egyptian

Do You Eat Like An Ancient Egyptian?

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If you’re a vegetarian, you might have more in common with ancient Egyptians than you thought. While it’s been previously speculated that ancient Egyptians ate a primarily vegetarian diet, new research not only confirms this but also sheds light on some of the more common foods they ate. According to an article by Inside Science, after a French research team …

gluten-free

Gardein Grows with Gluten-Free Line

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We always say that eating vegan doesn’t mean sacrifice — it simply means eating the vegan versions of your favorite foods! That’s why Gardein, purveyor of plant-based meats from chick’n to “beef” to a new fish fillet, is a staple in our kitchens. Now the company has taken one more step to cater to its hungry and health-conscious customers, releasing a new gluten-free …

Too Late to Go Vegan

When is it Too Late to Go Vegan?

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Four years ago, my mother became vegan. She was 58. My father is 64, and he is currently transitioning to a plant-based diet. My parents offer just two examples that help demonstrate that it’s Never Too Late to Go Vegan — which also happens to the title of a new and incredibly informative book by Carol J. Adams, Patti Breitman, …

smoking

Health Check: What Could be Worse than Smoking?

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It’s no secret that eating a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains and other plant-based foods is good for our health – whether we’re young or in our senior years. In just the past couple of years alone, as delicious vegan options keep sprouting up everywhere, so too are the number of people touting the many benefits of choosing …

sochi olympics

Vegans are Champions – for their Countries and Animals – in Sochi Olympics

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To compete in the Olympic Games, athletes must be at their peak physical performance – and Russian bobsledder Alexey Voyevoda and Canadian figure skater Meagan Duhamel are proving that powerhouse plant-based foods are the way to gain energy, recover quickly, and win medals! Meagan Duhamel, competing in the 2014 Sochi Olympics, won a silver medal in team figure skating while …

valentine

A Lighter Way to Sweeten Your Valentine’s Day

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This Valentine’s Day, show your sweetheart just how much you care by whipping up delicious — and nutritious — homemade treats! Your loved ones will melt over these decadent chocolate strawberry truffles, a special Valentine’s recipe (below) from our good friends at Lighter. They’re loaded with animal-friendly and heart-healthy ingredients like cashews, hemp seeds, flax seeds, and almond milk, and …

red meat

Survey Says: Consumers are Eating Less Red Meat & Pork

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A new survey by research firm Mintel reveals that 39% of people who regularly eat red meat ate less of it in 2013 than in 2012. Additionally, 25% of pork consumers said they ate less pork in 2013 than in 2012. The poll noted that these downward trends in meat consumption have been largely prompted by the health concerns. Could it …