Friday, December 20, 2013

Cruelty-free Shopping

Everything from cosmetics (beauty products , skin-care products ) to household products  undergo a
cruel process - animal testing before they reach you. Monkeys and rats suffer a lot during the animal testing process. Many animals die during , animal testing.

Fortunately, many companies have stopped, animal testing . Today you can find many everything from tooth paste to laundry detergents and lipstick to hair shampoo, not tested on animals. Shop with compassion during the holidays and all year round.

Visit   Leaping Bunny to find out companies, which do not test their products on animals.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Healthy Eating Plate

 Michael Pollan, a famous Food Writer, urges people to eat plant-based food.

Michael Pollan's answer to healthy lifestyle is - Eat Food . Not Too Much. Mostly Plants.

Nutrition experts from Harvard School of Public Health have created Healthy Eating Plate.
Healthy Eating Plate is inclined towards wholesome plant-based diet. If you follow the guidelines from Healthy Eating Plate, your health will be in great condition.

The main point of Healthy Eating Plate is, "Make most of your meal vegetable and fruits, half of your
plate". And to eat meat as a condiment!

According to Healthy Eating Plate, protein is found in beans, lentils, nuts and quinoa. Calcuim is found in collards, bok choy, fortified soy milk, beans and tofu. And regular excercise is good for bones.

The blogs - vegan dad , fat free vegan , holy cow , and vegan richa are awash with many tasty plant-based recipes.