Consumption of saturated fat is more likely to result in heart disease, type-2 diabetes, and liver disease than consuming sugar or unsaturated fat, according to a study published last year in Diabetes Care. Researchers of The American Diabetic Association fed a thousand additional calories each day to thirty-eight classified overweight participants. The calories were given […]
Major vegan and vegetarian meat brand Quorn may be answering the prayers of veggie children — and drunk adults — by launching dinosaur-shaped nuggets. Last year, an Irish woman named Chey emailed the popular company while drunk asking for the nuggets, the Daily Mail reports. The 21-year-old vegetarian found herself craving the childhood dinner-time classic, […]
Dairy-free ice cream sales are expected to surpass $1 billion worldwide by 2024 as consumers continue to ditch dairy, according to research by Global Market Insights. The European vegan ice cream market is projected to see a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of more than 14 percent while the American market is expected to bring in […]
Filmmaker and near-fatal heart attack survivor Kevin Smith has shared before and after images of his vegan weight-loss transformation. Participating in the trending #10YearChallenge, that sees people posting pictures of themselves from 2009 and 2019 on social media, Smith revealed his dramatic weight loss between the two dates. As well as hiking and Weight Watchers, […]
Vegan musician Bryan Adams, known for hits like “Summer of ’69,” wants fans to know that, contrary to what the meat industry says, it’s possible to get all the protein you need on a vegan diet. “There are lots of rocking shots coming soon from the Canadian tour ??, but as I’m occasionally asked where […]
The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a challenge to reverse California’s ban on foie gras. Producers of the fatty liver pâté – including Canadian nonprofit Association des Eleveurs de Canards et d’Oies du Quebec, which represents duck and goose farmers – rallied together to appeal against the ban. However, the Supreme Court declined to hear the […]
Bristol-based vegan group Friends Not Food invited slaughterhouse workers to join them for a plant-based Christmas dinner in a bid to promote festive peace and compassion. The animal welfare advocates, local to Gloucestershire, visit Westerleigh’s Tulip Slaughterhouse every Monday and Tuesday to pay vigil to the pigs taken to slaughter. They often document the experience […]
“House of Cards” star Kate Mara is urging her fans to support rescued baby chimps. Appealing to her near 300,000 followers, Mara, who follows a vegan lifestyle, promoted the Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue & Protection (LCRP) organization, where she visited in September. Via Instagram, she said, “Every day, with the help of exceptionally dedicated staff – the Desmonds provide round […]
Five hundred sausage dogs – formally known as dachshunds – recently dressed up in festive costumes and took over London’s famous Hyde Park. Though described as “Hyde Park Sausage Walk,” the event was animal-friendly – canines were the only sausages in sight. The occasion, which was free to take part in and is the latest in […]
With the new year comes fresh perspectives, unexpected opportunities, and twelve new months to fill with exploration. To help you make the most of your year ahead, here are our top nine Vegan travel destination sure to bring you adventure, lifelong memories, and delicious vegan food in 2019. 1. Peru Home not only to alpacas, […]
Vegan popcorn brand BjornQorn has launched a two gallon tin of dairy-free popcorn, suitable for lengthy Christmas Netflix binges. The $40 BjornQorn Holiday Tin features a golden Christmassy design and “packs two gallons of sun-popped popcorn made in the Hudson Valley” which is “super-nutritious, and absolutely addictive.” The brand uses homegrown, non-GMO popcorn which it seasons with all natural, gluten-free, […]
Vegan filmmaker James Cameron and producer Jon Landau will serve only vegan food on the set of the “Avatar” sequel productions. The original movie, released in 2009, was lauded for its environmental motifs and for exploring issues of acceptance and compassion for non-human species. The four upcoming sequels, set for release in 2020, 2021, 2024, and […]
Queensland’s Gold Coast, aka one of Australia’s premier holiday destinations, is known for its beautiful sunshine, glittering beaches, and the abundance of fun activities it offers, from surfing and scuba diving to visiting theme parks. But all of that enjoyment can make a traveler hungry. Luckily, the Gold Coast is also home to plenty of […]
A major bill that will make cat and dog meat illegal was just passed by both chambers of Congress and is expected to be signed by President Trump this week. The farm bill, updated every five years, is the main agricultural and food policy tool of the federal government and dictates federal animal welfare policy. Last week, […]
Vegan footwear brand Rothy’s has raised $35 million from Goldman Sachs Investment Partners (GSIP) to continue making shoes out of recycled plastic bottles. The leading San Francisco-based brand is known for its sustainable, seamlessly knit, machine-washable shoes designed for “women on the go.” Founded in 2016 by Stephen Hawthornthwaite and Roth Martin, Rothy’s has quickly become “one of […]
Whether Christmas is your favorite time of the year or the season you’re desperate to get away from, we’ve compiled a list of the ultimate vegan-friendly destinations sure to bring some magic to this time of year. 7 Magical Winter Escapes With Amazing Vegan Food 1. Relax on an Alaskan Yoga Retreat Glittering snow, animals that […]