Vegan Crops Produce 1900% More Protein Than Raising Animals for Beef or Eggs, Study Finds
The production and consumption of vegan foods over resource-intensive animal products, like beef and eggs, could help feed the growing population.
9 Reasons Vegetarians Should Make the Switch to Veganism
If you’re a vegetarian, it’s likely that the idea of veganism has crossed your mind once or twice. But veganism seems so… extreme. And you could never give up cheese, right? These are common thoughts, for sure. But if you’re toying with the idea, here are 9 important reasons you should ditch dairy and animal […]
Jamie Oliver Loses Nearly 30 Pounds After Giving Up Meat
Celebrity chef and restaurateur Jamie Oliver says his two-stone weight loss comes after cutting meat from his diet. The 44-year-old revealed he swapped meals containing meat for vegetarian dishes. “I pushed meat down, pushed veggie up, got more sleep and more movement,” Oliver told the Radio Times. Oliver said he lost the weight by actually […]
New Study: Vegan Diet Reduces Carbon Footprint by 73% - vegconomist - the vegan business magazine
According to a new study, a vegan diet is the "single biggest measure" that can be taken to reduce environmental pollution. Researchers at the University of Oxford found that not eating meat and dairy products can reduce a person's carbon footprint by up to 73%.
Campaigners urge public to go VEGAN to protect against pandemics
In an open letter, ten UK scientists and campaigners claimed that factory farms and wildlife markets provide ideal conditions for disease to thrive and spread to humans.
BREAKING: Plant-Based Diet Reverses T2 Diabetes In 84% Of Patients, New Study Finds
32 of the 38 patients came off medication after the 20-week protocol, which is a personalized whole-food plant-based diet plan
Is Eating Fish Good For You? The Truth About the Health and Environmental Impacts of Eating Fish
Fish and seafood are often recommended as good sources of healthy nutrients like protein and essential fatty acids. Some research even suggests that fish may help you live longer, with a lower risk for disease. But how much truth is there to these claims? What about contamination with mercury and other heavy metals? And what about the ethical and sustainability concerns?
If food is medicine, why isn't it taught at medical schools?
Students in medical schools across the country spend less than 1 percent of lecture time learning about diet, falling short of the National Research Council’s recommendation for baseline nutrition curriculum.
Farmed Salmon = Most Toxic Food in the World
Fish are an important part of the ecosystem and the human diet. Unfortunately, overfishing has depleted many fish stocks, and the proposed solution — fish farming — is creating far more problems than it solves. Not only are fish farms polluting the aquatic environment and spreading disease to wild fish, farmed fish are also an inferior food source.