Vegan Diet

Vegan: The New Status Quo?

Jasmijn de Boo | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jasmijn de Boo

The risk of early death is 40% lower in people consuming more than seven portions of fruit and vegetables a day. Vegetables are especially important, and some studies show that raw vegetables (salads) are particularly protective. The lower risk of early death is primarily due to a lower risk in heart disease. Vegans typically also have lower body weights, lower risk of developing Type II diabetes, and they experience other health benefits.

Why World Vegan Day Matters

Damien Clarkson | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Damien Clarkson

If we look at the whole premise of veganism, one of the key aspects behind it is treading lightly on the earth. By adopting a vegan diet you not only doing something meaningful and life enhancing for your mind and body, you instantly decrease your carbon footprint and join a movement of change for the animals.

Can a Paleo-Vegan Alliance Save Nutrition?

Christopher James Clark | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Christopher James Clark

The enduring struggle to curb degenerative diseases through improved nutrition has reached a critical juncture. Knowledge that sugar, not saturated fat, promotes these diseases is spreading widely. Nutrition-oriented communities mustn't squander this rare historical opportunity. The Paleo and Vegan communities should act strategically, intelligently, and decisively.

Everything You Need To Know About Going Vegan

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Among non-vegetarians, vegans tend to get a bad rep because of the fairly fanatical response around consuming dairy and eggs. But that doesn't mea...

Celebrate Earth Day Every Day: Go Vegan

Mimi Bekhechi | Posted 21.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mimi Bekhechi

Earth Day has to be about more than just turning off lights. We need to reflect seriously on the impact that our individual choices are having on the planet and its inhabitants and start to make better ones.

The Secret To Beyonce's Figure

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Beyonce and Jay-Z wowed audiences with their sexed-up performance at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night. But it wasn't just Bey's sheer and corseted li...

Why Adopting The Vegan Diet is Easier Than You Think

Maria Chiorando | Posted 29.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maria Chiorando

I became vegan about two years-ago. I have to admit, it was a decision made for health reasons. After suffering from some fairly serious digestive problems over the course of a decade, I was desperate, so I decided to try it. The next day I started a plant-based diet, and though I'm sure I've inadvertently made some mistakes along the way, I haven't diverged from it.

Abolish Your Meat Habit in 2014

Benjamin Zephaniah | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Zephaniah

Oprah Winfrey once said that the start of a new year offers "another chance for us to get it right". One way that we can "get it right" in the year ahead - whether our goal is to improve our health, reduce our ecological footprint or help end the exploitation of others - is to stop eating animals.

Monomeals: Is The New Diet Trend As Healthy As It First Appears?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Monomeals, the new diet trend taking social media by storm, consists of eating one type of food per meal - usually a bowlful of a specific fruit or ve...

Badger and Cow-friendly Solution to Bovine TB

Jasmijn de Boo | Posted 31.12.2013 | UK
Jasmijn de Boo

This World Vegan Day (1 November), isn't it time we ask different questions about bovine tuberculosis (bTB)? Do we simply accept that it will always exist, although we may eventually reach a stage in which bTB is somewhat contained? It doesn't need to be.

Men: To Get Ultra-Fit, Go Vegan

Rich Roll | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rich Roll

I'm not telling you this to brag but to remind you that it's never too late to change the course of your life. And this Men's Health Week, 10 to 16 June, is a great time for men of all ages to take their health into their own hands. You might start by going vegan.

Saying 'Neigh' to Meat Should Go Beyond Horses

Mimi Bekhechi | Posted 14.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Mimi Bekhechi

Shock and outrage continue to grow, as every day seems to bring revelations of horsemeat being discovered in a new food product. And rightly so: Horses are smart, sensitive animals who deserve far better than to meet their end with a bolt gun.

How to Go Vegan - In Seven Easy Steps

India Leigh | Posted 18.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
India Leigh

After BSE and the horrors Jamie Oliver uncovered in children's so called 'happy meals', with formed meat sourced from all manner of parts of animals, not to mention the cost to health, surely now is the time to think about leaving our animal friends be?