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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 …

Olympic swimmer Adam Peaty claims going vegan cost him muscle mass and strength

“I’m a big guy so I do need a lot of protein… For me, I need meat.” Olympic swimmer Adam Peaty has revealed he ditched his vegan diet as it cost him muscle mass and strength. The athlete made the claim in an interview with Joe ahead of the Olympic Games in Tokyo. According to …

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 …

‘Loose Women’ Coleen Nolan says ‘I’m eating to live’ after health concerns made her go vegan

“I’ve changed my eating habits. I’ve lost weight. I’ve never felt better.”  Coleen Nolan has spoken out about the benefits of adopting a plant-based diet during the lockdown. The TV presenter changed her diet over health concerns following her sisters’ battle with cancer. Nolan’s sister, Linda, 62, has incurable secondary cancer which has spread from …

Burger King at University Hospital closed following doctor-led campaign

Former chief medical resident at University Hospital, Dr. Saray Stancic says: “Several life-threatening conditions are linked to high-fat fare like bacon cheeseburgers,” typically served at Burger King. Doctors of a New Jersey University hospital have managed to close down a Burger King outlet following a successful campaign. Hospital CEO, Shereef Elnehal, MD, confirmed that the …

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 …

Lewis Hamilton urges 21.8 million Instagram followers to ‘please stop eating meat’

The vegan athlete cited a BBC article that states “100 million animals per month [are] killed in the UK.” Lewis Hamilton is urging his followers to ditch meat. The F1 champ, who regularly uses his platform to promote animal rights causes shared a year-old BBC article – Confessions of a slaughterhouse worker – on his …