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Vegan ‘Super?Size Me’ Style Documentary Shows Impact Of Junk Food Diet

Reading Time: < 1 minute A short documentary released this summer on YouTube shows the impact of eating a junk food vegan diet. The film directed by Richard Steffens, But It’s Vegan, compares two groups of people as they commit to different plant-based diets over a 30-day period. One group follows a whole food diet, and the others gorge on […]

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10 Mind-Blowing Plant-Based Transformations

Reading Time: 5 minutes It’s no secret that going vegan or plant-based can have a massive impact on those who choose to do so. Stories of major vegan transformations are as abundant as they are diverse. For some, veganism brings physical change – including weight loss, bettered health, and improved athletic performance. For others, the transformation goes well beyond […]

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Vegan Bodybuilder: The?Tip?Diets?That?Gave?Me?My?’Best?Shape?Ever’

Reading Time: 2 minutes Professional bodybuilder Natalie Matthews has revelead that she is in the ‘best shape of [her] life’ because of her plant-based diet. The 28-year-old athlete, who is also a vegan chef, has also shared her daily meal plan. Stereotype Matthews, a vegan for five years, told Women’s Health Magazine: “What better way to break the stereotype of being […]

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4 Amazing Ways South Korea Is Embracing The Vegan Movement

Reading Time: 2 minutes In 2014, Huffington Post called Korea one of the 13 worst countries in the world for vegans.  Granted, vegan residents of South Korea (like myself) will admit that living here is not without its challenges, but the relationship between Korean culture and veganism appears determined to blossom nonetheless. 1. Festival Frenzy The vegan festival culture […]

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VEGANCOIN: Cruelty Free Cryptocurrency Launched By Vegan Community Founder

Reading Time: 2 minutes A new vegan-friendly community with its own cyprocurrency called ‘vegancoin’ has been announced. The decentralized community – called VeganNation – will bring vegan-verified services and products together in an online space – these include platforms for meal sharing, content sharing, e-commerce, meet-ups, and more. Users can then pay for these services and goods using the […]

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London Pub Goes Vegan And Ditches Straws As Part Of Sustainable Approach

Reading Time: < 1 minute London pub, The Blacksmith and the Toffeemaker switched to an entirely vegan menu this week- a change the owners say was in the name of sustainability.  The new menu at the Islington eatery offers plant-based takes on classic pub fare – from Nashville Hot ‘Chicken’ Burger to a Green Mac N ‘Cheese’. Gluten-free options are […]

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BREAKING: Plant Based Startup Beyond Meat Launches Vegan Sausage

Reading Time: 2 minutes Food tech startup Beyond Meat has revealed its first plant-based sausage product at a Boulder, Colorado Whole Foods restaurant. The company says details for the next stage of distribution of the product – dubbed the ‘Beyond Sausage’ – will be launched in January. The sausage will come in three flavors: bratwurst, sweet Italian, and hot […]

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Major UK Supermarkets Ramp Up Vegan Offerings To Meet Growing Demand

Reading Time: 2 minutes The UK’s biggest retailers including Tesco, Sainsbury’s, and Waitrose have taken proactive steps to increase their vegan and veggie offerings recently, in a bid to cater to rising consumer demand. The growing number of vegans, as well as vegetarians, meat reducers, and flexitarians, means supermarkets are looking to alternatives to traditional meat products. ‘Meat free’ […]

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This Vegan Organic Fast Food Chain Is Taking Over The US

Reading Time: < 1 minute Vegan, gluten-free and organic fast food chain Amy’s Drive Thru – the first of its kind in the U.S. – is expanding to Corte Madera, California next year. Following its success in Rohnert Park, California, which opened in 2015, the health-focused vegan drive thru will open a second store in 2018. Five more locations in Nothern […]