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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 …

Two servings of fish a week linked to skin cancer, indicates study

The Brown University Study presented that fish laden with bio-contaminants like mercury are a likely cause. Emerging evidence has shown that eating fish twice a week could make it more likely to develop a potentially fatal form of skin cancer. According to recent research by a Brown University team, a typical daily intake of fish …

35% of Brits are now buying less or no meat at all, new survey shows

Rising food costs are motivating Brits to adjust their diets. While vegan food has always been branded more expensive than its meat counterpart, a new survey has busted this myth by showing that Brits are changing their eating habits with more individuals ditching meat in favor of vegan food. The survey The Vegan Society hosted …

81% of military personnel want plant-based meals, new survey reveals

“As the US military continues to seek ways to best support the overall health and diverse needs of its loyal service members, we’re calling on lawmakers to require all branches of the military to provide plant-based MRE options.” The majority of US military members want vegan Meals, Ready to Eat (MRE), according to a new …

One more vegan ad banned this week – this time for showing animals in distress

The watchdog banned ads by Vegan Friendly UK and Tesco amid claims of gratuitous violence and misleading information. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned one more vegan TV ad this week over claims that it shows “graphic imagery and gratuitous violence” towards animals. This censure comes on the heels of the UK watchdog banning …

British airports reject anti-animal cruelty ad as it is ‘prejudicial to a business carried on at the airport’

Airport authorities claim the anti-animal cruelty advert is too political and can potentially evoke ‘negative customer reaction’. Every UK airport has refused to display PETA’s anti-leather advertisement, the vegan charity claims. The animal rights organisation created a “Cruelty Doesn’t Fly”   campaign to educate travellers on the impact of their fashion and accessory choices. The …

‘Landmark’ ivory ban comes into force today – but unscrupulous traders can still evade it, campaigners say

According to campaigners, ivory peddlers may continue to sell elephant tusks by passing their products as derivatives from unprotected mammals such as walruses, narwhals, and hippos. The UK has finally banned trade in elephant teeth and tusks in a bid to tackle poaching and help protect elephants but campaigners say the move doesn’t go far …