Scientists at Loma Linda University, a Southern California-based health sciences school, are seeking participants to eat avocados every single day – and get paid for it. Loma Linda University is looking for 250 people to help determine whether moderate consumption of avocados can aid weight loss. For the past two decades, the school has conducted dietary intervention studies […]
A vegan frozen yogurt machine is coming to the Purdue University campus in Indiana. Engineered by students, the FroYo Xpress machine will serve smooth, customizable, and dairy-free frozen dessert. Whilst Purdue boasts a multitude of dining choices, few cater to those with specific dietary needs such as lactose intolerance, or to those who choose to follow […]
The vegan Beyond Burger, a realistic plant-based patty created by California-based brand Beyond Meat, will be served at hundreds of college campuses this fall. Called the “All American Beyond Burger,” the meatless patty will be served at Burger Studio and Grille Works, two on-campus dining locations serviced by leading American supplier, Aramark. According to the company, more […]
Across the UK, young people and university students are becoming increasingly concerned with the standard of animal welfare in the factory farming industry. According to a survey conducted in May, over 50 percent of the nation’s young people decided to give vegan a try in the last year, and nearly a third of those people […]
Loma Linda University’s School of Public Health, based in San Bernardino County in California, is set to offer a Nutrition Ph.D. program with an advanced research focus in plant-based nutrition. Led by Sujatha Rajaram, Ph.D., the new program is the only one of its kind in Southern California. The course is research-based, replacing the school’s previous DrPH (doctor of […]
Sodexo, one of the largest foodservice companies in the U.S., servicing hundreds of cafeterias across the country, will soon be adding more vegan options to its offerings in a partnership with the Humane Society of the United States. “The partnership with Sodexo is the latest one in our campaign for reducing consumption of meat, eggs […]