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Animal Foods are Not the Answer

by Leisa on December 15, 2010

This is a great article I found on the Veritas Magazine site – and I relate to a lot of what it has to say. Many people ask about whether they can be really healthy on a vegan diet, and it is always about what the person is eating, rather than whether they are vegan, raw
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Nutritionism Defined

by Leisa on July 8, 2008

This is the title of Chapter 2 of Michael Pollan’s great book “In Defense of Food”, and I love the concept that he reveals – that we have become blinded by the ideology of “nutritionism.” “In the case of nutritionism,” Pollan writes “the widely shared but unexamined assumption is that the key to understanding food
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