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Have you ever wondered what would happen if plant-based diets and lifestyles weren’t possible , because, say, edible plants were very rare and too costly to grow in abundance? Or because the healthcare industry condemned vegetables as UN-healthy , so no one wanted to grow them or manufacture plant-based food products?  Of course, that hasn’t h...

Today, the World Animal Protection, a global animal-welfare organization with offices in 14 countries released US pork and the superbug crisis: how higher welfare farming is better for pigs and people. The new report reveals that bacteria resistant to antibiotics considered highly important or critically important to human health were present in po...

With Thanksgiving right around the corner and the holidays right after that – many people will be consuming a lot of meat. What many people might not realize is that reducing your meat consumption can come with a multitude of benefits.  Joe Loria, Meat Reduction Campaign Manager of World Animal Protection , a global nonprofit whose mission is ...

In recent news, a handful of researchers in Denmark are on a mission to make grass digestible for humans rather than having to go through cows first. Yes, that’s right –– the grass that you maintain in your front lawn may very well be the next source of vegan protein, at least according to a handful of scientists at the Technical University of...

In an effort to learn more about the nutritional sufficiency of a vegan diet, a United Kingdom-based vitamin brand – We Are Feel – will pay you to give a vegan diet a try. The vitamin company announced that it is searching for five meat-eating people to participate in a three-month-long study that seeks to determine whether a vegan diet comes ...

Out of the continuing maelstrom (some would say muddle) of healthcare issues — insurance snarls, drug prices, soaring treatment costs that don’t seem resolvable no matter how much effort is made — a “new” approach is emerging: plant-based diets as a way to help prevent and perhaps treat diseases and disorders. “Right!” you say. “So what else is new...

Did you miss the screening of The Game Changers on September 16 th ? If so, you’re in luck! The Game Changers, a new film executive produced by James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jackie Chan and directed by Oscar-winner Louie Psihoyos that documents the explosive rise of plant-based eating in professional sports, debuted on Netflix on October...

Now, HOLDBAC® YM VEGE brings this effective and label-friendly spoilage prevention to plant-based, fermented foods and beverages, at a time when customer demand in this space has never been higher.   “The industry has seen enormous growth for fermented plant-based products in recent years, driven by higher numbers of flexitarian, vegetarian or...

The Physicians of Responsible Medicine, or PCRM, are responding to the recent media reports from The New York Times, claiming that, “Eating Less Red Meat [may] Now [be] Believe[d] That Was Bad Advice”. The article published on September 30th reads that “The health effects of red meat consumption are detectable only in the largest groups, researcher...

It’s a typically government-designed, helpful-looking publication. It’s seldom if ever been considered controversial; in fact, many have never heard of it. But that’s changing fast. With surprising suddenness, the upcoming revision of Dietary Guidelines for Americans , published every half-decade by the US Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Heal...

Plant-based nutrition company Engine 2 partners with the City of Pittsburgh, American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM), and insurance leader Highmark to launch a month-long cardiovascular health challenge for Pittsburgh’s employees under the name, ‘Heart of a Hero Campaign’, the first initiative of its kind in the country.   "This Heart of...

The Jamaican government has announced plans to establish a research center in Jamaica to further advance plant-based medicine research. Audley Shaw, the Industry, Commerce, Agriculture, and Fisheries Minister, told the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) that Jamaica’s “unique microclimatic conditions place us in an enviable position globally,” notin...

In celebration of last week’s World Plant Milk Day , UK-based global vegan organization Veganuary , called on all major coffee chains to eliminate plant-based milk upcharges. Most high-street coffee chains currently charge upwards of 50 cents extra when customers choose plant milk (soy, oat, almond, coconut, macadamia, etc). "Charging extra for pla...

A research study recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association ( JAMA ) appears to show that people whose diet is mostly or entirely plant-based are less likely to develop heart disease or die from it compared to those whose diets are heavier on meat and carbs. According to the World Health Organization. cardiovascular (hear...

Researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, have conducted a study analyzing nine separate studies involving 307,099 participants with 23,544 cases of type 2 diabetes. Through their analysis, they found that there is a significant decrease in the likelihood of developing type 2 diabetes for those following a plant-based diet...

“But where do you get your protein?” As a plant-based ultra-endurance athlete, if I had a dollar for every time I fielded this inquiry, I could put my four kids through college. So let’s address the elephant in the room, once and for all. We live in a society in which we have been misled to believe that meat and dairy products are the only source o...

We are on the verge of a veritable tidal wave of health and self-empowerment. Veganism and even raw foodism are hot topics in the media these days. Our culture is slowly, but surely, waking up to the truth about radiant health and the fact that fruits and vegetables are the best way to get it. But did you know that one of the best-kept ancient secr...

Juicing is a big, fat, glorious bonus. If you’re easing into eating vegan, fresh juices will give you mega-doses of plant power to help you feel better sooner. If you’re already plant-based, juices will turbocharge your nutritional profile. And if you want to know what it feels like to get a transfusion of life force energy directly from nature to ...

“The American dream” is a concept thrown around every four years when another round of political posturing gains our attention. There are American dreams of many different natures — de­pending upon the perspective of the dreamer. The dream I look to fulfill with my life’s work is the goal of the better­ment of mankind, caring for the environ­ment a...

Here’s the secret to weight loss: It’s all about “crowding out,” not cutting out. Crowd­ing out is a term used in nutritional circles to describe how to eat in a healthy way so that you never even have the chance to feel hungry. You literally crowd out the junk you think you want to eat by choosing to eat key foods throughout the day so that you’re...

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