Why Mushrooms Are the Hottest Wellness Trend Right Now (and 14 Products You Need)

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Why Mushrooms Are the Hottest Wellness Trend Right Now (and 14 Products You Need)

We’re examining one of the biggest wellness trends, and how you can enjoy its benefits from mushroom-infused chips to chocolate and coffee. 

Dear Men: Eating Soy (or Impossible Whoppers) Won’t Give You Man Boobs

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Dear Men: Eating Soy (or Impossible Whoppers) Won’t Give You Man Boobs

There is no evidence that consuming soy will make you grow breasts. Dairy, on the other hand, probably could.

From Vegan Chicken to Plant-Based Bacon: The Top 5 Vegan Food Trends of 2022

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From Vegan Chicken to Plant-Based Bacon: The Top 5 Vegan Food Trends of 2022

Goodbye cauliflower and hello mushrooms and chickpeas! We take a look at the vegan food trends on the menu in 2022.

Plant-Based Protein Just As Good As Whey for Building Muscle, New Study Finds

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Plant-Based Protein Just As Good As Whey for Building Muscle, New Study Finds

A new study found that men who consume adequate amounts of plant-based protein with soy supplementation can build as much muscle mass as those who eat animal products and whey protein powder.

Keto Named the Least-Healthy Diet of the Year. How Did the Vegan Diet Rank? 

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Keto Named the Least-Healthy Diet of the Year. How Did the Vegan Diet Rank? 

The US News and World Report’s annual diet rankings place keto at the bottom of the list for healthy eating. What do nutrition experts think about the vegan diet? 

World Champion Fencer Miles Chamley-Watson Dares Everyone to Eat Vegan Chicken

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World Champion Fencer Miles Chamley-Watson Dares Everyone to Eat Vegan Chicken

Olympian Miles Chamley-Watson is known for disrupting the status quo in his sport of fencing and his new partnership with Daring Foods aims to topple the broken chicken industry with realistic vegan chicken. 

This Year, Someone New Is Signing Up for Veganuary Every 2.5 Seconds

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This Year, Someone New Is Signing Up for Veganuary Every 2.5 Seconds

The Veganuary campaign—which has amassed 2 million sign-ups to date—is now seeing someone new pledging to go vegan every few seconds.

Meat Industry Pollution Linked to 90,000 Premature Deaths in China, New Study Finds 

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Meat Industry Pollution Linked to 90,000 Premature Deaths in China, New Study Finds 

China’s growing meat consumption per capita is leading to higher ammonia emissions, a pollutant that has been linked to 90,000 premature deaths according to a joint study between Chinese University and Britain’s University of Exeter.  

Busting the 3 Biggest Vegan Diet Myths

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Busting the 3 Biggest Vegan Diet Myths

Vegan nutritionist Julieanna Hever sets the record straight on plant-based protein.

How a Plant-Based Diet Helped Spider-Man's Jacob Batalon Drop 112 Pounds

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How a Plant-Based Diet Helped Spider-Man’s Jacob Batalon Drop 112 Pounds

Actor Jacob Batalon—who stars in new film ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’—credits a plant-based diet and exercise for his weight loss.

The Healthcare Industry Will Go Completely Vegan, If These Doctors Have Anything to Do With It

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The Healthcare Industry Will Go Completely Vegan, If These Doctors Have Anything to Do With It

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine did not take home the 2017 VegNews Veggie Award for Nonprofit of the Year for nothing. To say they are changing the world is a gross understatement.

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Meat-Eaters Produce Nearly 60 Percent More Greenhouse Gases than Vegetarians, Study Finds

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Meat-Eaters Produce Nearly 60 Percent More Greenhouse Gases than Vegetarians, Study Finds

University of Leeds researchers studied the carbon footprints of 3,000 foods to find that non-vegetarians produce 59 percent more greenhouse gas emissions than vegetarians.

New Study Finds Mushrooms May Lower Risk of Depression

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New Study Finds Mushrooms May Lower Risk of Depression

With 24,000 participants, this new study highlights the importance of consuming mushrooms as a means of reducing depression.

British Columbia Is Shutting Down Its Mink Fur Industry for Good 

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British Columbia Is Shutting Down Its Mink Fur Industry for Good 

After multiple outbreaks of COVID-19 on mink fur farms, British Columbia will cease all mink fur farming by 2025. 

Eating Fat from Plants Instead of Meat Drops Stroke Risk by 12 Percent, Study Suggests

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Eating Fat from Plants Instead of Meat Drops Stroke Risk by 12 Percent, Study Suggests

Researchers find that consuming plant-based fats versus meat-derived fats resulted in a decreased risk of stroke. 

