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#WorldVeganDay2019: 8 Reasons Why You Should Go Vegan

5 Mins Read Today is World Vegan Day! The annual event (which has become a month) is meant to shine a light on all the benefits of going plant-based, from ethics to health and the environment. Every year, we’re seeing growing numbers join in to celebrate veganism as more people make the switch. If you’re still bucking the […]

From Hippie To Mainstream: The History Of World Vegan Day

5 Mins Read Happy World Vegan Day! An annual celebration on November 1st originally created by The Vegan Society to promote the benefits of a plant-based diet and lifestyle, World Vegan Day has become a worldwide phenomenon. With the Economist naming 2019 the “Year of the Vegan” and the plant-based movement becoming a mainstream lifestyle, we thought it […]

The Unstoppable Rise Of Veganism

4 Mins Read The concept of ditching all meat and animal by-products might seem a bit radical to some, but thanks to increased global attention towards the climate crisis, younger generations being more attuned to ethical and environmental concerns, and an overall changing consumer environment driven by shoppers looking for do-good brands, veganism is now on an unstoppable […]

10 Ways To Celebrate #WorldVeganDay 2019

5 Mins Read November 1st marks World Vegan Day and the start of World Vegan Month, where all of us join in to celebrate all things plant-based and the wonderful benefits of a vegan lifestyle, from saving the planet to being kind to animals and your own health. Whether you’re a long-time herbivore or a budding flexitarian, here […]

Oxford Study: Healthy Food And Sustainable Food Are One And The Same

3 Mins Read A newly published study conducted by researchers at the University of Oxford has found that eating healthy plant-based foods is nearly always the best dietary option for the planet. The analysis aims to help inform better individual choices and promote not only healthier food consumption but also sustainable food choices. While many previous studies have […]

The Amazon Crisis Isn’t Just About Beef, It’s Also About Cheap Soy

4 Mins Read What’s certain is that the growth in both the soy and beef industries have come at the expense of the Amazon rainforest. This past week netizens have been sharing their outrage about the Amazon, where fires are burning at a faster rate than ever before, blackening skies across the region and suffocating the vital organ […]

Global Race For Plant Food Innovation As Consumer Demand Continues To Skyrocket

3 Mins Read Consumer demand for plant-based proteins has accelerated, and manufacturers are now racing to compete in what is quickly becoming a highly competitive market. There is little sign of slowdown: companies are focused on innovating quality plant-based ingredients to keep up with increasingly healthy and environmentally conscious consumers, backed by the latest scientific research on the […]

New Harvard Study Says You Don’t Need Meat, Plant-Based Diet Provides Complete Nutrition

3 Mins Read In a recent study published in Scientific Reports, researchers confirmed that all our nutritional needs can be satisfied without eating meat. In addition to being nutritionally sound, choosing plant-based alternatives would be more environmentally optimal, and conserve more protein and energy than conventional meat. Faced with our global climate breakdown, biodiversity loss and health epidemic, […]

8 Things You Can Do To Help Save The Amazon Rainforest

5 Mins Read As the raging wildfires continue to blacken skies across the Amazon region, enraged commentators have had little to say about what actions people can take beyond retweeting. There are actionable measures that we can all take right now to fight deforestation of the planet’s lungs, so that our impact does not just end with a […]

Q: Why Is The Amazon Burning? A: Because We’re Addicted To Meat.

4 Mins Read In Brazil, wildfires are deliberately started by farmers to make room for more animal agriculture, which dominates the Brazilian export industry. This has caused an alarming increase in deforestation rates, which contributes directly to climate change. Earlier this month, Brazil declared a state of emergency over the spike in the number of fires in the […]

Health Advice From Blue Zones Author, National Geographic Explorer & Longevity Expert Dan Buettner

3 Mins Read Internationally renowned National Geographic explorer Dan Buettner traveled the world researching the planet’s “Blue Zones,” regions boasting the highest concentration of centenarian residents, with people largely unconcerned with modern day health afflictions like heart disease and diabetes. These zones include Okinawa, Japan; Ikaria, Greece, Sardinia, Italy; Loma Linda (California), United States; Nicoya, Costa Rica and […]

Top 10 Vegan Protein Sources & How To Use Them Every Day

5 Mins Read One of the biggest challenges when following a plant-based diet is ensuring you get enough protein regularly. Turns out, it’s easy if you know where to look! Below we list the top ten healthiest plant-based protein sources for all you aspiring herbivores! Spirulina (Dried) 64.4 grams of protein per cup It’s hard to beat spirulina […]