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Food for Thought Podcast starts with the premise that being vegan is a means to an end — not an end in itself. Food for Thought addresses all aspects of eating and living compassionately and healthfully, including living zero waste! Each episode addresses commonly asked questions about being vegan, including those regarding animal protection, food, cooking, eating, and nutrition — and debunks the myths surrounding these issues. 

Oct 28, 2006

I've heard every excuse in the book for eating animals, but I've yet to hear a convincing reason. The consumption of meat, dairy, and eggs is so ritualized, rationalized, disguised, and romanticized that an entirely new group of people has emerged: the "excuse-itarians."

These are the people who spend enormous amounts...

Oct 12, 2006

I have yet to meet a non-vegan who didn't care about the treatment of animals raised and killed for human consumption, and I have yet to meet a non-vegetarian who didn't declare that they're eating "humanely raised" meat, dairy, and eggs.

When you factor in the breeding, transporting, and slaughter, is it possible to...

Oct 11, 2006

Some people are afraid that their social lives will suffer when they eliminate meat and dairy from their diet, since social occasions and food tend to go hand in hand.

For anyone who has ever thought it's difficult as a vegan / vegetarian / plant-based person to dine out or to eat at the home of non-vegetarian friends,...

Oct 2, 2006

The words we use to refer to the animals we eat reveals a lot about how we feel about eating once-living creatures. If we can't comfortably call it what it is, then maybe we have a problem eating it in the first place.


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Oct 2, 2006

Despite the popular depiction of non-dairy milks being "alternatives" to cow's milk, it's really the other way around when you consider the fact that the milk from nuts and soybeans has been used for thousands of years.

Join me as I explore the many commercial (and homemade) milks available to those of us who've weaned...