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Life Coach Zachary Koval Discusses Finding Personal Acceptance Through His Queerness

Phillip M. Miner | Posted 02.28.2015 | Gay Voices
Phillip M. Miner

Zachary Koval is a busy man: He's a personal trainer and life coach, primarily helping people with coming out or switching to a plant-based diet. We sat down to chat on a cold New York afternoon.

Starting Your Job Search When You Don't Know What You Want, You Just Want More

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 10.01.2014 | Business
Carlota Zimmerman

"I'm going to figure out what I want, and then I'll start my job search." Um, not to be a Debbie Downer or anything, but as someone who coaches for ...

3 Strange Social Challenges I've Encountered Being Vegan

Zoe Eisenberg | Posted 09.16.2014 | Women
Zoe Eisenberg

Many assume the most difficult part about going vegan is giving up mom's holiday ham or that midnight slice of cheesy pizza. In actuality, many of the biggest tribulations the lifestyle serves up have nothing to do with diet. They are social.

I Don't Diet, I Just Go Vegan

Zoe Lintzeris | Posted 06.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Zoe Lintzeris

It's not easy going totally green, but it's hard to admit that it didn't feel good.

Celebrate World Vegan Day (And My Birthday!)

Michelle Weiss | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle Weiss

Whether you are vegan or not, many of you care about animals, care about your health and/or care about the environment. Today, in honor of World Vegan Day, I want to encourage you to take your passion for one or all of those things and do something about it.

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Went Vegan

Matt Frazier | Posted 11.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Matt Frazier

The commitment to officially say "I'm vegan" was a decision I deliberated about for a long time. Now that this once extreme lifestyle now feels familiar, I have just enough perspective to wish I could go back and give my pre-vegan self (or someone else in my shoes) a few pointers.

You Eat Like a Girl: Why the Masculine Dilemma Towards Veganism Is No Dilemma at All

Daniel Kucan | Posted 10.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Daniel Kucan

I don't get it. Since when is doing what's easy, as opposed to doing what's right, the definition of masculinity?

The Faithful Shopper: Best for Back to School

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 10.14.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's that time of year, when parents rejoice, children lament, and we all spend money to get our youngsters Back to School! Reports are that skinny je...

How to Break Bread With Vegetarians

Joe Berkowitz | Posted 09.08.2013 | Comedy
Joe Berkowitz

New acquaintances choose from a diverse buffet of reactions when they discover you don't eat meat. They offer either congratulations, or 'come on's. Or perhaps nobody cares at all. Unfortunately, both sides of the meat divide are often lacking in social nuances on the subject.

Hot Apps for Food Lovers

Zester Daily | Posted 08.13.2013 | Taste
Zester Daily

Want to become a vegas, mix the perfect cocktail or identify the hottest peppers? These top food apps are for you.

5 Tips for Going Vegan

Michelle Weiss | Posted 09.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Michelle Weiss

These tips are for everyone who has ever wondered how vegans stay vegan, for everyone who has ever considered going vegan and for everyone who thinks vegans are crazy hippie people and are just reading this blog to write a snarky remark in the comment section.

Maker Of Fake Meats Says Deli Counters Will One Day Go Vegetarian

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 05.09.2013 | Small Business

If it doesn't cluck like a chicken or walk like a chicken, is it still a chicken? Some meatless meat makers would have you believe yes. Enterprisin...

Everybody Loves Bacon

Alex Jamieson | Posted 06.25.2013 | Taste
Alex Jamieson

No matter what kind of bacon you crave, these recipes are for you.

This Is What Vegans Eat

Anjali Sareen | Posted 04.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Anjali Sareen

Very few of us were raised vegan, so at some point, we did make a lifestyle switch. When you first go vegan, it's common to have cravings left over from the pre-vegan days, and it's fun to try to "veganize" old favorites. Here are some traditional meals and treats gone vegan.

The Rise of Non-Perfectionist Veganism, Part III: Solutions to Perfectionist Veganism and Vegan Activism

Hillary Rettig | Posted 12.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Hillary Rettig

I myself am not a perfect vegan. Nor am I a perfect vegan activist (whatever that means) -- far from it. But I will always seek to do better, both in my personal veganism and as an activist. And I have to tell you that each time I encounter a vegan or vegan activist my heart swells.

The Rise of Non-Perfectionist Veganism, Part II: How Perfectionism Disempowers Vegans and Vegan Activists

Hillary Rettig | Posted 11.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Hillary Rettig

Think about someone who loves animals and wants to live more compassionately. He checks out veganism, but is bewildered and discouraged by what seems to him to be a lot of rules and a lot of deprivation. He turns to a vegan for help and is told that, "veganism is easy."

Why Don't Vegans Care About People?

Anjali Sareen | Posted 10.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Anjali Sareen

For those unfamiliar to veganism, it can be to easy overlook that the compassion associated with helping animals is meant to extend to helping humans, as well. The beautiful thing about choosing a plant-based diet is that in one choice, you can start to help save the world. Literally.

The Elusive Vegan Man

Anjali Sareen | Posted 10.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Anjali Sareen

When I first went vegan, I simultaneously decided that I was probably never going to find a partner who shared my beliefs. I assumed that it would be difficult to find many men driven by something that was very important to me: compassion toward animals.

The Accessibility Problem in Food Politics

Anjali Sareen | Posted 10.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Anjali Sareen

In the realm of food politics, stereotypes run rampant: the over-energized raw foodist, the protein-hyping omnivore, the compulsive juice cleanser. There's one stereotype I'm particularly concerned with, one I've unfortunately been accused of: the overzealous vegan.

4 Stupidest Things That People Love To Get Offended About

Cracked | Posted 07.06.2012 | Weird News

Being offended is a bit of a national pastime. But while people should be offended about elected officials abusing their trust, CEOs of massive co...

On Being a Mostly Vegan

Sasha Turgman | Posted 08.27.2012 | College
Sasha Turgman

It never crossed my mind that I would choose to give up all the creamy deliciousness of my favorite food to become a vegan, but here I am, meat, cheese and dairy-product free.

'What's With The Vitriol, Vegans?'

Tamar Haspel | Posted 08.27.2012 | Home
Tamar Haspel

"I've never been so disgusted with the human race," said one commenter. What could he have been reacting to? A piece on slavery? The Crusades? No, it was a piece about pigs.

Starbucks Under Fire Over Insect Ingredient

Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 03.28.2012 | Home

Starbucks enraged vegetarians this week after confirming that its strawberry flavored drinks contain a new ingredient of cochineal extract -- a red dy...

More Shit Vegans Say (VIDEO)

Ari Solomon | Posted 03.04.2012 | Green
Ari Solomon


Shit Vegans Say (VIDEO)

Ari Solomon | Posted 02.26.2012 | Green
Ari Solomon