VEGAN HEALTH BENEFITS
There are many benefits becoming a vegan, but don’t just believe us – read what the experts are saying below. If you aren’t vegan already, you will be after reading these articles!
Consuming meat products is bad for your health and the environment. Here is a list of reasons why you should quit eating meat today.
According to research done by Oxford University eating processed meat can raise the risk of coronary heart disease by a fifth.
A new report aimed at encouraging healthy eating in England says government should be providing free meals to the poor and promoting plant-based eating.
Contrary to what some say going plant-based can help you source the proteins needed to build muscle, stay fit and be healthy.
There are many reasons to switch to a vegan diet. Mainly the environmental impact of a meat-centric diet, stopping animal suffering, and health. Environmental impact Livestock and their byproducts account for at least 32,000 million tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) per...
Research shows that depression is linked to one’s diet. Switching to a vegan diet can encourage healthy eating and help lessen symptoms of depression.
Check out our list of all the ways in which your body is positively impacted in the first year that you start eating a vegan diet.
New research report published in a journal shows that the link between meat consumption and cancer could be because of a DNA mutation.
A new scientific study shows that people on a plant-based diet are less likely to exhibit serious symptoms of COVID-19 than those who eat meat.
A new paediatric study shows that milk allergies have surpassed peanut allergies as the most life threatening food allergy in children.
GHG emissions caused by animal agriculture are destroying the planet. Cutting animal products out of your diet could help fight the climate crisis.
Plant-based meats are growing in popularity, but are these meat substitutes good for our health? The short answer is yes.
The first ever vegan hard-boiled egg has hit the shelves! This is the most eggshell-ent news a breakfast-loving vegan could dream of!
Scientific evidence says processed meat, including bacon, hot dogs, ham and beef jerky, definitely does cause cancer.
Plant-based eaters are considerably more protected against severe COVID-19 in comparison to meat-eaters, according to new research.
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) drags the State of California to court for failing to add processed meat to the carcinogen list.
People who are thinking of going vegan is “Oh, but I could never give up cheese.” The fact is there’s a sinister reason for this reluctance to ditch cheese.
Cutting meat and dairy to adopt a plant-based diet can dramatically improve your health and improve your general quality of life.
Research done by American biochemist Dr. T. Colin Campbell shows that milk is a major cause of cancer and calcium deficiency.
In order to ensure a healthy planet we must secure subsidies for fair access to sustainable food, particularly for lower income communities.
After selling artery-clogging burgers and shakes 25 years, the Burger King restaurant at University Hospital has closed following a successful campaign.
Saving the planet from climate catastrophe will require an overhaul of the food system. This means opting for greener diets.
Eating eggs can have a detrimental impact on your health and increases the risk for all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality according to a study published in the European Journal of Nutrition.
We know that a healthy diet can promote wellness and protect us against illness, but how exactly can eating a plant-based diet help us fight COVID-19?
Booting meat and dairy out of your diet, and embracing a fully plant-based lifestyle, can help you to improve your health.
There is increasing awareness that a plant-based diet is climate-friendly and a change in one’s lifestyle can make a huge impact on one’s carbon footprint.
New research shows that consumers worldwide are prepared to switch to a plant-based diet to improve the quality of their lives with their well being the main reason.
As a result if human caused climate change, plants are not getting the nutrients and nutrient rich soil and water that they need to grow.
A new study from the UK has shown that there is a close link between consuming processed meat products and increased dementia.
The US food pyramid is promoted as the correct and healthy way to portion food, but it is unhealthy for people and for the planet.
Vegans are often asked:”But where do you get your protein from?”The truth is that there are a multitude of proteins vegans can choose from.
There are 5 places in the world where people live much longer than the average lifespan. One thing that they all have in common is a plant-based diet.
Study in Journal of the American College of Nutrition finds that a vegan diet is better for weight loss and cholesterol control than a Mediterranean diet.
Eating meat can lead to serious health conditions such as heart disease, diabetes and pneumonia; according to new study done by Oxford University.
The BMJ report says that the drinking of cow’s milk is responsible for 26% of food allergy deaths in children and is increasingly common in adults.
BBC Future has developed a Foodprint Calculator that can help you to make more sustainable and environmentally friendly food choices.
Author warns that US-UK Brexit trade deal which will see US meats flood UK grocery stores could bring cancer-risk bacon into the country.
According to research published in Environmental Research Letters, sustainable diets, such as veganism, can improve our health and protect the planet.
Social media has become a vibrant space for young vegans to promote the lifestyle, share tips and recipes and encourage environmental consciousness.
Experts agree that a well-planned, varied vegan diet is suitable for everyone, including children. Here’s a guide to raising a child the plant-based way.
Some plant-based alternatives to dairy milk can be harsh on the environment requiring large amounts of water and even killing bees!
As people become more aware of the environmental and health benefits of veganism, it seems public opinion is shifting too.
Medical author and MD, Dr Greger, says that getting through and preventing pandemics requires that we cut down on meat and factory farming.
Check out these 8 easy ways to cut down on meat and begin your meat-free, plant-based journey towards a healthier lifestyle.
McDonald’s customers consume up to 90 million Big Macs in a year, without questioning where those burgers come from. Here’s what’s in your Big Mac…
A plant-based lifestyle doesn’t come with instructions. To help you along, here are four ways to start you on a path that will literally change your life.
The vaccine has been tested on animals so it isn’t vegan. But top vegan doctors recommend vegans still have it. Here’s what they have to say on the matter.
Doctors want the USDA to remove dairy from dietary guidelines, citing racial bias and that dairy products are far less healthful than other calcium sources.
