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  • The China Study - 18, 19, 20 July 2009 | Vegetarian Society (Singapore)
    2009 2 00 pm to 6 00 pm Singapore Conference Hall Sun 19 July 2009 2 30 pm to 6 00 pm Singapore Management University Specially for medical health and education professionals and students in those fields Mon 20 July 2009 8 00 am to 5 45 pm The World Nutrition Health Disease Conference 2009 Singapore Biopolis For more than 40 years Dr T Colin Campbell has been at the forefront of nutrition research His crowning achievement the China Project has been called the most comprehensive study of health and nutrition ever conducted The culmination of a 20 year partnership of Cornell University Oxford University and the Chinese Academy of Preventive Medicine the study examines more than 350 variables of health and nutrition with surveys from 6 500 adults in more than 2 500 counties across China and Taiwan The results summarized in Professor Campbell s book The China Study suggest that a strong link exists between nutrition and heart disease diabetes cancer and other life threatening illnesses proper nutrition can have a dramatic effect on reducing and reversing these ailments as well as curbing obesity our current eating practices need urgent and dramatic change Spend a life changing afternoon

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  • All You Need Is Love - Sat 14 Feb | Vegetarian Society (Singapore)
    Ng Chin Siong Testimonials Word Play Products Contact Forum Site map Home All You Need Is Love Sat 14 Feb Dear Friends On Sat 14 February let s celebrate the many glorious facets of love Love for that special someone Love for family and friends Love for mother earth and Love for all our fellow beings All You Need Is Love Sat 14 Feb 2009 7 pm 7 Jalan Binchang 10 mins walk from Bishan MRT Cost Free donations welcomed Be charmed by a special song and tap dance performance by our favourite vegan entertainer and veteran showman Daniel Thompson www danielthompson com au Delight in a delicious vegetarian spread lovingly prepared by VSS members and friends including vegan pastries by Halimah And if you have a special vegetarian dish please feel free to bring it along for all to share and enjoy Alternatively a kind donation of 10 or more to support the vegetarian cause would be very much appreciated All this plus games good conversation and great company It s been called the most wonderful feeling the only thing we need the elixir of life and much more Let s celebrate this special day together with friends and

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  • Very Vege Christmas Party - 20 Dec 2008 | Vegetarian Society (Singapore)
    Party 20 Dec 2008 Dear Friends Tis time to be Merry at VSS Very Vege Christmas Party 20 Dec 2008 6 30pm 7 Jalan Binchang 10 mins walk from Bishan MRT Dress code your Christmas best Or better still come as Santa Santarina and win a free VSS membership Be enthralled by our special guest veteran showman and long time vegetarian Daniel Thompson www danielthompson com au A seasoned performer since the age of seven Daniel s one man song and dance show includes rip roaring impersonations of the most iconic superstars He even sings in Hokkien Mandarin and is all set to debut his special song We Are The Vegans Bring along a small present 5 10 value and let s celebrate the spirit of giving in our Gift X change And of course what would a VSS event be without a sumptuous vegetarian spread and loads of great company So tell your friends and loved ones we ll see you on the 20th Cost for VSS members 30 non members 40 Credit card payment can be made online via Paypal Cheques should be made payable to Vegetarian Society Singapore and mailed to 3 Pemimpin Drive 07 02 Lip

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  • Johor Day Trip - 30 Nov 2008 | Vegetarian Society (Singapore)
    TRIP Calling all animal loving vegetarian food lovers for a fun filled day trip to animal shelters vegetarian eateries across the Causeway Date 30 November 2008 Sunday Time 8 00am 9 00pm Itinerary 8 00 am Pick up Woodlands MRT Passenger Pick up Point 8 15 am SIN JB 11 00 am Lunch Three O Café A Chinese style vegetarian restaurant located at Bandar Bahru Permas Jaya Johor Bahru Specialties include Nasi Lemak Stewed Rice etc 1 00 pm Visit to Noah s Ark Natural Animal Sanctuary NANAS NANAS is a private animal shelter which was relocated from Singapore to Pekan Nanas Johor in Year 2000 Home to 700 free roaming dogs cats horses it occupies 10 acres of land in kampong style settings NANAS aims to provide a safe and secure home for their animal residents where they can live out their lives in happiness 3 30 pm Visit to Animal Paradise Animal Paradise is run by Johor Bahru based Amituofo Buddhist Centre and is home to more than 1000 animals of 20 types of animals including dogs cats goats ostriches pythons in different enclosures which were all strays or abandoned An eye opener where you get to see animals up close mingle with friendly goats see flying roosters 6 00 pm Lunch Ci Yi Vegetarian Food Ci Yi is located near the animal shelters in Pekan Nanas town There we will savor a traditional 5 course sit down dinner to rewind recharge reflect at the end of the trip 7 00 pm JB SIN 9 00 pm Drop off Woodlands MRT Price VSS Member 40 pax Non VSS Member 50 pax Prices inclusive of transport lunch dinner NANAS Visitors Entrance Fee at 10 pax The fee was recently implemented by NANAS goes towards the upkeep of the shelter

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  • Parent Support Group Gathering - 23 Nov 08 | Vegetarian Society (Singapore)
    easy Come meet like minded parents and share your experiences at the VSS Parent Support Group gathering Sunday 23 Nov 08 3 00pm Kampung Senang Holistic Lifestyle Centre Blk 106 Aljunied Crescent 01 205 Near Aljunied MRT Click here for a map Cost 6 per person This is for a healthy snack provided by Kampung Senang Topics will include Adequate nutrition for growing kids Winning support from non veg spouses

