The World’s Oldest Rice Pudding

By Kurma Dasa There comes a time in every writer’s life for an office cleanup. A couple of weeks ago I took the plunge. Hoping to discover a few long-forgotten bits and pieces in the process, I sorted through twenty-six years of accumulated paperwork and files. I wasn’t disappointed. I knew I had many vegetarian […]

The humble peanut and its many avatars

24 Nov, 2007, 0457 hrs IST,Vikram Doctor, TN Peanuts are known in Mumbai’s trains as ‘time-pass’. There is a certain submissiveness in the phrase — like the small nuts are fine to munch to ease a boring commute, but of little importance otherwise. And that is, in general, how we treat peanuts — we’ll munch […]

No Meat for Prince Fielder? No Problem

— Researcher Says Athletes Get Ample Protein from Plant Sources Milwaukee Brewer first baseman Prince Fielder reported to spring training as a new vegetarian. Can a vegetarian lifestyle sustain a 6-foot, 260-lb athlete? Yes, says a top sports nutritionist and researcher. Champaign, IL (PRWEB) February 23, 2008 — Milwaukee Brewer Prince Fielder surprised fans when […]

In Defense of Food: How Processed Fare Affects Us

  By Paula Goodyer for The Sydney Morning Herald on 12 Feb 2008 ‘For a great example of how our modern food supply got into such a mess, look no further than the history of bread. Back in the late 19th century mechanised roller-milling replaced the older, slower system of grinding grains between big stone […]

PETA Urges New Mormon President to Promote Humane, Scriptural Vegetarian Diets

For Immediate Release: February 7, 2008 Contact: Bruce Friedrich 757-622-7382 Salt Lake City – This morning, PETA sent a letter to newly elected Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints President Thomas Monson wishing him well in his new position and urging him to emphasize God’s requirement to protect His creatures and treat our bodies […]

Vegetarian Athletes: At the Top of Their Game

By Heather Moore for on 4 Feb 2008 Kansas City Chiefs tight-end Tony Gonzalez ‘David Tyree may have been the star of the Super Bowl, helping the New York Giants beat the previously undefeated New England Patriots, but in my eyes, Kansas City Chiefs tight-end Tony Gonzalez is the biggest NFL champion. His team […]

World health leaders tout merits of vegetarian diet

At vegetarian congress researchers link plant-based diet, environmental conservation March 11, 2008 Loma Linda, California, United States Elizabeth Lechleitner/ANN A plant-based diet may be the best way to protect health and the environment, researchers said last week at a conference on vegetarian nutrition hosted by Loma Linda University. [photo: iStockphoto] A vegetarian diet not only […]

Alkaline Foods

J writes: “Dear Kurma, I have enjoyed your recipes over the years. My sister and I are recently diagnosed with Breast Cancer. We are young with children. We were told to follow a mostly alkaline diet to prevent recurrence of the cancer. Do you have an acid/alkaline food list? Thankyou for your great recipes and […]

Who says you have to eat meat to be a successful athlete?

By Jonah Keri Special to Page 2 (Archive | Contact)   Updated: June 17, 2008, 6:07 PM ET   With each home run Milwaukee Brewers slugger Prince Fielder hit in his breakout 2007 season, a prototype was confirmed. Here was a big, beefy athlete swinging from the heels, producing an NL-leading 50 homers. His physique […]

Lord Jesus and a Vegetarian Diet

BY: SATYAHIT DASA Jul 17, ALACHUA, FLORIDA, USA (SUN) — Concerning a vegetarian diet and Lord Jesus Christ, there is a most important and significant Dead Sea Scroll in this regard. It is known as The Essene Gospel of Truth, by His Disciple John. The one we are referring to was translated into the English […]