The Stain on the Vegan Diet – B12 deficiency. The Solution may Surprise you.

[Updated July 2015 from an original post in April 2014] Bullshit! Yes, actually that’s it. Well, that and cow shit usually referred to as cow dung. You see, despite the obvious merit of choosing to be a vegan, which essentially means avoiding all foods, clothing and products that are the result of animal suffering; and…

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Is Ahimsa Dairy really non-violent?

A while back I was alerted to the fact that the standards of the Ahimsa Dairy Foundation in the United Kingdom was far from non-violent and in fact was supporting practices that were very much violent towards innocent cows. I, like many consumers in the UK, were under the impression that Ahimsa milk was produced…

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Catching up with the Walking Monk

It was so nice meeting up with the Walking Monk, Bhaktimarg Swami during our visit to Orlando and it was serendipitous as well for wife Juliana and I are launching a new product called the “Walking meditator.” (Launching soon). The swami wrote about our meeting on his blog: http://www.thewalkingmonk.blogspot.ca/2014/11/thursday-october-30th-2014.html I have known the Swami for over…

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World Food Day is a great idea, but what is the real solution to World Hunger?

World Food Day is celebrated every year around the world on 16 October in honor of the date of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 1945. The day is celebrated widely by many other organisations concerned with food security, including the World Food Programme and the International Fund…

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12 day Nepal Adventure with the Food Yogi April 3 – 14

Join the Food Yogi for this exclusive trek in Nepal in 2015 I have teamed up with Bohemian tours to put on an exciting trek in Nepal. I have traveled to 65 countries in the last 30 years and have seen so many amazing places and had so many life-changing experiences, including: visiting three war zones,…

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Gandhi’s birthday — What will You Do Today in His Honour?

SOURCE: FFL.ORG Today marks the anniversary of one of the most famous and influential men of the modern era, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, born October 2, 1869. Gandhi was the preeminent leader of Indian independence movement in British-ruled India. Employing non-violent civil disobedience, he led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom…

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The Teachings of Saint Francis are alive and well in Colombia!

Source: Food for Life Global There are basically two distinct schools of Christian thought: The Aristotelian-Thomistic school and the Augustinian-Franciscan school. The Aristotelian-Thomistic school teaches that animals are here for our pleasure—they have no independent purpose.  We can eat them; torture them in laboratories – whatever we feel is necessary for our survival. Most modern…

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The core value of the Pitt’s personal family mission is charged with spiritual truth

Brad and Angelina’s wedding cake was made by their 10 year-old adopted son Pax. I love this family for a few reasons: 1) They have made a point of celebrating diversity and the equality of all human souls; 2) They take action to make the world a happier place; 3) They are not controlled by…

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Food Yogi featured chef at Bogota Food and Wine Festival

I was chosen as one of the special guest chefs at the Food & Wine festival in Bogota, Colombia (August 27-31). The festival is held all over the world and has been held in Bogota the last 3 years. There were 40 International chefs to participate in this prestigious culinary festival, but I was the only…

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An Animal Sanctuary that touches the core of what Saint Francis of Assisi taught

I rarely endorse projects that are not my own, so this is one I fully believe in and think is well worthy of support. Check out their web site: www.paramatamafarm.com And their IndieGoGo Crowdfunding Campaign: http://igg.me/at/saveanimalsnow

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