Browsing the "vegetarian diet" Tag

Are the ‘Thug Kitchen’ Authors Racists?

October 17th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

A good epithet can go a long f*cking way to make a damn important point. And there’s no argument that choosing to adopt a healthy, plant-based diet is an imperative discussion these days, worthy of harsh language, particularly as it’s intricately linked to the impending global warming issues, our myriad health crises and the evolution of our human ethics and values. Enter the new Thug Kitchen plant-based cookbook “Eat Like You Give A F*ck”,  garnering a lot of attention and controversy


Is the Secret to Sustaining a Vegetarian Diet Eating Plant…Blood?

October 8th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

You know how the saying goes: you can lead a meat-eater to a millet-kale burger, but he will run away screaming “I need bacon!” Or something like that. But the vegetarian diet might be getting a little “meaty” help from a most unlikely (and kind of spooky) place: plant blood


No Meat March is Coming!

February 25th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe

Have you been wanting to try cutting out the meat but felt a little daunted? No Meat March might be just the time to give it a whirl!


New “Chicken” Product Helps Consumers See Beyond Meat

May 21st, 2012 | by Jessi Stafford

NPR recently wrote about a new fake chicken product called Beyond Meat that is looking to blur the line even further between actual chicken meat and imitation varieties, making the transition easier for those weaning themselves off of animal products, or at least more tasty


Eating Vegan: How Much Vitamin B12 Do You Really Need?

April 10th, 2012 | by Heather Nauta

Although I would love nothing better than to tell you that all the nutrients you need are easily available from fresh, organic, whole plant foods B12 is unfortunately one nutrient that vegans in the developed world should be getting from supplements. But how much B12 do you need, and what are the best sources


Eating Vegan: Healthy Grocery List To Stock Your Kitchen

February 6th, 2012 | by Heather Nauta

A good grocery list is the first step on your way to success with a healthy vegan diet. If your cupboards and fridge are full of junk, that's what you'll eat. If you fill your kitchen with healthy foods instead, you'll make it much easier to follow through and achieve your goals



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