In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast we discuss a topic that was suggested by a listener. She wondered if some people who became vegetarian or vegan for reasons pertaining to animal welfare suffer from depression because they feel that they are not making a difference with vegetarianism. We address some reasons for these feelings […]
VZ 064 – Cruelty Free 101: An Animal-Lover’s Guide to Finding Products Not Tested on Animals -- In this first episode of a 2-part series, you'll learn what "cruelty free" means, hear 4 myths about cruelty free products, and learn about independent certification programs geared toward protecting animals and providing cruelty free products to consumers.
In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen Podcast we discuss calcium intake, a subject that concerns many people, vegetarians AND omnivores alike. There is a myth that in order to get enough calcium from our diets, we must consume milk from animals. This is simply not true! We’ll talk about this misconception and share which […]
VZ 073: You Can Feed Your Pet a Vegetarian Diet...But Should You
You may want to feed your pet a vegetarian diet (or vegan, even) for a variety of reasons: Ethics — owners who abstain from eating animal products for reasons related to the cruel conditions on factory farms may not want animals to be eaten, even by other animals Pet health — “logic” would dictate […]
http://media.blubrry.com/vegetarian_zen/p/traffic.libsyn.com/vegetarianzen/Vegetarian_Zen_085___Happy_Veggiever_1.mp3 In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast we’re excited to share the details of our second Veggieversary celebration! We also revisit the reasons we became vegetarians two years ago and share five quotes that best represent those reasons. Thanks for tuning in to this episode of the Vegetarian Zen Podcast! If you find value in […]