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Vegan Diets Reduce Global Warming

According to a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, adopting a vegan diet will not only make you healthier, it will help the planet, as well. Researchers evaluated the positive changes that would take place based on four scenarios, each...

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SUPERSEEDZ ME!

Gourmet pumpkin seeds in flavors that make your taste buds go, “Yeah, baby!” such as Maple Sugar and Sea Salt, Coco Joe, Tomato Italiano and Curious Curry. For a little bit of zing and a whole lot of yum by the handful, on a salad or as a casserole topper, a 5-oz. bag costs...

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Veganism and Animal Rights: How Your Diet Affects the Lives of Animals

While there are clear environmental and health benefits to veganism, the most compelling argument for removing animal products from your diet is ultimately an ethical one. Animals — yes, even fish — are complex creatures that are fully capable of experiencing pain and joy....

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NAVS’ NEW WEBSITES

Today we’re pleased to welcome you to NAVS’ revamped and redesigned main website. In addition to bringing you new features and more content, we’ve striven to make this site visually interesting and appealing. If you’re just starting to eat vegan and are looking for...

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RECIPES FOR DELICIOUS VEGAN CUISINE

Are you new to veganism, or looking to expand your cooking repertoire? Use our recipe directory and you’ll gain access to a diverse collection of satisfying vegan recipes, developed by award-winning chefs, cookbook authors and dieticians. Explore new options for breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, appetizers and the holidays, and show your friends and family how delicious going vegan can be.

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North American Vegetarian Society

ABOUT  US

The North American Vegetarian Society is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization that advocates for healthy, compassionate and ecological living. Founded in 1974, NAVS promotes veganism through events, educational literature and support for its members.

OUR PROGRAMS INCLUDE:

Vegetarian Summerfest

Vegetarian Summerfest is a leading annual educational conference that is open to anyone interested in learning more about veganism. The event, which attracts hundreds of attendees of all ages and backgrounds, features lectures, classes, demonstrations and fun activities.

World Vegetarian Day

NAVS launched World Vegetarian Day on Oct. 1, 1977. Endorsed by the International Vegetarian Union in 1978, World Vegetarian Day is designed to promote the joy, compassion and life-enhancing possibilities of veganism.

Vegetarian Voice

Vegetarian Voice,  our  biannual news magazine  examines a wide variety of essential health, nutrition, environmental, animal and consumer issues. Also included are wholesome vegan recipes, book reviews and information on products of interest to vegans.

Join NAVS 

Join NAVS and you’ll receive Vegetarian Voice, access to our member only video gallery, a 40-card recipe set. Members are entitled to a discount on our Vegetarian Summerfest conference and a 10% discount on  merchandise at our online store.