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Putting the "Veg" Back in Vegetarian

Putting the “Veg” Back in Vegetarian

Just Because its Vegan Doesn’t Mean its Good for You! When I began to phase out a majority of animal products from my diet many years ago, veg-versions of foods I was familiar with made the transition easier. But over the years as I have continued to grow in my awareness of healthy eating and proper […]

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3 Keys for Compassionate Eating

3 Keys for Compassionate Eating

When I first began to understand what it meant to eat compassionately I identified three key factors for doing the least amount of harm to: No. 1 The Earth Eating locally grown organic foods contributes less toxins to the soil, air and waterways. Plus supporting local farmers who use eco friendly practices to feed their communities […]

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Embracing Empathy

Embracing Empathy

By: Bianca Rose Martinez Published in the Ventura Breeze 6/23/11     When I became a vegetarian about 11 years ago, it was a result of an empathy circuit in my brain that had been re-activated. I had always loved animals as a kid (who didn’t?) and had lots of pets and stuffed animal toys […]

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