Amanda Just

247 Articles


Amanda Just is a longtime vegan who loves to promote compassionate living in fun, creative ways. As a writer, she has contributed to This Dish Is Veg,, and many other blogs, websites, and newsletters. As an activist, she champions many causes, from veganism and animal rights to environmental protection and human rights. Amanda resides in Tampa Bay, Florida.


Ricky Gervais Speaks Out Against Breed Discrimination

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

Actor Ricky Gervais is outspoken about a lot of things, including animal rights. In his recent tweet, he reminds everyone that “all dogs are basically good.”

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Activist Goes to Great Lengths to Save (the Wrong) Sheep

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

Animal rescue can be incredibly hard work, as this activist knows firsthand after his recent mission to save a sheep… or two. When Mike Stura of New Jersey read about the sheep

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Mayim Bialik Judges the First Annual Food Inc. Awards

in Contests, Eats, News, Top News

“Food Inc.,” the food production documentary that changed the way a lot of people consider the things they eat, is celebrating its 5th anniversary with the launch of the first annual Food Inc. Awards.

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WATCH: Paul Shaffer Says, ‘Meet My Shelter Pet’

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News, Video

“Everyone should have a shelter dog,” said Letterman’s sidekick. “It’s good for the soul.”

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Bacon Damages Sperm Quality, Research Shows

in Eats, Featured, Healthy Living, News, Science, Top News

It’s pretty much common knowledge by now that eating bacon isn’t good for your heart, but new research has found that it’s also detrimental to sperm.

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Former Hostess at Heart Attack Grill Speaks Out

in Eats, News, Top News

The ex-hostess said it was “terribly depressing” to work at the unhealthiest fast food restaurant.

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Carrie Underwood Does Her Best to be Vegan

in Eats, News, Top News, Vegan, Vegetarian

“It’s a cheesy world out there,” says Country Western singer, Carrie Underwood, in her interview with Women’s Health magazine.

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