Free Downloadable Recommended List!!
Below is a free download of my recommended list, feel free to download and have a copy (just click download file)! It works on two sides of one A4 sheet, and also works well if you adjust the printer so the ink is lighter than usual, because this will stop the unwanted ink showing through!
They say the best things in life are free, I'll leave you to decide that. Proverbs aside, I hope you find it helpful.
"It is time to start asking questions about our habits, our ethics, our traditions and of our inhumane civilisation. When we realise they need to change, we have to take action."
Berty Justice - human being
“The meat industry spends hundreds of millions of dollars lying to the public about their product. But no amount of false propaganda can sanitize meat. The facts are absolutely clear: Eating meat is bad for human health, catastrophic for the environment, and a living nightmare for animals.”
Chrissy Hynde - Singer/songwriter of the pretenders
“If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be vegetarian. We feel better about ourselves and better about the animals knowing we are not contributing to their pain.”
“Thousands of people who say they ‘love animals’ sit down once or twice a day to enjoy the flesh of creatures who have been utterly deprived of everything that could make their lives worth living and who endured the awful suffering and terror of the abattoirs.”
Dr. Jane Goodall, PHD
conservationist and primatologist
“Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.”
Albert Einstein - Theoretical physicist and philosopher of science
How to go Veggie, by Viva! (A good starting point for new veggies. And clears up the myths about going veggie)
www.vegetarian.org.uk (Extensive health Information)
www.viva.org.uk (Current campaigns, art, food and helpful advice)
www.vegansociety.com (Vegan community and more information)
www.guidetoveganliving.org.uk (A helpful Vegan society website)
www.runningraw.com (Tim VanOrden's progress as a Raw vegan athlete)
www.veganrunners.org.uk (Running club that is open to all abilities, and is all vegan)
www.adaptt.org (Gary Yourofsky and his campaigns)
www.towerhillstables.com (Athlete Fiona Oakes’ animal sanctuary)
www.forksoverknives.com (Health information and recipes)
www.veggiewines.co.uk (A large list of Vegan and Vegetarian friendly alcohol)
www.music.vegan.fr (Large list of Vegan bands)
www.vegfest.co.uk (The Uks largest vegan festivals)
www.vegancampaigns.org.uk ( A really useful resource for new Vegans and older ones alike)
www.vegetarianrecipeclub.org.uk (hundreds of Vegan recipes)
www.veganvillage.co.uk (Lots of exciting recipes and lists of Vegan retailers)
www.ohsheglows.com (Vegan recipe blog and vegan lifestyle information)
www.lindamccartneyfoods.co.uk/our-recipes/ (Vegan and vegetarian recipes)
www.theppk.com (Vegan cooking and baking)
www.towerhillstables.com - Fiona Oakes world record breaking Vegan marathon runner
www.runningrawaroundaustralia.com - Janette Wakelin-Murray and Alan Murray are World record breaking Raw Vegan athletes
www.scottjurek.com - Utrarunning athlete
www.laurajkline.com - Runner, Triathlete and Duathlete
www.brendanbrazier.com - Former Pro Ironman
www.runningraw.com - Tim VanOrden's progress as a Raw vegan athlete
www.foodalive.org - Pat Reeves is a vegan powerlifter
www.richroll.com - Ultra athlete Rich Roll
Collection of Vegan Athletes
www.unleashed.org.au/who_cares/vegetarian_athletes.php - A collection of world class veggie athletes
www.veganbodybuilding.com/?page=bios_sports - Another collection of world class veggie athletes
www.meatfreeathlete.com/ - And another collection of world class veggie athletes
www.greatveganathletes.com/ - And another collection of world class veggie athletes
Free Videos Online
‘The waking up process’ - Berty Justice’s Youtube channel.
‘Why Vegan? by EVOLVE! Campaigns’ - A short, but informative video.
‘Nathan Runkle, mercy for animals: talks at google’ - Analyses how we treat animals.
‘Best speech you will ever hear, Gary Yourofsky’ - A must watch speech.
‘vivaorg’ - Viva! animal charities Youtube channel.
‘Melanie Joy - Carnism: The Psychology of Eating Meat’ - Insightful and fascinating.
