Preventing Ex-Vegans

Preventing Ex-Vegans 2017-05-24T07:02:39+00:00
Will Going Vegan Make You Look Like Christie Brinkley?

Will Going Vegan Make You Look Like Christie Brinkley?

Christie Brinkley turned 61 this year, and she looks pretty great. Incredible in fact. How does she do it? According to some vegan blogs and facebook posts, she credits her vegan diet. That’s funny, because I’m about Christie’s age and ... Read More >
Preventing Ex-Vegans: The Power of Ethics

Preventing Ex-Vegans: The Power of Ethics

Helping people go vegan is great. But it’s meaningless if we can’t help them stay vegan. Last week, I wrote about how overhyping the benefits of a vegan diet can result in ex-vegans. One of the reasons people abandon vegan ... Read More >
Preventing Ex-Vegans: Why Nutrition and Nutritionism Matter

Preventing Ex-Vegans: Why Nutrition and Nutritionism Matter

Eating healthy whole foods is important—and so is paying attention to individual nutrients. Lately, though, that’s become an unpopular thing to say. It’s what food activists like Michael Pollan refer to as “nutritionism.” That is, he and others say we ... Read More >
Preventing Ex-Vegans:  Why Feeling “Normal” Matters

Preventing Ex-Vegans: Why Feeling “Normal” Matters

This is my 4th and final (for now) post on tactics for preventing ex-vegans. My thoughts on this topic come from several different types of evidence—including research in vegans and vegetarians as well as research on eating behavior in general ... Read More >
Preventing Ex-Vegans + Nutrition Handout

Preventing Ex-Vegans + Nutrition Handout

Handout from session on ex-vegans at Animal Rights National Conference 2015. View Fullscreen > ... Read More >