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

Kathy Stevens | Posted 11.28.2012 | Food
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!

Meatless Monday: Make 2012 The Year Of Eating Vegan

Ellen Kanner | Posted 03.03.2012 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Maybe you want to go vegan to reduce your carbon footprint. Or because you need to reduce your cholesterol. You do it out of a moral choice or because you've decided salmonella and E.coli outbreaks and food recalls mean steak and eggs are now off the menu -- forever.

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.

Last Week's Amazon #1 Bestseller

Chris Elam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
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.

Meatless Monday: The Year of No Excuses

Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Why go meatless? A little mad cow and E.coli in tainted beef here, a little heart disease and cancer there. Americans may love their beef, but it does not love us back.

Meatless Monday: The Vegan Kickstart

Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

The Kickstart, from the folks at Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, comes complete with meatless recipes, meal plans, an iPhone app, cooking demos and tips from experts.

Meatless Monday: Meatless Meals Make The Freshman 15 Old School

Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Welcome, college freshmen. Your education begins today. What you learn in class matters of course, but the great thing about being a freshman is wha...

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.

The Weight Loss Hype: Why Counting Calories Never Works

Kathy Freston | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

There is a diet that works -- consistently -- at helping adherents to lose weight and keep it off, and which has a very high compliance rate.