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What To Do If You Find A Lost Animal

Animals can be dangerous when hurt, in pain, or lost and scared. If you're concerned about approaching them, contact your local shelter for guidance on the best steps to take.

If you feel the injured animal is safe and small enough to handle, take them to your nearest veterinarians office to be evaluated and treated.

All vets will administer emergency care to an animal in need.

If you can safely manage it, check for ...

Can You Get Your Partner To Go Vegan?

Chances are there are people in your life who are not vegan. Possibly even the person you love most in the world, and that's ok. It's not that uncommon to find couples where one is vegan, and the other isn't.

You may have met, and just hit it off with your non-vegan partner, or maybe you...

Sour Cream Alternative

If you're like us, you love a dollop of sour cream on baked potatoes. They go together like peas and carrots. Cake and frosting. Banana bread and nuts. They just do. We know that's a generalization of enormous proportions, but we feel strongly about it.

Now, if you don't happen to belong to the Sour Cream Lover's Association, you can stop reading. But if you do belong to it and you also happen to be vegan, then you'll want to know...


Turmeric has been given the crown of glory, the gem of all gems, the magic wand status when it comes to treating everything from inflammation to gastrointestinal disorders, adding it to popcorn, cereals, smoothies, casseroles and more. But how does it measure up?

Turmeric contains only about 3% curcumin, which is the actual health-promoting ingredient in turmeric according to Mary Beth Sodus, a nutrition therapist at the University of Maryland Medical Center. "One would never be able to

8 Surprising Uses For Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is one of the greatest inventions since, well, almost anything on the planet. You might be surprised to learn about some of its uses.

Read more for eight surprising uses for coconut oil.

Understanding The Label

2,275 dollars. That's the value of the food being tossed each year by the average American household due to the confusion over "SELL BY," "BEST BY," and "USE BY" dates.

We're getting to the bottom of all that label reading. Read on and find out what it all means.

Herbs and Spices

Herbs and spices can either make or break a recipe. Learning how to use them is essential for any good cook. But that can be a little tricky. Not only is there an infinite number of herbs and spices to choose from, each one comes with its own set of rules.

What's the difference between an herb and a spice?

Vegan Wine

Wine lovers know that not all wines are created equal. And, as it turns out, not all wines are vegan either.

The clarification process that occurs in wine-making is called fining. This process filters the wine by using such substances as albumin (egg whites), casein (milk protein), gelatin (animal protein), and...

Vegan Apps You Need To Download

You can now eat, drink, and avoid animal products without any guesswork just by using vegan-friendly apps for your smartphone and other personal devices.

Being vegan has so many health and environmental benefits, but figuring out where to shop and dine can sometimes be a little tricky, particularly if you're new to it. Vegan iPhone users can now get a little help with various apps geared toward people who don't eat animal products.

Here are a few Apps that can help:

7 Personal Health Reasons To Go Vegan

If you are transitioning to a plant-based diet, you'll be happy to know that new studies confirm that foods high in fiber and low in fat, are beneficial in many ways when it comes to your overall health.

If you're already enjoying the benefits of a plant-based diet; that's fantastic! You're several steps ahead of the game! But if not, you might want to reconsider.