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22-year-old kinesiology student says vegan diet and exercise helped her shed 50lb

“I enjoy the vegan lifestyle because I have a lot of energy from eating tons of carbs, and I have less stomach issues as well.”  A kinesiology student says going vegan has helped her lose weight, transformed her life, and inspired her to become a ‘personal trainer’. Sharing her weight loss journey, 22-year-old Hope Peterson …

Lewis Hamilton urges 21.8 million Instagram followers to ‘please stop eating meat’

The vegan athlete cited a BBC article that states “100 million animals per month [are] killed in the UK.” Lewis Hamilton is urging his followers to ditch meat. The F1 champ, who regularly uses his platform to promote animal rights causes shared a year-old BBC article – Confessions of a slaughterhouse worker – on his …

‘Harry Potter’ star Evanna Lynch joins lawsuit to protect owls from deadly experiments

“There is overwhelming evidence that the results of most experiments on animals can’t be applied to humans. There can be no ethical justification for this grotesque cruelty.” Harry Potter actor Evanna Lynch is challenging a federal law that allows fatal brain experiments on owls. Johns Hopkins University (JHU) experimenter Shreesh Mysore is conducting these experiments …

Woman with ‘unexplained infertility’ finally has children after going vegan

“I didn’t realise the plant-based diet had fixed everything until I passed the 10-week mark.” A British woman, who believed she would never have children, became pregnant after switching to a vegan diet. Tina Higginson, from Harlow, Essex suffered five heartbreaking miscarriages after which she was diagnosed with unexplained infertility, The Epoch Times reported. Higginson …

Boxer Lawrence Okolie becomes first vegan to win WBO world cruiserweight title

“Vegan athletes like Lawrence Okolie, show the world you don’t need to eat meat to be competitive at a world-class level.” Cruiserweight boxer Lawrence Okolie has beaten rival Krzysztof Glowacki to clinch his first World Boxing Organization (WBO) cruiserweight world title. The six-round knockout win described as a ‘highlight of his career’, also makes Okolie …

Fur farm exposé reveals animals ‘experiencing slow, agonizing deaths’ and carcasses being sold for human consumption

“There is nothing glamorous about electrocuting animals to death. Fur farms have no place in a modern society, and it is essential that we end the fur trade for good.”                         An undercover video has revealed evidence of extreme animal suffering on multiple fur farms in China – with one farmer also admitting that the ‘meat …

A third of Americans believe country will be entirely meat-free by 2039, poll reveals

“Going vegan is better for your health, your wallet, and the earth.” An average American believes the entire country will be eating meat-free diets by 2039, according to a new poll. The data comes after Vegan Strong– a sports & fitness brand – surveyed 2,000 adults via OnePoll. It found that one in three Americans …

1 in 3 Brits feel vegan diet is a solution to tackle climate crisis, the Vegan Society reveals

“Many of the climate solutions on offer can only be achieved if implemented together and promoting plant-based diets is one solution that unlocks several others including reduced deforestation and less water and land use.” One in three Brits think the government should promote vegan and plant-based diets to tackle the climate crisis. The data comes …

Lebanon hospital becomes ‘world’s first’ to serve only vegan meals to patients

“Adopting a plant-based exclusive diet has been scientifically proven not only to stop the evolution of certain diseases but it can also reverse them.” This month, a hospital in Beirut, Lebanon became the very first hospital to start serving exclusively plant-based food to its patients. According to Hayek Hospital, it overhauled its menu to ‘tackle …

Joaquin Phoenix wears pro-vegan hoodie at Golden Globes 2021

The actor wore a hoodie with an Animal Equality logo at the Golden Globes 2021 awards ceremony. Multiple award-winning actor Joaquin Phoenix has once again used his celebrity platform as a “voice for the voiceless.” At this year’s Golden Globes ceremony held on 28th Feb, the Joker star appeared, wearing jeans, sneakers, and a zip-up …

New study shows ‘wide range’ of diseases linked to regular consumption of meat

Consuming meat three or more times per week is linked to higher risks of adverse health outcomes including ischaemic heart disease, diabetes, and digestive disorders. Eating meat regularly has been linked to a higher risk of various diseases, including heart disease, pneumonia, digestive disorders, and diabetes, a new study published in BMC Medicine shows. The …