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Why I Created a Vegan Dog Food Summit

By Diana Laverdure-Dunetz, MS As a child, I didn’t dream of becoming a canine nutritionist or a vegan. I didn’t even know what those things...

Being a Soy Boy Won’t Make You a Girlie Man

According to the sales data from Soyfoods Association of North America, between the years 1996 and 2009, soy food sales have increased from $1billion...

Vegans Take On Mt. Kilimanjaro

“Since I was 10 years old, I dreamed of climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro,” says Sharon Warner. But school, marriage, motherhood, and a career promoting women’s...

Rocky Luedeker: 63-Year-Old Vegan Powerlifter

I AM A 63-YEAR-OLD VEGAN POWERLIFTER from Sedona, Arizona. I enjoy snow skiing, hiking, and growing vegetables in my garden. I became vegetarian 32...

PLANT-POWERED LASAGNA

by Jesse Miner, Vegan Personal Chef Lasagna is a flavorful labor of love, yet the techniques involved are easy enough for even the most novice...

GOODBYE LUPUS, HELLO PLANTS!

by Brooke Goldner, M.D.My journey to becoming vegan began long before I ever became a doctor— even before I entered adulthood. I remember being three years old and collecting bugs in a jar because...

 
 
 
 

The term vegan was coined by Donald Watson in 1944:

"Veganism is a way of living which excludes all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, the animal kingdom, and includes a reverence for life. It applies to the practice of living on the products of the plant kingdom to the exclusion of flesh, fish, fowl, eggs, honey, animal milk and its derivatives, and encourages the use of alternatives for all commodities derived wholly or in part from animals."