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Bodies are Not Commodities: The Overlap of Veganism and Feminism

by Lindsey Morgan Ruby’s Diner is a classic American burger joint, popular in Southern California. After a long afternoon at the beach, nothing is better than a stroll down to the Ruby’s at the end of the pier for burgers and a milkshake while you watch the sun set over the ocean. The walls are […]

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Why be Vegan?

by Pam Kalstad There seems to be a divide not just in the non-vegan vs. vegan but also in the vegan vs. vegan world. It’s becoming a competition of a tiered world of veganism. Does it matter why someone becomes a vegan? Or is it more important that are vegan? I’ve had this debate with […]

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Bodybuilding | Pam Kalstad | Team Members

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Diet | Ethics | health | Pam Kalstad | Veganism

My Little Vegan Story (the short version)

by Paola Deocampo Jackson As April approaches, I look back on the changes I’ve made over the previous four years. On April 4, 2010, I made the decision to transition into a vegan lifestyle. To this day (and for the rest of my life, I’m sure), I’ll get asked and told the same things over […]

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Have a Heart in February

by Jennifer Moore February is heart month. Focusing on our hearts should direct our attention to the vegan lifestyle for several reasons. First, a vegan diet has been shown not only to prevent heart disease but to actually REVERSE coronary artery disease, the main cause of heart attack. Check out Caldwell Esselstyn’s research and angiograms […]

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More than me

by Austin Barbisch paragraph I feel something  very special when I think of this PlantBuilt team. I have been competing in bodybuilding shows since 1996, with 13 shows under my belt (thong). Up until meeting this awesome group of people, my goals in competition were purely for a love for competing, and to  get the […]

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Austin Barbisch | Determination | Ethics | inspiration | Motivation | Purpose | Veganism