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Leafy Greens and Our Gut

Leafy green vegetables may be even healthier for us than we thought. Recently, a research team from Walter and Eliza Hall Institute’s Molecular Immunology Division in Australia published a study in the journal Nature Immunology that demonstrates how ...

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and others invest $30 Million in Plant-Based Company

Chilean-based startup company, NotCo has raised $30 million in funding using The Craftory investment fund, which has attracted investment from Jeff Bezo’s ‘Bezos Expeditions’ among others. NotCo uses an artificial intelligence (AI) platform, called G...

Victoria Vegan Foodies Have a Gem in “Be Love”

Victoria , the capital city of  British   Columbia , is home to historic buildings, beautiful gardens and some of the best museums in  Canada . Mountains and the ocean surround  Victoria ,  which provide  some of the mos...

Welcoming Plants Into The Bronx

When my sister and I  attend ed   Health F est  in  Marsh all ,  Texas , for the first time, I saw a presentation by Dr. Robert  Ostfeld , founder and director of the Cardiac Wellness Program at  Montefiore   M...

Apoyo Lodge: A Vegan Oasis in the Nicaraguan Jungle

Natives of  Nicaragua  will tell you one of the  most beautiful places  to visit   in their country  is Laguna de Apoyo.  Around 20,000 years ago, the  Apoyo  volcano  imploded and filled with subterr...

Are you getting enough vitamin g? choose wonder, joy, and peace this holiday season

This holiday season, many of us will venture into enemy territory.   By that I mean, of course, Thanksgiving and Christmas and Hanukkah and  Kwanza  meals with our families.    We may go in with the best of intentions. If we’...

FASHION WITH COMPASSION: No Pineapples are Harmed in the Making of Piñatex!

Developed by Ananas Anam,  Piñatex  is a natural and sustainable textile made from pineapple leaves. The production of  Piñatex  not only offers an alternative to leather, but also creates new opportunities for pineapple growing c...

Where Cardiology Meets Cuisine: An Interview with Dr. Joel Kahn

Interview with Joel Kahn, MD, owner of GreenSpace Café in  Ferndale ,  Michigan  for VEGWORLD Magazine The idea that food is medicine may be over 2,000 years old ,  but seeing it in practice is rare. That is why we are featuring J...

Vegan 101 Navigating the Doctor’s Office

I want to say up front that there are some wonderful doctors out there, many of whom have not only embraced the whole food, plant-based lifestyle but want to share their knowledge with the rest of the world. Likewise, there have been countless lives ...

Its Time to Play in Puerto Rico

Dance, pop, salsa -- music floats nearly nonstop from lounges, open-air restaurants and pool decks along the beach in the Condado, the cosmopolitan-casual district of San Juan, Puerto Rico. The spirit is so energetic, celebratory and cheerful that it...

Defining a New Code - Dr. Saray Stancic’s Plant-Based Journey To Wellness

Meet Saray Stancic, MD, and you’ll just want to hang on her every word. She is smart, caring, insightful, and plant-based.  A graduate of the UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and aboard certified infectious disease specialist, she is also the fou...

ENVIE: Nova Scotia's Very Best Vegan Restaurant

When one thinks about Nova Scotia, rugged coastline, Celtic music and cold, windswept winters come to mind. The dining experience is also a big part of the Nova Scotian lifestyle, but unfortunately, vegan dining is not a large part of it. Vegan dinin...

Plant-Based Diets in Kidney Disease

As a kidney doctor, I can’t tell you the number of times a patient has told me that they were told to  avoid  eating plant-based foods by somebody else. Sometimes it’s because of the phosphate content of these foods. Other times it’s becaus...

Vegan Team Doubles Kilimanjaro Success Rate

March 20, 2018 “It was the hardest thing we’ve ever done,” says San Diegan Mike Weinberg, organizer of the largest and perhaps first all-vegan team ever to attempt Mt. Kilimanjaro, at 19,341 feet, Africa’s tallest mountain. “On our fourth day, after ...

COLD TURKEY! Our Journey to a Whole Food Plant Based Lifestyle

Born and raised in the South, I grew up on potluck dinners, Little Debbie snack cakes, milk and of course, sweet tea. Every family get-together was centered with a big piece of meat with cheesy sides and dairy-filled desserts. This is what I knew, so...

Essential Fats for Healthy Child Development

There is much confusion surrounding the issue of fats, particularly in the health-minded community.   In the raw food realm, especially, fats are often lumped into one macro-nutrient category and regarded as either “healthy” or “unhealthy . ” As...

In Seattle - Cultural and Culinary Pleasures Go Hand in Hand

People know how to have fun in Seattle. And there are so many settings for having fun: the Puget Sound that edges downtown; Mount Rainier and other peaks beyond the city; colorful, bicycle-friendly neighborhoods; seemingly countless parks and nature ...

Thoughts on Beauty: The Promise of Happiness

I have a lot of trouble with the concept of beauty.     As a Sensitive New Age Man, I’ve swallowed the notion that focusing on physical attractiveness is shallow and probably sexist.    As a plant-based educator, I shy away f...

Start Spreading the Plant-Based News at NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue!

Just like the words of the New York anthem, it’s time to “start spreading the news,” about the new Plant-Based Lifestyle Medicine Program at NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue. This is a giant step for the ever-growing integration of a whole f...

How to Eat Plant Based on the Road

Exploring different cultures by traveling to new places is one of life’s greatest pleasures, but is it possible to globe-trot while adhering to a plant-based diet? You’re probably thinking, “I’ve already said goodbye to cheese, do I really need to gi...

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