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  • VSS Newsletter Signup | Vegetarian Society (Singapore)
    FAQs Health Practitioners Articles Books Inspirations Recipes World Hunger Links VSS Corner VSS Events Veg Buddy 2 VSS Gallery VSS Newsletter Archive VSS VCD In Memory of Ng Chin Siong Testimonials Word Play Products Contact Forum Site map Home VSS Newsletter Signup From interviews with Veg athletes to delicious desert recipes the VSS eNewsletter is rich with info on health issues local events promos and all manner of veg related

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  • VSS eNewsletter 1 February 2016 | Vegetarian Society (Singapore)
    then Join as a group leader Top Vegetarian Food Asia in Hong Kong To be held in Hong Kong Convention Exhibition Centre from 10 12 March this event will be held concurrently with LOHAS Expo and will be Hong Kong s first trade show focused on promoting the vegetarian and vegan diet LOHAS Expo which is now in its 5th year is Hong Kong s leading trade expo for natural organic healthy green sustainable living related businesses and industries The two expos will feature products and services by over 200 companies representing 12 countries and regions around the world including Japan Korea Taiwan Australia France and USA and attracts over 3 700 buyers and 17 000 visitors If you are planning for a trip to Hong Kong it might be worthwhile to time it for this major event and if you are a local veg business perhaps this is an opportunity to network with other industry practitioners You can visit www vegfoodasia com to find out more Top Animal Allies Singapore is Born The vegan advocacy group had its first meeting on January 17th and has adopted its official name as Animal Allies Singapore Their first projects are creating an outreach table that people can try vegan food at developing a social media presence working with ACRES to provide more resources and developing a website Animal Allies wants to help break the barriers to vegetarianism in Singapore and needs your feedback and tips so that they can create resources for aspiring vegetarians Please help by filling out this short survey http goo gl forms 2RpJ1D9YDv The next meeting will be on 28 Feb so if are interested in helping inspire more people to be vegetarian or vegan in Singapore please email Michael at me mikebroadhead com Top Classes by Little Green Cafe Chef Shalu offers her next set of classes for February 13 Feb Sat 2 5pm Authentic Indonesian cuisine vegan In this class you will learn how to cook authentic vegetarian Indonesian cuisine Fresh spicy and tasty curries and sambals made from scratch using easily available local ingredients Menu Sambal Terong Sauteed eggplant in slow cooked fragrant tomato sauce Sayur lodeh Coconut curry with garden vegetables crispy tofu Sambal Goreng Tempeh Sweet spicy fried tempeh and long beans 16 Feb Tue 2 5pm Mastering Tofu Tofu is often overlooked as most people don t know how to cook it in a flavourful way Learn how to use this highly versatile protein packed ingredient in different cooking ways and discover some surprises about cooking with tofu You will see the humble tofu in a new light Menu Crispy tofu Croquettes with roasted tomato salsa Black pepper and five spice Tofu Tamarind Tofu Steaks with coconut chilli saucea 18 Feb Thu 11am 2pm Healthy Desserts Can desserts be healthy Absolutely by using ingredients that are nutritious low fat and versatile so you get all the health benefits without compromising on taste Now you can have your cake and eat it too

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  • VSS eNewsletter 1 January 2016 | Vegetarian Society (Singapore)
    featuring local notables including people from ACRES Cat Welfare EarthFest and VSS as well as a veterinarian who used to be at SPCA 3 Another run of EarthFest is being planned Suggestions are welcome 4 At EarthFest last year and at two more events we used a stationary bicycle which doubles as a blender Instead of renting it as we did in 2015 we are now designing our own We hope to have it ready by end 1Q 2016 5 Later in the year we will launch our next cookbook to be published by Marshall Cavendish and written in coordination with the Institute for Parks and Recreation To be titled At Home From Pot to Pot the book combines tips on growing herbs and spices that is done in the first Pot in the book s title with recipes for cooking in the second pot 6 As usual in 2016 VSS will continue spreading the message via traditional and social media as well as via talks gatherings films and exhibitions I m looking forward to seeing you all on 9 Jan for PlantPure Nation Thanks for your support in 2015 and best wishes for a great 2016 Top VSS Publishes Response to Climate Change Summit VSS reached out the alternative news site The Online Citizen who agreed to publish our response to the COP21 conference held in Paris last month to advocate for active reduction of meat consumption by the general public You can read the full article entitled Battling Climate Change with Personal Change at http www theonlinecitizen com 2015 12 battling climate change through personal change Top Vegan Outreach Exploratory Meeting So far over 30 people interested in various capacities have come forward to be part of a new movement for vegan outreach The idea is to come together to make a huge difference by working together Some of the opportunities include inspiring others to be healthier sustainable and compassionate and save animals lives in the process The first meeting will be January 17 2016 at 10 30 am and is intended to lay the foundation for the group in terms of expectations organisation initial projects etc If you have ideas on projects a name for the movement or slogan statements you are more than welcome to touch base with the coordinator who is embarking on this initiative on his own accord after successfully running the Earth Fest event last year Please contact Michael Broadhead can via email at me mikebroadhead com or phone at 97314600 Top Nutty Discussion on Weight Loss While we are quite familiar with the comprehensive articles that discuss meat consumption this one talks about how too much nuts in your diet may hamper weight loss I spent a substantial amount of time talking with several leading doctors and dietitians from a variety of perspectives to help me understand the literature and statistics in a fair and unbiased way and had them review this article before publication Not that they all agree about everything

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