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Simon Cowell ditches vegan diet to ‘rebuild his strength’ and gain weight

Simon Cowell has added animal protein to his diet to reportedly aid in the recovery of his broken back. Music mogul, Simon Cowell, who recently broke his spine in a freak bike accident, has ditched his vegan diet to gain weight and ‘rebuild his strength’. While his girlfriend Lauren Silverman fed him traditional English comfort …

EU votes in favour of ‘Plant-Based Dairy Ban’ but rejects ‘Veggie Burger Ban’

The dairy-ban vote could saddle the plant-based dairy alternative industry “with significant financial burdens and practical challenges” if turned into legislation.   Today, the European Parliament finally voted to reject the ‘veggie burger ban’. MEPs voted down the proposed veggie burger ban amendment – with 379 against, 284 for and 27 abstentions – after deciding …

Impossible Foods is creating dairy-identical milk from plants

The startup is also working on a faux egg prototype as well as doubling its research and development team “to create an entirely new technology platform to replace animals” with plant-based alternatives. This week, Impossible Foods revealed that it has been working on producing a plant-based milk prototype that looks, tastes, and functions just like …

Leonardo DiCaprio urges 47M followers to support the ‘Preventing Future Pandemics’ bill

The actor has regularly spoken out on pressing environmental issues. Movie star and environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio has called on his followers to support the “Preventing Future Pandemics Act,”  Urging his 46-million-plus Instagram followers, the Academy Award-winning actor wrote: “If you care about preventing the next pandemic, please ask your Senator to cosponsor Senate Bill S. …

Iowa star athlete Alaric Jackson says veganism is a better lifestyle to follow ‘football-wise’

“He seems quick. His movements are more sudden. He seems to have a little more energy, so maybe there is something to it.”  American footballer, Alaric Jackson- who plays for popular team Iowa as an offence linesman- has revealed that he has switched to veganism. The 6-foot-6 Detroit native made the announcement whilst speaking at …

Nearly 4 in 10 Brits who have turned vegan/vegetarian admit they made the switch for their partner, new poll finds

‘Research shows that when it comes to trying out a plant-based diet, encouragement from partners, family and friends can be really helpful’ Almost half of Brits who’ve turned vegetarian or vegan have done so for a partner, according to a new poll, the Sun reports. International vegan food brand Fry Family Food Co, who carried …

R&B singer Jazmine Sullivan tells fans ‘being skinny was never my goal’ after losing 50lbs on vegan diet

‘My goal was to support my mother through her battle with cancer by going vegan with her and, in turn, it helped me as well. And I feel really good’ Last week, R&B singer Jazmine Sullivan shared a photo on Instagram to promote her upcoming single- Lost One – and it revealed her reported 50lb …

Snoop Dogg’s vegan family helping him ‘change up’ his diet

‘Some of my immediate family are vegan and vegetarian so they helped me figure out the best plan with me’ Snoop Dogg’s family is helping him choose more plant-based foods so that he can ‘continue to be at the top of my game,’ despite his hectic schedule. In an interview with Forbes, the iconic rapper …

Schools in Scotland are adding more vegan meals for health and the environment

‘These sustainable initiatives not only help with protecting our environment by reducing waste, they keep costs low too’ The Aberdeenshire Council is set to introduce more plant-based food in all of its nurseries, primary schools, and secondary schools. The decision is part of a slew of other actions the council is about to implement in …

Miley Cyrus no longer vegan after her ‘brain wasn’t functioning properly’

‘I was vegan for a very long time and I’ve had to introduce fish and omegas into my life because my brain wasn’t functioning properly’ Singer and celebrity actor Miley Cyrus has revealed she is no longer vegan due to health reasons. The star, who often uses her platform to speak out about animal-rights, made …

Newly launched Veggie Challenge App to help you go plant-based with meal plans, tips, recipes and more

‘The ProVeg Veggie Challenge App makes it easier than ever to try a more plant-based diet,’ says the organization. ProVeg has launched an app to help more people transition to a plant based lifestyle. A leading international food awareness organization-ProVeg, states that  there has ‘never been a better time to explore your food choices’ especially …