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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New York City Expands Program Making Plant-Based Meals the Default Option at Public Hospitals

In a press release New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced that culturally diverse plant-based meals are now the primary dinner options for inpatients at H+H/Lincoln, Metropolitan, and Woodhull Hospitals. The dinner program expands on the health care system’s successful plant-based lunch default program — launched in March of this year — which now boasts …

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Study: Plant-Based Diet Associated With Sustained Minimal Residual Disease-Negativity

A new study being published in the journal Clinical Cancer Research “is the first study to demonstrate an association between a plant-based dietary pattern, stool butyrate production and sustained minimal residual disease-negativity in multiple myeloma”. Although the study is soon to be published by the journal Clinical Cancer Research, it was epublished online ahead of …

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HIPPEAS Launches New Line of Vegan Veggie Straws, Including Ranch and Sour Cream and Onion

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HIPPEAS, known for their vegan cheese puffs and tortilla chips made from chickpeas, has launched a new line of vegan veggie straws. The new veggie straws are being offered in three distinct flavors: Straight Up Sea Salt, Rockin’ Ranch and Sour Cream and Onion. HIPPEAS Veggie Straws “are made from a blend of veggies including …

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Survey: Over 50% of Those in Germany, France, Italy and Spain Have Reduced Meat Consumption

According to a new survey commissioned by Good Food Institute Europe and conducted by OpinionWay, a majority of consumers in several key European countries have reduced their meat consumption in the past five years. The survey  found that 61% of those in Italy have reduced their meat consumption in recent years, compared to 59% in …

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Report: Dairy Alternative Market Worth $22.24 Billion, to be Worth Over $50 Billion by 2028

The global dairy alternative market is currently valued at $22.24 Billion, and new projections show that this is expected to grow to $50.73 Billion by 2028 This puts the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) at 12.30 during that period, according to a new report titled Global Dairy Alternatives Market: Global Size, Trends, Competitive, Historical & …

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New Report Lists the Most Vegan and Vegetarian Friendly Cities in the United States

A new report details the most vegetarian and vegan-friendly cities in the United States. Although 15.5 million people in the U.S. follow a vegan or vegetarian diet, “it’s not the easiest lifestyle to adopt, as finding meatless options at restaurants and supermarkets can be a challenge”, states a new report by WalletHub (a personal finance …

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Study: Benefits of Plant-Based Diet Include “Weight Loss, Improved Cardiovascular Health, Lower Blood Pressure”

According to a new the benefits of a plant-based diet “include weight loss, improved cardiovascular health, lower blood pressure, and improved glucose metabolism”, with the benefits being greater for obese individuals. The study, titled Plant-based diet for obesity treatment, was published in this months issue of the journal Frontiers in Nutrition, and was epublished by …

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The Vegan Herald’s Weekly Vegan Podcast – Episode 3

Below is episode 3 of The Vegan Herald’s Weekly Vegan Podcast, airing every Sunday at 10am PT. Future episodes can be found by clicking here.

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