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10 No-Fail Dinner Party Conversation Starters

Carla McDonald | Posted 09.22.2014 | Style
Carla McDonald

Today, we're getting tipsy with the no-fail questions these 10 expert hosts ask to kick-start a conversation at a cocktail or dinner party.

Find Your Center: Kathy Freston's Simple Mantra Meditation

Posted 02.26.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Thirty Days, Thirty Reasons, Thirty Ways: Go Vegetarian In October!

Kathy Stevens | Posted 11.28.2012 | Home
Kathy Stevens

So on Monday, October 1, is World Vegetarian Day--the kickoff for Vegetarian Awareness Month than runs throughout October. If you've been toying with the idea of going vegetarian, then let me be your cheerleader, and let the following lists inform and inspire! Good luck...and please share your journey!

Veganism: Making The Transition

Ari Solomon | Posted 10.24.2012 | Green
Ari Solomon

Should you choose to start making the transition to veganism, please keep in mind this is not about restriction or scarcity -- you won't be doomed to a life of eating iceberg lettuce and tofu cubes.

Animal Welfare Supports Public Health: New Book Lays Out The Science

Kathy Freston | Posted 08.27.2012 | Green
Kathy Freston

Dr. Aysha Akhtar looks at the interlocking animal and human health issues involved in domestic violence, animal-fighting, animal attacks, the wildlife trade, factory farming, climate change, and drug development.

Kathy Freston's 5 Minute Meditation

Posted 05.23.2012 | GPS for the Soul

The stress and strains of our always-connected lives can sometimes take us off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance. ...

Four Different Friendships, Four Similar Themes

Shasta Nelson, M.Div. | Posted 09.14.2011 | Women
Shasta Nelson, M.Div.

We often hold up childhood friends as the ideal friendship. Rather, it's frequently the people we meet along the way that can foster the bonds with us that feel most substantial.

WATCH: Kathy Freston And Katie Lee Talk Food And Friendship

Posted 08.31.2011 | Women

This video is the second in HuffPost Women's four-part series on female friendship inspired by Wendi Murdoch and Florence Sloan's upcoming film Snow F...

Stars Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Farm Sanctuary

Wendy Diamond | Posted 07.23.2011 | New York
Wendy Diamond

Farm animals danced and greeted guests as they arrived to celebrate the 25th Anniversary for Farm Sanctuary at Cipriani Wall Street on May 14th. "If ...

How Agriculture Subsidies Are Making Us Sick

Elizabeth Kucinich | Posted 06.21.2011 | Home
Elizabeth Kucinich

When it comes to unhealthy food, the primary culprits are meat and dairy, which are high in saturated fat and cholesterol, and over-sweetened processed food.

Easing Into A Vegan Diet, With Kathy Freston

Posted 06.07.2011 | Home

In this video below, Kathy Freston talks about the virtues of going vegan and the environmental and health benefits that result. Even if you're not...

Eating Vegan On The Cheap

Kathy Freston | Posted 05.28.2011 | Home
Kathy Freston

We've been aggressively peddled the idea that a healthy diet is an expensive diet, something only for rich folks. And our experience seems to bear that out.

Lean in... and Try This Truly Delicious Faux Favorite for Breakfast

Meg Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Meg Wolff

We also use this as a burrito filling -- and it's a nice change of pace from the usual bean and rice burrito. To me, it's more of a warm German Potato Salad wrapped in a soft steamed tortilla.

PHOTOS: Going 'Veganist' For An Evening With Kathy Freston

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Trays of vegan crab cakes, grilled "meat" skewers, and mushroom-wrapped dates stuffed with soy cheese greeted rain-soaked partygoers at last Friday's ...

Last Week's Amazon #1 Bestseller

Chris Elam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chris Elam

Kathy Freston's new book, Veganist: Lose Weight, Get Healthy, Change the World, details the tremendous physical and environmental benefits of a vegan diet in shocking but ultimately affirming terms.

Oprah Now Doing Meatless Monday

Chris Elam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chris Elam

It was what Oprah said at the end of the segment that took me by such surprise.

Perfect for the Super Bowl: Meg's Best Vegan Chili

Meg Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Meg Wolff

Start this weekend with my delicious vegan version of a Super Bowl favorite: "Meg's Best Vegan Chili." If you have diehard meat-eaters in the family, that's not a problem either.

Oprah's Vegan Challenge: Can You Go Animal-Free?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

From One Green Planet: The Oprah Winfrey show aired an episode today where she and her 378 Staffers go vegan for a one-week challenge. The special ...

The Meatless Monday Thanksgiving Project -- 12 All-Star Recipes

Chris Elam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chris Elam

So I reached out to friends, experts and visionaries -- people who really know their food. My double-question: what's your favorite meatless Thanksgiving dish, and what are you really thankful for?

If You Wouldn't Eat a Dog or Cat, Why Eat a Chicken?

Bruce Friedrich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Bruce Friedrich

As a result of all the media coverage surrounding the recall, countless Americans have been shocked to discover just how hideously chickens are treated in this country.

A Solution For Diabetes: A Plant-Based Diet

Kathy Freston | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

The doctors and scientists I've talked with seem to be saying the same thing: a diet high in animal protein is disastrous to our health, while a plant-based diet prevents disease and is restorative to our health.

The Most Glamorous CEO Wives (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The world's top CEOs are, of course, known for their expensive hobbies, ridiculous spending, and legendary work habits. But what they're not always kn...

A Cure For Cancer? Eating A Plant-Based Diet

Kathy Freston | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

Traditional doctors are so focused on the use of targeted therapies that they refuse to even acknowledge the use of therapies like nutrition and are loathe to even want to do proper research in this area.

Detox for Fun and Profit

Val Brown | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Val Brown

There was no way I was going to do two detoxes in a row, so I decided that in a very unscientific way I would do them simultaneously. This is not as unsound as it sounds.

The Essential Vegetarian Reading List

Bruce Friedrich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bruce Friedrich

I (strongly) suggest that all vegetarians read (and own) all these books, so that you can recommend them articulately and loan them to friends and relatives.