Vegetarian Diet

30 Things Vegans And Vegetarians Don't Want To Hear Anymore

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 03.20.2014 | Canada Living

For anyone who follows a vegan or vegetarian diet, there's nothing more exhausting and repetitive than explaining to others why you eat what you eat. ...

Why the Hell Are You Still Eating Animals?

Lacey Haynes | Posted 09.29.2013 | Canada Living
Lacey Haynes

Call me an extremist. Say that I'm a hippy, vegan, vegetarian, fanatical, idealist. Tell me that these views are unrealistic and going to destroy the lives of countless farmers. It's hard to talk about eating animals without getting defensive, angry, sad and judgmental. Take a deep breath. Here are five facts about the consequences of being a carnivore.

Do Vegetarians Live Longer?

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 08.17.2013 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

One study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) found evidence that vegetarians have a slightly better chance at living longer than omnivores. So, should we all consider becoming vegetarians for the sake of a longer life? Not necessarily.

Why Plant-Based Diets Are Good For Your Health

CP | Lois Abraham, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.20.2013 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Leslie Beck has long been a proponent of the health benefits of a plant-based diet. But what really resonated with her when researching her ...

An Ex-Vegetarian's Take on Healthy Diets

Kathleen Trotter | Posted 12.02.2012 | Canada Living
Kathleen Trotter

I decided to become a vegetarian when I was 11. Two months ago I decided to eat meat again. Believe me: I did not make this decision lightly. The reason that I ultimately decided to make the switch was a belief that it was time to re-evaluate the decision of the 11-year-old version of me. Many people used to assume that as a vegetarian I was healthier. People fall into the trap of believing that cutting out one particular food group will make them successful in their quest to lose weight and/or get healthier, but that's simply not true.

7 Unhealthy Foods Vegetarians Eat

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 09.20.2012 | Canada Living

Myth or fact: All vegetarians like to eat the vegetables the rest of us aren't eating. As it turns out, myth — a big one. Yes, eating soybean-bas...

INFOGRAPHIC: Are We Eating Too Much Protein?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.22.2013 | Canada Living

Meatless Mondays are about to gain in popularity. A recent infographic by grocery delivery program Door To Door Organics, found that Americans eat ...

Five Simple Ways to Eat Like a Vegetarian

Charlotte Singmin | Posted 09.23.2012 | Canada Living
Charlotte Singmin

When it comes to vegetarian eating, many people are intimidated. It's a common misnomer that plant-based meals take more time to prepare, and are lacking in taste and nutrients. In fact, this couldn't be further from the truth. Use these five tips to add a little veggie love to your routine!

Don't Have a Cow: Subway Riders Challenged on Meat-Eating

Lisa Kramer | Posted 02.05.2012 | Canada Living
Lisa Kramer

Public transit riders in Toronto have been coming face-to-face with farm animals thanks to an ad campaign that asks "Why love one but eat the other?" We expected strong reactions to the campaign and we got them.