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articles by: Angel Flinn

3 Easy (And Cheap!) Ways to Improve Your Dental Health

If you’re anything like me, you probably feel like you could do more to improve your dental health. Sure, I go to the dentist twice annually for hygiene treatments, and I brush and floss fairly religi…

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You CAN Kick The Cheese Habit. Here’s How.

“Cheese consumption in the U.S. rose from 15 pounds per person per year in 1975 to more than 30 pounds in 1999. And you can thank the federal government. The USDA Report to Congress on the Dairy Promo…

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Is Champagne Vegan?

Is your Champagne flute ready to toast the New Year? If, like many others, you are preparing with this bubbly celebratory drink, you should know that it may not be vegan. Bon Appetit explains that …

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Would You Eat Rabbit Meat?

Yesterday, while staying in my home town of Wellington, New Zealand, I visited an historic house constructed in the 1800s. The ‘Colonial Cottage’ had housed children and grandchildren of the original …

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8 Nutrients Vegans Need for Optimized Health (& How to Get Them)

The American Dietetic Association and Dietitians of Canada state that "properly planned vegan diets are nutritionally adequate for all stages of life, including pregnancy and lactation, and provide he…

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Raw Vegan Pad Thai

This recipe (shared by Nadine Loraine) is very simple, quick and easy, but also delicious and beautifully presented! It makes a perfect healthy side dish to any meal. Note: The veggie prep requires…

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DIY Fermented Foods: Healthy Sauerkraut

I love sauerkraut, and for a while now I've been eating and enjoying my own homemade version of this simple yet very powerful ferment. Sauerkraut has a whole range of benefits for anybody looking to o…

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A Vegan Guide to Thanksgiving

As a vegan, it's hard not to feel heavy-hearted around Thanksgiving time. While the rest of the country looks forward in eager anticipation to a day of feast and celebration, we vegans tend to be seen…

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What a Pink Ribbon Doesn’t Tell You About Cosmetics & Cancer

“Shouldn’t companies that claim to be fighting breast cancer stop using chemicals that cause that very disease?” ~ La Ishá website   According to the National Breast Cancer Association, …

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Finding the Right Vegan Cheese

Okay, so you’ve decided to ditch dairy. Good for you! Your body will thank you in a myriad of ways, not to mention your conscience. Believe it or not, giving up dairy products is one of the very best …

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about Angel Flinn

Angel Flinn is Director of Outreach for Gentle World – a non-profit educational organization whose core purpose is to help build a more peaceful society, by educating the public about the reasons for being vegan, the benefits of vegan living, and how to go about making the transition.

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