Category Archive: News

Jan 28

Vegan Diet Provides “Long-Term Sustainable Solutions for the Health Care Challenges of the Newest Era”

A vegan diet provides a long-term sustainable solution to many of the world’s health care challenges, according to a new study published in the journal Orvosi Hetilap. The meta-study, which was published online by the U.S National Institute of Health, was conducted by researchers at the University of Pécs in Hungary. Its abstract begins by …

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Jan 28

Soy Chorizo Again Wins Favorite Meat/Meatless Product in Trader Joe’s Customer Choice Awards

For the second straight year, Trader Joe’s Soy Chorizo has won the award for “Favorite Meat/Meatless” product in the store’s annual Customer Choice Awards. The winners of Trader Joe’s 8th Annual Customer Choice Awards were announced last week. One of the categories was once again Favorite Meat/Meatless product, where interestingly vegan meat products are placed …

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Jan 28

Plant-Based Meal More Filling than Meat-Based Meal, According to Study

In a study that compared the satiability of beans and peas to veal and pork, it was found that the plant-based meal is more filling. “Recent nutrition recommendations advocate a reduction in protein from animal sources (pork, beef) because of environmental concerns”, begins the study’s abstract. “Instead, protein from vegetable sources (beans, peas) should be …

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Jan 28

Baileys Almond Milk Liqueur Officially Certified Vegan

Baileys Almonde Almondmilk Liqueur will be re-releasing in March as a certified vegan product. Last year Baileys introduced a liqueur made with almond milk, which immediately drew the attention of the vegan community. However, despite being made from almond milk, the product released without being certified vegan. Thankfully that has changed, and starting in March …

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Nov 28

Study: Like Humans, Pigs Can be Optimists or Pessimists

A new study published in the journal The Royal Society has found that pigs have unique personality traits that allow them to be optimists or pessimists. These results suggest that “judgement in non-human animals is similar to humans, incorporating aspects of stable personality traits and more transient mood states.” In humans, “mood and personality interact …

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Nov 28

2/3rds of Fresh Chicken Sold in British Stores Contain E. Coli

By Sean Poulter, The Daily Mail 78 per cent of fresh chicken sold in high streets in England had E.coli E.coli causes stomach upsets and, in some cases, fatalities  It is implicated in more than 5,500 deaths a year in England alone This strain does not cause diarrhoea or vomiting Two-thirds of the fresh chicken …

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Nov 28

Vegan Sets New Record for Weightlifting in Iceland

Weight lifter Huda B. Waage has set a new national record in Iceland for squat lifts. The entirely vegan lifter was able to lift 205 kilograms (452 pounds) in a squat, besting the previous record. “You can be strong without eating meat and animal byproducts”, says Waage, who credits her plant-based diet for giving her …

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Nov 27

Study: Plant-Based Diet Safe for Dogs, May Have Medical Benefits

A new study is one of the first to examine the health consequences of an entirely plant-based diet for canines. The DOGG Canine-Nutrition Company recently announced the results of their veterinarian-guided feeding trial. The study included 20 dogs placed on a “fresh, pure, whole, plant-based diet”. For all of these canines it was found that …

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Jun 24

Study: Vegetarians Have Significantly Reduced Risk of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

A study published this week by the U.S. National Institute of Health, and published in print by the journal Neurogastroenterology & Motility, has found that a vegetarian diet is associated with a significantly reduced risk of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), compared to diets where meat is consumed on a regular basis. “Although several dietary factors …

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Jun 24

Zambia Government Halts Slaughter of 2,000 Hippos

Zambia’s Department of National Parks and Wildlife has announced that it will halt the killing of hundreds of hippopotami that was planned over the next several years. In total, 2,000 hippos were set to be killed over the next five years, a move the government says could help prevent the spread of anthrax. However, the …

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Jun 24

Gardein Vegan Meats Now Sold in Over 23,000 Stores, 150 Colleges

Gardein, launched in 2010 and purchased in 2014 by Pinnacle Foods (parent company of Vlassic, Duncan Hines and many others), has quickly become a dominate player in the vegan meat market. Until now, however, no one knew exactly how dominate. As reported by Latest Vegan News, Gardein products are currently in over 23,000 stores across …

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Jun 24

Did You Know: Olive Garden Breadsticks Are Vegan

Olive Garden isn’t exactly known for being vegan friendly, with their popular salad dressing riddled with dairy and a menu filled with meat and cheese. However, despite what many people might think, Olive Garden’s famous breadsticks are entirely vegan. Rejoice! Olive Garden actually has a guide on their website for what on their menu is …

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