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Vegetarians Score Better Health Biomarkers Than Meat-Eaters, New Study Finds

3 Mins Read Researchers have found that people who are vegetarian have a healthier biomarker profile compared to meat-eating folk. The British study’s findings, presented at the recent virtual European Congress on Obesity (ECO), is consistent despite age and weight factors and crucially, is unaffected by smoking and alcohol consumption.  University of Glasgow researchers have found a consistent […]

ALTN: Singapore Frozen Foods Giant Tee Yih Jia Launches Plant-Based Brand

3 Mins Read Tee Yih Jia Food Manufacturing (TYJ), the Singapore-based frozen foods giant and the world’s largest producer of spring roll wrappers, has just launched its own plant-based brand to tap into the fast-growing meat-free market. The brand, called ALTN, will offer a wide range of frozen meatless snacks, ready meals and convenience foods, including plant-based versions […]

FoodChain ID Launches New Vegan, Plant-Based & Vegetarian Certification Program

3 Mins Read FoodChain ID, one of the world’s leading food safety standard organisations providing accredited third-party certifications, has created a new program dedicated to Vegetarian, Plant-based, and Vegan (VEG) products. The organisation says the new certification was launched in response to the growing consumer demand for plant-based and meatless food products and the need for greater transparency […]

8 Fun Facts You Should Know About The World’s First Vegan Museum

4 Mins Read Last month, the National Vegetarian Museum in Chicago changed its name to The Vegan Museum to better reflect the organisation’s mission to promote vegan lifestyles for health, the environment and all animals. It represents the only institution of its kind, dedicated to documenting the deep and rich history of the vegetarian movement in the U.S. with […]

10 Reasons You Need To Eat Less Meat: All The Facts

4 Mins Read Not sure why everyone you know is suddenly going meatless? Unless you live in a cave, you will have noticed that there are more and more headlines about people going vegan and about the negative environmental and health consequences of animal agriculture. But there’s so much information out there, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Which […]

Plant-Based Dining At MURASAKI: Japanese-French Vegan Omakase

5 Mins Read The new spring vegan omakase from Dining at MURASAKI is an experience in gastronomic luxury. Set against an ascending skyscraper with exclusive views of Victoria Harbour, the Japanese-French hybrid features lavish private rooms and 10,000 square feet of stunning dining space. Led by Executive Chef Alfred Poon, the vegetable-forward carte du jour brings a ton of surprises beginning with […]

Life Without Meat Diary – Part 3: Being Veggie Is Really Hard

6 Mins Read Online butcher Emma Pike gave up meat and dairy cold turkey (!) after a friend challenged her. Below is the third installment in her hilarious, honest and heart-warming diary (read Part 1 here and Part 2 here).  Day 15: Taking Stock Of My Vegan 14 I feel pretty terrible today. Had a tennis “Fitnique” session with Gap Tennis […]

Life Without Meat Diary – Week 1: The Reluctant Vegan

6 Mins Read Online butcher Emma Pike gave up meat and dairy cold turkey (!) after a friend challenged her. Below is her hilarious, honest and heart-warming diary.  Ever thought about how vegetarians and vegans live without meat? I hadn’t really considered it much until my friend challenged me to find out for myself by doing a 21-day contest. […]

My Little Hong Kong Kitchen: Vietnamese Noodle Salad

3 Mins Read There’s nothing like a nice, refreshing, zesty cold salad on a warm summer day. Inspired by her recent travels to Vietnam, the land of vibrant, fresh, simple dishes, home chef Laura Williams has created this colorful Vietnamese Noodle Salad dish, actually a deconstruction of the country’s famous fresh spring rolls stuffed with crunchy vegetables, fresh […]

Hong Kong’s Best Vegan &Vegetarian Dim Sum Spots

8 Mins Read There is no place like Hong Kong when it comes to yum cha madness. The diversity, the authenticity, and the sheer number of dim sum restaurants, aka tea houses, is astounding to say the least. But if you think that you are excluded from the fun as a vegetarian, then think again. There are a fair few […]

The Ultimate Hong Kong Healthy Lunch List: Central, Soho & Sheung Wan

9 Mins Read Believe it or not, there are over 100 healthy eating spots on Hong Kong Island alone, and the number continues to grow thanks to the city’s newfound wellness addiction. The most popular search on Green Queen is where to get a healthy lunch, whether it’s for takeaway or a quick sit-down option during a busy […]

The Ultimate Guide To Healthy Meal Delivery In Hong Kong

5 Mins Read A few years ago, getting healthy AND delicious meals in Hong Kong was hard. Other than a few Buddhist vegetarian restaurants with fake meat, it was hard going. And healthy meals for delivery? Forget it. Greasy pizza, oily Asian and mushy burgers was the best you could hope for. Over the last year, the city’s dining […]

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 […]