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Vegans are more than what they do not eat

Vegans are more than what they do not eat

Lucy Gilbert

1 day ago

It is never okay to ridicule someone for what they eat. What you eat is personal to you based off not just your dietary needs, but also cultural, religious and personal beliefs. One popular “new” diet in the U.S. is veganism. There was an extreme growth of 600% of people who identified as vegans...

Dispelling all the common myths regarding gluten

Dispelling all the common myths regarding gluten

November 2, 2016

Gluten seems to be on the tip of everyone’s tongue lately, which is ironic because, it’s not that we are eating more of it; it’s because we are declaring our newfound desire to go gluten-free. It’s the new fad: to be free of gluten. Just the way it rolls off the tongue makes it falsely sound...

How a botany class led to a nutrition major

October 15, 2015

One UVM professor is no stranger to the feeling of uncertainty, which she experienced  during her undergraduate career and led her to where she is today. Professor of nutrition and food science Jean Harvey originally began studying biology at Pennsylvania State University, but said  she hated the major...

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