The Eat Drink Vegan food and lifestyle festival returns to L.A.
The country ’s largest vegan food and wine event is poised to make its Los Angeles debut to bring the best and latest in plant-based living to the city.And it won ’t be just about kombucha, either: The four day event — to be held in Pasadena, West Hollywood and downtown Los Angeles — will include... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kavita Daswani Source Type: news

University of Kent scientists make vitamin B12 breakthrough
(University of Kent) Scientists at the University of Kent have made a significant discovery about how the vitamin content of some plants can be improved to make vegetarian and vegan diets more complete. Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) is an essential dietary component but vegetarians are more prone to B12 deficiency as plants neither make nor require this nutrient. But now a team, led by Professor Martin Warren, has proved that common garden cress can take up cobalamin. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Vegan and traditional kimchi have same microbes, study finds
(Brown University) Brown University researchers have found that kimchi made without seafood products has the same 'probiotic' bacteria as more traditional kimchi. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 1, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Riverdale star Madelaine Petsch drinks 27 cups of water a day
The lifelong vegan 23-year-old also works out six days a week for an hour-and-a-half, and keeps her calorie intake under 1,700 a day. But it was her hydration habit that caused a stir. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Plant-based DHA found to adequately meet nutritional needs for vegans and vegetarians
(Natural News) Adhering to a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle has both benefits and drawbacks. One such drawback is the lack of reliable docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) sources. This omega-3 fatty acid is usually obtained from animal products, with fatty fish and seafood having the most abundant DHA content. As such, vegetarian and vegan populations are often unable... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Neuroscientist shares easy, natural ways to prevent dementia
(Natural News) So you’ve become a regular at the gym, turned vegan, and done almost everything in your power to stay physically healthy. What about staying mentally fit as well? Mental health is just as important as physical health. Mental fitness protects us from depression, dementia, Alzheimer’s, and other diseases. Neuroscientist Dr. Lisa Mosconi, director... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can a vegan diet help you lose weight?
People become vegan for a variety of reasons, from animal welfare and sustainability to improved heart health or weight loss. Learn how a vegan diet may help people lose extra weight and maintain a healthy weight long-term. We also look at the best foods to try and tips to make the transition to a vegan diet easier. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

How Do You Know if Protein is ‘Complete’ or ‘Incomplete’?
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cynthia Sass / Health.com Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Top 15 sources of plant-based protein
People who eat or are considering vegetarian or vegan diets may be concerned about getting enough protein from their food. In this article, we look at the best plant-based proteins, including vegetables high in protein, and some ways to use them. We also discuss whether plant-based protein powders are a good option. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

6 ‘Healthy’ Snacks a Nutritionist Will Immediately Cut From Your Diet
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - April 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cynthia Sass / Health.com Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Pros and cons of dairy and vegan milks
As the dairy alternative market grows in both dollars and options, it's hard to keep up with all the ways to not drink milk. Daily Mail Online breaks down what you're really getting in each glass. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

We explain the pros and cons of dairy and vegan milks
As the dairy alternative market grows in both dollars and options, it's hard to keep up with all the ways to not drink milk. Daily Mail Online breaks down what you're really getting in each glass. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

YouTube shooter identified as left-wing Farsi-speaking VEGAN named Nasim Aghdam; ranted against YouTube for censorship, demonetization
(Natural News) Liberal heads are exploding tonight as bizarre facts are now emerging about the YouTube shooter who opened fire, wounding three YouTube employees and killing herself in an attempted murder-suicide. The shooter has now been identified, according to multiple media sources. She’s a 38-year-old left-wing Farsi-speaking vegan animal rights protester named Nasim Aghdam, and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

By going vegan, America could feed an additional 390 million people, study suggests
More than 41 million Americans find themselves at risk of going hungry at some point during the year, the U.S. Department of Agriculturesays.But it doesn ’t have to be this way. New research suggests the country could feed all327 million Americans— plus roughly 390 million more — by focusing... (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - March 26, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Karen Kaplan Source Type: news

