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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 …

Plant-powered mum calls for vegan options in schools across the UK

“More than one in a hundred people in the UK are now vegan, and the proportion is growing every year. It’s time our schools catch up and make sure all their pupils feel safe, welcome, and valued.” A vegan pupil’s mother has been campaigning to add vegan options to school menus across the UK. According …

Kim Kardashian to become vegan cooking instructor at ‘Poosh Your Wellness’ Festival

Kim Kardashian will host a vegan cooking tutorial at sister Kourtney Kardashian’s Poosh Your Wellness festival in May. Reality star, fashion mogul, and entrepreneur Kim Kardashian will be doling out cooking instructions during her sister Kourtney Kardashian’s second annual Poosh Your Wellness festival. On May 1, Kardashian will host a guided vegan cooking tutorial of …

Morrisons becomes first supermarket to stop selling plastic carrier bags

“We have been listening hard to our customers over the past year and we know that they are passionate about doing their bit to keep plastics out of the environment.” UK supermarket Morrisons has pledged to become the country’s first supermarket to ditch plastic carrier bags completely. While single-use 5p carrier bags were removed by …

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 …

42% of global consumers are flexitarians and driving mainstream plant-based shift, new report says

42% of global consumers identify as ‘flexitarians’ of which 54% are Gen Zs, who are increasingly avoiding meat and animal-based products More than two-fifths of global consumers identify as ‘flexitarians’, according to a new report. Euromonitor’s Health and Nutrition Survey for 2020 revealed that flexitarians– people who are actively eating less animal-based products–now make up …

‘Perfect Strangers’ star Bronson Pinchot shows off transformation after losing 60lbs on a vegan diet

The actor, who has struggled with his weight since he was 5 years old lost 60 pounds within six months of switching to ‘a healthy plant-based eating program’. The Perfect Strangers star Bronson Pinchot has lost a whopping 60 pounds after switching to an all plant-based diet. The 61-year-old is enjoying his incredible transformation saying …

Lug unveils first-ever PETA-approved vegan leather collection

“We are very proud of the debut of our new vegan leather collection. We had very high standards for ourselves and insisted on a proper finish when launching this collection.” A popular lifestyle brand has launched its first-ever vegan leather collection. Founded in 2005, Lug, which is known for its fashionable handbags and accessories has …

Costa Rica opens doors to first 100% vegan luxury hotel

“We pride ourselves in offering you an incredible travel experience without the cost to animals or the planet.” A 100% luxury vegan boutique hotel is now open in Costa Rica – the country’s first. The Mother Earth Vegan Hotel, in the destination beach town of Tamarindo, has been reinvented ‘to offer you an authentic plant-based …

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 …

World’s first-ever ‘polar bear hotel’ slammed for ‘profiting from misery’ of animals

“Polar bears belong in the Arctic, not in zoos or glass boxes in aquariums” and certainly not in hotels.” China’s first “polar bear hotel” in northeastern Heilongjiang has been slammed by animal activists for ‘profiting from misery’. The Polar Bear Hotel, which is touted to be the first-of-its-kind in the world is part of the …