yanoff.org
Skip navigation.

vegetarian and vegan information

Interesting Articles and Essays on Vegetarianism, Veganism, and Conservation

One Thing to Do About Food: A Forum

This is a fantastic article from the September 11, 2006 issue of The Nation in which current authors weigh in with a wishlist of how they'd improve people's diets. If you don't have time to read them all, at least check out Michael Pollan's portion of the article.

Rethinking the Meat-Guzzler

This great article from the New York Times on January 27, 2008 asks: Got vegetables? Check out the photograph of what a typical feedlot looks like.

Unhappy Meals

This is a PDF version of a wickely good essay by Michael Pollan from NY Times Magazine that was written by Michael Pollan on January 28, 2007. The subtitle sums up just about everything we believe when it comes to diet: Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.

Bottled Water...

Cancer and Diet...

Mad Cow Disease...

Dairy (Milk, Calcium, and Building Bones...)

Protein...

Soy...

There seem to be a lot of questions about soy, especially given that vegetarians rely on it quite a bit. Below is a sampling of short but informative articles on the topic.

Judaism and Vegetarianism...

What We Owe What We Eat

This inspiring Newsweek article by George Will appeared July 10, 2005, and asks "why is cruelty to a puppy appalling and cruelty to livestock by the billions a matter of social indifference?"