Older Vegans Need 58 Percent Less Medication, New Study Finds

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Older Vegans Need 58 Percent Less Medication, New Study Finds

A new study, published in the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, found that a vegan diet reduces the number of medications an older adult takes by 58 percent.

5 Deliciously Dairy-Free Diwali Desserts 

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5 Deliciously Dairy-Free Diwali Desserts 

Celebrate the Hindu festival of light with dairy-free versions of some of India’s favorite sweet treats.

New Era of High Fashion: Italy Votes to Shut Down Fur Farming 

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New Era of High Fashion: Italy Votes to Shut Down Fur Farming 

Cardi B Wants to Go Vegan. Asks 20 Million Fans for Help. 

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Cardi B Wants to Go Vegan. Asks 20 Million Fans for Help. 

The 10 Vegan Foods You Should Be Eating to Fight Stress

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The 10 Vegan Foods You Should Be Eating to Fight Stress

Dealing with stress? These healthy vegan foods are the best for achieving optimal health. 

Another Study Links Plant-Based Diet to Reduced Prostate Cancer Risk

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Another Study Links Plant-Based Diet to Reduced Prostate Cancer Risk

The new study, published in the Journal of Urology, finds that greater consumption of plant-based foods lowers the risk of prostate cancer for men under 65.

Rock Legend Bryan Adams Just Helped Launch a New Vegan Dairy Company

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Rock Legend Bryan Adams Just Helped Launch a New Vegan Dairy Company

As a founding member of vegan dairy startup bettermoo(d), Bryan Adams wants to further champion veganism, starting with encouraging consumers to give up cows’ milk.

The Rise of Veganism in the Latinx Community

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The Rise of Veganism in the Latinx Community

Miami native, cookbook author, and globetrotter extraordinaire Carolyn Scott-Hamilton talks about the burgeoning vegan movement in the Latinx community.

First Study of Its Kind Links Vegan Meat to Better Gut Health (Plus an Icky Side Effect)

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First Study of Its Kind Links Vegan Meat to Better Gut Health (Plus an Icky Side Effect)

Researchers found that replacing animal meat with vegan meats such as burgers, sausages, and meatballs can increase levels of health-promoting gut bacteria.

Awkwafina Is the Voice of Lightlife's New Plant-Based Meat Campaign

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Awkwafina Is the Voice of Lightlife’s New Plant-Based Meat Campaign

Actress Awkwafina is lending her distinctive voice to plant-based meat brand Lightlife’s new wellness campaign. 

Venus Williams Says No Whey with Launch of New Vegan Protein Powder

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Venus Williams Says No Whey with Launch of New Vegan Protein Powder

Tennis legend Venus Williams is expanding her Happy Viking brand with superfood powders that rely on peas, not whey, for protein.  

The Long-Term Consequences of a Keto Diet: Heart Disease, Diabetes, and Cancer, New Study Finds

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The Long-Term Consequences of a Keto Diet: Heart Disease, Diabetes, and Cancer, New Study Finds

A new study found that although a keto diet promotes quick weight loss, it also significantly increases the risk of heart disease, kidney failure, Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, and cancer.

6 Tips for Losing Weight on a Vegan Diet

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6 Tips for Losing Weight on a Vegan Diet

You can’t outrun your mouth. Get shredded by crunching those greens—not your abs.

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Eating One Hot Dog Shortens Healthy Life by 36 Minutes, Study Finds. Eating One Peanut-Butter and Jelly Sandwich Can Help Get It Back. 

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Ziggy Marley Just Launched "Apawthecary," a Vegan CBD Line for Dogs

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The Largest Study of Its Kind Links Meat to 18-Percent Increase in Heart Disease Risk  

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Olivia Newton-John Is Turning to Plant-Based Diet to Fight Cancer

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A Plant-Based Diet Slashes Menopause Hot Flashes by 84 Percent

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Jaden Smith and His Mom Donate Vegan Body Care Products to LA's Unhoused Community

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Study of Over 300,000 Women Links Meat and Dairy with 12 Percent Increased Breast Cancer Risk

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A Vegan Diet Reduces Severe COVID-19 Symptoms Up to 73 Percent, Study Finds

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A Vegan Diet Reduces Severe COVID-19 Symptoms Up to 73 Percent, Study Finds

Danish Researchers Raise $9 Million to Develop a New Vegan Protein That's Better for the Planet 

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Joaquin Phoenix Won’t Force His Son to Be Vegan. But Should He? 

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Joaquin Phoenix Won’t Force His Son to Be Vegan. But Should He? 

Heart Disease Is the Number One Killer. Eating a Vegan Dinner Could Change That. 

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Heart Disease Is the Number One Killer. Eating a Vegan Dinner Could Change That. 

Animal Agriculture Linked to More than 12,000 Air Pollution Deaths Annually

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