VegWeek Kicks Off Today, with Celebrities like Alicia Silverstone Inspiring Thousands to Take the VegPledge

VegWeek 2018 is now officially underway — and the 7-Day VegPledge Challenge is on! More than 8,000 people including pro-plant celebrities, athletes, and other world-changers are exploring and enjoying the many flavors and fun of plant-based eating from April 16-22. VegWeek’s message is simple yet impactful: Together, we can change the world one week at a time! Hosted by Compassion …

Join the fun: Take the VegPledge Today!

With 52 weeks in a year, why not make at least one meat-free? That’s the empowering idea behind Compassion Over Killing’s VegWeek campaign! VegWeek 2018 kicks off on April 16, and you can get a head start on the fun right now! Take the VegPledge today. It’s easy: simply pledge now and you’ll get free recipes, product coupons, and more. You’ll instantly unlock …

Celebrities Inspire Thousands to Join VegWeek!

There are 52 weeks in a year. Why not make at least one meat-free? That’s the inspiring message behind COK’s VegWeek, an international week-long celebration of vegetarian eating that coincides with Earth Day, this year spanning April 18-24. Thousands commit to explore plant-based eating during VegWeek by taking a 7-Day VegPledge. And they’re in good company with support and inspiration from …

Liam Hemsworth & Paul Wesley Speak Out Against Hormel’s High Speed Slaughter!

Earlier this month, COK released a powerful new undercover video exposing horrors for pigs inside a slaughter plant that exclusively supplies Hormel, the makers of SPAM. This facility is one of five in the US operating under a USDA-approve pilot program — known as HIMP — that allows for faster slaughter speeds and fewer on-site government inspectors. What we found is …

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All Aboard: Veg Eating Arrives on Cover of Amtrak Magazine

The latest issue of Arrive, Amtrak’s onboard magazine, is currently greeting millions of passengers with a cover feature that announces: “Going Veg: From long-time vegetarian Paul McCartney to occasional vegan Oprah Winfrey, millions agree that the meatless movement means better health for people and the planet.” Inside, readers are introduced to this feature article – “Green Acres” – with a …

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Keeping Meat off the Gridiron: Veg Eating in the NFL

Many successful athletes are discovering the benefits of dropping animal products — from decreasing their recovery times to increasing their energy. Veg athletes are reaching the top of their game, and football players are no exception. Just ask Tony Gonzalez, Joe Namath, Ricky Williams, Deuce Lutui, Tony Fiammetta, or Arian Foster — all players who have significantly reduced or eliminated animal foods from their diets.

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PlantFit: COK Interviews Vegan Crossfitter Ed Bauer

If you’re familiar with the terms “wall balls, WODs, boxes and snatches,” you’ve likely heard of or participated in Crossfit. A high-intensity workout that is quickly acquiring a loyal community of followers, Crossfit is taking the fitness world–and ESPN by storm. Crossfitters workout together at a “box,” perform a Workout of the Day (WOD), and many choose to follow the program’s encouraged diet: Paleo. However, a growing number of people within the Crossfit community are choosing to forgo the Paleo diet to opt for healthier plant-based options. That’s exactly the type of approach to nutrition that Crossfitter and coach Ed Bauer wants his clients to follow.