Vegans may be at risk for iodine deficiency, according to new study
(Natural News) Giving up entire categories of food can be a good idea from a health standpoint, but it’s important to be smart about it. You can certainly give up soda or sweets without missing out on anything your body needs, but it’s a different story when it comes to other food groups. For example,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

There ’s No Such Thing As a Single ‘Best’ Diet
Paleo. Whole 30. Ketogenic. DASH. Atkins. Flexitarian. Weight Watchers. The list of diets, and their various restrictions, rules and regulations, goes on and on. The estimated 45 million Americans who embark on one of these eating plans each year often do so to lose weight — a highly personal process that can lead to various results. One person finds success cutting carbs. Another swears by going vegan. A third fills up on healthy fats. Each one believes she’s found the elusive secret to weight loss. An ever-growing body of evidence, however, suggests there’s no such thing as a single “best” d...
Source: TIME: Health - March 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Beyonc é is going vegan for Coachella - should you follow her lead?
On Tuesday Beyonc é said she’s switching to a vegan diet, which bans all animal products including meat, dairy and eggs, for the next 44 days to prepare for performing at Coachella. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More than half of Canada's vegetarians, vegans aged under 35: survey
The poll reported that 7.1 per cent of Canadians consider themselves vegetarians and 2.3 per cent consider themselves vegans. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - March 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

B.C., Ontario home to Canada's highest concentration of vegetarians and vegans, survey finds
The poll reported that 7.1 per cent of Canadians consider themselves vegetarians and 2.3 per cent consider themselves vegans. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - March 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Doctor says "Pegan" diet makes healthy eating easy
Diet and nutrition expert combines elements of vegan ​ and Paleo diets​ to help people decide what they should be eating (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vegan Diet Rapidly Improves Type 2 Diabetes Markers in Adults Vegan Diet Rapidly Improves Type 2 Diabetes Markers in Adults
In just 16 weeks, a low-fat plant-based diet with no calorie restrictions significantly improved beta-cell function and insulin resistance in overweight adults with no history of type 2 diabetes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

He lost 40 pounds in six weeks by going vegan
David Carter, 30, was a defensive lineman for the Dallas Cowboys when he made what he calls the “life-changing decision” to go vegan and eliminate meat, seafood and dairy from his diet.He grew up in South Los Angeles, where his family owned a barbecue restaurant. He was a “straight-up meat eater,... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - February 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kavita Daswani Source Type: news

You don't need to give up cheeses, milk and coffee creamers to go vegan
Consumption of plant-based dairy is on the rise.By 2022, global sales of dairy alternatives areexpected to reach $21.7 billion: Store shelves are increasingly filled with yogurt, milk, cheese, coffee creamers and cream cheese — only they’re made from nuts, seeds, rice, oats, coconut and even... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - February 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kavita Daswani Source Type: news

Allergy Alert Issued by Sunneen Health Foods for Undeclared Pecan in Vegan Buffalo Chicken Bites
Sunneen Health Foods is voluntarily recalling mislabeled Whole Foods Market Vegan Buffalo Chicken Bites sold at 13 Whole Foods Market stores in New York and New Jersey because the products contained tree nut (pecan) allergens that were not listed on the product label. The issue was discovered at the distribution center. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to pecans run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 22, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

The Surprising Secrets to Living Longer — And Better
Old age demands to be taken very seriously–and it usually gets its way. It’s hard to be cavalier about a time of life defined by loss of vigor, increasing frailty, rising disease risk and falling cognitive faculties. Then there’s the unavoidable matter of the end of consciousness and the self–death, in other words–that’s drawing closer and closer. It’s the rare person who can confront the final decline with flippancy or ease. That, as it turns out, might be our first mistake. Humans are not alone in facing the ultimate reckoning, but we’re the only species–as far as we ...
Source: TIME: Health - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Longevity Source Type: news

Going vegan can prevent overweight people from diabetes
Following a plant-based diet can boost insulin sensitivity in fat people, found researchers at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine in Washington DC. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Going vegan could prevent type 2 diabetes
Researchers have found that adopting a vegan diet has the potential to prevent type 2 diabetes in people who are overweight or obese. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Type 2 Source Type: news

