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Wu Tang's RZA Has Some Choice Words About Going Vegan

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Perhaps it's our own ignorance around hip hop, but we didn't fancy its stars to be passionate advocates of veganism. Shows how much we know. Wu Ta...

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.

Vegan Times Are Coming

Damien Clarkson | Posted 21.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Damien Clarkson

The Vegan Society estimates that there are 150,000 full time vegans in the UK, and a meat free diet is firmly on the map in the UK. Mintel recently revealed that 12% of adults in in the UK follow a vegetarian or vegan diet with this figure rising to 20% of 16 to 24s.

How Being A Vegetarian Is Affecting Your Sperm

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Although a diet packed full of fruit and vegetables can boost your immune system, avoiding meat completely can have a negative effect on fertility. ...

Is Being Vegan Sexist?

Tom Fielder | Posted 02.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Fielder

Animals of both sexes suffer under institutionalized exploitation. However, the female of the species often experiences more prolonged abuse, including an ongoing cycle of forceful artificial insemination (mechanical or manual rape), physical abuse of her mammary glands, and invariably being separated from her young; all of these are emotionally brutal experiences for the female members of any species.

Notes From a Housesit: Brixton

Roberta Verdant | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Roberta Verdant

I arrived in London on the Friday afternoon and caught up with one of Otto's dads. He filled me in on Otto's new routine, changes in Otto (Otto's got a bad eye, thanks to the mass of rumpled skin there. He's awaiting surgery). Otto's developed a new muscular physique. I can only presume he's been working out to impress the girl-dogs. He continues to look like a child's cartoon of a dog...

Alternative Way of Life - The Key to Happiness ?

Marion Bretagne | Posted 18.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Marion Bretagne

The farm was composed of a family of three. Dimitri, the father, a charismatic Greek man in his sixties, Kathrin, the mother, a thirty-year old German woman and their six year-old son Theo, born at home without doctors, trilingual since birth and Vegan since... pro-creation.

Manchester Dogs' Home Fire: What Does It Say About How We See Animals?

Louise Mead | Posted 18.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Mead

We have seen this last week that a great many people strongly believe strongly it is wrong to kill animals unnecessarily. We know it is not necessary to use animals to live and thrive. So is it not time that we asked ourselves, why do we love some but kill others?

Dear Instagram: I Love You... But You're Not a Doctor

Natasha Lipman | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Tech
Natasha Lipman

For about five months, my 'writing about health' thing has moved over to Instagram. And while it is an amazing platform, it doesn't do justice to the complexity and importance of understanding the science and the why behind a lot of what I choose to do.

Notes From A Housesit: Florence

Roberta Verdant | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Roberta Verdant

I'm currently kitty-sitting in Florence (or "Firenze," if you prefer.) I'm caring for a cat-trio: Ben, Katie and Nellie, in their art-filled apartment...

'You Don't Need to Eat Animals to Stay Fit': Five Vegans Who Have Taken the Athletic World By Storm

Hilary Wardle | Posted 27.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Hilary Wardle

With the Commonwealth Games in full swing, it seems like a good time to take a look at the link between veganism- often considered a very restrictive diet- and athletic success. Can you excel as a world class athlete without meat, eggs or milk?

From Paul McCartney to Justin Bieber; 'Hey, you can be kind! Catch this!'

Hannah Gal | Posted 24.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Hannah Gal

A PETA has become a buzzword because it is not a one-issue organisation. We watch the news, jump on stories and interject animal welfare issues into everything that we possibly can, from fashion and science to dog homelessness and how pigs become pork pies.

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.

Never Heard Of Chia Seeds? Here's Why You Should Add Them To Your Diet

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Unless you camp out in the aisles of an organic supermarket or are married to a nutritionist, chances are you've never heard of chia seeds - or, if yo...

One World, Many Lives, Our Choice

Jasmijn de Boo | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jasmijn de Boo

On 5th June, World Environment Day, we are asked to raise our voice, not the sea level. We are shouting from the rooftops and occupying as much digital space as possible. We need action because our current food production and consumption patterns are unsustainable.

Fresh Thinking: Longitude Problem Solved

Rebecca Rose | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK
Rebecca Rose

Voting has begun on the selection of the most pressing issue of our day: ensuring universal access to safe water, providing everyone with nutritious a...

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...

Meat Free May

Sarah Moyes | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Moyes

Before you begin to worry about what you'll eat, it's a lot easier than you would think. All big supermarket chains carry a variety of vegetarian friendly food including mince, sausages and even ready meals. I'm not going to pretend that vegetarian bacon tastes remotely like the real thing, but generally speaking most vegetarian products are great.

Why Everyone Is Falling in Love with Veganism

Jasmijn de Boo | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jasmijn de Boo

Everyone is now free to embrace veganism, not only those who are already vegan, but those who are thinking about it and want to start bringing more plant-based dishes into their diet, or replace their leather shoes with vegan versions. Vegans can choose from a wide range of different food and products in supermarkets and online.

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.

Sun Protection in the Raw

Janey Lee Grace | Posted 08.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Janey Lee Grace

'Lather on the sunscreen if you want to be safe in the sun' is the word on the street and yet I beg to differ. I have rather controversial views on sun protection and really believe that we need a fresh approach.

'You Don't Have To Become A Whale When Pregnant'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Controversial Instagram star and blogger Loni Jane Anthony, who was widely criticised for maintaining her fruit-based diet during pregnancy, has hit o...

How I Lost 60 Pounds Without Dieting or Eliminating Food Groups

Nowreen Nazmi | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nowreen Nazmi

In my early 20s, a friend took me to her gym, where I decided to weigh myself. The number on the scale horrified me so much that I immediately started to make better choices around eating and continued to exercise almost everyday.

Vote Now For The UK's Sexiest Vegan

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

UPDATE: Here Are The UK's Sexiest Vegans (PICTURES) Best dressed meat eater, most humorous fruitarian and nerdiest pescatarian. None of these c...