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What is Really in Your Pet’s Commercial Food

Jonathan Reynolds, Guest Waking Times If dogs and cats were capable of visiting the places where commercial pet food comes from, would they still want to eat it? It’s perhaps an interesting question, but realistically, most dogs and cats will never visit a factory farm over the course of their lives. They rely entirely on

Healthy Life

Secrets to a Long Healthy Life

Here are the top unique characteristics and commonalities that bring longevity, slow aging and limit disease.

Aggressive Cancers Hate Plant-Based Diets

April McCarthy, Prevent Disease Waking Times Vegans and vegetarians have been promoting the lifestyle for decades and now research firmly supports a huge cancer prevention benefit to those who add fruits, vegetables, herbs and tea to their diets. A study by Susan Steck of the Arnold School of Public Health finds that a high intake

On the Veg of Reason

Tania Melkonian Waking Times I take my responsibility as a writer very seriously.  If I deign to give advice, I do so with caution and qualification.  As may be obvious, one person’s tip is another’s tribulation.  If I give my opinion, it will be clearly interwoven with personal stories, humor (one strives) and self-reflexive bias.

Vegetarians and Vegans

Nutritional Considerations for Vegetarians and Vegans

Many claim that vegetarian and vegan diets, if comprised of a variety of fresh (and, if possible, organic) fruits, vegetables, legumes, grains and nuts, will provide the body with all of the essential nutrients.

Veganism and B12 Deficiency: One Danger of Avoiding Meat

Elizabeth Renter Waking Times When you tell a meat-eater that you are a vegetarian or vegan, the first response is usually something like, “How do you get enough protein?” This question is somewhat of a joke in the vegan community, as there are plenty of foods that can make up a diet full of protein.

Why I Will Continue to Attempt Veganism Until I’m Good At It

Kate, Guest Writer Waking Times This is an HONEST and STRAIGHTFORWARD post about my journey to let my actions reflect my viewpoints. Did you know that Alicia Silverstone wrote a book on veganism and used to fall off the wagon for cheese? That’s ok Alicia. I still love you AND your book. And I don’t care that

Top 7 Sources of Plant-Based Protein

Despite deeply ingrained but misleading conventional wisdom, the truth is that you can survive without meat, eggs and dairy. Believe it or not, you can actually thrive, and never suffer a protein deficiency. Because no matter how active your lifestyle, a well-rounded whole food plant-based diet provides more than enough protein to satisfy the body’s needs without all the artery-clogging saturated fats that dominate the typical American diet.

Ahimsa – Vegan Farm Sanctuary (Video)

Ahimsa is a Sanskrit word that means no harm or no violence. It is the philosophy by which Gandhi led his life. In this film we journey to a farm animal sanctuary in Colorado and meet people who live by the concept of Ahimsa and see how it affects the choices they make.

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