This video was floating around on my facebook feed this week. It talks about how people act more strongly on survival instinct and emotion rather than fact. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S74C-XF9kYY This video uses politics as an example of this phenomenon. We've all been at those gatherings where some political topic comes up and it's the most awkward social … Continue reading Why Doesn’t Anyone Talk About Food?
The Facts About Sugar Everyone knows soda, donuts, and ice cream are unhealthy because of (among other things) added sugar. A 12-oz Coke, for example, contains 39 grams of sugar, and virtually no other nutrients. Added sugar is often referred to as "empty calories," or calories devoid of fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Consuming too many … Continue reading Sugar’s Many Hiding Places: 8 Foods to Look Out For
There are many many Black vegan voices out there advocating for decolonization, community health, human and animal rights, sustainable agriculture, and so many more issues that are core to the vegan/plant-based lifestyle. Their work is inspiring, challenging, and critical to the food justice movement. Despite popular belief, vegans aren't all white women - the #wfpb … Continue reading Black Vegan Voices
This is a quick announcement for Madison-area folks! There is a plant-based mini workshop THIS SATURDAY, March 11th, taught by our friend Carola Breckbill! Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register. I highly recommend this event whether you are new or old to plant-based. Come check it out! Whole Foods Plant-Based Lifestyle Saturday, March 11th 1pm-2:30pm Stoughton Yoga … Continue reading Plant-Based Mini Workshop THIS WEEKEND!
A vulnerable part of our complex environment often slips by us unnoticed: Water. We’re made of it, we can’t live without it, but it is the resource that is most in jeopardy now that climate change is upon us. I certainly haven’t been as aware as I should be, however, of widespread water issues. Lately, … Continue reading Almond Ambiguity: Nut Milks and Water/Drought