What really happens when you go from carnivore to vegan
Veganism, or plant-based eating, is the fastest-growing lifestyle trend in the UK. But what's it like to ditch meaty meals for plant-based eating? Here, journalist Leah Hardy reveals all. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New study shows vegan diet improves diabetes markers in overweight adults
(Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine) A plant-based diet improves beta-cell function and insulin sensitivity in overweight adults with no history of diabetes, according to a new study published in Nutrients by researchers from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.Measuring the function of beta cells, which store and release insulin, can help assess future type 2 diabetes risk. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Vegan diet cures psoriasis: Woman, 20, is now off all traditional treatments after going gluten-free, vegan
(Natural News) A 20-year-old waitress claimed that she overcame psoriasis for good because of a strict vegan diet, according to a report by the Daily Mail Online. Jessica Belshaw from Torpoint, Cornwall, said that the symptoms of her guttate form of psoriasis started when spots on her abdomen appeared when she was just 13 years old. Then,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Poison pass: the man who became immune to snake venom
Rock singer Steve Ludwin has been injecting himself with snake venom for 30 years. In a strange twist, his bizarre habit could now save thousands of lives. His former partner Britt Collins tells his outlandish storySometime in 2006, when my ex-boyfriend failed to show up for dinner, I assumed something was wrong or perhaps he ’d forgotten. About a week later, calling to apologise, he told me he’d had an overdose, accidentally injecting a lethal cocktail of venom from three snakes. A lot has been written aboutSteve Ludwin, widely known as the man who injects snake venom, and lately his life has turned into a non...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 11, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Britt Collins Tags: Snakes Culture Animals Environment Music Wildlife World news Medical research Science Source Type: news

Rise in vegans and vegetarians send Quorn sales soaring
Sales of the firm ’s products, which replicate the shape and texture of everything from burgers to fish fingers, rose by an unprecedented 16 per cent last year as consumers turned away from meat. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cultural taboos around food are powerful – could vegans change ours?
As campaigns such as Veganuary become more popular could the way westerners categorise what ’s edible start to shift?Yesterday marked the end of “Veganuary”, the campaign to encourage people to try a vegan lifestyle for a month. Year on year the trend has grown. Might those one-month vegans change the habits of the rest of us - by changing what an animal is?Vegans shun all animal-derived products – meat, fish and leather obviously, but also eggs, dairy products, honey and wool. Beers refined using isinglass (derived from fish guts) are out, as would thenew UK £5 and £10 notes, if they co...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 1, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Mary-Ann Ochota Tags: Anthropology Science Veganism Evolution Life and style Source Type: news

Botanist says vegan blogger put poisonous flowers on food
James Wong spotted a blogger using toxic flowers to decorate food in a photo and used it to warn his followers on Twitter not to eat them. The flowers are toxic Paperwhite Narcissus blooms. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

McDonald's Launches McVegan 'Burger' in Europe
by Kim Hayes, AARP, January 22, 2018|Comments: 0. Sandwich Mcvegan burger. Courtesy of McDonald's. The new sandwich consists of a soy-based patty and includes a vegan sauce, along with other toppings. While other fast food chains such as Burger King and Taco Bell already have vegetarian options on their menu  ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - January 23, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Teacher who nearly died from a heart attack 10 years ago is off all meds after going vegan – now he is inspiring others
(Natural News) Heart diseases are the most common causes of human mortality in the world. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 610,000 people die of heart diseases in the U.S. every year. Caused by poor food choices and a sedentary lifestyle, heart disease is the pandemic of the modern world. Given... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Waitress has overcome her psoriasis due to a vegan diet  
Jessica Belshaw, 20, from Torpoint, Cornwall, first noticed spots on her abdomen when she was just 13 years old, which later covered her entire body in agonising red, flaky patches. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are There Health Downsides To Vegetarian Diets?
Although vegetarian eating does have a stellar health reputation, recent news has focused on what could be bad about vegetarian diets and more stringent vegan plans, including reports of hair loss and depression. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

