Changing our Beliefs

The average consumer in the United States eats more than 200 pounds of animal-based meat per year,4 more than three times the global average.5 We eat quantities of meat that are unprecedented in human history, and yet we clearly also care about the welfare and well-being of nonhuman …

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The Benefits of Bee Keeping

Why has mankind been so interested in beekeeping over the centuries? I’m sure that the first motivator was honey. After all, for many years and long before cane sugar, honey was the primary sweetener in use. I’m also sure that honey remains the principal draw for many backyard …

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Towards a Sustainable Lifestlye: Decluttering

We all have too much stuff that we don’t need, like or use anymore. I had cupboards and drawers that wouldn’t close because they had too much forgotten clutter pushed into them – you probably have some of those too! Decluttering ou homes helps us in so many ways …

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Types of Vegan Diet

A vegan diet is clearly gaining in popularity these days, and for very good reasons! You have probably overheard a friend talking about going vegan. Or maybe you saw a story on the news about a celebrity or famous athlete giving up meat and dairy. Perhaps you’ve realized that …

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3 Reasons that People go Vegan

Climate change isn’t the only reason people come to veganism. There are three main motivations that lead people towards wanting to adopt a more plant-based way of eating and living:

  • The environment
  • The treatment of animals
  • Health

Whatever the reason you started out on your vegan journey, it’s …

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Arguments against a Vegan Diet

Adopting a vegan diet is a personal choice and is often based on nutrition, animal welfare, or the environment.

If you or a family member has decided to make the switch it’s natural to have a few concerns. You may worry about maintaining a balanced diet or about finding …

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The Importance of Meat Reducers

A massive reduction in the quantity of meat being consumed combined with huge changes to farming techniques are essential to guarantee our planet’s future ability to support humanity. The first step in this process is the promotion of meat reduction as a practical way forward for the masses down …

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What do Vegans Eat?

So now you’re going to venture into a world free of dairy, eggs, meat, poultry, fish, butter, and cheese. If you’re like the average person, you’re asking “Well, what can I eat?” The surprising answer: everything else! Vegans don’t eat animals, but they do eat a …

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What is Chi?

Chi (pronounced chee) is the fundamental principle without which Feng Shui (or you and me for that matter) can’t exist. This Chinese word has no direct English translation; instead, it refers to several meanings at once: cosmic energy, life force, breath, and vapor. (In this book, when I say …

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Healing Power of Elderberries

Few plants have received the amount of attention across peoples and places like elder. Also, few plants have been with us as long—archaeological evidence has found elder seeds in sites over 9,000 years old. It makes sense. Few plants provide one-stop shopping like the elder. It is fruit …

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Vegan Hummus Recipe

This easy homemade vegan hummus makes a great snack or lunch, plus it's very versatile. Chickpeas – the star ingredient in houmous – are incredibly good for you. High in protein and fibre and more than ten micronutrients, including a hefty amount of the mineral copper, keeping our hair and skin nice …

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Top 10 benefits of a Vegan Diet

The vegan lifestyle is becoming increasingly popular these days. Also known as a plant based diet, vegans do not eat any food from animal sources including red meat, chicken, eggs, dairy and honey. People who choose to see veganism as a lifestyle rather than just a way of eating also …

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Environmental Benefits of a Vegan Diet

The benefits of veganism extend far beyond increased physical health. A vegan diet also has a far-reaching impact on animal welfare, our environment, and our fellow human beings. Each vegan has a different set of reasons for choosing the lifestyle, but we’re all helping to make our planet a …

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