The Active Learning Elementary School’s Director of the Wellness and Nutrition Program, Christian Ledesma, shares all the ways his students are reaping the benefits of the vegetarian lunch menu he helped implement.
Hampton Creek Foods is a startup that wants to move the world away from animal-based foods by creating alternatives that are genuinely tastier, healthier, and cheaper, and the Founders Fund is bankrolling those efforts.
Google Trends reveals the dramatic growth in veganism is not confined to the UK and USA. The vegan diet trend is now officially a worldwide trending phenomenon.
Kaiser Permanente’s peer-reviewed medical science journal tells physicians to promote plant-based diets to patients.
The dangerously high salt levels in processed food and fast food remain essentially unchanged, despite numerous calls from public and private health agencies for the food industry to voluntarily reduce sodium levels, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study conducted with the Center for Science in the Public Interest.
“If we shift our thinking about what we eat, and how it gets to our plates, we’ll be more open to the food innovations that are out there,” explained Gates.
Dr. T. Colin Campbell’s son, Nelson Campbell, has recently launched the Wholevana Community program for individuals committed to the empowering ideas of a plant-based diet.
According to Tyson CEO Donnie Smith, the company has experienced more than a 40 percent decrease in net income due to dwindling demand and rising feed prices.
The gourmet raw food school is now offering a comprehensive series of certification courses on the science of raw food nutrition in order to help improve general health.
Chain restaurant, Silver Diner, has started serving nine new vegan dishes, from a Warm Roasted Vegetable Salad to Black Bean Hummus to a Vegan Milkshake.
Policy Mic’s Amy Anderson defends the star’s choice to abide by a vegan lifestyle throughout her pregnancy.
VegNews reports that with a rising number of affordable animal-free alternatives, Vegfest UK has seen a surge in traffic on its social media outlets after the recent horse meat scandal. VegNews also reports a 100 percent increase in vegan book sales on both Amazon and eBay.