Anthony Martinelli

Anthony Martinelli is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Vegan Herald, which launched in 2015 as a daily vegan news and information website.

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HIPPEAS Announces New Line of “Flavor Blast!” Vegan Cheese Puffs

HIPPEAS, known for their line of vegan chickpea-based puffs and tortilla chips, has announced a new line of “Favor Blast!” products. “HIPPEAS is spreading The Peas & Love with the launch of its Flavor Blast! Chickpea Puffs line in two far-out flavors: Vegan White Cheddar Explosion and Blazin’ Hot”, according to a recent press release. …

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Low-Carb Vegan Diets May Reduce Body Weight, Improve Glycemic Control and Blood Pressure

Low-carbohydrate vegan and vegetarian diets “reduced body weight, improved glycemic control and blood pressure” in a new study published by The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. The study also found plant-based diets “had greater potential reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.” Titled Low-carbohydrate vegan diets in diabetes for weight loss and sustainability: a randomized controlled trial, the …

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Study: Vegan Protein Supports Muscle Building as Effectively as Animal Protein

Fungi-derived mycoprotein supports muscle building as effectively as animal protein, states a new study published in the Journal of Nutrition. The study, conducted by researchers from the University of Exeter and the University of Texas Medical Branch, is the first to explore if a vegan diet rich in mycoprotein can support muscle growth during resistance …

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Study: Vegan Diet Reduces Hot Flashes By 95%

Vegan diets foster changes in gut microbiome that reduce hot flashes by 95%, according to a new study. Published in the journal Complementary Therapies in Medicine, the study was conducted by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. “A low-fat vegan diet that includes soy fosters changes in the gut microbiome that decrease postmenopausal vasomotor symptoms, …

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Wicked Kitchen Launches Six Frozen Vegan Entrees in Target Stores Nationwide

Wicked Kitchen has announced that it’s lineup of frozen plant-based entrees at all Target stores across the United States. The partnership between Wicked Kitchen and Target comes roughly two years after Wicked Kitchen first launched its products in over 2,500 stores across the United States. Wicked Kitchen’s other products includes boxed mac and cheeses, ice …

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Report: Dairy Alternatives Market Worth $27 Billion, Will Grow By $16 Billion By 2028

The dairy alternatives market has an estimated value of $27.0 billion as of mid-2023, and it is projected to reach a value of $43.6 billion by 2028, according to a new report. The report by MarksandMarkets predicts the dairy alternatives market will grow at a compound annual growthr ate of 10.1% between 2023 and 2028. “Plant-based …

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Study: Better Adherence to Plant-Based Diets Beneficial for Lowering Risk of Chronic Conditions and Premature Death

Better adherence to plant-based dietary patterns, especially those emphasizing healthy plant-based foods, “is beneficial for lowering the risks of major chronic conditions, including T2D, CVD, cancer, as well as premature deaths.” This is according to a new study published in the peer-reviewed Nutrition Journal, and published online by the US National Library of Medicine. The …

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Taco Bell to Launch Vegan Nacho Fries and Cheese Sauce at All Almost 8,000 Locations Nationwide

Taco Bell has announced that starting October 12, all of their locations across the United States will carry vegan nacho fries that comes with a vegan cheese sauce that can also be used on other products. Starting October 12 all of Taco Bell’s 7,836 US locations will carry an entirely plant-based, dairy-free cheese sauce that …

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