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?

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

What the Health is Now on Netflix

Netflix has just added “the health film that health organizations don't want you to see,” as described by the filmmakers, Kip Andersen and Keegan Kuhn. What the Health gives an eye opening account of the relationship between diet and health. “What the Health is the groundbreaking follow-up film from the creators of the award-winning documentary … Continue reading What the Health is Now on Netflix

Dairy Drops Suppliers After Years of Surplus

A Pennsylvania dairy has cut ties with 11 out of 85 of it’s milk suppliers. Galliker’s Dairy had been running on a surplus for years, incurring significant financial losses after being unable to sell all the milk produced by its suppliers. By eliminating 13 percent of its suppliers, Galliker’s Dairy will now produce 2 million … Continue reading Dairy Drops Suppliers After Years of Surplus

Vegan Athlete Sets World Record

Sara Lee, a competitor for the vegan non-profit bodybuilding organization PlantBuilt, set the world and American records for kettlebell at the 2017 Naturally Fit Games in Austin, TX on June 3rd. Lee, who has been vegan nearly 4 years, joined 38 of her teammates for The Games, which included a range of competitions including CrossFit, … Continue reading Vegan Athlete Sets World Record