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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Winners of the World’s Best Vegan Cheese Awards 2022 Announced

The social media platform abillion has announced the winners of the World’s 10 Best Vegan Cheese Awards 2022 abillion, “an online marketplace and global community of users passionate about sustainable living”, says the awards are based on more than 2 million consumer reviews of various vegan cheeses. The 10 winners were determined by evaluating consumer …

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Taco Bell and Beyond Meat Introduce Vegan Carne Asada Steak

Taco Bell and Beyond Meat have announced a new partnership that will see the fast food chain offering vegan Carne Asada Steak at dozens of locations. “Taco Bell and Beyond Meat today announce the unveiling of a first-of-its kind, category-disrupting product: Beyond Carne Asada Steak”, states a press release. “Completely new yet expectedly flavorful, this …

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Study: Plant-based Diets Have Potential to Reduce Diet-Related Land Use by 76%, Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 49%

A new study has found that “transitioning to plant-based diets has the potential to reduce diet-related land use by 76%, diet-related greenhouse gas emissions by 49%”. The study, titled Plant-Based Dietary Patterns for Human and Planetary Health, also found that transition to plant-based diets can reduce “green and blue water use by 21% and 14%, respectively, …

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Study: Vegan Diet May Help Reduce Weight, Improve Glycemia, in Overweight or Type 2 Diabetes

According to a new study published in the journal Obesity Reviews, “adhering to vegan diets for at least 12 weeks may be effective in individuals with overweight or type 2 diabetes to induce a meaningful decrease in body weight and improve glycemia.” The abstract of this new study starts by stating that “In parallel with …

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Vegan Honey Now at Hundreds of Kroger Stores

Kroger has officially launched a vegan alternative to honey. The new item, called Simple Truth Plant Based Vegan Bee Free Honee, was released just days ago across hundreds of Kroger locations. Kroger, in addition to operating Kroger grocery stores, also operates many other locations including Fred Meyers, QFC, Ralph’s and Metro Market. The new “Honee” has …

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The Vegan Herald’s Weekly Vegan Podcast – Episode 2

Below is episode 2 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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Study: Plant-Based Diet Significantly Lowers Risk of Prostate Cancer

Health Benefits of Being Vegan

A study published in the The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition “provides supportive evidence that greater consumption of healthful plant-based foods is associated with a lower risk of aggressive forms of prostate cancer”. “Plant-based diets are associated with multiple health benefits and a favorable environmental impact”, states the study. “For prostate cancer, previous studies suggest …

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Study: Plant-Based Diets May Improve Vascular Health in African-American Individuals

Plant-based diets may be cardioprotective and improve vascular health in African-American individuals, according to a new study. The study, titled The impact of a plant-based diet on indices of cardiovascular health in African Americans: a cross-sectional study, was published in the journal Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, and was epublished by the U.S. National Library …

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