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Vegan Diet

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.

Can We Please Stop 'Listening to Our Bodies'?

Ed Coffin | Posted 11.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Ed Coffin

There are certainly many debates we can have surrounding the vegan lifestyle, but whether or not we need to eat animal products to be healthy isn't one of them. No one needs to "listen to their body" to decide if they can go vegan or not.

Why Vegans and Paleos Should Stop Hating Each Other

Matt Frazier | Posted 11.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Matt Frazier

Though we focus on the differences in our diets, and fight like pissed-off hornets as a result, the healthy versions of both Paleo and vegan diets look an awful lot alike.

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
JAINA

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 YouBeauty.com 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
Steve-O

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.