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Chelsea Handler says she won’t go vegan because ‘vegan people fart a lot’

The 45-year-old follows a vegetarian diet and is open to ‘not eating animals’. Chelsea Handler has cited one of the most outlandish reasons for not adopting a complete plant-based diet. According to her ‘vegans fart a lot’, and is a strong enough reason to put her off. The comedian gave her opinion during a WIRED …

Plant-based eaters are more protected against severe Covid-19, new study finds

The study examining data of nearly 3000 healthcare workers from six countries to explore the connection between dietary patterns and COVID-19 found plant-based eaters had 73 % lower odds of a ‘moderate-to-severe’ course of infection. Plant-based eaters are considerably more protected against severe COVID-19 in comparison to meat-eaters, according to a new study. The research …

Vegans are happier than meat-eaters, new survey finds

A survey of more than 11,500 Americans found that vegans are happier and meat-eaters with higher happiness ratings are more likely to go vegan in the future. A new report suggests that vegans are happier than meat-eaters and pescatarians. Research firm Tracking Happiness surveyed 11,537 Americans to study the connection between diet and mood in …

New study claims children on vegan diets are shorter with smaller and weaker bones

The study claims that children aged five to ten who eat plant-based diets are on average three centimetres shorter than those who eat meat. A new study has claimed that children eating trendy vegan diets grow up shorter and with weaker bones. According to research conducted by University College London’s Great Ormond Street Institute of …

Ovarian cancer patient credits vegan diet for keeping her alive after given only a year to live

“Whilst my body is fighting cancer I need to do everything in my power to make sure the food I eat have sufficient amounts of goodness and vital minerals to help support my immune system.” A UK woman has revealed how adopting a vegan diet and other holistic treatments have kept her alive after doctors …

Tokyo Olympics urged to go vegan following exposé of official supplier’s ‘hen hell’ farm

The footage documented by PETA Asia exposes what the charity describes as ‘rampant abuse and horrifying neglect’. The upcoming Tokyo Olympics is being urged to go vegan after whistleblower footage has revealed ‘hen hell’ on an official supplier’s chicken farm. PETA Asia’s exposé of Japan’s largest egg producer, ISE Foods—which is certified to sell eggs …

1 in 4 Brits reduced animal product consumption during Covid-19, says survey

“It’s fantastic to see that not only are people consciously cutting back on animal products, but that this trend has continued over the last twelve months.” A staggering 25% of Brits have cut down on some form of animal products since the first lockdown, according to a survey conducted by The Vegan Society. The latest …

73% of vegan pupils ‘teased’ because of their beliefs, survey reveals

The survey also highlighted that fewer than 40% of vegan pupils feel welcomed and safe in their school. Nearly three-quarters (73%) of vegan pupils have been teased because of their beliefs, a new survey by Vegan Inclusive Education reveals. The data also shows that 42% have been bullied for their vegan lifestyle. While 72% of the …

Vegan ultrarunner powers new record with 100-mile run around central park

Ultrarunner Robbie Balenger ran 16 laps covering 100 miles at New York City’s Central Park in just over 18 hours. An American vegan ultrarunner has set a new record with a 100-mile run around central park. Endurance athlete Robbie Balenger broke the world record for the number of loops run around New York City’s Central …

Milton Keynes mum who developed vegan skincare line to help son’s eczema debuts in Harrods

British-Nigerian pharmacist, Shalom Lloyd founded Naturally Tribal Skincare after experimenting with African home remedies to relieve her newborn who suffered from extreme eczema and itchy irritation. Today, a vegan skincare line is making its debut in the ‘Born & Bred’ section at Harrods-owned brand-new H Beauty store in Milton Keynes. While H Beauty is a …

Venus Williams says going vegan has been a ‘game-changer’ for her health, performance, and skin

The tennis icon switched to a plant-based diet after she was diagnosed with an autoimmune condition back in 2011.  Tennis legend and entrepreneur Venus Williams has credited a vegan diet for transforming her health, performance, and skin. The 7-time Grand Slam winner and 4-time Olympic gold medalist made the statement in a recent interview with …