What to know about vegan collagen

Scientists have developed techniques to use genetically engineered microorganisms, such as yeast, to make “vegan collagen.” However, products containing this substance are not widely available to consumers. People who follow a vegan diet take a comprehensive and strict approach to a plant-based diet and do not eat any animal products. Veganism can extend beyond diet […]

Here Are The Top Trends In Vegan And Plant-Based Desserts

With the post-COVID increase in demand for vegan and plant-based foods and an increasing consciousness around animal welfare and the planet, the market for vegan and plant based desserts, currently valued at 2.68 billion, is poised for growth. For modern, health-conscious consumers of the 2020’s, the motivation behind dessert selections has experienced a marked shift, […]

Going Vegan – How will this benefit my health?

Did you know that November is World Vegan Month? It’s a celebration of the progress of the vegan movement and highlights the accessibility of the vegan lifestyle which serves to educate those who are interested in the vegan lifestyle or switching to a vegan diet. According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics appropriately planned […]

The 15 best vegan gifts to buy for your plant-based pals this Christmas

Wondering what presents to buy for vegan friends? Look no further than our ultimate guide to plant-based gifting. Ahh, it’s that time of year again: yep, the time where we collectively panic because we’re so close to the end of the year, and we’re far too busy having an existential crisis about how it went by […]

ARIANA GRANDE LAUNCHES AN ANIMAL RESCUE IN L.A.

It’s no secret that Ariana Grande has an affinity for animals. Dog mom to ten adorable rescue pups, she once said she loves animals more than she loves most people. Same, Ariana—same. Now, Grande is working to help other stray dogs and cats find their forever homes. The Grammy Award-winning pop singer just took to social media […]

Plant-Based Babes! Lizzo, Miley Cyrus, Kelly Osbourne and More Celebrities Who Are Vegan

Plant-Based Babes! Lizzo, Miley Cyrus, Kelly Osbourne and More Celebrities Who Are Vegan Plant-based power! Fans are always looking to Hollywood celebrities for diet and lifestyle tips, and it seems like some of the biggest stars swear by their vegan diets. Whether it’s for weight loss or ethical reasons, most A-listers credit their healthy lifestyles […]

28 Black Celebrities And Public Figures Who Are Actually Vegan

Veganism is growing and has no plans of slowing down. Did you guys know that African Americans are the fastest-growing vegan demographic? And even though people jokingly say there are no black vegans, a 2016 Pew Research Center survey found that 8% of African American adults identified as vegan. Say whaaaaa? This number has been increasing […]

Pass The Avocado On Toast: A Quarter Of Young Millennials Say Covid-19 Has Made A Vegan Diet More Appealing

The prospect of a diet packed with chickpeas, lentils, and quinoa appears to be more tempting as of late, as new research from Mintel reveals that a quarter (25%) of young British Millennials (aged 21-30) say that the COVID-19 pandemic has made a vegan diet more appealing. This is also the trend in Canada too! These […]

Tofu Sales Skyrocket Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

Tofu brands are increasing production to keep up with demand as Americans look to the soy-based protein as an alternative to animal products. Sales of tofu in the United States (as it also has in Canada) increased significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic according to data by market research firm Neilsen. During the four-week period ending […]

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. For starters, a vegan diet may help you maintain a healthy heart. What’s more, this diet may offer some protection against type 2 diabetes and certain cancers. Here are 6 science-based benefits of vegan diets. 1. […]

Are we courting another pandemic?

As we do our part by wearing masks and physically distancing, experts and government agencies are trying to contain and control COVID-19, while the cost is spiralling out of control. But it seems we need to be reminded that, most regrettably, we brought this upon ourselves. Earlier this year, we wrote about the correlation between animal exploitation […]

Slaugtherhouses and COVID-19

Conditions for those working in abattoirs are horrendous. It was inconceivable to think this situation could become worse, however, that’s indeed what has happened with COVID-19, and the scientific community is in consensus that what was an appalling situation is now so much worse. Slaughterhouse workers are being exploited at unprecedented levels due to this […]

Fostering Kittens Will Fill That Gaping Hole In Your Heart

Professional kitten rescuer Hannah Shaw’s Instagram account is cuteness overload—but she’s hoping all those feline photos will convince you to rescue a kitten of your own. If you like cats and the internet, you’re probably familiar with vegan professional kitten rescuer Kitten Lady, also known as Hannah Shaw. Through her popular Instagram page, YouTube channel, and nonprofit rescue […]

10 Vegan Activities To Stay Happy And Healthy

It’s time to tackle homemade vegan croissants and revive that meditation practice. One of the greater perks of being vegan is that when the world gives us really sour lemons, we know how to make darn good lemonade. There are certain things we can’t control, but we still have the individual power to make the […]

10 Tips For Vegans To Save Money At The Grocery Store

Saving money isn’t about sacrifice or sales; get all you need without forking over your paycheck with these simple hacks. Eating vegan is one of the most budget-friendly lifestyles out there, but like all diets, it can be expensive if you make it so. There’s the high-end natural food grocery stores, specialty nut butters, single […]

Top 10 Vegan Picks For Netflix Binge-watching During Quarantine

 From romantic comedies to reality shows, here are the must-watch shows your fellow veg-heads are currently obsessed with. As just about everyone around the world stays home to slow the spread of the coronavirus, our eyes have turned to our television and computer screens for entertainment and distraction. These days, there have never been more […]

Bunnies Are Probably The Most Amazing Animals Ever. Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Eat Or Exploit Them.

The world’s most exploited animal are playful and inquisitive, and we should celebrate them this Easter (and always). The world is filled with adorable and adoptable bunnies who are looking to give you love year-round. Unfortunately, around the Easter holiday, bunny rescues and shelters see an increase in surrendered bunnies who were adopted for some […]

China Now Classifies Dogs As “companions,” Not “livestock”

“Recognizing that dogs hold a special bond with humans is an essential first step towards eliminating the consumption and trade in dog meat,” Humane Society International China Policy Specialist Peter Li, PhD says. This week, China’s Ministry of Agriculture announced it is removing dogs from the “livestock” category and will instead consider them companion animals moving forward. […]

New Study Finds Goats Respond To Human Cues The Same Way Dogs Do

Researchers hope the study will lead to a better understanding of farmed animals’ cognitive abilities and their capacity to interact with humans. Goats can interpret human cues in the same way domesticated companions such as dogs do, according to a new study in the journal Frontiers in Psychology. The study—which was supported by grant money from Farm Sanctuary’s The […]

10 Vegan Products To Help You De-stress Immediately

Achieve a moment of calm with these stress-reducing, cruelty-free goods. The world can be an overwhelming place, especially with the current political, social, and environmental climate. While staying informed and active is essential, it’s also important to take a step back and recuperate so you can continue showing up for yourself and others without burning […]