Amanda Just

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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.


Little Choc Apothecary is NYC’s First All Vegan Creperie

in Eats, News, Top News, Vegan

Imagine the perfect vegan crepe. What would be inside? Chocolate? Fruit? Maybe something savory, like herb-roasted mushrooms or seitan with caramelized onions. If you’re in New York City, go to

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Studies Confirm Sedentary Lifestyle Leads to Shorter Life

in Healthy Living, Lifestyle, News, Top News

Move like your life depends on it, because it does! Studies confirm that a sedentary lifestyle leads to increased chances of health problems and a shorter lifespan. Simply put, the

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Oprah Winfrey and ‘Selma’ Stars March in Alabama to Remember MLK Jr

in Causes, News, People, Top News

On the eve of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Oprah Winfrey, alongside her co-stars of the film ‘Selma,’ joined hundreds of marchers in Alabama in remembrance of the civil rights

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Take a 20-minute hike and live longer

in Healthy Living, Lifestyle, News, Top News

Want to live longer? Take a hike! British researchers have found that a brisk, 20-minute walk every day can reduce early death risks. After analyzing over 334,000 European men and

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Hilaria Baldwin Tweets Tips for a Vegan 2015

in Eats, Healthy Living, News, Top News, Vegan

Passionate about health and wellness, Hilaria Baldwin (wife of actor, Alec Baldwin) has taken to Instagram and Twitter with her #HilariaHealthy2015 tips. “There is no better time than the present

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Over 10,000 People Worldwide Celebrating Veganuary

in Causes, Lifestyle, Top News, Vegan

January 1st is the start date of many resolutions around the world. One particular resolution has more than 10,000 people participating: going vegan for the month of January. This is

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100 Year Old Surgeon, War Vet, Credits Vegan Eating to Longevity

in Lifestyle, News, Top News, Vegan

With age comes wisdom, and halfway through Dr. Ellsworth Wareham‘s 100 years, the now-retired heart surgeon adopted a plant-based diet after learning about a study out of the Cleveland Clinic proving

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