I had to convince mum my new diet was a good idea, says footballer Jermain Defoe
WHEN Bournemouth striker Jermain Defoe decided last year to start cutting down the amount of meat he ate, it wasn ’t the club doctor or his manager who needed persuading that following a mostly vegan diet would be good for his health – it was his mum Sandra. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hey vegans, did you know your "vegan" cheese is probably made with cows' milk protein? (casein)
(Natural News) As a one-time vegan, I have tremendous respect for the varied diets of people who are seeking improved health. But as a leading food scientist — and founder of CWC Labs — I pay attention to what’s really in food, regardless of how it’s positioned with marketing or propaganda. So I hate to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rochester man off heart meds by going on plant-based diet
Doug Schmidt, 59, is a teacher in Rochester, New York, who suffered a near-fatal heart attack 10 years ago prompting him to become vegan. He has since lost 60 pounds and is off all heart medications. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vegans issue death threats against British chef who "spiked" their vegan pizza with real cheese... but "vegan" cheese in the grocery store is made from milk protein!
(Natural News) The vegan internet mafia has gone off the rails, this time hurling death threats at a candid chef in Shropshire, England. The death threats led to the closing of two restaurants. The threats are aimed at Laura Goodman, a head chef who made a joke online about a “pious, judgmental vegan.” “Pious, judgmental... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kristina Rihanoff how a vegan diet helped her shed weight
Veganuary – following a meat, eggs and dairy-free vegan diet for the month of January – is being supported by more than 50,000 Britons. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Vegetarian and vegan sources of B-12
Vegetarians and vegans must take particular care to consume enough vitamin B-12, as it is mainly found in meat, eggs, and dairy. Learn what foods to eat. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR on your vegan detox
January is the month when we all go a bonkers and throw our biology textbooks out of the window to convince ourselves that the answer to our festive over-indulgence is a ‘detox’. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to beat stage 4 cancer: For one man, going vegan and quitting chemo saved his life
(Natural News) Given only weeks to live, one man defied the odds and beat stage 4 cancer, thanks to a change in diet. In an article featured in the Daily Mail, Rob Mooberry recounted how he was rushed to the hospital with a perforated colon back in July 2012. Scans later revealed that he had colorectal cancer which had... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fifth of Britons will try dairy free diet this year
Vegan diets will continue to rise in popularity in 2018 as 28 per cent of young adults say they will try giving up cheese and milk this year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Meat tax' proposal highlights why people can't stand vegans
(Natural News) I remember when a couple friends of mine mentioned they didn’t eat meat. I had made a suggestion for a dish to try as we checked out the menu, and they simply responded with their dietary choices. That was the entirety of that particular exchange. After all, what do I care what they... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Political Responsibility in the Collapse of Our Planet
Roberto Savio is founder of IPS Inter Press Service and President EmeritusBy Roberto SavioROME, Dec 27 2017 (IPS)On 20 December, Europe’s 28 Ministers of Environment met in Brussels, to discuss the plan for reducing emissions prepared by the Commission, to comply with the Paris Agreement on climate change. Well, it is now clear that we have lost the battle in keeping the planet as we have known it. Now, of course, this can be considered a personal opinion of mine, devoid of objectivity. Roberto SavioTherefore I will bring a lot of data, history and facts, to make it concrete. Data and facts have good value: they focu...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 27, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Roberto Savio Tags: Climate Change Combating Desertification and Drought Development & Aid Economy & Trade Energy Environment Featured Financial Crisis Global Green Economy Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation Source Type: news

WTF? California animal shelter to put all dogs on VEGAN diet... because liberals think all dogs are vegans for some reason
(Natural News) For many people, dogs are one of the first animals that come to mind when someone mentions carnivores, so why is one California animal shelter hoping to put all its dogs on a vegan diet? That’s right – the Los Angeles City Board of Animal Services Commissioners are currently mulling a proposal that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news