Food For Thought: Advantages of Macro and Vegan Diets

Ponder This It certainly goes without saying that the typical Western diet could use an upgrade. A diet heavy in meat, dairy products, eggs, and various highly fatty, preserved and processed foods can be linked to high cholesterol and a host of health problems and concerns. But what are the alternatives? The famous author and […]

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Indulge in Your Taste for Travel – Vegan Style!

Good Looking Vegetables In spite of the progress being made these days, there are still quite a few challenges that vegans face while traveling. While trekking from town to town and dining out along the way, sometimes you’ll find that you’re the only vegan in the group. Often times the only available vegan options are […]

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Does a Plant-Based Diet Leave Your Body Deserted of Nutrients?

Myths, Misunderstandings & Miscommunications The words “vegan,” “macrobiotic” and even “vegetarian” can sometimes carry a negative connotation such as diets lacking in real sustenance, deprived of nutrition and dispossessed of any real value. However, these fears are generated more from the concerns of a misled public and not from the decisions of well-educated individuals serious […]

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Wonderful Ways to Work-out During the Winter!

Now that the chilly season is in full swing we become more apt to stay inside, enjoy our hot meals and warm beverages, lounge in our snuggliest of blankets and allow ourselves to accidentally pack on the pounds. Now, there’s nothing wrong with keeping cozy, but we’re not grizzlies with a penchant for hibernating. It’s […]

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Vegan Recipes to Warm Up Your Winter!

Now that we’ve passed the New Year we are well into the winter season. Depending on your location, it can be mighty frosty outside. Even if it’s not, we’d like to offer you some deliciously tasty vegan winter recipes that are guaranteed to satisfy your stomach and put a smile on your frigid face! Not […]

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Swipes Lovin Wipes

Lovin’ Never Needs to be a Labor Hell hath no fury like a woman ignored, and when it comes to intimate cleanliness, Swipes, Inc., is speaking up boldly, yet thoughtfully clear. Testifying a hygienic solution to those, well, somewhat messy, intimate moments from a woman’s perspective, Swipes offers cleanliness where other options end up making […]

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Macrobiotics –Symmetry in Mind, Body and Soul

To properly enjoy the full benefits of your macrobiotic lifestyle, be sure to note the necessity of symmetry and steadiness in your diet. One can easily become out of balance with oneself by taking in foods that are dynamically off balance with your yin and yang stability. Luckily, there are a few simple ways to […]

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We’re Thankful That It’s Finally Thanksgiving!

 ‘Tis the Season for All Things Tasty – So, Toss that Turkey! While the Thanksgiving holiday can prove a bit tricky for those of us adhering to a vegan or macrobiotic lifestyle, especially for newcomers, there’s a cornucopia of ways to squash your worries and have your taste buds sing with gratitude! Don’t get vexed […]

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Eating Well with Hilary – Hilary Brown, That Is!

The ‘World’s Best Veggie Burger’ – Seriously! We’re more than just a little excited to be serving Hilary’s Eat Well “World’s Best Veggie Burger” on our 10th Anniversary Cruise! I know what you might be thinking… ‘I hate eating meat substitutes,’ or ‘I already have a veggie burger brand I love, and out of all […]

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Maximizing Your Health with a Macrobiotic Diet

Success in Simplicity – What Makes Macrobiotics Special “Adopting the macrobiotic diet takes a great deal of dedication and commitment to a lifestyle that is much bigger than your average diet plan,” says Kathleen M. Zelman, MPH, RD, LD in her WebMD.com article Macrobiotic Diet. These words ring true, especially when compared to the collective […]

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Social Eating Stipulations – Acceptance Through Example

Are Plant-Eaters Still the Odd Duck Out? While plant-based diets are certainly making headway in our modern American culture,   broad acceptance remains stagnant in a critical cloud of naivety. In the eyes of the general ‘cheeseburger-chomping’ American, vegans, macrobiotics and vegetarians are viewed as either self-involved trend-riders, or shaggy, hand-soiled, feet-blackened hippy farmers who live […]

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‘Roundup’ the Neighbors and Kids, Folks… This One’s a Doozy

90-Day GMO & ‘Roundup’ Studies Ending Prematurely – Grave Consequences A recent French study performed by a team of scientists under the direction of molecular biologist Professor Gilles-Eric Seralini, sustained by CRIIGEN, an independent research organization, produced alarming analyses concerning the digestion of, and long-term reaction to, Monsanto’s genetically modified corn and the company’s renowned […]

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Clinton Stays Healthy After Clipping Ties from Animal Products

I… No Longer… Have Relations… With That Cheeseburger After years of indulging on fast food and a smorgasbord of animal products, Clinton’s classic McDonald’s diet began to take its toll on more than just his flabby tummy. As quoted from an August article on Examiner.com, “Clinton switched to a plant-based diet in 2011 and within several […]

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Integrative Relaxation – A Serene State of Wellbeing

One of the most enjoyed and sought-after programs of the Holistic Holiday at Sea cruise are the Integrative Relaxation classes. Centered on optimizing your ability to experience blissful relaxation akin to deep, rejuvenating rest, Integrative Relaxation, also known as Yoga Nidra, allows for an emotional release of pain, both internally and externally. Offering intense benefits […]

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‘Vegtoons’ –Outreach to Help Animate the World’s Diet!

A Colorful ‘Kickstart’ Holistic Holiday at Sea is proud to support the ‘Vegtoons’ Kickstarter campaign by offering two cruise tickets as perks for donors who contribute $1,500 or more to the campaign. ‘Vegtoons’ is a charmingly delightful animated series whose aim is not only to entertain viewers, but to act as an educational platform. The […]

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