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Why Pope Francis Wants You to Eat Veggies

Why Pope Francis Wants You to Eat Veggies: A Look at the Encyclical Laudato Si’

For a printer-friendly pdf file, click here. For an executive summary (i.e. the short version), click here. On May 24, 2015, Pope Francis published his ambitious encyclical Laudato Si’ (“Praise Be to You”).[1] It is his clarion call to save Earth from the environmental catastrophe that we, the human family, have inflicted upon it. Passionately […]

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When eating rice, mind the arsenic

When Eating Rice, Mind the Arsenic

Rice is a staple in diets around the world, and if you are plant-based, chances are you make a rice dish every now and then. Health advocates like Dr. Raj Patel, the author of The Healthy Indian Diet, have advised that we choose brown rice over white rice. The reason is that brown rice has been […]

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