Social and Environmental Issues 2016-11-29T15:10:47+00:00

7 Reasons the USDA Should Go Meatless With Their New Dietary Recommendations

By | January 12th, 2015|Categories: Food Politics, Social and Environmental Issues|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

At the end of the month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will release it's new dietary guidelines, as they do every 5 years... Here are 7 Reasons the USDA Should Go [...]

New Study on Current and Former Vegetarians and Vegans

By | December 9th, 2014|Categories: Featured, Nutrition, Social and Environmental Issues|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I had the opportunity to discuss the fascinating new report that was released by Faunalytics last week about current and former vegetarians and vegans on KFI AM 640 yesterday with Mark Thompson and Elizabeth Espinosa. You [...]

30 Reasons to Go Vegan

By | November 3rd, 2014|Categories: Motivation, Nutrition, Social and Environmental Issues, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Happy World Vegan Month! Here are 30 reasons to try Veganism, one for each day in November: 1. Raising and slaughtering animals at the current rate of consume demand requires horrific, inhumane, torturous practices that [...]

The Vegiterranean Diet

By | October 11th, 2014|Categories: Appearances, Featured, Motivation, Nutrition, Press, Social and Environmental Issues, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Vegiterranean Diet puts nutrition and health into global and historical context. In an informative and engaging way, the book is a mashup of all that is fabulous with the Mediterranean diet, debunking myths, and [...]

7 Ways to Save Money On A Plant-Based Diet

By | September 14th, 2014|Categories: Featured, Social and Environmental Issues|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A common concern about eating a plant-based diet is that it is expensive. Yet, there are ways to purchase food on any type of meal plan that range widely from simple to extravagant, regardless of [...]