Category Archives: Vegan or vegetarian?

Leather? Vegan? Hypocrite? Realist?

My first blog after the end of the 737 streak From time to time, one of my readers asks me about our use of animal products—other than their food products like flesh, milk or eggs. I am primarily talking about … Continue reading

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Animal rights & veganism. What comes to mind for most folks?

And why don’t I mention those words very often in my work? As for the first question, when people in the mainstream (the 99% who are not vegan) hear those words, many of them think: weirdo, left-wing radical, hippie, tree-hugger … Continue reading

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The FIVE most powerful vegans in the United States

Can you guess who they are? Three from business and two from government. It is true that only a small minority has given up meat and dairy, but it’s getting more popular every day. The following video was posted in … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Broadway star goes back to eating meat.

And gets encouragement from her physician. A Word With Sherie Rene Scott—driven by desire back to meat. That was the headline in the New York Times that caught my eye. You don’t often hear about a long-term vegetarian (in her case … Continue reading

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World’s first vegetarian McDonalds—not in the USA

But in India, where people have been eating mostly plant-based foods for a very long time. Up until now, I always thought of “vegetarian McDonalds” as an oxymoron, so this is welcome news. As reported earlier this week (9-4-12) by … Continue reading

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“Veganism” — Be honest, what comes to mind?

I bet it’s not All Pro Tony Gonzalez of the Atlanta Falcons Whenever I hear a word that has an “ism” on the end, I must confess that my first reaction is negative. I immediately think about the cults and … Continue reading

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“Veggies for Vanity” — says Michelle Pfeiffer

The latest superstar to go all plant-based—See 2-minute video below. With a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame since 2007, Michelle Pfeiffer is not only a star, but she is a beautiful, thoughtful and pragmatic person. After watching The … Continue reading

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