Browsing the "veganism" Tag

Is breast milk vegan?

August 4th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

Parents-to-be hear constantly that "breast is best," but do vegan parents have to skip breastfeeding to align with their beliefs? Is breast milk vegan


Thoughts on Vegan Masculinity

July 29th, 2014 | by Justin Van Kleeck

I have been a vegan for over 15 years. I have been a man for over 35 years. When I went vegan, I never felt particularly troubled as a man by the decision to stop eating meat and other animal products. I was aware of the caricature of vegetarians in popular culture, which attaches femininity (which is “bad”) to any and all things “veg,” but my process of going vegan was very simple: Could I continue living in a way that did, or even could, cause harm and suffering to other beings


Vegan Food: It’s Not About Deprivation

July 18th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

There's a widespread misconception that vegan food has to be healthy and that veganism is the gateway to an eating disorder. Let's talk about it!


Blogger ‘The Blonde Vegan’ Gets the Vegan Diet Really, Really Wrong

July 3rd, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

Blogger Jordan Younger, best known as the “Blonde Vegan” recently confessed to her 70,000 followers that she’s given up on her vegan diet because of a battle with orotherexia—an eating disorder described as an obsession with eating only healthy foods. She's now just "The Blonde Veggie."


Jennifer Lopez Gets ‘On the Floor’ with Her Vegan Diet

June 28th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

Jennifer Lopez, the 44-year-old pop superstar is reportedly launching a line of vegan supplements. The news comes after Lopez went on a 22-day vegan diet in order to lose weight for her upcoming “AKA” album launch


What if You Woke Up Tomorrow and Cinnabon Was Vegan?

April 16th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

I’ve never eaten at (or a) Cinnabon. I’ve smelled the cloying aroma wafting through shopping malls inappropriately mixing with department store perfumes and greasy Sbarro pizza. It offends me not just as a vegan who can’t eat anything at a Cinnabon, but also as a human being who prides myself on my ability to not face dive into gobs of white flour and sugar in the name of something resembling a breakfast food. We need Cinnabons on earth about as much as we need the shopping malls they live in


Top News from the Food Front: Vegan Romance, GMO Controversy, Organic Boomtime

April 12th, 2014 | by Tanya Sitton

What's new in food news? Great things and foolish things! Veganism boosts sexytime, organics go mainstream, and states take action against agricultural abuse of antibiotics. Meanwhile the GMO labeling battle rages, the biotech industry throws well-funded hissyfits, and U.S. trade suffers because we can't get our GMO problem under control. Read on, for the week's best and worst news in food!


5 Reasons I’d Still Be Vegan If I Were a Dude

April 4th, 2014 | by Tanya Sitton

As the vegan movement grows, statistics say it resonates most strongly with women -- at least so far. Of the 2.5 million or so Americans who identify themselves as part of Team Vegan, about 79% are female. Society sends some screwy messages about 'acceptable' gender-based behavior; in this case, those messages may be doing men a disservice. Vegan eating isn't 'a girl thing' -- especially if you're a fellow who values strength, health, environmentalism, and sex!


Moby Explains: the Vegan We’ve Forgotten

March 23rd, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

To his fans, it's no secret that Moby is a long-time vegan. What's new though is that Rolling Stone published an op-ed by the musician about why he's maintained a vegan diet for twenty-seven years


Veganism by the Numbers

February 27th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

As a long-time vegan, it warms my heart to see veganism becoming a more mainstream lifestyle every day. It's good for the planet, good for animals, and good for the people who choose to eat a plant-based vegan diet every day!



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