February 27, 2017

Six Stories of Stunning Passports From Countries That No Longer Exist | Atlas Obscura

Yesterday’s bureaucracy is today’s curiosity.

Source: Six Stories of Stunning Passports From Countries That No Longer Exist | Atlas Obscura

February 27, 2017

There is a simple way to improve the world’s food systems | Aeon Ideas

Source: There is a simple way to improve the world’s food systems | Aeon Ideas

February 27, 2017

The (Impossible?) Quest to Build to the Perfect Meat-Free Burger

Impossible Foods has created something extraordinary: a vegan burger for carnivores. It promises to do a lot of good — but is it any good?

Source: The (Impossible?) Quest to Build to the Perfect Meat-Free Burger

February 25, 2017

Fruit and veg: For a longer life eat 10-a-day – BBC News

More fruit and veg might prevent nearly eight million premature deaths each year, researchers say.

Source: Fruit and veg: For a longer life eat 10-a-day – BBC News

February 22, 2017

Germany Bans Meat at All Official Functions! The Reason They Did it Is Even Better | One Green Planet

Every government should do this.

Source: Germany Bans Meat at All Official Functions! The Reason They Did it Is Even Better | One Green Planet

February 21, 2017

Forks Over Knives | The Plantrician Project: Educating Doctors and Nurses to Use Nutrition as Medicine

Have you asked your doctor questions about nutrition and diet? Did your doctor discuss with you the importance of good nutrition? Probably not. Most doctors don’t have the training or education to effectively discuss nutrition with their patients. To bridge… Read more

Source: Forks Over Knives | The Plantrician Project: Educating Doctors and Nurses to Use Nutrition as Medicine

February 13, 2017

What Diet Does the Nation’s Largest Health Plan Recommend?

If physicians know of a treatment that could prevent and reverse disease, then it seems like that treatment should be the first-line method of care prescribed to patients. Researchers at Kaiser Permanente, one of the largest managed care organizations in… Read more

Source: What Diet Does the Nation’s Largest Health Plan Recommend?

February 13, 2017

The 1000 Day MFA – The Coffeelicious – Medium

A while ago I wrote about what might be involved in a do-it-yourself MFA. Basically: lots of reading, lots of writing, some mentoring, and connection with other writers. The best advice I’ve ever…

Source: The 1000 Day MFA – The Coffeelicious – Medium

January 27, 2017

Why Going Vegan is the Greatest Thing You Can Do to Fight Global Warming | The Inertia

“It is only when the last tree is cut down, the last fish is caught, and the last river poisoned, we will realize that we cannot eat money.”

Source: Why Going Vegan is the Greatest Thing You Can Do to Fight Global Warming | The Inertia

January 27, 2017

Venus Williams: Plant-Based Diet “Changed My Life” | Clearly Veg

Source: Venus Williams: Plant-Based Diet “Changed My Life” | Clearly Veg