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Man loses 100lbs on plant-based diet then opens a vegan restaurant

Doctors told father of three James McGee, from Texas, USA, there was not much hope for him to live for another year, but switching to a plant-based diet has turned his life around. McGee was suffering from such serious and complicated health issues that he was taking 22 medications, and given little chance of recovery …

Dad loses 13 stone by ditching KFC and going vegan

A man has lost an incredible 13 stone by swapping a fast-food meat addiction for a vegan diet. Mark Henderson, 46, from Blackpool, UK, was clinically morbidly obese, tipping the scales at 32 stone due to a habit of eating a KFC family buckets and consistently consuming 10,000 calories a day. But he’s dramatically turned …

Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic credits his success to plant-based diet

Five-time Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic has spoken out about his plant-based diet, which he credits with improving his recovery time. The 32 year old Serbian player, currently ranked world number 1 in men’s singles tennis, told the press about his diet at a post-match conference, several days before winning his fifth Wimbledon title. “I do …

320-pound addict transforms into elite ultra runner on a vegan diet

Despite having built an $8 million business in his 20s, by the age of 34 David Clark weighed in at 320 lbs, was addicted to fast food, alcohol and narcotics and admits he was on ‘death’s door’. “In all my hard work I never learned how to be happy. I never learned the difference between …

95-year-old woman watches ‘What the Health’, becomes vegan activist

At the age of 95, Anne Evers Fraser has proved it’s never too late to go vegan. The grandma who ate meat for the nearly a century was so shocked by pro-vegan documentary What The Health, she decided to switch to a plant-based diet. Fraser has well and truly defied the perception that ‘old habits …

Vegan athlete breaks world record for longest ever plank

A vegan athlete has smashed the world record for the longest ever plank. Dana Glowacka held the position for an incredible four hours 20 minutes and now holds the official women’s world record. The athlete posted on Instagram: “I’m so grateful. Truly, if you put the whole of you in what you believe, you gonna …

Vegan dogs taken from owner after friend calls police

A man has revealed he reported his friend to the police for feeding his dog a vegan diet due to concerns over the pet’s health. The man’s dog, a retriever, was taken away from the vegan by authorities, according to the man’s post on Reddit. User lablah1111, a vegan himself, asked for reassurance that his …

Vegan, plastic free restaurant storms to top of TripAdvisor ratings

A vegan, plastic-free restaurant has become a raging success in Bournemouth, UK – storming to the top of the town’s TripAdvisor ratings within a year of launching. Twelve Eatery serves an exclusively plant-based and organic menu with a range of breakfasts, beer battered tofu and chips, burgers, juices and cocktails. The restaurant has made history …

White meat is just as bad for you as red meat, research finds

The health risks of eating red meats have been well-documented for years, but new research has revealed that eating white meats may be just as bad for your heart. Chicken and other white meats are often promoted as being healthy protein sources with lower risks to health than beef, lamb and pork – which have …

UK Prime Minister to challenge Donald Trump’s ‘reckless approach’ to climate change

UK Prime Minister Theresa May will challenge Donald Trump’s dismissive approach to climate change during his three day visit, Downing Street has revealed. The PM will echo a warning letter written by 250 climate change research academics which outlines the huge global consequences of the US President’s record on global warming. A spokesperson for the …

Eating ‘Moderate’ amounts of red meat within government guidelines still increases cancer risk

The dangers of eating red meat have been well documented for many years, but the largest ever UK study into its links with cancer paints an even grimmer picture than previous evidence suggested. A five year study monitored the dietary habits of half a million men and women. It found that even a ‘moderate’ level …

Want to prolong your life? A major study has concluded you should go vegan

A major study published in a leading scientific journal has concluded that living a vegan lifestyle is likely to prolong your life. The health benefits of veganism has been well-known for years. A plant-based diet is often rich in nutrients, can protect against certain cancers and lowers the chance of blood disease. And a new …