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Plant-based foods rich in omega-6 fatty acids, like soybeans, walnuts, and avocados, may help to prevent the risk of developing type-2 diabetes, finds new research published in the recent issue of the Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology Journal. The researchers looked at data from 20 international studies in ten countries. The studies were conducted on the […]
For three days next February, Southern California’s Loma Linda University’s School of Public Health will host more than 700 scientists, physicians, and nutritionists at the 7th International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition, an internationally recognized event that highlights scientific advances in plant-based nutrition. “We’re pleased to be hosting The 7th International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition, which […]
The days of the vegan stereotype as a weak, pale, hippy are long gone. Nowadays veganism is mostly associated with vitality, glowing skin and healthy looking body. Weight loss can be one of the many benefits when first transitioning to a vegan lifestyle, yet for some, this is not a desirable side effect. People, who […]
2017 has been a great year for plant-based/vegan products. More and more these days, people are changing to plant-based diets or vegan lifestyles. Whether it be for the animals, for health, or to combat climate change, veganism has never been more popular. With this growing popularity comes accessibility — with the Internet being one way that […]
Activists in Europe are fighting for a legal definition of ‘vegan‘ and ‘vegetarian.’ While these might seem like silly fights, they are, in fact, incredibly important. Without a legal definition, particularly a definition for the food industry to abide by, brands can slap ‘vegan’ on anything they want and, technically, they wouldn’t be breaking the […]
Nutrition expert and author of The China Study, T. Colin Campbell, has recently published the first in a series of pieces detailing the ways in which we have ignored scientific research linking nutrition and cancer. The researcher, who was part of the widely discredited National Academy of Science report ‘Diet, Nutrition and Cancer’ in 1982, […]
New York City is taking a big step forward in all of its schools. At the beginning of this school year, all 1,200 in the NYC public school district will offer at least one vegan option. This wouldn’t have been possible without The Coalition for Health School Food (CHSF), a non-profit that works to get more […]
What the Health did its part in dispelling the myth that meat is a necessary component of a healthy diet, and many studies have been conducted linking animal products with health problems. Now, we have even more information suggesting that red meat consumption is linked to high death rates – from a whopping nine diseases. A […]

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