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Benefits of a Whole Food Plant-Based Lifestyle

Restaurants: Vegan / Plant-Based
Markets

Health & Nutritional Education / Reference

Doctors, Nutritionists, Experts

Getting Started on a Plant-Based Lifestyle
Health & Nutrition, Ingredients
Nutritional Shakes, Supplements, etc.
Recipes – How To's
Food Substitutions

Animal Welfare, Pets, Environment, Sustainability

Vegan Travel
Kitchen & Dining
Fitness
Sustainable Living, Conservation, Zero Waste
Bath & Beauty Products
Clothing, Shoes, etc.
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Benefits of a Whole Food Plant-Based Lifestyle

 

For your health

For the environment and future generations

End Plastic Pollution:

For the animals

 

 


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Restaurants: Vegan / Plant-Based

 


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Markets

 

Market Address Telephone Map Hours  
Flatbush Food Coop 1415 Cortelyou Road
Brooklyn, New York 11226
(between Rugby and Marlborough Roads)
718-284-9717 Map Open 7 days a week:
7am - 11pm

Has lots of Vegan, Vegetarian, Organic goods.
You don't have to be a member to shop here.
Membership offers lots of savings. $25/per year for a total of $250, at which time you become a lifetime member.

Park Slope Food Coop 782 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215
718-622-0560
Map
Mon-Fri: 8:00am - 10:00pm
Sat: 6:00am - 10:00pm
Sun: 6:00am - 7:30pm
You must be a member to shop. Membership is open to all.
Perelandra Natural Food Center 175 Remsen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(Between Court & Clinton St.)
718-855-6068
Map
Everyday 8:00am - 10:00pm  
May Wah Vegetarian Market 213 Hester Street, New York, NY 10013 877-668-2668 Map   Vegan meat substitutes.
Thrive Market: Vegan Food & Products          
Nannie Health Food Store & Vegan Restaurant

5222 Church Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11203
b/t 53rd St & 52nd St

718-240-9613   Mon-Sat 8:00am-10:00pm
Sun 8:00am-9:00pm
 
Hebron Health Food Store 9408 Church Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11212 718-498-1812   Mon-Sat 9:00am - 8:00pm
Sun - Closed
 

 

 


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Health & Nutritional Education Reference

 

Veganism, as defined by the Vegan Society, is "a way of living that seeks to exclude, as far as possible and practicable, all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals, for food, clothing or any other purpose."

A vegan lifestyle is free from all animal products, whether derived by slaughter (such as meat, chicken, and fish), or otherwise (such as eggs, dairy and honey).

The word "vegan" was coined in 1944 by Donald Watson of the Vegan Society of the UK.

 

Education / Reference

 

GMOs (Genetically modified organism)

Everyone has a right to know what they are eating and what chemicals are used in the foods they consume every day.

Not Milk

 

Psychology / Behavior / Carnism / Speciesism

 

Vegan Shopping

 

 


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Doctors, Nutritionists, Experts

 

Doctors, Nutritionists, Experts, etc.

 


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Getting Started on a Plant-Based Lifestyle

 

Getting Started

 

Testimony

 

Plant-based / Vegan Communities and Social Media Groups

 

 


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Foods, Ingredients, Vitamins, Minerals, etc.

 

Health Research and Warnings

 

Foods

 

Ingredients

Carrageenan is known to cause inflamation in the joints.

10 Proven Health Benefits of Turmeric and Curcumin

Vitamins, Minerals, etc.

Vegetarian Resource Group

 

Vitamin D (D3)

Cholecalciferol, also known as vitamin D3 and colecalciferol, is a type of vitamin D found in food and used as a dietary supplement. As a supplement it is used to treat and prevent vitamin D deficiency including rickets.

 

Vitamin B12

 

Protein

 

 

Nutritional Shakes, Plant-based Milks, Supplements, etc.

The following products are:

Silk Pure Almond Vanilla Almondmilk ~ (Amazon.com)

Silk Pure Almondmilk (Amazon.com ~ Dark Chocolate, 8 Ounce, 18 Count)

Nutiva Organic Virgin Coconut Oil (Amazon.com)

Deva Vegan Vitamins Daily Multivitamin & Mineral Supplement 90 tablets (Amazon.com)

Deva Nutrition Deva Vegan DHA-EPA Delayed Release 90 Count (Amazon.com)

Doctor's Best Vitamin D3 2500IU with Vitashine D3, Non-GMO, Vegan, Gluten Free, Soy Free, Regulates Immune Function, Supports Healthy Bones, 60 Veggie Caps. (Amazon.com)

 

Note: We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

 

Nutritional Shakes

Vega One All-In-One Nutritional Shake

Garden of Life RAW Organic Meal

May 2016: Garden of Life's RAW Organic Meal has been reformulated without moringa leaf powder, and is back on the market.

