Have you ever said, ‘I’m a chocoholic’ or ‘I could never give up chocolate!’ Or maybe ‘I’m not fit enough to start running’? Maybe these statements don’t resonate with you but thinking back there may have been a time when you’ve said something similar. It might be that others have labelled you in a negative […]
There has been no better time to be vegan; the lifestyle is rapidly gaining popularity around the world, and vegan options abound. However, now that virtually every “guilty pleasure” has been veganized, a generic vegan diet doesn’t always equate to a healthy diet. If your New Year’s resolution involves a bit less fast-food and fewer trips to […]
So many facets of our lives have dramatically changed since the start of this year, not least of all being our foodways. Covid-19 has disrupted supply chains in virtually every industry, a number of products have faced shortages throughout this past spring and summer, and consumers have to mitigate the health risk of something as simple […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
“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. […]
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 […]
Tossing and turning is so last year! From weighted blankets to bath bombs, these soothing items will help you fall and stay asleep. Getting a good night’s sleep is as important as ever—and harder than ever too, due to the unrelentingly plugged-in nature of our society. Adequate deep sleep helps ease stress, anxiety, aging effects, […]
From browsing virtual museums to cooking indulgent vegan dinners, make the most of your time at home by focusing on your physical and mental wellbeing, staycation style. Dozing off on a plane and waking up in France or Spain is a treat when we can make it happen, but sometimes there are circumstances when vacation […]
Stepping onto an animal sanctuary can feel like entering a wonderland where violence ceases to exist. The happy and peaceful animals, beautiful settings, and camaraderie of fellow animal-lovers can be as therapeutic for visitors as for the rescued residents. The coronavirus pandemic has made visiting most farm animal sanctuaries impossible, but gorgeous photography books about […]
The new report, published by non-profit organization Switch4Good, features essays from leading clinicians and nutritionists on the negative effects of dairy consumption. A new scientific report on the connections between dairy consumption, health, and athletic performance says the science is clear: dairy does a body bad. Published by non-profit health organization Switch4Good—founded by vegan […]
#1 of 9 – Cherries: The colour of cherries is from a source called anthocyanin, one of the most potent phytochemicals known to fight inflammation which causes red skin. Click next to see how great green tea is!
#1 of 5 – Cardio: Cardio can increase belly fat and speed up the aging process if done in excess. It overtaxes your body and increases the production of the stress hormone cortisol. Click next to see how bad ab exercises are!
#1 of 10 – Hair Conditioner: Use coconut oil as a conditioner after a shower. Even without having to use shampoo! Get that shine back in no time! Click next to see how good it is at removing makeup!