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Vegan Art & Artists

          For anyone interested in making cruelty-free art, as it is often difficult to ensure ingredients found in a variety of art supplies and materials are vegan, here is an article with info on art supplies that contain animals products as well as those that do not (and here’s a list of the …

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Vegan Life

Featured Vegan News: James Cameron and MUSE, Plant-Based School

One Cool Duo James Cameron and his wife, Suzy Amis Cameron promote a whole food, plant-based lifestyle. In 2006, Suzy Amis and her sister Rebecca founded MUSE School, a private, non-profit school located in Calabasas, Calif. And this coming fall it will become the only known, completely plant-based school. Thumbs …

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Athletics

Featured Vegan Athlete: Scott Jurek

PLANT-FUELED ATHLETE Scott Jurek – Ultra distance trail runner One of the top ultra-marathoners in the world, Scott Jurek is a long-time vegan athlete. He is also an avid plant-based chef, and he has published his book Eat and Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness, available on amazon.com. Visit his …

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Health

Featured Plant-Based News: Mediterranean Diet

The Mediterranean Diet and Heart Health           You’ve all heard the Mediterranean Diet being promoted as a healthy diet, but is the diet that is advocated today the same diet they were eating in the 1950’s? Are fish, “lean meats” and dairy really part of a healthy …

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Environment

Featured Film: Watermark

Watermark, 2013 Documentary Filmmakers Jennifer Baichwal and Nick de Pencier, and photographer Edward Burtynsky 90 minutes               A 2013 documentary, Watermark is a powerful, thought-provoking, and profoundly moving portrait of our relationship with water. This films portrays water in all its’ facets from our …

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Vegan Products

Vegan Running Shoes: Brooks

The following is directly from Brooks‘ website: “Does Brooks make vegan shoes? Yes! Brooks does make vegan shoes. Except for the Addiction Walker and our Heritage line, all of our shoes are vegan. That means there are no animal products or by-products used in any part of the shoe, including the …

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Vegan Recipes

Featured VEGAN Recipe: Sweet Potato Hummus

Looking for a tomato-free dip, or just interested in adding a twist to your hummus? Look no further. Today’s featured VEGAN recipe is Low Fat Yammus, or Sweet Potato Hummus, from the Low Fat Vegan Chef. This recipe makes approximately 3 cups. Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups mashed yam/sweet potato (1 lb/454g yam/sweet …

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Featured Vegan Recipe: Lentil Shepherd’s Pie

Lentil Shepherd’s Pie Featured on Potato Strong‘s website this low fat, whole food, plant-based shepherd’s pie is quick, simple and thoroughly satisfying. Feel free to mix up the veggies, trying different combinations and see what you like best. Potato Strong’s Vegan Lentil Shepherd’s Pie Base Mixture: 2 cup bread crumbs (or make …

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Athletics

Athletic Vegan?

A plant-based vegan diet is not only good for improving overall health, it can also significantly help to improve athletic performance. Check out the websites below that emphasis the importance, and compatibility, of an active, vegan lifestyle. ADAPTT – features a great article by Carl Lewis about switching to a plant-based …

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Health

Fruit-Based Lifestyle

Interested in a fruit-based lifestyle, but not sure where to begin? Whether you want to follow a raw food lifestyle, eat high raw, incorporate more fruit in to your daily diet, or just have questions about a fruit-based lifestyle check out this website for more info. Following a high-fruit lifestyle …

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Environment
Recycle and Reuse: Environmental Benefits of Water Recycling

Roughly 71% of the Earth may be covered by seas and oceans, but the water we need to sustain life is comparatively scarce. Groundwater, rivers, lakes, and streams provide the water we use for everything from drinking and bathing to irrigating fields, but they make up less than 1% of …

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Plastic Waste: Environmental Effects of Plastic Pollution

Plastic pollution is a deceptively simple problem with a very complicated solution. It occurs when plastic accumulates in the air, land, or water, which happens quickly and easily. Plastic is used everywhere in many products, making up 10% of the world’s waste, and can take hundreds or thousands of years …

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11 Reasons Why Going Vegan Helps Save The Planet

When you go vegan, you’re helping to save the planet in a number of ways. Following a vegan lifestyle means not eating animal products like meat, dairy, fish, or eggs. It also means not purchasing other animal products such as leather or wool. When you stop consuming these animal products, …

50 Awesome Vegan Athletes to Follow on Social Media
Athletics

50 Awesome Vegan Athletes to Follow on Social Media

Every day there are more plant-based athletes. It’s only natural. A plant-based diet is the healthiest way to go. And it’s pretty simple, really. The better you feel, the better you’re likely to perform. People will catch on to that. Eating a plant-based diet and being active are two important …

Active Outdoor Vegans

Outdoor Adventure Travel with Taran and Melissa | Active Outdoor Vegans

Part of the Active Outdoor Vegans series, this interview is with Taran (of Go Sea Kayak) and his partner Melissa. Both avid outdoor adventurers and vegans, Taran is also a sea kayaking guide and outdoor photographer. They share with us a bit about their love of nature and outdoor activities, …

Active Outdoor Vegans

First Ever Vegan Ultra Event: Vegan Welsh 3000s (V3K) Interview

The Vegan Welsh 3000s is the world’s first all-vegan ultra event. Since 2014 the race, also known as V3K Ultra, has been part of SkyrunningUK. The route takes trail runners across the tallest peaks in Wales, testing the limits of endurance athletes from around the globe. In order to learn a bit more …

Active Outdoor Vegans

Vegan Triathlete Sylvia Jorger Q&A

An outdoor enthusiast and competitive athlete, Sylvia Jorger is a passionate vegan runner and triathlete. Since adopting a plant-based lifestyle, she has seen considerable improvements in her health and athletic performance. As a 49 year old vegan athlete, Sylvia shows us how it’s done, sharing with us a bit about what …

Active Outdoor Vegans

Mick, The Vegan Cyclist (UK) Q&A

This next installment of the Active Outdoor Vegans Series is with Mick Walker, of The Vegan Cyclist (UK), an avid cyclist and outdoor enthusiast! Mick shares a bit about his cycling, vegan, and healthy, plant-based journey. Powered by plants, Mick shows just you can do on a vegan lifestyle! About how …

Athletics

Q&A with Vegan Runner Eats

Alina from Vegan Runner Eats shares her experience as a vegan runner and marathoner and how going plant-based has helped her. Along with sharing her running and athletic experiences on Vegan Runner Eats, there are also plenty of great plant-based recipes and tips. And be sure to check out her artistic sock monkeys and other cute …