With the U.S. ranking as the fattest country in the world and therefore home to most of the world’s weight conscious, I’ve often marveled over the fact that the emerging green food movement is never touted as a diet—even
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We love Mark Bittman for his sensible approach to cooking and eating. The name of his column in in the New York Times, The Minimalist, says it all. In a recent web interview, Bittman expounds on ecological eating and his
When I wrote my post a few weeks ago on Poverty and Vegetarianism I wanted to include something about the cost of groceries and the relation to where you live, but I only had anecdotal evidence. In my experience in Toronto, the tonier neighbourhoods
With agave slushies and grass fed hot dogs, Locali Conscious Convenience Stores is taking grab n' go to a whole new level. The new convenience store is encouraging its customers to Think Globally While Acting
As I sip on an 'immunity-boosting' smoothie and nibble at flaxseed tacos, the conversations going on around me are all in Turkish, but the food seems decidedly Californian. In some ways, that's been a hard combination for Istanbul to swallow.
I don't believe in going on diets. You know the kind of thing I mean, eating only protein or eating only grapefruit for two weeks. Sure, you can lose weight and sometimes pretty quickly, but then the pounds all come back when you are finished with the
Mad Cow Sacred Cow depicts the personal journey of filmmaker Anand Ramayya, a self-professed meat eating Hindu. Ramayya and his crew travel from his in-law's small cattle operation nestled in the heart of the Canadian prairies to the
The cost of food is a huge issue for most families, but with tough times ahead, feeding your family will only get harder. On the surface of it, vegetarians seem to have an easier time of it. But is this true if you are a vegetarian who lives on, or
BOP Source: A Fistfull of Dollars - A story about a Kiva.org Loan (video) by Jenara Nerenberg
"Inspiring video from a Kiva Fellow in Cambodia." Kieran Ball left his job in London to follow the progress of a Kiva loan from donor to recipient in Cambodia.
Germans are being urged to say "nein, danke" ( no thanks) to wiener schnitzel*. The government is urging people to return to their old pre-war habits of eating meat only for special occasions. Now it is considered
Celebs are always hungry for a good pound-dropping diet. The nasty (not to mention unhealthy) Master Cleanse was last years go-to fix. This year stars are going green to get lean and mean. Ellen De Generes and Alanis
Raising children on a vegetarian diet is nothing new and is completely safe, but on the whole, our Western culture remains somewhat skeptical about it. If you are just beginning to move your family into a vegetarian diet, you may find some resistance
I was chatting with my cousin about some health and weight problems she was having and I was stunned to discover that she almost never cooks vegetables for her family dinner. Too much trouble she said. I suggested that not only should she add
What catches sweat at the gym, is trendy under a blazer, keeps you warm in winter, and can sum up your personality in 5 seconds flat? The good 'ol t-shirt. With messages like "Praise seitan" and "There is no Planet B," these tees