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What is a vegan shampoo? And 11 fantastic brands to try

Do you know which ingredients make your shampoo non-vegan? The cosmetic industry has gone through a radical shift in the last few years as more consumers become aware of the impact their purchases make. As a result, the demand for vegan hair care products has soared. Consumers are becoming more conscious of the ingredients in …

Dietitians claim plant-based diet can stunt growth of infants

The NHS Start for Life website has added information about vegan and vegetarian babies. ⁠Nutritionists and dietitians have raised concerns about the health implications of vegan diets for babies following the publication of the NHS’s vegan infant nutrition guide.   The NHS Start for Life website, which provides guidance for new parents, has added a new …

Is a raw vegan diet dangerous?

Raw-foodists claim that cooking causes ingredients to lose their vitality, important nutrients and enzymes. A lot of opinions are still divided on whether a raw vegan diet is healthy and sustainable. Some consider it an extreme way to live,  while others swear on its efficacy. There is no doubt that plant-based diets (including vegan diets) …

66 year old athlete says he is ‘visual proof that being vegan long-term is beneficial for our minds, bodies, and self-respect as a species

The vegan athlete as a young child was warned that he had less chances of surviving because of his dietary choices. John Machin has been a lifelong vegan. He has never eaten meat and dairy. He is 66 years now, but as a young child was warned that he had less chances of surviving because …

90% of Brits acknowledge farmed animals experience similar emotions to cats and dogs, new study shows

“There is no doubt that animals are sentient, can feel pain, fear, anxiety and grief. They can also feel happy, show great affection for other animals, experience contentment and more.” A poll has found that the majority of Brits acknowledge that farmed animals experience the same emotions as cats and dogs. Charity organisation Vegan Society …

NFL quarterback Justin Fields feels ‘lighter and faster’ since going vegan

The American football quarterback for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League has been eating plant-based for more than two years. NFL star Justin Fields has credited a vegan diet for his improved athletic performance and muscle recovery. Fields, who is in his second year as a quarterback, first ditched animal products in May …

Vegans who lift weights have stronger bones, new study shows

New research shows vegans and omnivores who do resistance training may have similar bone structure. New research suggests that vegans who lift weights have stronger bones than those who don’t. The team from the Medical University of Vienna also indicated that vegans who incorporate weight lifting into their exercise routine have bone strength similar to …

More than 10.5 million animals used for cruel experiments in EU labs each year

Every year, millions of animals are subjected to ‘cruel and archaic’ tests in the EU A whopping 9.3 million experiments were conducted on animals in the EU in 2019, according to legislation governing animal experiments in the member states. However, the total number of animals suffering in the labs is even more shocking at 10.5 …

Celebrity survivalist Bear Grylls ditches vegan diet saying his ‘health tanked on it’

“I changed my mind-set away from vegetables are great to realising we’ve had millions of years of evolution where we’re designed to eat meat and milk and eggs.” British adventurer Bears Gryll has revealed he is no longer vegan – and blamed the diet for ‘affecting his health negatively’. The “Man vs. Wild” star made …

American Express removes crocodile skin items from online reward store

American Express joins other retailers including Burberry, Calvin Klein, Chanel, Nike, Tommy Hilfiger, and UNIQLO in banning the use of exotic skins. American Express has finally announced that it has removed crocodile skin items from its online Membership Rewards store. The decision follows five years of campaigning by vegan charity PETA. In fact, the company …

Lenny Kravitz and Anitta Crowned ‘Most Beautiful Vegan Celebs’ Of 2022

The vegan charity has previously honoured celebrities such  Billie Eilish, Lizzo and Anderson .Paak with the title. Superstar musicians Lenny Kravitz and Anitta have been crowned the Most Beautiful Vegan Celebrities of 2022, for 2017 by animal rights organisation PETA. Each year, the vegan charity presents the award to celebrities whose lifestyles inspire others to …

Dubai school becomes world’s first to add vegan shoes to its uniform

“We want our pupils to feel comfortable, and to look smart, but also, hope that every time they look at their feet, they are reminded of our collective, global responsibility to act sustainably, and the power of pursuing your dreams.” Swiss International School Dubai, the emirate’s first bilingual International Baccalaureate School, has become the first …