Important: Feb 1, 2016: Voluntary recall by Garden of Life

 

Orgain Plant Based Organic Vegan Nutrition Shake

 

Vega Protein+ Ready to Drink Protein Shake

 

 

Blending Up the Smoothie Controversy

 

 


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Recipes – How To's

Mouthwatering Vegan Recipes

The Buddhist Chef

ADAPTT (Animals Deserve Absolute Protection Today and Tomorrow)

Plant Based on a Budget

SweetPotatoSoul (Jenné Claiborne)

Peaceful Cuisine (Ryoya Takashima)

Tastemade

Brown Vegan (Monique)

That Girl Cooks Healthy (Charlene)

Edgy Veg

Carrots & Flowers

Sweet Simple Vegan (Jasmine Briones)

Soy Free "Tofu"

Minimalist Baker (Dana & John)

Love & Lemons (Jeanine & Jack)

Oh She Glows (Angela)

Hot for Food (Lauren Toyota)

Vegan Food Is Real Food

Vegan Yums

Vegan Foody

The Vegan Zombie

Still Current Studios

OneGreenPlanet.org: Recipe Features

Vegan Richa

Vegan Yack Attack

We Are So Vegan

Eat Like You Give Damn

48 Vegan Chinese Recipes

Plant Based on a Budget

 

 

Cook Books

 

Vegan Amino

 


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Food Substitutions

 

Coffee

Butter

Honey

 


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Animal Welfare, Pets, Environment, Sustainability

 

The effects of Animal agriculture / factory farming on the environment and animal welfare, testing, entertainment, fashion:

 

#FACT: Raising animals for food produces more greenhouse gas emissions than all forms of transportation combined. http://buff.ly/2ocb3WY

 

 

Dairy Industry

Warning: Disturbing Content. View Discretion is Advised.

 

 

Pets

 

 

Plants

Seedsheet allows you to grow your own herbs, spices, and vegetables, from curated and pre-designed gardening kits which already include nonGMO seeds within dissolvable pouches. Simply place your Seedsheet on top of soil, add water, and convert your windowsill, stoop, yard, or roof into your own personal farmers market.

 

Sustainability / Zero Waste

Tissues vs handkerchiefs

 

 


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Vegan Travel

Vegan Travel Guide

What to Eat in Tulum, Mexico (+ A Mini City Guide)

 

VegVisits is a place for vegans and vegetarians worldwide to book overnight accommodations or kitchens by the hour at the homes of locals while traveling ? or to rent out your own!

 

 


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Kitchen & Dining

 

Pressure Cooker

A pressue cooker is versitle piece of hardware to have in your kitchen.

Some people have concerns/fears of pressure cookers, but many of the current models have additional safety features. Make sure to read, not skim, the owner's manual before using one.

It takes time for the water to boil and proper pressure to build up. Any where from 5 to 20 minutes, depending on the quantity of water and the wattage of the unit. If you could cook the food via conventional means in 20 minutes or less, then maybe you should do that instead of using the pressure cooker.

 

Pots & Pans

 

Blenders / Juicers

Apple Seeds

 

NutriBullet

 

Vitamix and Blendtec

 

Utensils

 


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Fitness

 

The 28 Day Yoga for Beginners Program (DoYouYoga.com): Join over 20,000 others for the FREE Yoga for Beginners Program

 

Yoga With Adriene : 30 Day Yoga Journey

 

Integral Yoga Institute New York : Fundamentals of Integral Yoga: 4-Week Course for Beginners

 

 


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Sustainable Living, Conservation, Zero Waste

 

"The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it." Robert Swan

 

Waterbottles

 

We're Now At A Million Plastic Bottles Per Minute - 91% of Which Are Not Recycled

Why you should get a reusable water bottle

purifyou Premium Glass Water Bottle with Silicone Sleeve and Stainless Steel Lid

 

4 Pieces Stainless Steel Flatware Set

 

Tissues vs. Handkerchiefs

The Zero Waste Backpacker by Kat Guidotti

 

 


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Bath, Beauty, & Cleaning Products

 

Everyday Coconut, Ethically Traded Lip Balm, Purely Coconut, 0.15 oz (4.25 g)

Adama Minerals Clay Dry Deodorant Bold - Eucalyptus Mint (Amazon.com)

Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day household products

Dr. Bronner's Sal Suds Biodegradable Cleaner - 32 oz/946mL (Amazon.com)

 


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Clothing, Shoes, etc.

 

Why you Should Not Wear Shoes at Home

The University of Houston did a study and found that 39% of shoes contained bacteria C. diff (otherwise known as Clostridium difficile) [NCBI], this is a public health threat that is now also resistant to a number of antibiotics. C. diff infections can cause multiple health conditions such as bad diarrhea which can also progress to colon inflammation and further serious health problems, especially if it doesn’t respond to antibiotic treatment effectively.

 

MooShoes is a vegan-owned business that sells an assortment of cruelty-free footwear, bags, t-shirts, wallets, books and other accessories. NYC, LA

Brave GentleMan Menswear: Unisex. Vegan. Sustainable. 367 Graham Ave, Brooklyn NY

 

 

 


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