By Joe Martino, Collective Evolution
I first started shifting my health and becoming more aware about what I am eating about 10 years ago now. It came because I would literally keel over and go into gas fits when I would eat bread from Subway. This was the start of me thinking about going vegetarian or vegan. To note, this piece was inspired by a friend who has a similar story.
To be fair, this could have started because when I travelled across Canada and the US by car over a 2 month period I probably ate about 60 subs as I was eating 1 – 2 a day. My stomach was getting peppered with low quality bread that simply doesn’t digest well. Not only that but, I grew up eating a standard western Italian diet which included a lot of cheese, bread, pasta and meat. Continue reading The Simple Reason I Choose Not To Be Vegan
By Samantha Keene, Collective Evolution
I am a food blogger, an ethical eater, and a health-conscious person. I am also a flexitarian. And I hate that word.
Perhaps because it has yet to earn a place in either the public consciousness I’m or its vernacular, or perhaps because I ascribe to it a collection of perceived negative connotations – whatever the reason, it feels decidedly unflattering.
It’s certainly not the hat I put on when introducing myself at parties. Between blank stares or outright hostility, it appears there is no more room for a middling reaction than an ethical middle ground when it comes to food. Continue reading My Thoughts On Being A Flexitarian. You May Relate
By Wes Annac, Culture of Awareness
Some writers eventually reach a point where they don’t feel like they have much to write about. When they cover practically every topic that interests them, they realize they need to expand their horizons, tackle new subjects and produce more interesting and informative material for their readers.
Fortunately, I have plenty to write about this conscious revolution because there are so many topics available. So much is happening right now, and so much has happened in the past that’s just as worthy of discussion. Continue reading No More Holding Back