Category: Lifestyle

Guide to Vegan Deodorants That Actually Work

Once you’ve got the vegan food thing down, you may start looking at other parts of your life that aren’t quite aligned. There’s our clothing (goodbye leather and wool), our beauty products (think: red lipstick colored with smashed bugs), and our body care products (like deodorant that has been tested on animals). Today we’re tackling…

Online Vegan Bakeries That Will Ship To Your Doorstep

Can we agree that baked gifts are the best gifts? We are so lucky to be living in a time of talented vegan bakers who wish to share their tasty treats with us! From cookies and cakes to brownies and bundts, there are dozens of delicious delicacies to satisfy every sweet tooth. We were blown…

Why Food Matters—Disease Prevention & Treatment Through a Plant-Based Diet

As rates of obesity, heart disease and type 2 diabetes continue to soar, “What should I eat?” has become one of the most important questions of the 21st century. As a doctor specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of digestive health problems, my patients ask me this question all the time. I believe that they…

Plastic Kills 100 Million Marine Mammals Every Year—Here’s What We Can Do to Help

The issue of single-use plastics has been top of mind lately with many corporations and cities, like my hometown of Oakland, California, taking a first step by regulating plastic straws. This is important for many reasons. According to the World Economic Forum: “A full 32 percent of the 78 million tons of plastic packaging produced…

Your Guide to Shopping for Vegan Shoes

Ready to upgrade your closet with some ethically produced animal-friendly shoes? Welcome! We wrote this guide to vegan shoes for you. Whether you’re looking for sustainable sneakers, hide-less heels, fur-free flats, sheep-sanctioned sandals, satin stilettos, vegan leather boots, or any other style of footwear, I promise you can find the perfect pair without harming a…