Study Finds Eating Fruits and Veggies Can Make You Happier

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Fruits and veggies aren’t just good for your heart — they’re good for your smile, too! New research shows that eating produce can actually boost happiness levels. Researchers at the University of Warwick, England, and the University of Queensland, Australia, followed 12,385 randomly selected subjects via food diaries and psychological tests. They were observed in 2007, 2009 and 2013, and the results …

Vegan-Friendly Airports Just in Time for Your Summer Vaca

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Airports aren’t known for their culinary choices. Most offer little more than convenience store snacks, coffee, and greasy fast food. But as Americans become increasingly conscious about what they’re consuming, edible options at our nation’s airports are improving — particularly in the plant-based space. Ranking the quality of our country’s current airport offerings, the Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) recently released …

UberEats Makes Vegan Eating Uber-Easy!

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Thanks to the innovation of Uber, getting plant-based meals delivered to your door is now “uber”-easy! The transportation company’s newest endeavor — UberEats — allows users to order food via Uber driver, making vegan eating as simple as swiping your finger. Some orders can even arrive in as little as 10 minutes! The new service, which is a separate app …

Dairy Reporter Names Vegan Cheese Top New Product

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Dairy demand is dropping, and consumers are simply scooping dairy-free products off the shelves. In fact, the plant-based dairy alternatives market is expected to reach $20 billion by 2020! The dairy industry is taking note. In fact, industry news site The Dairy Reporter just released a “What’s New in the Dairy Aisle” list — and guess what was featured in the top spot? Dairy-free cheese slices by Daiya! …

Meat Industry Running Scared About Meatless Monday in the Military

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Plant-based eating is rapidly on the rise — even in the military — and the meat industry is running scared. The effort is being led by Senator Joni Ernst from Iowa, which happens to be one of the largest animal agribusiness states in the US that also passed an ag-gag law in 2012. Enrst, who describes Meatless Mondays as “misguided …

Plant-Based Beyond Burger is Meaty Enough for Meat Aisles

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To the mainstream and BEYOND! The newest plant-based patty to hit the market is making headlines and bringing meat-free to the meat aisles. Beyond Meat, known for its 100% plant-based meats, is the California-based startup behind the “Beyond Burger,” which it calls the first veggie patty “that looks, cooks, and tastes like a fresh beef burger.” But that’s where the similarities end, as the …

Culinary Institute: Plants are the Future of Protein

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The future of food lies in the power of plants, as noted by the CIA! No, not the CIA in DC. We’re talking about the prestigious Culinary Institute of America in New York. The CIA is currently calling on chefs to stir health and sustainability into their meals by focusing less on meat and more on plant sources of protein. …

Compassionate Cookouts: Meatless BBQ Guide

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Memorial Day weekend is almost upon us, which means cookouts — and summer — are coming! If you’re new to the world of plant-based eating, you might be wondering what to eat, what to bring, or what to throw on the grill? Have no fear: we have just the grilling guide for you, packed with mouthwatering meatless options that will please …

VegWeek 2016 Success: Stars Align & Thousands Try Veg

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VegWeek 2016 has been a huge success: the stars aligned, from well-known athletes and celebrities to our partners and recruiters, empowering thousands of friends, family and followers to explore the world of meat-free eating for at least one week! Spanning April 18-24, VegWeek 2016 marked Compassion Over Killing’s eighth consecutive year of this week-long international campaign celebrating vegetarian eating. The …