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Vegan Diet

How Well Do You Know The Nutrition Basics?

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.04.2014 | Healthy Living

For such a universal activity, eating can be pretty confusing. Grocery stores are crowded with nutritional jargon -- think: organic, vegan, enriched, ...

Vegans Say Goodbye to Meat... and Misconceptions

Eliana Rose Jordan | Posted 02.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Eliana Rose Jordan

I'm a realistic person. I don't expect the whole world to make the same choice I made, because I know that there are a lot of dedicated meat eaters out there. My only condition is this: Know your facts about veganism before you jump to conclusions.

If Vegans Replaced Plants With Insects, They'd Harm Fewer Animals

Posted 11.14.2014 | Healthy Living

By James McWilliams Until very recently the idea of eating insects was taboo for most first-world consumers. But that’s beginning to change. I...

19 Vegan Cupcakes That Are Just As Tasty As Their Originals

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 09.10.2014 | Taste

Eggs and milk are two main ingredients in most traditional cupcakes, making it difficult for vegans to enjoy the world's cutest dessert. But with some...

Interview With Plant-Based Nutrition Expert Dr. Michael Greger

Sandy Pukel | Posted 10.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Sandy Pukel

A founding member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Michael Greger is a physician, author, and internationally-recognized speaker on ...

5 Things Holding You Back From Going Vegan

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 10.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

If you've made the choice (or goal) of going completely meat-free, don't allow your surroundings and your own fears to stop you. Hopefully, these tips can be one step towards helping you achieve the changes in your diet that are important to you.

Healthy Eating Is Not A Contest

Karen Ann Kennedy | Posted 10.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Ann Kennedy

I wore what I didn't eat like a badge of honor. As a certified health coach, I felt like it was important to "walk the talk" and make sure that I was taking exceptional care of myself; but like every other thing in life, you can take even good things too far!

Seeds Mean Freedom: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 09.26.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

In 2013, I began giving a seed grant every single day of the year to a social change visionary with a practical plan to make their community and the w...

3 Strange Social Challenges I've Encountered Being Vegan

Zoe Eisenberg | Posted 09.16.2014 | 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

Zoë Lintzeris | Posted 06.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Zoë 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 08.19.2014 | 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 08.05.2014 | 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 | Home
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.