Vegans V.S. Omnivores – Cant we all just get along?

I’ve recently been invited to a number of vegan debate groups on Facebook. Always one to enjoy a lively debate especially on my ultimate favourite topic I happily accepted and settled in to enjoy learning from other people’s experiences and tastes. Sadly this is not what I found. Maybe this is old news to many…

Q&A session with a Vegan

If you want to learn about veganism there’s no one better to learn from than a vegan. Here I interview my vegan friend on how he feels about veganism. How long ago did you go Vegan? 6 months ago. What was the reason that you went vegan? Mostly health, particularly asthma But what about the…

What are you REALLY eating?

With so many people switching to a vegan or vegetarian lifestyle these days, I’m taking this opportunity to “raise the curtain” on meat. Why do we not call a spade a spade? Why do we work so hard to separate ourselves from what we are eating? Are we in denial? Some people would offer thanks…

Can we completly avoid exploiting animals?

 “Veganism is a way of living which seeks to exclude, as far as is possible and practicable, all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing or any other purpose.” Although the biggest part of veganism is a dietary change there is also the lifestyle changes for example not using products that…

An Athletic Vegan Debunks Vegan Myths.

Today’s article is one from Paul Landini who writes a column for the globe and mail. He does a number of health columns but he took this opportunity to truly introduce himself saying “My name is Paul and I’m a vegan” He appreciates the fact the vegan lifestyle has changed a lot in the last…

Veganism Its A Lifestyle Not A Diet

The article Im looking at today is Niki Bezzant: Should we all go vegan? This article was published on Nzherald. In this article Niki Bezzant who claims to be a committed omnivore try’s a vegan diet. Her philosophy for eating is “a little bit of everything and not too much of anything”. She acknowledges that…

Cow Milk Should Not Be The Main Beverage For Young Humans.

Another day and another pseudo-science article has come to my attention online. This one from the ever-reliable CBC News entitled “Plant-based milk shouldn’t be the main beverage for young children, health experts say”. According to this article, Canada’s dieticians and paediatricians are unfavourable of the trend of parents feeding their children plant-based milk.  One doctor…

Whats in a rainbow?

So we’ve all been told we should eat a rainbow but is there more to colour than meets the eye? What’s in a colour? RED Red fruits and vegetables contain lycopene a powerful antioxidant which reduces the risk of cancer and is good for the heart. PURPLE /BLUE Purple or blue coloured fruits and vegetables…

Being vegan on a budget – Yes you can!

A lot of times when I speak to someone who is considering going vegan a big concern is the price. Vegan is considered expensive but it doesn’t have to be there are many ways you can take the leap and be vegan on a budget. Fresh or Frozen? For example, a lot of the cost…