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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) …

New vegan Spanish chorizo-style sausage to land in major UK retailer

Companies are revving up their vegan options for Vegnauary. Squeaky Bean has announced the release of its amazingly new authentic Cooking Chorizo Style Sausage stores across the UK in time for Veganuary. The annual January campaign inspired and supported over 620,000 people to try vegan in 2022. Participants from over 220 countries and territories signed …

10 years vegan James Cameron attends ‘Dolphin Show’ for Avatar 2 promotions

The director has been an outspoken advocate for animals in the past, an ardent environmentalist, and vegan for over 10 years. Renowned director James Cameron has come under fire for attending a “dolphin show” to promote his epic science fiction film Avatar: The Way of Water. Cameron was in Tokyo, Japan on 10th December to …

Would you make your dog eat lab-grown meat?

The global pet food sector emits more greenhouse gases than countries including Mozambique and the Philippines. In the last few years, plant-based food choices have soared in popularity for health, planet and ethical reasons. Understandably, pet owners also want the best for their furry companions, especially when it comes to food. According to a 2021 …

Victoria’s Secret & Co bans cashmere after vegan appeal

“Victoria’s Secret’s decision is a win for the countless gentle goats who will be spared the agonising ordeal of someone ripping their hair out.” Luxury fashion retailer Victoria’s Secret & Co has banned cashmere from all future collections. Animal rights activists have applauded the move, and urged shoppers to help animals by always choosing vegan …

Is David Attenborough vegan? Here’s what we know

The legendary naturalist’s work focuses on animals, climate change, environmental destruction – but does his diet conform to his environmental views? Sir David Attenborough is well known for his passion for everything planet and his dedication to research, documentation, and advocacy in protecting and restoring nature is unparalleled.   Naturally, with him being such a force …

What is selenium and are you getting enough of it as a vegan?

Here’s everything you need to know about this critical micronutrient… Selenium is a trace mineral, which means humans don’t need a huge amount to stay healthy. But don’t underestimate its powers; it’s an essential nutrient and critical for the proper functioning of our bodies. According to The Royal Society of Chemistry, our bodies contain around …

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 …

Funny Girl’s Lea Michele campaigns against horse-drawn cruelty in New York taxi-top ads

The Broadway star has joined forces with PETA to urge New Yorkers to boycott horse-drawn carriages.  Funny Girl’s Lea Michele is appearing on New York taxi- tops urging people  to boycott horse-drawn carriages The Broadway star is the face of PETA’s new ad campaign, which urges people to ‘ get horses off busy #NYC streets!” …

Do kids enjoy plant-based meat?

A study shows that kids’ perception of food is influenced by product composition and sensorial aspects such as appearance, aroma, texture, and taste. Plant-based meat has been widely accepted globally as alternative meat products continue to generate buzz. And, with a new wave of conscious consumerism, more and more people are reducing meat consumption for …

Over 70% of EU citizens say milk alternatives should be added to school canteens

“It is high time schools start a meaningful transition towards healthier and more sustainable diets, ingraining good habits early on in younger generations.” 72% of EU citizens clearly stated that the union should fund plant-based milk alternatives in canteens under their scheme, which supports the distribution of fruits, vegetables, milk and milk products to school …

James Cameron has a new word to describe vegans – what do you think it is?

“I tried to come up with a good term for it because vegan has all those connotations.” Award-winning director James Cameron believes  that calling those who eschew meat and dairy ‘vegans’ or ‘plant-based’ doesn’t go far enough. According to him, there is a better word to describe this community. Moreover, the terminology around vegans and …