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Vegan Diet

3 Strange Social Challenges I've Encountered Being Vegan

Zoe Eisenberg | Posted 07.17.2014 | Women
Zoe Eisenberg

Many assume the most difficult part about going vegan is giving up mom's holiday ham or that midnight slice of cheesy pizza. In actuality, many of the biggest tribulations the lifestyle serves up have nothing to do with diet. They are social.

I Don't Diet, I Just Go Vegan

Zoe Lintzeris | Posted 06.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Zoe Lintzeris

It's not easy going totally green, but it's hard to admit that it didn't feel good.

Can a Serious Climber Also Be Vegan?

Kuntal Joisher | Posted 06.19.2014 | Green
Kuntal Joisher

I was able to adjust to all of these severe conditions while eating healthy vegan food such as raw vegetables and fruits, buckwheat, rice porridges, wheat breads, and dried fruits and nuts.

When Pets Don't Get Enough of the Right Kind of Protein

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 06.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

A heartbreaking case at an animal hospital in North Melbourne, Australia offers another opportunity to warn pet owners about the dangers of feeding bi...

Will the Real 'Best Diet' Please Stand Up

Katie Morford | Posted 07.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Katie Morford

It was completely reasonable for this woman to inquire about ingredients, particularly if she has a gluten intolerance or celiac disease. The problem was the air of judgement, as if only a crazy person would eat a slice of bread.

Vegan Foods You Already Love -- And Didn't Even Know Were Vegan

Menuism | Posted 07.12.2014 | Taste
Menuism

Chances you, you're probably eating a lot of vegan food without even knowing it.

Rachel Lost 100 Pounds: 'I Hope To Do A Marathon One Day'

Posted 05.08.2014 | Healthy Living

Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured in our I Lost Weight series! Name: R...

Veganism Is A Woman's Lifestyle

The Huffington Post | Taste Editors | Posted 04.01.2014 | Taste

It isn't always easy being vegan. With so much of mainstream food culture obsessing over meat -- ahem, bacon -- and the rest of it addicted to butter,...

Mayim's Vegan Table

Elsa Giannakoudaki | Posted 03.26.2014 | Taste
Elsa Giannakoudaki

It's not always easy trying to please your kids at the dinner table. They have one idea of how and what they should be eating, and you another. With...

Why America Will Be Vegan By 2050

Kathy Stevens | Posted 05.10.2014 | Food
Kathy Stevens

I'm making a prediction: America will be vegan by 2050. Sound preposterous? Not if we work together to make it happen.

Everything You Need To Know About Vegan Weddings

Sarah Prager | Posted 05.03.2014 | Weddings
Sarah Prager

Even Beyoncé and Jay-Z gave it a try.

12 Things You Should Know Before Going Vegan

Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

By K. Aleisha Fetters Veganism has come a long way: Once reserved for peace-loving hippies, interest in a totally animal-free diet is at an all-t...

High Net-Gain Nutrition

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Brendan Brazier, athlete, author, and creator of Vega and Thrive Forward My nutrition philosophy, summarized in the Thrive book s...

Obamacare vs. How Much Do You Care?

Sandy Pukel | Posted 03.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Sandy Pukel

I share a similar mindset with President Clinton with respect to most issues and initiatives. Where we differ profoundly is on the issue of Obamacare....

Why Celebrities Go Vegan

Sandy Pukel | Posted 02.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Sandy Pukel

Whatever your reasons for following or considering a vegan diet, you can probably find inspiration and ideas from coverage of the celebrities' practices.

The Real 'Fat Shame': Ignoring the Obesity Epidemic

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 02.05.2014 | Green
Ingrid Newkirk

Urging women to adopt a healthy, humane vegan diet in order to lose weight isn't "fat shaming" any more than urging people with heart disease to eat better is "clogged-artery shaming." The use of the word "shaming" is a sham.

Jay Z and Beyonce: Vegan Power or Celebrity Hype?

Khnum 'Stic' Ibomu | Posted 02.04.2014 | Celebrity
Khnum 'Stic' Ibomu

With all the poppin' Molly references, sippin' syrup advocacy, swimming in pools of alcohol advertising, and chronic weed abuse promotion that hip hop has become the modern day vehicle for, it's refreshing to see health addressed positively from icons of Jay Z and Beyonce's status.

15 Celebrities You Never Knew Were Vegan

Posted 12.04.2013 | Green

More people than you may have thought are on plant-based and animal-free diets: PETA reports that 2.5 percent of U.S. residents are vegans, while anot...

The Science Behind A Vegan Diet

Next Avenue | Maureen Callahan | Posted 11.10.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Maureen Callahan Ex-heavyweight champion Mike Tyson credits his vegan diet with helping him lose 140 pounds. Ellen D...

On Bittman and Kristof, Salmonella and Chickens

Kathy Stevens | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Kathy Stevens

Paulie quickly learned the sound of my car, charged to my car door when he heard it, squawking and hopping up and down like a lunatic, wanting a car ride. Paulie loved sitting in my lap and driving around town!

Culver City's Best New Restaurant

Xaque Gruber | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

I, for one, am a meat eater and am always skeptical about vegan restaurants, but with a menu as varied as it is satisfying, Sage is a welcome addition to the Culver City foodie landscape and a place I look forward to revisiting.

20 Questions for Animal Lovers on World Day for Farmed Animals

Kathy Stevens | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Kathy Stevens

Wednesday, October 2 is World Day for Farmed Animals, a day on which animal advocates around the world hold vigils, celebrations and other events designed to heighten public awareness of our treatment of fellow beings.

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Went Vegan

Matt Frazier | Posted 11.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Matt Frazier

The commitment to officially say "I'm vegan" was a decision I deliberated about for a long time. Now that this once extreme lifestyle now feels familiar, I have just enough perspective to wish I could go back and give my pre-vegan self (or someone else in my shoes) a few pointers.

Molasses and Hawaii's Environmental Blind Spot

Frank DeGiacomo | Posted 11.23.2013 | Hawaii
Frank DeGiacomo

It's a blind spot for Hawaii's green politicians, green advocacy groups, and many people who profess to be green. It's an inconvenient truth that animal agriculture's annual share of total global greenhouse emissions is estimated at 51 percent or more.

The Regal Vegan: Fooling Jewish Grandmothers w/Faux Gras

Liza de Guia | Posted 11.19.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Meet Ella Nemova, the Founder and Chief Faux Gras-preneur of The Regal Vegan, an artisan food company in Brooklyn focused on decadent vegan treats. Her opinions are fiery, and her suggestions eye-opening.