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Vegan Diet

You'd Never Guess These 12 Foods Are Vegan

Posted 09.13.2013 | Healthy Living

The basics are a no-brainer when you're trying to eat a diet free of animal products. But while things like meat, eggs and cheese are easy to avoid, a...

The Ethical Meat Fallacy

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 11.11.2013 | Green
Ingrid Newkirk

Video footage released last week which shows sickening scenes of cruelty to pigs reportedly taken at a Freedom Food-certified farm in Cheshire is deeply jarring and makes it clear, yet again, that the notion of ethical meat is a myth.

The 17 Weirdest Things I Do Now That I'm Vegan

Matt Frazier | Posted 11.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Matt Frazier

Let's face it. Being vegan (or even vegetarian) is pretty weird. But that's okay -- weird is the new cool. Being weird, I've found, is not just fun; it's addictive.

Top 5 Reasons to Eat a Plant-Based Diet

Carole Bartolotto | Posted 11.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Carole Bartolotto

It's hard to argue with a plant-based diet when it benefits our health, waistline, environment, wallet, and conscience.

What 5 Vegan Celebrities Eat For Breakfast

Posted 09.04.2013 | Healthy Living

Even if you're not indulging in a bacon, egg and cheese sandwich, chances are your breakfast contain at least a little something off limits on a vegan...

Animal Rights and Plant Based Diets: Short-Lived Fad or Longstanding Tradition?

JAINA | Posted 09.28.2013 | Religion

While the majority of westerners believe vegetarianism to be a mostly recent phenomenon, Jains know this is not the case.

There's No Health Argument for Veganism

Ed Coffin | Posted 09.18.2013 | Green
Ed Coffin

Eating more plant-based foods is beneficial for our health and for the environment. There's no argument about that. However, we need to make a distinction between veganism and a plant-based diet.

Why Do Vegans Eat "Fake" Meat?

Ed Coffin | Posted 09.07.2013 | Green
Ed Coffin

Vegans are in no way being hypocritical, or proving they are suppressing their desires by eating "fake" meats. In fact, they are being morally consistent and enjoying their food just like everyone else, sans the animal products.

Patriotism: The #1 Reason to Eat a Veggie Dog on July 4th

Kathy Stevens | Posted 08.28.2013 | Green
Kathy Stevens

Here are five reasons to celebrate your independence from a diet that promotes environmental devastation, obesity, disease, and animal suffering.

Strange Celebrity Diets

Posted 06.28.2013 | Celebrity

Stars resort to some seriously strange methods to lose weight, ranging from the wacky to the downright dangerous. Whatever happened to eating moderate...

What Not To Say To Someone Who Doesn't Eat Meat

Posted 06.25.2013 | Healthy Living

No matter their reason for choosing to forgo meat, vegetarians and vegans are certainly entitled to eat how they'd like. And yet, despite noted benefi...

Why and How I Became a Vegan

Kevin Powell | Posted 08.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Kevin Powell

You ultimately must do what you feel is best for your body, your soul, your mind, your conscience. For me, veganism is an extension of my activism and life of public service helping others to be self-empowered and self-aware.

5 Tips for Going Vegan

Michelle Weiss | Posted 09.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Michelle Weiss

These tips are for everyone who has ever wondered how vegans stay vegan, for everyone who has ever considered going vegan and for everyone who thinks vegans are crazy hippie people and are just reading this blog to write a snarky remark in the comment section.

We've Become The 'Preeminent Destination' For This...

Gabrielle Canon | Posted 07.29.2013 | Los Angeles
Gabrielle Canon

Despite the potential issues that may arise from veganism, it has been embraced by Angelinos and is not going away anytime soon. Restaurants throughout the city provide an array of vegan options.

5 Risky Diet Mistakes Vegetarians Make (And How You Can Avoid Them)

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 07.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

People automatically associate a vegetarian or vegan diet with health, but in reality, eliminating meat from the diet is not necessarily a ticket to good health. In fact, it's just as easy to be an unhealthy vegetarian as it is to be an unhealthy omnivore.

Consider Becoming A Part-Time Vegan

Kathy Freston | Posted 07.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

Truly, Mark Bittman's new book Vegan Before Six is offering a way of eating that could be transformational: Readers will lose weight (if they have weight to lose), have more energy, and suffer much lower risk for diabetes and heart disease. And animals and the earth will be better off.

How to Conserve Money and Resources Enjoying a Plant-Based Lifestyle

Christina Ross | Posted 06.25.2013 | Los Angeles
Christina Ross

Overall, a bulk of the recipe for making my lifestyle work is passion, creativity and resourcefulness. I truly believe anyone who wants to eat more veggies can find a way to make it work for them.

WATCH: Mike Tyson, Devout Vegan?

OWN | Posted 04.09.2013 | OWN

The world knows Mike Tyson as a record-breaking heavyweight boxing champion whose career saw dramatic highs (such as when he became the first heavywei...

Interest In Vegan Diets On The Rise

The Huffington Post | Anjali Sareen | Posted 04.03.2013 | Healthy Living

With influential figures like former President Bill Clinton announcing his enthusiasm for a vegan diet, and celebs like Justin Timberlake singing "Bri...

Vegan Secrets: The Healthy Side Benefits I Didn't Expect

Anjali Sareen | Posted 05.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Anjali Sareen

When I first made the decision to adopt a vegan diet, many of the more "seasoned" vegans in my life told me about all the wonderful benefits I could expect. Those things all sounded great, but after I went vegan, I discovered a whole world of benefits no one had ever told me about.

Does Going Vegan Help Your Skin?

Posted 03.24.2013 | Healthy Living

By Deborah Dunham for You already know that a healthy diet is synonymous with healthy skin. But what about vegan diets? Can you chalk...

Crazy for Veggies: Cutting Cruelty Out of My Lifestyle

Steve-O | Posted 05.21.2013 | Green

There's a lot of violence in the world, but here's an area where all of us can make a positive difference, first in our own lives, and then in the lives of others. Together, we can spread compassion far and wide.

7 Tips to Help You Lose Weight on a Plant-Based Diet

Meg Wolff | Posted 05.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Meg Wolff

Once in a while I get an email or a Facebook message from a reader or a friend saying that they've been following a plant-based way of eating, but they aren't losing the weight that they were hoping to lose. Here are a few tips to help you in this direction.

Conquering The Standard American Diet, Vegan Style

Anjali Sareen | Posted 05.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Anjali Sareen

This is what my diet started to look like after I had been vegan for about a year. Instead of trying to replace foods I remembered, like meat tacos or bologna sandwiches, I discovered a whole new array of foods that were just as delicious (if not more) and better for me in every way.

Plant-Based Meals: Everyone Loves a Quickie

Meg Wolff | Posted 04.28.2013 | Taste
Meg Wolff

The most common question I get about healthy plant-based cooking is this: "Do you have some really quick recipes? I've found some truly healthy recipes that can be easily prepared. Here are a few tried and true "quickies" anyone can easily enjoy.