Most of us have heard that dairy is good for having healthy strong bones, but could this be a myth? Evidence would suggest it is.
We’ve all heard that fish is a healthy food option. However, research seems to suggest that it isn’t, now more than ever.
Consumer food choices and habits can help to clean up the planet, decrease the impact of climate change and contribute to shrinking world hunger.
Ditching meat is good for the environment and your health. See the scientific reason why a sustainable diet could improve your health.
Animal Agriculture is responsible for more greenhouse gas emissions than fossil-fueled transport as well as being detrimental to human health.
Williams, who was diagnosed with Sjogren’s syndrome, shares how going vegan helped her to maintain her health and secure her future.
Is your doctor knowledgable enough on nutrition to advise you on how to live a healthy life? A report by The Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic says no.
“Cognitive dissonance is the mental conflict that occurs when beliefs or assumptions are contradicted by new information.
Plant-based milks have grown in popularity during the COVID-19 pandemic, but will it continue to grow after it has ended?
Two medical doctors suggest ways in which you can transition your family to a vegan diet that is healthy and sustainable.
Established food cultures which have embraced plant-based diets set an example for the rest of us on how to live more sustainably.
A study done by Australian researchers shows that eating just one egg a day can increase your risk of diabetes by up to 60%.
Report by World Animal Protection (WAP) says intensive farming is engaging in “risky business” as animals begin to show signs of antibiotic resistance.
Fast food industry kicks back with criticism after the UK proposes a nation-wide ban on junk-mail advertising to promote healthy eating.
More and more people around the world are choosing a humane diet, cutting meat and dairy to stop the harm done to animals in the name of food.
Stress is a way of life for more and more of us and lifestyle changes are the key to protect yourself from the effects of constant pressure.
When you realize what cow’s milk actually does to the body, the planet, and the animals, the truth is is really horrifying.
Plant-based diets are often misconstrued as expensive however, a study done by The Deakin University shows ditching meat and dairy could save you money.
People often classify vegans and vegetarians together, but there is a big difference between the two lifestyles. So how do they differ?
Think dairy is good for you? More and more high-quality research is showing us that dairy is not all that it’s cracked up to be.
A new study has published in Clinical Nutrition has found that eating a plant-based diet is more satisfying than one that includes meat.
The protein in dairy products can be linked to addiction and multiple health problems including cancer and mood disorders.
If you have ever thought about going vegan, here is a guide to help you see why choosing veganism is so important and show you how to get started.
Cooking fake meat is sometimes harder than it seems. Here is a complete guide to cooking plant-based alternative meat for beginners.
Oxford Food Researcher, Marco Springmann, says that government policies are the only real way to influence change in unsustainable eating habits.
So here I am, wondering why I went vegan. Maybe it was just time. Thinking of going vegan? Here are four wonderful stories to inspire you!
Derek Sarno, Co-founder of Wicked Healthy and the author of The Wicked Healthy Cookbook, responds to the recent backlash against vegan foods.
Going plant-based is best for your health and the health of our planet. Once you start experiencing the real benefits there is no looking back.
To improve food security and public health, innovative policies are needed that promote whole food, plant-based diets, rich in whole grains, vegetables, fruits, legumes, and nuts
Switch4Good published report by clinicians and nutritionists showing the alarming impact dairy has on the health of athletes.
One single act is all it will take to start to heal the planet we all share. We need to eat as humans are designed to eat – plants and only plants.
Coach Matthew Dickens writes on why he went vegan, and how it has improved his fitness, making him a better athlete and coach.
Activists say that free dairy milk offered at UK schools should be replaced with healthier, sustainable plant-based milks.
Plant-based milks are infinitely better for the environment than dairy, but how do you know which milk to choose if you are concerned about climate change?
Choosing to eat a plant-based diet can be a big change. Here are some things for over 65’s to consider when making the switch.
Climate-change induced anxiety is becoming common as people learn about the climate crisis. Could eating plant-based help us feel empowered?
Research shows that diets that are plant-rich, and which avoid meat and dairy, can increase life expectancy and improve quality of life.
Studies show that people who eat a vegan or plant-based diet tend to be healthier than those who eat a diet heavy in meat and dairy.
Diseases such as heart disease and diabetes can be avoided by swapping meat-protein for plant-protein and choosing a plant-based or vegan diet.
Many of us grew up to believe that milk would give us strong bones and keep us healthy. But what is the reality?
The health of the human race is at risk, and the culprit is our food. Better food systems and food security are needed to ensure we are protected.
Focusing on human health alone won’t solve the core issues that cause pandemics, such as COVID-19. We must adopt a holistic approach.
With COVID-19 ravaging communities globally, it has never been so clear just how bad meat is for human health and for our future.
Among other suggestions to lower one’s chances, the ACA recommends eating less meat, particularly red meat and moving towards a plant-based diet.
The US Department of Agriculture’s MyPlate dietary guidelines include dairy as a part of a healthy diet, but these doctors are urging them to change that.
Meat is bad for your health, for the environment and for the animals involved. There is no better time for you to go vegan.
With vegan alternatives to meat becoming more mainstream things look positive, but will it last, and can it replace real meat?
Food is closely linked with family, tradition and wholesome togetherness; so what happens when one of our family members goes vegan?
Major pandemics and plagues have all been linked back to animal agriculture. COVID-19 is no different. It should encourage us to make better choices.
The lack of food variety on our store shelves signals the devastating impact of declining biodiversity with irreversible health consequences.
Eating a plant-based diet will strengthen your immune system making your body better equipped to fight off diseases such as COVID-19.
COVID-19 is the making of a cruel and unsustainable animal agriculture industry. To avoid pandemics, we must do better in protecting animals.