Category Archives: Health

Vegan and the Flu: 2018 Edition

We are well into the 2017-2018 Flu Season.  Sometimes vegans avoid vaccines, including the flu vaccine, due to animal testing and ingredients.  Traditional flu vaccines are made with eggs.  For the last few years, there has been an egg-free vaccine, … Continue reading

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Is Daiya Still Vegan?

Last week, it was announced that Daiya Foods was being acquired by another company- Otsuka. I chuckled when I saw this news, knowing what it would mean when people found out what Otsuka is- a pharmaceutical company. That was going … Continue reading

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Professional Ethics Versus Personal Values

While taking a walk on yesterday’s beautiful afternoon, I listened to this week’s Our Hen House podcast.  Early in the episode was a discussion about a vegan art therapist named Lee Ann blogging at Avocados and Glitter who has looked … Continue reading

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Vegan and the Flu Shot: Update

Check out the 2018 Update! I am noticing that my flu shot post from last year has gotten really popular recently. We are in midst of flu season, so I suppose that shouldn’t be surprising! In case you are curious … Continue reading

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Vegan and the Flu Shot: What to do?

2018:  I have a new update! 2014: You might want to check out my update here if you’re interested in developments in the flu shot! Well here I am, just after posting about The Year of Health and Veggies, and … Continue reading

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Paula Deen, Diabetes and You

By now you’ve probably heard the news: Paula Deen has Type II Diabetes. She’s had it for years, all while she’s been hawking her brand of fat and calorie laden nightmarish food. Okay, that’s not fair. Lots of people love … Continue reading

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