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articles by: Angel Flinn

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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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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How Veganism Changed These 58 People

Although I'm not much of a Facebook person, I must admit that there are a few things I love about it. One of those is the way it connects activists with each other, so that we can feel a sense of comm…

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Why Nutritional Yeast Should Be On Your Dining Table

Even if you've never heard of it before, when you start exploring vegan cooking, you’ll soon likely start hearing about this magical food. Not to be confused with Brewers' Yeast – which has an impress…

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Cooking Guide for Whole Grains

Are you looking for easy ways to incorporate more whole foods into your diet? Many people are at least vaguely aware of the nutritional benefits of whole grains, such as B vitamins, fiber and protein,…

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Are Your Condoms Vegan?

Wait, what? Yes, you may be surprised to learn that the majority of condoms available on the market are produced using the animal product casein. Casein, a highly profitable byproduct of dairy farm…

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10 Things Everyone Should Know About Free-Range Turkeys

Over 280 million turkeys are slaughtered annually for human consumption in the United States, despite the fact that such consumption is unnecessary for humans and absolutely horrifying for turkeys. Fo…

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100 Dogs on a Vegan Diet

Many people are surprised to learn that dogs can be vibrantly healthy on a plant-based diet. Not only this, but their physical condition can actually improve, just like people, as a result of eliminat…

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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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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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Laura B.

Laura is a Care2 Causes Senior Editor. She graduated from Pitzer College with Honors in English and World Literature and a minor in Music. She’s... more

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