When I saw the headlines in the Italian newspapers, I couldn’t believe my eyes: the new mayor of Turin (in the north-west of Italy) has put in place a five-year plan to inform its residents of the benefits of a meat-free diet, in order to save our environment, promote our wellbeing and animal welfare.
Seaweed is marine algae, not plants and definitely not weeds. Sometimes they are called “sea vegetables”. In the West, seaweed is almost uniquely consumed in sushi or as condiments, but in Asia, the Japanese and Koreans use it in a thousand different ways. It would be a good idea for us also to include it […]
You’ve probably already heard that we should avoid eating fruit during or after meals, but is this really based on fact? Is it an old wives’ tale or is there some truth behind it all? Let me shed some light on this.
Whether by their love of animals, to improve their health, because of allergy or intolerance, or simply by taste, more and more people are turning to a vegetarian diet. So, if you have vegetarian friends, you will need to take into account theirs needs too, when composing a party menu. In most cases, hosts prepare […]
Are you interested in saving money and reducing your ecological footprint? Why not try to reducing meat consumption every day. You’d certainly be doing a favour to your wallet and to the planet. Here are some tips to help you!
Vegan cooking follows a type of vegetarian diet that excludes all animal-derived ingredients, such as meat, eggs, dairy products, honey, gelatin etc. Many vegans avoid the use of all products tested on animals, such as cosmetics, as well as animal-derived non-food products, such as leather, silk and wool.
First and foremost, you need to choose between the different forms of veganism that exist. Which type of vegan diet will you adopt? Strict veganism: The one that is most common is strict veganism. It excludes any kind of animal products. Raw foodism: There are also fans of raw foodism, who in addition to shunning […]
We have prepared the short list of our best vegan recipes. These were both best rated and most often saved in the cookbooks of our 350,000 members. They will be sure to please foodies, vegans, vegetarians, and even carnivores, because they are very tasty and easy to make.
First let’s define a vegan diet: Vegans don’t consume any animal product including eggs, dairy, honey, gelatine, etc. When you eliminate an entire category of food, you must absolutely ensure that all the nutrients normally present in this category are found elsewhere. For example, calcium in dairy products and vitamin D that is added to milk and […]
There are an increasing number of famous and elite athletes who perform and are vegetarians or vegan. The former include ace tennis player Martina Navratilova and Olympian Carl Lewis, but vegetarian champions are now found in all areas of sports. Among them is our very own George Laraque, former NHL player, who kindly agreed to […]