Vegetarianism

Veggie Wraps And 12 Other Awful Vegetarian Food Offenders

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.07.2014 | Canada Living

Listen up, makers of vegetarian/vegan foods, court is now in session. Going out to restaurants as a non-meat and dairy eater is a lot easier these...

The Best (And Worst) Fake Meat And Dairy Products For Vegans/Vegetarians

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 07.10.2014 | Canada Living

If you're a lifelong vegan/vegetarian or the kind of person who is trying to cut back on their meat or dairy consumption, it's getting easier to track...

5 Helpful Travel Tips for the Wandering Vegetarian

Rebecca Ananda | Posted 07.08.2014 | Canada Travel
Rebecca Ananda

Maintaining an alternative food lifestyle while traveling in countries that do not understand or recognize vegetarianism as the moral/ethical/healthful imperative that it is to you, will always be a challenge. But there are ways to make it easier. After globe-trotting across every continent, 30+ countries, I've developed a few strategies to help keep my lean, mean, vegetarian machine meat-free on the hoof.

Across Canada Things Are Happening in the Anti-GMO World

Rachel Parent | Posted 08.08.2014 | Canada Impact
Rachel Parent

Being in such a beautiful country, filled with diversity makes me want to fight even harder for the health of our planet and all of who live on it. We should honour and protect what Mother Earth has given us, not abuse it and leave a big problem for the next generation.

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. ...

Thinking of Going Vegan? Try One of These Seven Methods

Frédéric Côté-Boudreau | Posted 04.01.2014 | Canada Living
Frédéric Côté-Boudreau

There are probably as many ways to become a vegan than there are vegans. Embracing veganism is a personal approach -- you need to respect yourself if you want to successfully make the transition into veganism and remain a long-time vegan. For those of you who need a few ideas to ensure a smooth transition, here are seven different methods that you could learn from.

'Why I Went Vegan:' Stories From Vegetarian Muslims

Anila Muhammad | Posted 07.03.2013 | Canada Living
Anila Muhammad

Meet a diverse group of self-identified Muslims and read stories of why they choose to become vegetarians or vegans. I hope you will be inspired by what you read and consider adding vegetarian and vegan options to your diet.

Why So Surprised I'm A Muslim Vegetarian?

Anila Muhammad | Posted 06.23.2013 | Canada Living
Anila Muhammad

My first glimpse into the slaughterhouse industry came when I read Fast Food Nation and discovered how animals where treated in factory farms. I was horrified to say the least. Interestingly enough, the idea of Muslims being vegetarian or vegans has prompted some debate.

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 ...

A Very Vegan Thanksgiving

Charlotte Singmin | Posted 12.08.2012 | Canada Living
Charlotte Singmin

For me, becoming vegetarian has been a slow journey of personal discovery and growth. But turkey dinner at Christmas and at Thanksgiving was one of the final carnivorous traditions I held on to -- I could avoid meat all year it seemed, but on these particular holidays I gave in and celebrated "turkey day." This year I plan to try something new and start my own tradition.

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...

Quick Study: The World Might Become Vegetarian By 2050 -- What Do I Eat?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.22.2013 | Canada Living

What will eating habits look like in 2050? If scientists' predictions are anything to go by, it seems a lot more vegetarians will be running the show....

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.

Kate Middleton and I Would Probably Rather Be Sad Than Fat

Jowita Bydlowska | Posted 10.15.2011 | Canada
Jowita Bydlowska

The lives of thin women revolve around denial, restrictions, guilt, and depression over failing... I know because I'd been hiding my own fat monster and had to appease it with Prozac and talk therapy. Still, I suppose, I'd rather be sad than fat. And so would Kate Middleton, probably. And so would you.