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Coronavirus and Climate Change: What You Need to Know

Coronavirus and Climate Change: What You Need to Know

Could lessons learned from the coronavirus crisis help us fight climate change? The COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) pandemic has changed our day-to-day lives. Many are working from home for the foreseeable future. Amazon suspended "nonessential" shipments from...
Vietnam May Ban Wildlife Trade to Mitigate Coronavirus

Vietnam May Ban Wildlife Trade to Mitigate Coronavirus

Vietnam may soon ban the wildlife trade to control the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Prime Minister Nguyen Phuc requested that the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development "quickly" draft a directive to ban the wildlife...
How Meat Caused China’s Coronavirus Outbreak

How Meat Caused China’s Coronavirus Outbreak

(Updated January 29, 2020) | Experts say that meat from wildlife markets may be the origin of the 2019-novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which has spread from the city of Wuhan, China. Chinese authorities placed a...
Early Death Risk Drops By More Than 30% on Meat-Free Diet

Early Death Risk Drops By More Than 30% on Meat-Free Diet

(Updated March 2020) | A meat-free diet could cut the risk of premature death by as much as one-third, according to Harvard scientists. According to the study from Harvard Medical School, at least 200,000 lives...
Is Vegan Meat Actually Healthy?

Is Vegan Meat Actually Healthy?

Vegan meat is hot. Major food companies like McDonald's, Burger King, KFC, Subway, and Nestlé are dipping their toes into the plant-based scene to cater to growing demand. As vegan meat enters the mainstream market,...

How to Easily Get More Fruits and Veggies Into Your Diet

Society is more switched on than ever to the benefits of a healthy plant-based diet. Yet only one in 10 American adults eat enough fruit and vegetables, according to a 2017 study by the...
Cancer Charity Says Going Vegan Can Reduce Your Risk of Disease

Cancer Research UK Wants People to Go Vegan to Fight Disease

British charity Cancer Research UK has encouraged people to ditch meat and adopt a vegan diet to help prevent the disease. Cancer Research UK develops policy and funds scientists, doctors, and nurses to help "beat...
New Flu Vaccine Spares 50 Million Chickens

New Flu Vaccine Could Spare 50 Million Chickens

Britain now offers a chicken egg-free flu vaccine. The move has been praised as a win for animal welfare and could spare 50 million eggs a year if it replaces the original vaccine. Vaccine production...
Why Vegan Culinary Nutrition Centers Are on the Rise

Why Vegan Culinary Nutrition Centers Are on the Rise

America is getting its first vegan culinary nutrition center. The plant-based education center is opening in St. Louis, Missouri, amid growing demand for information on meat-free diets. The Center for Plant-based Living (CPBL) is headed...

Does a Vegan Diet Increase Your Stroke Risk?

Could a vegan diet increase the risk of stroke? The World Health Organization says that 15 million people around the world suffer from strokes every year. Around five million strokes result in death and another...
Vegans Are Better at Avoiding Disease, Experts Find

Vegans Are Better at Avoiding Disease, Experts Find

A new study suggests that adopting a vegan diet could help people live longer and with fewer disease complications. The study, published in the Journal of Nutrition, analyzed how different diets influence health and disease. More...

Bryan Adams Credits Vegan Diet to Not Getting Sick

Many celebrities are known to follow a plant-based diet to fuel their fast-paced lifestyles. Woody Harrelson, Paul McCartney, Miley Cyrus, Jessica Chastain - plus an increasing number of professional athletes. Bryan Adams is also part of this...
Diabetes

Why Animal Fat Is More Dangerous Than Sugar

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...

Can You Prevent Alzheimer’s With a Vegan Diet?

Eating capsicum and other plant-based foods could help lower your risk of dementia, according to vegan physician and nutrition expert Dr. Michael Greger. Dr. Greger advocates for the healing potential of diet and lifestyle. He's...

How Much Fiber Should You Really Be Eating?

You may have heard - on TV, the radio, or your favorite celeb's Instagram - about the importance of fiber for good health. But is there any science to back these claims? What does...
Research Scientists Urge for Taxes on Meat to Combat $285 Billion Health Care Costs

$285 Billion Health Costs Could Be Curbed With Meat Taxes, Says Research

Eating meat could be costing you more than the amount you paid for it, with more research outlining the health risks associated with consumption. A recent op-ed, called "We Need to Talk About Meat," published in...
New Zealand Church Raises $7,000 for Vegan Caterer With Multiple Sclerosis

Church Raises $7,000 for Vegan Business Owner With Multiple Sclerosis

Veganism is known for uniting people in a mission of compassion, and a New Zealand church has demonstrated this in the most generous way, raising $7,000 for a vegan business owner with multiple sclerosis (MS). Northland-based...

Vegan Diet Could Reduce Symptoms of Depression and Improve Mental Health for Type-2 Diabetes...

Evidence highlighting the positive influence of a vegan diet on type-2 diabetes continues to compound. A recent research review not only looks at the physical benefits, but also studies the way a plant-based diet...
More Research Links Keto Diet With Decreased Life Expectancy

More Research Links Keto Diet With Shortened Life Expectancy

Several recently published studies suggest that following a meat-heavy ketogenic diet could shorten life expectancy. Following a ketogenic (or "keto") diet typically involves reducing carbohydrate intake and consuming more fats. Eating this way for several days...
Diet Is the Leading Cause of Death, Says Vegan Doctor Michael Greger

Diet Is the Leading Cause of Death, Says Vegan Doctor Michael Greger

Dr. Michael Greger, best known for sharing his nutritional expertise in the bestselling 2015 book "How Not to Die,"  has reiterated that adopting a plant-based diet can be a life-saving decision. Speaking to KUNR's Anh Gray,...
Pumpkin Seeds Rich in Omega-Fatty Acids May Reduce Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms, Says New Research

Pumpkin Seeds Rich in Vegan Omega-Fatty Acids May Reduce Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms, Says New...

Symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis could be improved by one simple vegan food, according to research. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that sees the immune system attacking cells in the joints. Those suffering from the condition...