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Senior Editor, UK | Southsea, United Kingdom | Contactable via charlotte@livekindly.com

Charlotte has an upper second class honors in History from Oxford Brookes University and a postgraduate certificate in Cultural Heritage from Winchester University. She loves music, travel, and animals. Charlotte resides on the South coast of the UK.

Countdown Star Rachel Riley’s Health Problems Disappeared “Almost Over Night” Following Switch to Vegan...

TV presenter and mathematician, Rachel Riley, has spoken out about her vegan diet in an interview with Xpose. Riley, who is famous for her role as the numbers expert on Channel 4's Countdown, said that...
‘Just Try It’: Sir Paul McCartney Urges the World to Go Vegan

Vegan Musician Sir Paul McCartney Reflects on Linda McCartney’s Vegetarian Legacy

In an interview with British newspaper, the Telegraph, former Beatle, Sir Paul McCartney, opened up about his late wife Linda and her meat-free legacy. Linda McCartney died of breast cancer in 1998, but her self-titled vegetarian...

Delaware Passes Bill to End Automatic Euthanization of Retired Lab Animals

Delaware has passed a bill to end the automatic euthanization of cats and dogs used for research in the state. Senate Bill 101, will require that all healthy cats and dogs are put up for...

Waitrose to Add 50 New Veggie and Vegan Products

UK Supermarket giant Waitrose is set to expand its vegetarian and vegan range with an extra fifty products. The new range will be launched in one hundred and twenty-five Waitrose stores, along with a new dedicated...
Asia’s Largest Vegan Magazine Launched By India’s Top Media Companies

Asia’s Largest Vegan Magazine Launched By India’s Top Media Companies

Two of India's top vegan magazines, Vegan First and VegPlanet Magazine, have combined to form "Vegan First Magazine." The new publication will form Asia's largest vegan magazine. Both magazines launched in 2016 with the same...
Vegan Shoes Last Longer and Perform Better Than Leather, Says Top Designer

Vegan Shoes Last Longer and Perform Better Than Leather, Says Top Designer

Vegan shoes are going mainstream, according to Joshua Katcher, founder of Brave GentleMan. "Vegan footwear is no longer seen as just an alternative," Katcher told Footwear News. "Many of the recent innovations outperform conventional footwear. We are seeing...
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WHO Urges Reduced Saturated Animal Fat Intake to Combat Cardiovascular Disease Epidemic

A new report from the World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended that both adults and children cut down on saturated fats, found in meat, dairy, and eggs. Saturated fats contribute to diseases, such as cardiovascular...
9 Things You Probably Didn't Know About the Fur Industry

Unilad Documentary ‘The Dark Side of Britain: The Hunt’ Shows Reality of UK Fox...

Internet media giant, Unilad, with over thirty-eight million followers on Facebook, has drawn attention to the issue of fox hunting in Scotland in a new documentary titled "The Hunt." The video is the first...

Vegan Entrepreneur Kat Von D Honored as a ‘Positive Latina Role Model’

Entrepreneur and activist, Kat Von D, has been honored with a Latino Spirit Award for achievement in business and entertainment. Von D, who was born in Montemorelos, Mexico, was chosen for the award by...

Vegan Beer is Growing in Popularity Due to Millennial Demand

Vegan beer is growing in popularity, thanks to millennials, according to the digital media company, GlobalData. GlobalData's research suggests that whilst the market is still small for vegan beer, as well as gluten-free, and low-calorie...

Minnesota Lynx WNBA Star Rebekkah Brunson Credits Vegan Diet for Career Longevity

American basketball star Rebekkah Brunson believes it is a vegan diet that has allowed her to enjoy such a long career spanning 15 years. Brunson, who plays for the Minnesota Lynx, told Pioneer Press, "I feel...

Jamie Oliver Ditches Meat to Inspire Public With His Vegetarian Challenge

Celebrity chef, Jamie Oliver, has launched a new, five-day vegetarian challenge in honor of National Vegetarian Week. "Jamie's 5-day Veggie Challenge," is set to begin on May 14th, but those looking to get involved...
Dairy Giant Dean Foods Wants to See More of the 'Really, Really Cool' Vegan Milk Brand, Good Karma

Dairy Giant Dean Foods Wants to See More of the ‘Really, Really Cool’ Vegan...

Dean Foods, one of America's largest suppliers of cow's milk, is debating on becoming a majority shareholder in plant-based milk brand, Good Karma Foods. The dairy supplier is already a minority shareholder in the vegan business,...

Vegan Japanese and Chinese Restaurant ‘Fire and Water’ By Ravi DeRossi Set to Open...

Vegan restaurateur Ravi DeRossi is set to open a new vegan Japanese- and Chinese-themed restaurant in New York City's East Village later this year. The new restaurant, named Fire and Water, will be headed up...

Vegan Food is a ‘Huge’ Opportunity, Says Starbucks Founder

Howard Schultz, founder and executive chairman of the international coffee chain, Starbucks, says that the opportunity for vegan food is “huge.”  Schultz made the comments at the global food innovation summit, Seeds and Chips,...

Australian Winemakers Now See Vegan Labelling as a ‘Selling Point’

Winemakers in Australia are labeling their wines as vegan-friendly in a bid for more sales, the Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) reports. Whilst many wines from the region have always been vegan-friendly, it is only now...
Plant-Based Diet Increases IVF Success Rates By Nearly 70%, Study Finds

A Plant-Based Diet Increases Fertility in Women, Study Finds

Women who eat low amounts of fruit and high amounts of processed fast-food are less likely to conceive, according to a new study from the University of Adelaide’s Robinson Research Institute. The study, published in...
Clean Meat Could Achieve Price Parity With Traditional Meat By 2020

Clean Meat Could Achieve Price Parity With Traditional Meat By 2020

Clean meat could achieve price parity with traditional meat by 2020, according to Israel-based company Future Meat Technologies. Clean meat could be on restaurant menus by the end of 2018, and by 2020, the...
Celebrity Chef Jamie Oliver Tackles Food-Waste With Vegan-Friendly London Pop-Up

Jamie Oliver Aims to Increase Vegetable Consumption Across the UK

A new fundraising initiative, Veg Power, has launched in the UK. The initiative, backed by celebrity chefs Jamie Oliver and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, aims to increase the UK’s vegetable consumption through marketing. The new initiative is...

Vegan Surf Camp for All Ages Opens in South of France

Vegan Surf Camp on the southwest coast of France is set to open next month for the summer season. Located near the beach in Moliets-Page, and organized by French non-profit L’Amour de la Terre, the...
UK Supermarket Chain Asda Credits Its Sales Spike to Vegan Food

ASDA Launches New Vegan Range Perfect for Healthy Summer BBQs

UK Supermarket giant, Asda, has launched new vegan products for summer. “We’ve expanded our vegan-friendly range in time for the bank holiday weekend – and it’s already getting lots of people excited on social media,”...