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VSS eNewsletter 22 November 2007

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    VSS eNewsletter, 22 November 2007 VSS News VSS at Fort Canning Exhibition at Post Museum Other News Organic
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      VSS eNewsletter, 22 November 2007

      VSS News

      VSS at Fort Canning

      Exhibition at Post Museum

      Other News

      Organic Vegetarian Featured in Mind Your Body

      More Classes from Chef Chong Fah

      Raw Food Demonstration– 24 Nov

      Learn about Spelt

      Fast Food Report

      Veg Outlet Updates

      Saving Endangered Species from Being Eaten

      Grammar and Our Fellow Animals

      Former ‘Mr America ’ Still Pumping Iron at 72 and Still Eating Veg

       

      VSS News

      VSS at Fort Canning

      VSS will be spreading the word about vegetarianism on 24-25 Nov (Sat-Sun), 10am-8pm, during the Holistic Health Green Carnival at Fort Canning Centre. Admission is free: http://www.lapislazulilight.com/activities/200711/aboutAntFlyerEng.jpg

      Exhibition at Post Museum

      After its 2-week run at Library@Orchard, the VSS exhibition is moving to Post Museum at 107+109 Rowell Rd, near Jln Besar, in Little India, from Monday 26 Nov, for at least two weeks. And, check out the veg café next door, known as ‘Food #03’.

      For details, contact Post Museum at 6396.7980, admin@..., http://food03.blogspot.com

       

      Other News

      Organic Vegetarian Featured in Mind Your Body

      Don’t miss the article on Betty Khoo-Kingsley on p. 4 of this week’s Mind Your Body and learn about her organic vegetarian lifestyle.

      More Classes from Chef Chong Fah

      Chef Oh Chong Fah will be sharing his prodigious knowledge with others via a series of bilingual courses at his new Wholesome Living outlet. Here are the details.

      Venue: Wholesome Living, Blk 416 Pandan Gardens , #01-130,

      S. 600416

      Tel/Fax: 6560.1337

      Email: info@...

      Payment Method: Cheque payable to Wholesome Living or electronic fund transfer (write in for details), must be received 1 week before the class commences

      Pure Cooking - Healthy Cooking

      28 Nov 07, Wed 7:00 - 10:00pm

      Tofu Making & Okra Cooking - Without Calcium Sulphate

      23 & 30 Nov 07, Fri 7:00- 9:30pm

      Tastes Like Meat - Indonesian Style 1

      20 Nov 07, Tue, 7:00 -10:00pm

      Tastes Like Meat - Indonesia Style 2

      27 Nov 07, Tue, 7:00 - 10:00pm

      For details of the workshops, please visit www.wholesomeliving-sg.com

      Raw Food Demonstration– 24 Nov

      Sat, 24 Nov, Paul Yeoh, raw food gourmet chef, will be doing a raw food demonstration. You can learn about how to prepare your raw food and the goodness of raw food for you. If you are interested to know more about Paul, you can go to www.rawfoodcuisine.com.sg

      The demo will be held at Zenxin Agri-Organic Food, Blk 14 Wholesale Centre #01-25, S. 110014, T: 6779 7839/6778 7369; F: 6777 0879; E: taisengyee@...

      www.zenxin.com.my

      Learn about Spelt

      Spelt is the best grain, warming, lubricating and of high nutritional value. It is better tolerated by the body than any other grains. Spelt provides its consumer with good flesh and good blood and confers a cheerful disposition. It provides a happy mind and a joyful spirit. No matter how you eat spelt, either as bread or in other foods, it is good and easy to digest’

      St Hildegard of Bingen, (1098-1179)

      Sat, 8 Dec, 2pm-3.30pm, lecture will be held on spelt, at the Sebastian Liew Centre, 105, Jalan Hitam Manis.

      Lecture Outline

      ·         The history of St Hildegard of Bingen

      ·         The 6 golden rules of life

      ·         Hildegard’s wellness spirituality

      ·         The wonders of spelt

      ·         Who can benefit from the spelt diet?

      ·         The anti-inflammatory diet

      ·         Demo on spelt

      Speaker: Sebastian Liew, N.D., Medical Herbalist

      Members - $10, Non-members: $20; notes provided. Info: tel: 6538.9978, sebastian.liew@...

      Fast Food Report

      The URL below contains a report by the Vegetarian Resource Group in the U.S. on various fast food companies. Of course, this information may not be relevant to what these companies do in Singapore :

      http://www.vrg.org/fastfoodinfo.htm#subway_article

      Veg Outlet Updates

      1. Chinatown MRT

      Yi Xin Vegetarian Food

      39 Temple Street, S'pore 058584

      (Opposite People's Park Complex)

      HP: 93666002

      Open: Mon to Sat, 7.30am to 7.30pm

      Close: Sun (temporary)

      Menu: Economical rice, brown rice, porridge, fried bee boon/noodles, buns, fried pumpkin/carrot cake, fried spring roll

      2. KopiTiam, The Signatures, Changi Business Park

      Nearby landmarks: Singapore Expo

      Nearest MRT: Expo

      Buses: 12, 24, 31, 35, 38, and NR7.

      Days the outlet is open: Monday to Friday

      Hours it is open on those days: 7:45am to 2pm

      Specialty dishes: Chinese Vegetarian Food

      Do they serve brown rice? Yes

      Is the food organic? No

      Do they use MSG (ajinomoto)? No.

      Do they use onion & garlic? No.

      Do they use eggs? No.

      Do they use dairy products? Yes

      Saving Endangered Species from Being Eaten

      Below is the link for an article about Thailand ’s efforts to save members of an endangered species, the pangolins, from being eaten. Thailand ’s efforts in this regard are great, but maybe people around the world could see it a different way. Why not see each of our fellow animals, even each one of the 40+ billion chickens whom humans eat annually, as having a right not just to live but to live as natural a life as possible? This right applies whether an individual thinking, feeling being is one of 100 remaining members of a species or a member of a species “mass produced” in the tens of billions for human consumption.

      http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20071110/sc_afp/thailandindonesiamalaysiachinawildlife_071110190314

      Grammar and Our Fellow Animals

      Your English teacher probably told you that nouns are persons, places or things. So, what about other animals? What are they? When one primary school student was told that our fellow animals are things, he objected. To read more: http://www.courant.com/news/opinion/hc-commentarywilliams1111.artnov11,0,7902632.story

      Former ‘Mr America ’ Still Pumping Iron at 72 and Still Eating Veg

      Here’s a great story to show to anyone worried about getting enough protein on a veg diet:

      http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=5653210

       

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