Stanford Study Proves Benefits of Vegan Diet

Stanford University completed a study back in November that proves the benefits of a vegan diet. Many nutritionists had previously argued that long-term health was as much a result of genes as a healthy diet is. Stanford studied 22 sets of identical twins long-term — one twin ate an omnivorous diet and the other twin […]

James Cameron Checks in With Documentary on Vegan Athletes

Famed director James Cameron (Terminator, Titanic, Avatar, etc) will be releasing a new documentary film focusing on vegan athletes entitled The Game Changers. One of the details that is capturing headlines is Cameron’s contention that a vegan diet will put Viagra out of business. Indeed, it has long been suggested that erectile dysfunction is one […]

Study Makes New Connection Between Meat and Global Warming

Many newspapers picked up on this study which suggests that the nitrous oxide produced in meat production is a major contributor to climate change. One of the best things you can do to help reduce climate is GO VEGAN (or at least greatly reduce your meat and dairy consumption). Also, the documentary, Forks Over Knives, is […]

Avoid Sodas and Foods with High Fructose Corn Syrup

Sometimes when I discuss my diet with others, they will point out to me a vegan they may know who might be considered obese. Just because a food or beverage is vegan doesn’t mean it’s not junk food. Take high-fructose corn syrup. High levels of fructose in the diet has been shown to be very […]

Forks Over Knives

Check out the trailer for the new food documentary called Forks Over Knives. According to the movie website, this film will be in theaters in March, 2011.

Beef Industry Fighting Back

The NCBA issued a statement in protest of a contest sponsored by the USDA and first lady Michelle Obama which encourages kids to come up with their own meat-free recipes. Saying the contest contributes to the “misconception that meat is over-consumed in the U.S.,” the industry fails to acknowledge that a high-meat diet does indeed […]

Save Money, Improve Your Health With Beans and Grains

Rodale published this interesting article on how eating beans and grains instead of meat makes more economic sense than most people think — by lowering healthcare and prescription drug costs. (One poll showed people spend more on cheap junk food during hard times than on health food.) It also pays to cook your own beans […]