Veganism is a diet that excludes all animal products. Many people choose to be vegan out of environmental and ethical concerns over the resource consumption, habitat mismanagement, and animal treatment perpetuated for industrialized animal consumption; spiritual beliefs regarding the sanctity of all life; or health concerns—or some combination of the three.

Vegan Women of Color Break New Ground

Vegan women of color around the country are on a mission to prove just how connected animal welfare is to gender, race, and class issues.

6 Science-Based Health Benefits of Eating Vegan

Vegan diets are known to help people lose weight. However, they also offer an array of additional health benefits.

Is a Plant-Based Diet Enough to Keep You Healthy?

The number of people choosing a plant-based diet is growing steadily, some adopting the pattern of eating out of concerns for animal welfare or the environment and others for health reasons.

Your Brain When You Eat Vegan: A Conversation with Kimberly Snyder

In the last three years alone, there’s been a 600% increase in people identifying as vegans in the U.S.—but there are still so many many myths and misconceptions about the vegan diet.

Eating Meat Will Be Considered Unthinkable to Many 50 Years from Now

People in the future will be horrified that we once ate meat.

Are There Health Benefits to Going Vegan?

More and more people are eating vegan meals – and part of the reason is it’s seen as healthier. Is it really better for you? In the first of a new vegan series on BBC Future and BBC Good Food, Jessica Brown looks at the evidence.

Incorporating Compassion for Farmed Animals

“The platform on which I stand has been constructed by the tireless animal advocates and activists, the unsung heroes, whose courage and commitment to speak the truth in the face of overwhelming social denial—to demand compassion and justice for all beings.” —Melanie Joy

Dis-Ease of the Heart: The Psychology of Eating Animals

Like so many people, including myself for much of my life, the woman on the plane lived with a deep, internal conflict when it came to eating animals – a conflict that was outside of her awareness and therefore outside of her control. - Melanie Joy

The Plant-Based Ketogenic Diet

A lot of diets come and go, but for the most part, we live by the idea that if there aren’t vegetables at the heart of one, it can’t be that great.

Tools and Tips for a Plant-Based Ketogenic Diet

Approaching any new way of eating—whether it’s learning cheese is not your friend or trying to cut out gluten to see how you feel—is tough.


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