Why 2016 is the Year to Surrender to Vegan Cheese
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Once upon a time, the vegan section of the dairy aisle was more or less a joke, stocked with plastic packets of rubbery, oily, starch-filled “cheeze”—a dubious word that appropriately conveyed just how short it fell compared to its melty, gooey, dairy-born … Read More

How to Fall in Love with Exercise
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Two essential steps to stop hating exercise and start enjoying the benefits   Falling in love with exercise is unlikely if your sole reason for getting sweaty is losing weight. Think of something you absolutely LOVE to do.  Something that … Read More
Rethinking Mental Illness: Are We Drugging Our Prophets And Healers?
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“How long shall they kill our prophets while we stand aside and look?” – Bob Marley I met Ken by my own force. Seeing a comment he’d left on a friend’s blog post, I felt I needed to know him. … Read More

Food truck with a difference: Converted bus brings fresh produce to low-income neighbourhoods
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If only there were a way to get fresh food directly to these dinner-tables-in-the-desert.… That was the conversation in 2012, says Ms. Asantewaa, 45, who co-ordinates FoodShare’s Mobile and Good Food Markets, when the dream was to convert a full-sized TTC bus into a mobile produce market, just like the “Fresh Moves” program in Chicago had done. While FoodShare was getting by using a cube van, staff craved something customized for the task; however, limited real estate and a limited budget soon squashed the full-sized bus plan, and discussion turned to a smaller Wheel-Trans bus.

Growing Up on Raw Foods
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By Abby Ellin Image courtesy of Jim Wilson/The New York Times Meals for Levi Bowland are pretty much the same every day. For breakfast, it’s melon. For lunch, a heaping bowl of coleslaw and three bananas. Dinner involves more fruit, and … Read More