We should regularly remind ourselves of why we're aspiring to a plant-based diet. Here's a list of articles that you can use to reinforce your own aspirations, as well as share with others.
Trendy "raw food" diets, recently made popular by celebrities who seemingly eat nothing but celery and sprouts, stemmed from places like Creative Health Institute: www.battlecreekenquirer.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060227/NEWS01/602270313/1002.
Living Foods Defined, by Dr. Ann Wigmore: chiDiet.com/news/CHInewsletter07292003.htm.
Google has a number of free inspiring videos about being Vegan: http://video.google.com/videosearch?q=vegan&page=1&lv=0&so=0.
Unexpected Benefits of Being Raw, by Jim Carey:
Ten Advantages of Eating Raw, by Susan Jorg: rawfoods.com/articles/tenadvantages.html.
Raw Vegan vs. Raw Living Foods vs. the Dr. Ann Wigmore Diet - The Differences: chiDiet.com/news/LivingFoodsNews20060225.htm
Raw and Living Foods - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ): rawfoods.com/faq.html.
(Scotland) The Value of Eating Fresh Sprouts: news.scotsman.com/features.cfm?id=655172005.
Scientific Studies of Diet and Nutrition, by Dr.
T. Colin Campbell, MD, PhD. Excerpts from The
On Google video, a lecture by Dr. Campbell about meat and dairy causing cancer: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-1308977765978236346&q=vegan&time=390000.
Things to be Aware of in the Raw Food Arena, by Nomi
Part A: chiDiet.com/news/CHInewsletter05272003.txt
Part B: chiDiet.com/news/CHInewsletter06032003.txt
Part C: chiDiet.com/news/CHInewsletter06102003.txt
Vegetarian Resources: creativehealth.us/links/links27.htm.
Living Foods Recipes: creativehealth.us/links/links5.htm.
Meat in our Midst; Voices of Vegetarians, Messages from Meat-eaters: www.chronogram.com/issue/2005/06/wholeliving/.
Coping techniques to stay on living foods, by Victoria Boutenko: AnnWigmore.com/news/RawFamilyOctober2005.htm.
Why resolutions fail, and what to do about it: chiDiet.com/news/LivingFoodsNews20050618.htm.
86 things that help people stay Raw: curezone.com/blogs/m.asp?f=67&i=247.