Authors@Google Will Tuttle: The World Peace Diet - Being Healthy and Saving the Planet - A great talk about why we shouldn't eat animals.
“Making the connection” - The many reasons to go vegan, by the Vegan society.
'Body Harvest - Arthur Cauty’ – Explores our attitudes towards animals.
'Meat the Truth’ – An informative Environmental documentary that explains the damage caused by eating animals.
'Slaughterhouse: The task of blood' - This documentary explores what happens inside a slaughterhouse in Oldam, England.
‘Earthlings’ – A inside look at the meat and animal industries.
'Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death' - A great Talk by Dr. Michael Greger M.D. about 'advice on how best to feed ourselves and our families to prevent, treat, and even reverse many of the top 15 killers in the United States'.
'Why you don't need dairy' - A facinating talk by Nutritional Therapist Juliet Gellatley
'From Excuse-itarian to Vegan' - A Talk by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau Addresses the blocks and Debunks the myths that keep people from making changes.
The World Peace Diet: Eating for Spiritual Health and Social Harmony, by Will Tuttle Ph.D. Lantern Books (2005)
- Buy it here or here.
Finding Ultra, By Rich Roll, Three Rivers Press
- Buy it here.
The Higher Taste: A Gourmet guide to vegetarian cooking and a karma free diet, Bhaktivedanta Book Trust (28 Feb 2007) - Buy it here or here.
Eating Animals, by Jonathan Safran Foer, Penguin Publishing (2010)
- Buy it here.
Vegan cupcakes take over the world: 75 Dairy-free recipes for cupcakes that rule, by Isa Chandra Moskowitz & Terry Hope Romero (Paperback - 3 Apr 2008)
- Buy it here or here.
Veganomicon: The ultimate vegan Cookbook, by Isa Chandra Moskowitz & Terry Hope Romero (Hardcover - 3 Apr 2008) - Buy it here.
The Silent Ark: A chilling expose of meat - the global killer, By Juliet Gellatley with Tony Wardle. Buy it here.
- Find your closest wholefood shop, and start exploring the many things they have on offer.
- Look for Vegan labeled foods and BUAVA (British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection ) certified.
- Co-op home brand toiletries are not tested on animals.
- Viva! – They have a large list of Veggie-friendly businesses
- lush - Fresh handmade Vegan cosmetics
Eating Out Guides
Viva! - Veggie resources for places to eat and stay, shop businesses and much more
Happy cow - Worldwide listings of Vegan places to eat.
Vegan Society - Travel and eating out, with websites and guides.
Health and Science
Position of the American Dietetic Association:Vegetarian Diets - A paper from the American Dietic Association, explaining a well planned Vegetarian or Vegan diet is – ‘Nutritionally adequate’.
‘Plant proteins in relation to human protein and amino acid nutrition’ - Vernon R Young and Peter L Pellett’. - This paper explains about the protein myths (page 8), and shows that plant-based diets are all we need.
www.vegetarian.org.uk - A great resource for nutritional information from Viva!
Physicians Committee for Responble medicine - About what they do -'Since 1985, PCRM has been influencing advancements in medicine and science. We advocate for preventive medicine, especially good nutrition, conduct clinical research, and advocate for higher ethical standards in research. Our membership includes 150,000 health care professionals and concerned citizens.'
www.nutritionfacts.org - The work of Physician Dr. Michael Greger M.D.
www.drmcdougall.com -Dr Mcdougall is 'a physician and nutrition expert who teaches better health through vegetarian cuisine'. He has also founded the Dr Mcdougall health and medical centre.
www.heartattackproof.com - The work of Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., M.D. - 'Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease'. About his program - 'A groundbreaking program backed by the irrefutable results from Dr. Esselstyn's 20-year study providing changes in diet and nutrition can actually cure heart disease'.
www.nealbarnard.org - About his work - 'Clinical researcher and author Neal Barnard, M.D., is one of America's leading advocates for health, nutrition, and higher standards in research. As the principal investigator of several human clinical research trials, whose results are published in peer-reviewed medical and scientific journals, Dr Barnard has examined key issues in health and nutrition.'