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.

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

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

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.

Do Vegan or Vegetarian Diets Help Reduce Arthritis Inflammation?

Science has long touted the inflammation-fighting benefits of a healthy diet: one low in saturated fats and added sugars and high in fruits, veggies, lean protein (such as omega-3-rich wild salmon) and whole grains.

Plant Eater: 6 Types of Vegetarian Diets Explained

One of humanity’s biggest mysteries is the Bermuda Triangle. Another one is: “What the heck do vegetarians eat?” (Hint: It’s not just lettuce.)

The Meat of the Matter

Dr. Melanie Joy coined the term 'carnism' in considering the question of why do we eat certain types of meat and not others. Carnism is the invisible belief system that conditions us to eat certain types of animals.

Black Vegetarian: Queen Afua, Part 1

I am thrilled to be able to share a recent interview we did with Queen Afua, author of Heal Thyself and Sacred Women and many other books that have been powerful catalysts for change for many people.

Vegetarians, Get Inside the Minds of Meat Eaters

According to Melanie Joy, to understand the psychology of meat eaters, vegetarians must navigate through a labyrinth of ethical and moral contradictions. Yet, doing so would help bridge the often contentious divide between the two groups. - Katie Leo

What Is the Difference Between Veganism and Vegetarianism?

Vegans and vegetarians choose not to eat meat. However, veganism is stricter and also prohibits dairy, eggs, honey, and any other items that derive from animal products, such as leather and silk.

Beyond Meat Ceo Makes a Big Prediction for Plant-Based Meat vs. Animal Protein

Beef patties and hot dogs are synonymous with summer, but Beyond Meat founder and CEO, Ethan Brown, has made a remarkable prediction that may sway consumers in the check-out aisle.

Beyond Meat Ceo on Early Naysayers: A New Idea Is “Crazy Until It’s Not”"

When Ethan Brown quit his day job as a clean energy executive in 2009 to launch plant-based protein company Beyond Meat—most famous for making a juicy vegan burger that “bleeds” like a beef burger—people thought he was crazy, he says.


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