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LIFESTYLE

Compassionate choices for yourself, the environment, and animals

BEST. PANCAKES. EVER.

My simple, go-to weekend breakfast, brunch, or even dinner recipe. Do yourself a favour and make them now. You'll need:

A blender

1 banana

1 cup oats

1 cup plant-based milk

1 dash cinnammon

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WHAT CHANGE IS WORTH YOUR TIME?

Change can feel overwhelming. Let’s cut straight to it: there are many terrible things happening in this world of ours. How do we decide what warrants our time and attention? There are a number of approaches people can take, from choosing a cause that’s close to their heart (e.g. people raising money for research on a disease that affected their family member), to giving when there’s an readily available opportunity (e.g. participating in a work or school fundraising campaign). A type of change I’m particularly passionate about is our daily consumer purchases, which, quite notably, includes food...

FOOD IS MEDICINE

This book is a life changer. Dare I say a life SAVER? (I hate myself). But seriously, this is a readable, scientifically backed book on how to optimize your diet so that you can prevent, reduce, and even reverse America's leading killers.

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IS VEGANISM EXTREME?

"Are vegans extreme left-wing hippies?" I wondered to myself, three years ago. At that time, I could respect choosing not to eat animals (though I still believed in humane meat and ate it regularly), but I couldn't fathom why people would choose not to eat animal byproducts, and, most of all, CHEESE! 

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Gary Yourofsky

"Humans have victimized animals to such a degree that they are not even considered victims... They are nothing; they don't count. They are commodities like TV sets and cell phones."