Why We Should Avoid Eating Turkey For Thanksgiving

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Eating turkeys has become an imperative part of Thanksgiving in the United States. According to the National Turkey Federation, about 46 million turkeys are consumed each Thanksgiving. Eighty eight percent of Americans surveyed by The National Turkey Federation claim to eat turkey. Turkey may or may not have been served at the first recorded Thanksgiving that was held in 1621. …

It’s Time To Cut the Cheese….From Your Diet!

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Calling all vegetarians who consume dairy products: it’s time to cut out the cheese and other dairy!  Here’s why and how: Milk production causes animals to suffer immensely. Here’s how: Like all mammals, in order to produce milk, cows need to give birth to calves. Out of all the calves that are born, about 65% of them are considered by …

Five reasons to take the 7-Day VegPledge

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VegWeek, happening this year from April 18 – 24, is  a great opportunity to celebrate Earth Week and to explore the powerful benefits of eating vegan. By participating in VegWeek you’ll not only be helping the awesome animals we share our planet with., but you’ll be benefiting your body and the environment. Will you join us?  Here are five reasons …


VICTORY: IHOP Testing Vegan Breakfast Sandwich

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After more than two years of campaigning by Animal Outlook and Vegan Outreach, and thousands of petition signatures later, IHOP is testing its first vegan breakfast sandwich. The sandwich, dubbed the Plant-Based Cali and made with Just Egg and Sweet Earth vegan sausage, is now available at one Flip’d by IHOP location in New York City. This is a huge …


5 Tips for Going Vegan in the New Year

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Explore lots of different recipes Common misconception: vegans eat salad every day. This couldn’t be further from the truth. There are many Facebook groups, Instagram pages and blogs dedicated to sharing delicious plant-based recipes, tutorials, tips and hacks. Check out the Academy of Culinary Nutrition’s top 50 vegan blogs for more ideas and inspiration. Try plant-based alternatives for your “old” …

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5 Vegan Books That Make The Perfect Gift 

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From cookbooks and nutritional guides to educational pieces and children’s books, there’s no shortage of vegan books to choose from. Here are five of our favorites that would make great gifts this holiday season:   Own Your Health: How to Live Long and Avoid Chronic Illness by Glen Merzer Perfect for those who want to live healthier lives, this book is …

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Eleven Madison Park and The Future of Vegan Cuisine

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“I have to ask, how was Eleven Madison Park? Was it worth the money? I read the New York Times review yesterday. Scathing.”  This, from the young woman who sat down across from me on the subway as I was riding home after spending the previous three and a half hours dining at one of New York’s most exclusive restaurants …