It's a common misconception that vegan dishes are always healthy. I've been a vegetarian all my life and am all too familiar with the one option on the menu I can order at most restaurants, which is usually quite carb heavy, fatty or just plain deep fried.
In what has to be his most unlikely movie role yet, Steve-O has narrated What Came Before a 10-minute film short about three escapees from the American meat industry.
Approximately two-thirds of the world's poultry meat and eggs, and more than half of all pork, are now produced in industrial systems, and consumption of animal-based foods is rising, particularly in developing countries.
Gena Hamshaw eats a mostly raw, vegan diet without losing time, money, or her sanity.
I've been fortunate enough to never have to worry about being provided enough food, but what about the people who are struggling to feed their families on a miniscule budget?
Despite practical innovations, progress on getting agriculture into the official climate change negotiations has been excruciatingly slow, much slower than the urgent need to achieve food security.
The colder months tend to make vegetarian cooking more of a challenge.
Inspired by the chili-roasted peanuts I like to buy in India, I decided to mix the pumpkin seeds up with ghee and a few different spices -- garam masala, turmeric and chili powder -- and then bake them.
It's time we stopped fretting over nutrition standards for marketing to kids and start working on a new strategy to eliminate all food marketing to young children, period.
While foodies debated the merits of buying heritage turkeys versus going meatless for Thanksgiving, millions of food workers are struggling to eat at all.
I'm not trying to impose or advocate a vegetarian lifestyle for everyone. But as we celebrate our different holidays, we might pause, if just for a moment, to remember and appreciate where our meal came from.
For some reason, many people are surprised when they find out I am not a vegetarian. Oh, I've tried it over the years and I've considered it serious...
In the high-action TV show Nikita, Maggie Q plays the title character, a coolheaded rogue assassin being hunted by secret agents. In real life, though, she wouldn't harm a fly -- or any other living thing.
What meat-eating (or coffee-drinking for that matter) allegedly does to our character, as the book seems to say, is all a red herring. The only thing vegetarianism asks us philosophically is: Are you okay that something died?
Our exceedingly bright species has ended up creating a "food" system so inefficient that much of it doesn't really produce food at all!