How Much Protein Do You Really Need?

Protein. The most talked about, and most misunderstood macronutrient. Everyone is so worried about not getting enough protein but do we even know how much we need? While this nutrient is imperative to health and proper body function, big companies have exaggerated our need for it, leading us to become a society obsessed with protein. … Continue reading How Much Protein Do You Really Need?

One Month Yoga Challenge: What I Learned About Myself

31 days of yoga. No rest days. No lazy days. No excuses. I mentally prepared myself as if I were going to boot camp. I do not like failing and I knew that by setting this challenge for myself, I would fully commit and give it all I had. So, why do a 1-month yoga … Continue reading One Month Yoga Challenge: What I Learned About Myself

Plant-Based Vending Machines to Pop up in San Francisco

Plant-based company leCupboard plans to install the first of 30 food vending machines in strategic locations throughout San Francisco over the next three months. The goal is that these interactive machines will help people fight disease with food. “The goal is to reconnect preventative healthcare with food,” said founder Lamiaâ Bounahmidi. “Everyone is going around … Continue reading Plant-Based Vending Machines to Pop up in San Francisco

How to Respond to 6 Common Vegan Questions

As a vegan, you’re likely to get oodles of questions about your lifestyle. These questions can come from a place of curiosity, love, defense, or even judgment. And you’re bound to get some of the same questions many, many times. Some of these questions can seem ridiculous and worthy of a snarky response. Before you … Continue reading How to Respond to 6 Common Vegan Questions

How to Get Rid of Acne Without Medication or Creams

It goes without saying that acne is annoying, embarrassing, and sometimes painful. It’s something most of us experience in high school and some of us are stuck with into adulthood. Getting rid of acne is not done with a pill or an ointment. Those solutions are merely treating the problem. To clear up your acne … Continue reading How to Get Rid of Acne Without Medication or Creams

Israel’s First Vegan Supermarket Now Open

Israel’s first completely vegan grocery store just opened in Tel Aviv. Gal Hayarok (Green Wave) is described as a “safe space” for herbivores in the country with more vegans per capita than any other country in the world. Founders Refael Avraham and Eylon Zakzar guarantee that all 4,000+ of their products are absolutely, 100 percent animal-free at … Continue reading Israel’s First Vegan Supermarket Now Open

Argentinian President Institutes Vegan Mondays

Argentina’s presidential cabinet has committed to eating only plant-based foods once a week in an effort to reduce the environmental impact of agriculture. Casa Rosada (the equivalent of the White House in the United States) announced they will be serving strictly vegan food on Mondays. Argentina’s meat-eating culture inspired the 554 employees of Casa Rosada, … Continue reading Argentinian President Institutes Vegan Mondays

8 Vegan-Friendly Summer Activities Everyone Should Try

Summer is here and we’ve got the +90 degree weather to prove it. No matter how hot it is, summer has always been my favorite season and the time of year when I get that itch to get outside and play. I find that some of my favorite activities are those that allow me to … Continue reading 8 Vegan-Friendly Summer Activities Everyone Should Try

Number of Vegans in U.S. Up 500% in 3 Years

Six percent of U.S. consumers now identify as vegan, up from a measly 1 percent in 2014, according to a report compiled by GlobalData. The report, titled “Top Trends in Prepared Foods in 2017,” also found that 44 percent of Germans follow a low-meat diet, which is an increase from the 26 percent in 2014. … Continue reading Number of Vegans in U.S. Up 500% in 3 Years

23 Tips for a Happy, Healthy Life

Get a great night’s sleep. Whether that means turning off technology a couple hours before bedtime, taking a hot bath, or even getting a new bed, do it. Good sleep is critical not only for productivity but also for allowing your body the time it needs to restore itself. Don’t skip the most important meal … Continue reading 23 Tips for a Happy, Healthy Life