Adhering to a plant-based vegan diet may reduce certain cardiometabolic risk factors, namely a reduced Body Mass Index (BMI), an analysis of 40 studies has found. The research, published in the journal PLOS One, looked at 40 studies conducted in more than a dozen countries. It compared the health and risk factors for people on omnivorous […]
A new study has linked whole foods and vegan diets with healthy cellular aging in women. The state of one’s cells is critical, according to research, as healthy cells help to ward off chronic disease. The study was published in the American Journal of Epidemiology and conducted by researchers at the University of Michigan School […]
Singer and songwriter Gwen Stefani says that her mostly-vegan diet and a strict exercise regime are both to thank for allowing her to stay in shape and sharp. Business Insider Australia reports that the No Doubt co-founder and lead vocalist has been vegetarian since age 12. “Celebrity Health Fitness” revealed that the singer once followed a […]
Linda Middlesworth has been vegan for almost 30 years, but she didn’t make the switch until she was nearly 45 years old. Now an energetic, aerobic-loving vegan guru at the thriving age of 74, Middlesworth works to help others on their plant-based journey through her company, Vegan Mentor. Her story is unique yet entirely relatable, […]
“H.O.P.E. What You Eat Matters” is a new, award-winning vegan documentary that is now available to stream online. The subject matter explores the deleterious effects of the standard Western diet on our health, animals, and the environment, and empowers viewers to choose a plant-based lifestyle. “H.O.P.E.” distinguishes itself from other vegan documentaries in that it […]