By Vesanto Melina, MS, Registered Dietitian In February 2013 I attended the 6th International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition, which is held in California about every five years. The 2nd Congress, in 1992, was so inspiring that I and two dietitian colleagues, Brenda Davis and Victoria Harrison, wrote the first edition of our classic “Becoming Vegetarian”, now in 15 countries and 5 languages. This year, I was so excited about attending that I could barely get to sleep,… Read More »Findings From the Nutrition Superstars
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Jimi Sitko gets up at 4 most mornings, works out two to four hours a day and can bench-press nearly twice his weight. He has a shaved head and a brightly colored tattoo on his left arm, and he can easily be mistaken for a Marine separated from his platoon. His apartment is filled with medals and trophies from bodybuilding competitions, snapshots of his tanned, rippled physique… Read More »Sculptured by Weights and a Strict Vegan Diet
Bill Clinton was interviewed regarding his reasons for going vegan. He became a vegan, lost 24 pounds and healed himself while not ingesting any cholesterol.
Ellen Degeneres gives her reasons for being vegan. This clip is well worth watching! In her interview, Ellen refers to the film Earthlings. (This is a 1 hour 35 minute film.)