Category Archives: Why Vegan?!

Factory Farming: The Truth About Your Food


After my post about the documentary Earthlings (which if you have not read, please do!), you may be more curious about the specifics of where our food comes from. This semester of grad school gave me an opportunity to present a seminar on the ethics and environmental impacts of factory farming, as […]

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Earthlings


  OMG. Just OMFG!!!!! This is by far the most upsetting and disturbing thing I have ever seen! Please don’t let that statement shy you away from watching it! Okay, nevermind. It’s not really bad. Will you see it now? Just kidding it is that bad. There’s not even a word to […]

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Low Fat Vegan Diets & Chronic Disease


Last semester, I presented a seminar on low fat vegan diets and chronic disease. I thought I would share my slides with you guys because I sensed your overwhelming anxiety to see them. Aren’t they purdy?! I focused on three primary research articles by Dr. Esselstyn, Neal Barnard, and Dr. MacDougall. […]

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Why Vegan?!


The first time I told people I was vegan, the overwhelming response was: “Why?!” or, even more prevalent, “What will you eat!?” Never fear, curious bystanders. After a year, I am still alive! Which most certainly means I have not starved to death. There is a lot of stigma when […]

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