September 10, 2013

What’s Wrong with Eggs?

By Susan Levin, M.S., R.D.   

A common question I hear as a dietitian (second only to “Where do you get your protein?” of course) is “What’s wrong with eggs?” Click here to read the article.

Curried Tomato Lentil Soup (Shorba Addis)

By Jason Wyrick

This recipe is based on an Ethiopian soup with a rich, deep curry flavor and complex textures. It’s easy to make in a big batch for the week ahead, but it’s so good, don’t expect it to last more than a couple of days. View the recipe here.

Vegan Strongman Shoulders More than 1,200 Pounds

On Sunday, Vegan athlete Patrik Baboubian broke a world record for most weight ever lifted and carried by a human being. Patrik lifted 1,216 pounds and carried it 10 meters. Click here to read the article in the Toronto Star.

Paying It Forward Is the Greatest Joy!

By Christopher Garrison 

It’s somewhat hard to believe that just four months ago I was devouring red meat, chicken, and cheese with almost every meal. After hurting my back when I was 17, my weight topped out at 225 lbs., the highest it had ever been. I decided to do whatever it took to change that, so I dieted and trained for a half marathon, losing 35 pounds in the process. Read the full testimonial here.

CDC: 200,000 Heart Disease Deaths
Could Be Prevented Each Year

200,000 deaths per year from cardiovascular disease can be avoided, says the Center of Disease Control. Click here for more from CBS News.

Tips for Eating Healthfully While Traveling Abroad

By Lindsay S. Nixon

I admit, while I love traveling, I was a little nervous the first time I decided to take a trip abroad after adopting a whole-food, plant-based diet. Sure I was an old pro at navigating the restaurants in my town, but how would I manage in a place where I didn’t speak the language? Could I even find plant-based options in other countries? Click here to read the article.

Millet-Stuffed Chard Rolls

By Del Sroufe
Millet and chard are great alternatives to the usual rice-stuffed cabbage, and the Roasted Red Pepper Sauce is perfect when you want something other than tomato sauce. View the recipe here.

10 Powerful "Before" And "After"
Pictures Of Rescued Animals

Remember the Farm Sanctuary feature in Forks Over Knives? The online magazine BuzzFeed posted some amazing before and after photos of a few of the animals the organization has rescued. Click here to view the photos.


On a warm night last week in Southern California, we enjoyed some cool gazpacho. What do you enjoy eating on warm nights? Join the conversation on Facebook.

Enhancing Health with Plant-Based Nutrition

Enhancing Health with Plant-Based Nutrition is a professional conference Sept. 20, 2013 in Portland, OR, just before the Portland VegFest. John McDougall, M.D. and Hans Diehl, M.D., are just two of the featured speakers. Continuing education credits are offered for health care professionals. Click here for more information.


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