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Mike Tyson says he is ‘in the best shape ever’ after going vegan

‘Becoming a vegan gave me another opportunity to live a healthy life.’ Mike Tyson has dramatically transformed his health over the last decade after piling up over 378 lbs with a diet of steaks, alcohol and drugs. In fact, the former undisputed heavyweight champion has been working hard in the rings and is contemplating on …

New study shows vegans outdo meat eaters in endurance and strength tests

The study has highlighted that vegans have better endurance capacity than omnivores and can effectively maintain muscle strength on plant-based diets.  A new study by Montreal researchers finally debunks the popular misconception that vegans have lower endurance levels than omnivores and that meat is essential for stamina and strength. The ‘Is a vegan diet detrimental …

Vegan diet can help prevent pandemics like COVID-19, 300 UK doctors say

‘All of the recent major disease outbreaks have been caused by tampering with animals’ 300 leading doctors of the UK have joined hands with No Meat May, a campaign that urges people to go meatless for 31 days to improve health, end factory farming and save the planet. Last week, physicians and members of the non-profit organization …

Insiders suggest Adele shed 100 lbs with a special plant-based diet

Reports indicate that eating specific plant-foods and exercising has helped Adele lose 100 lbs, which has completely overhauled her looks. While Adele’s first 2020 Instagram post on May 5 was to appreciate first responders and essential workers on the frontlines of the coronavirus crisis as well as thank her fans, who wished her on her …

New lab tests to help vegans track health and nutrient deficiency levels in blood

Healthlabs.com has developed a range of full lab blood tests to help vegans monitor their nutritional levels. Healthlabs.com has created a full lab testing panel to specifically cater to people who stay away from meat and its associated products. According to the lab testing company, most people meet their vitamins and minerals levels through meat …

Michelle Obama and Beyond Meat partner to build a healthier America

Beyond Meat has joined Partnership for a Healthier America- an organization founded by Michelle Obama to make nutritious food options more accessible to all. Michelle Obama’s nonprofit Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) has been working towards improving the health of children through diet and exercise for over a decade. To further its efforts, the …

UK school and hospital caterers pledge to slash 20% meat from menus

‘We are delighted at such a strong commitment to reduce the food industry’s impact on the environment, human health, and animals.’ As part of a ‘#20percentlessmeat’ campaign, schools, hospitals, universities, and care homes across the United Kingdom will serve up to 20 percent less meat in an effort to stem the UK’s environmental footprint and …

Watford defender Adrian Mariappa says he turned ‘full vegan’ for his health

“The food still tastes great and I get all the nutrients I need on a day-to-day basis,” reveals the sportsperson. In a recent interview with Watford Football Club, Premier League footballer Adrian Mariappa revealed that he recently switched to veganism and hasn’t “looked back since.” Crediting his new lifestyle for his improved performance, he said …

Lewis Hamilton wants fans to help China end dog meat trade

“To all my fans in China. I’d be so grateful if you could vote and push for this. This has to stop,” wrote the Formula One champion. Lewis Hamilton leaves no opportunity to throw his weight behind animal welfare and was back on Instagram urging his Chinese fans to help their country declare that dogs …

Liam Hemsworth blamed veganism for his kidney stone

The 30-year-old actor developed a kidney stone last year. Liam Hemsworth switched to plant-based eating in 2015 and since then advocated veganism up until now. In this month’s issue of Men’s Health, the Aussie actor revealed he had ditched eating only plant-based foods after he developed a kidney stone. “The first two years, I felt …

Plant-based diets ‘help prevent asthma and manage symptoms’, says study

A new study has highlighted that plant-based foods can improve one’s chances against respiratory illnesses including asthma and COVID-19. A new study published in the online journal Nutrition Reviews examines the role of a plant-based diet in the management and prevention of asthma. With the ongoing COVID-19 virus affecting respiratory pathways, experts believe the findings …

Beijing promotes traditional Chinese medicine as coronavirus cure

Officials in Beijing have been providing coronavirus patients traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), claiming the remedies cure the deadly virus.  Beijing has increasingly turned to traditional sources, with the Ministry of Science and Technology reporting that 85% of all patients have been given TCM.  One so-called cure for the virus is a bag of brown soup …