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What's the Best Vegan Protein Powder?

<b></b>What's the Best Vegan Protein Powder?It used to be that plant-based proteins were thought of as sub-par. “Nutritionally and taste-wise, they didn’t …

Nutrition

Benefits of a Vegan Diet and Why the Human Body Was Designed to Be Vegan

The human body was not designed to consume meat and definitely not dairy, but rather for a plant friendly vegan diet. We have over 30 dissimilarities …

How I Make it Easy: My Vegan Diet

Most of us hear "vegan diet" and think deprivation. That's because vegans are usually defined by what they <i>don't</i> eat: No meat, dairy, eggs or other …

12 vegan athletes smashing it on a meat-free diet

Thought vegans were all weedy and pale from lack of animal protein?<p>Myriad athletes are defying that myth, including ultra marathon runners, Ironman …

Watch: Vegan Stereotypes VS Actual Vegans

<b>More people</b> have been switching to plant-based diets like veganism for various reasons. Just last year, Beyonce and Jay Z tried out a 22-day vegan …

Diets

Do vegans sleep better?

Eat green. Get lean. Sleep better?<p>Scottish tennis stud Andy Murray made headlines last week when he announced he was drastically changing his diet for upcoming tournaments. He's now following the "traffic light" diet, which has him avoiding some foods, like yogurt and bagels (red light), eating …

Fuel up! Vegan ultrarunner shares recipes for lentil burger and smoothie

For ultramarathon runner Scott Jurek, being vegan is simply a way of life. He runs hundreds of miles, sometimes for as long as 24 hours straight, so his diet is everything when it comes to persevering through both mentally and physically exhausting moments while pounding the pavement.<p>In his book …

The 14 Best Vegan Restaurants Around the Country

From easy dinner fare to haute cuisine, try one of these plant-based eateries from coast to coast.<p>With Bravolebs like <i>Real Housewives of Beverly …

Can Vegans Date Meat Eaters?

Dating is hard enough without adding another filter to include a dietary requirement, but can a vegan comfortably date a meat-eater? Should it even …

This Pizzeria Went Vegan And No One Knows What To Do

No cheese, no meat, just vegan pizza.<p>"The reaction to the change so far has been mixed," they said.<p>"We have had an overwhelmingly positive response from many of our loyal and new customers. On the other hand, many of our customers have been disappointed. We hope those customers have a change of …

Vegan Athlete: Talk and Shopping Party | SF

<i>Submitted by the Event Organizer</i><p>Special guest Mirko Buchwald, Zanshin Martial Arts Center and 5th degree black belt will talk about being a vegan …

Where to find top vegetarian and vegan restaurants while on the road

Vegetarian and vegan travelers take heart: OpenTable on Thursday released its list of the 52 best vegetarian and vegan restaurants in America.<p>Fifteen are in California, which gives you new places to experience on your next weekend getaway within the state. The picks are based on more than 5 million …

Can a Vegan Drive-Thru Compete With In-N-Out Burger?

With a pop-up restaurant in Northern California, the Amy's Kitchen organic-food brand proves that fast food can be good for you.<p>Rewriting America’s fast-food culture, Amy’s Drive Thru popped up in Sonoma County over the summer. The pop-up is run by the team behind Amy’s Kitchen brand frozen organic …

How To Get Lots Of Protein As A Vegan

And no, it doesn't involve eating a daily block of tofu.<p>Fully loaded vegan burritos. (Photo: James Ransom)<p>At some point or another, every vegan will be asked what he or she does for protein. It's a fact of life, as inevitable as daylight savings or taxes. It doesn't tend to be a popular question …

Healthy Eating

Watch This Vegan Bodybuilder Eat 10,000 Calories At Chipotle In One Day

Vegans have been the object of ridicule ever since the first chunk of tofu was whittled into the first fake hot dog. There are many reasons for this: The human propensity for hostility toward different lifestyles, the inherent silliness of vegan culture, the jealousy that millions of obese meat and …

Baking class: Go vegan

Follow the health trends and enjoy some delightful desserts.<p>><br>• ><p>Chocolate and coarse salt sablé double cookies. (photo credit: SARIT GOFFEN)<p>X<p>Dear …

How to Pack a Vegan Lunchbox

<i>Vegan lunches can -- and should -- be a lot more interesting than bare salads or carrot sticks and hummus. New Veganism columnist Gena Hamshaw will be sharing inspiration for midday meals that stave off both hunger and boredom.</i><p><i>Today: Gena shows us that packing lunch is all about …

What is clean eating, and where do I start??

<b>5 Week Challenge to turn you into a clean eater!</b><p><b>THIS GOES ALONG WITH MY “BREAKING-UP WITH UNHEALTHY EATING HABITS” youtube video, check it out</b> …

Inside the National Suicide Hotline: Preventing the Next Tragedy

Instead, she was a tourist wanting Hines to take her picture. The look of desperation on his face apparently didn’t register. Elation crumpled into …

August 2013

Whole Foods Detroit: Can a grocery store really fight elitism, racism, and obesity?

1 “Everybody Was Talking About It”<p>A couple of years ago, as winter gave way to spring, Toyoda Ruff began to think about changing how she ate. Ruff …

The warped world of marriage advice before feminism – Rebecca Onion

In April this year, the Meredith Corporation announced that it would reduce <i>Ladies’ Home Journal</i> to a shadow of its former self. The venerable monthly …

Why is there still no contraceptive pill for men? – Jalees Rehman

‘I am too young to die,’ said my patient. ‘My kids are small. They still need me.’ I explained that having a heart attack did not mean that she would …

The Laborers Who Keep Dick Pics and Beheadings Out of Your Facebook Feed

A contractor at the Manila office of TaskUs, a firm that provides content moderation services to U.S. tech companies. Moises Saman/Magnum<p><b>The campuses</b> …

Blind Curve

By Debbie Hagan<p>I pause at the bottom of the stairs leading up to the teenage residents hall in this psychiatric hospital where my thirteen-year-old …

Against the Grain

Should you go gluten-free?<p>Just after Labor Day, the Gluten and Allergen Free Expo stopped for a weekend at the Meadowlands Exposition Center. Each year, the event wends its way across the country like a travelling medicine show, billing itself as the largest display of gluten-free products in the …

How Women Change Men

As daughters, sisters, wives, and coworkers<p>Soon after Jay Z welcomed his first child, Blue Ivy Carter, last year, a poem the rapper had reportedly dedicated to his new baby girl zipped around the Internet. “Before I got in the game, made a change, and got rich / I didn’t think hard about using the …