Archive for August 2012

The Veg-Friendly British

The Olympics this year are being held in one of the most veg-friendly countries in the world! In fact, the percentage of British who are vegetarians is double that of the U.S. The British have long been leaders and promoters of the vegetarian way. It was the British who first coined the term “vegetarian” in … Continue reading

Vegetarian Olympic Champions

We’re happy to announce the first Gold and Silver Medals won by vegetarian and vegan athletes at the 2012 Olympics, with more expected soon. The first silver medal was won by Lizzie Armitstead. She has just won the silver medal in the grueling 87-mile road cycling race, no less. Lizzie says “One of the most common misconceptions … Continue reading

Main Street Vegan – a book review

It’s hard not to get excited about this book. It’s hard not to fall in love with it. Victoria Moran’s latest book, titled Main Street Vegan – Everything You Need to Know to Eat Healthfully and Live Compassionately in the Real World, is sure to be a winner. We were excited by innovations such as the chapter … Continue reading

Caving In to the Cattle Industry

Recently, the USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) made a recommendation in its regular newsletter to its employees, to consider participating in the Meatless Mondays initiative, which advocates going vegetarian one day a week, citing the health and environmental benefits. The advisory explained that the USDA cafeterias now contain plenty of meatless options to enjoy.  The … Continue reading

Vegans on Mars

We’re not kidding. The planned mission to Mars will be vegan all the way there and back. Looking at the enormous inefficiencies in both materials and energy involved in producing animal products for food, the scientists at NASA have concluded that adopting a vegan diet is the only way to go. Food is vital to the … Continue reading

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