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The University of Cincinnati has recently come under scrutiny for its routine use of pigs for surgical training, with the Physicians’ Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) telling its readers: “UC has its general surgery residents cut into live pigs and perform invasive procedures as part of their training, even though 196 of 256 surveyed U.S. […] Read more

Like many sugar-avoiders, I often walk the aisles of my local health food store, hoping to find some new innovation to make my journey in healthful living a bit more convenient.I was in the impulse buy section next to the checkout line when I first spotted Lakanto’s Sugar-free Chocolate that’s monk fruit sweetened and contains […] Read more

“A plant-based diet is a healthful choice at every stage of life, including pregnancy and breastfeeding, and a well-planned plant-based diet provides all the nutrients you and your developing baby need.” ~ Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine Maybe it’s family members, neighbors, coworkers, or perhaps, even your own self-doubt. Many negative myths surround the vegan […] Read more

If you asked me what’s the cheapest diet in the world, I would repeat back to you the sage words of financial guru Dave Ramsey:  “Rice and beans, beans and rice.” Now, Dave Ramsey is no vegan; his expertise is in advising debtors how to scrimp and save in order to save money. But he’s […] Read more