Medical News Today: Supplements for vegans: What to know
A vegan diet can have many health benefits, but vegans may also need to take some supplements to ensure that they get all the required nutrients. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Is vegan diet healthy for kids? Belgian doctors say no
Belgium's Royal Academy of Medicine recommended last week that children, teens, pregnant women and nursing mothers do not follow a vegan diet. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are alternative meats the key to a healthier life and planet? – Science Weekly podcast
How do protein substitutes compare with the real deal? Graihagh Jackson investigates by speaking to dieticianPriya Tew, the Guardian ’sFiona Harvey and authorIsabella Tree.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 17, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Produced and presented by Graihagh Jackson Tags: Vegan food and drink Science Health Environment Meat The meat industry Veganism Life and style Farming Society Source Type: news

Schools should have one meat-free day a week, says charity
Soil Association calls for pupils in England to get ‘healthier and more climate-friendly’ mealsAll state schools in England should offer pupils a compulsory plant-based menu one day a week, under new recommendations to the government that aim to make school meals more environmentally friendly and reflect changing dietary advice.Given wide acceptance that diets need to change to address the climate crisis – including by eating less meat and more beans and pulses – the Soil Association is urging the Department for Education to replace a non-mandatory recommendation for a weekly meat-free day with a st...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 17, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Rebecca Smithers Consumer affairs correspondent Tags: School meals Climate change Schools Vegan food and drink Health Farming Environment Plants Society Education UK news The meat industry Children Nutrition Science Source Type: news

Widow, 61, wandered the streets naked due to a B12 deficiency
The 61-year-old, who is unnamed, was treated at the Nova Medical School, Lisbon. It is unclear if she was vegan. B12 deficiency is common among vegans due to the vitamin largely being in animal products. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How can I eat a low-calorie diet as a vegan?
Low-calorie foods such as soy, oats, fruit, and popcorn can help people feel full for longer. They are also suitable for vegans and many of those following other diets. Learn more about the best low-calorie foods for vegans here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Should I join the stampede to turn VEGAN?
DR MICHAEL MOSLEY, pictured, is tucking into a vegan sausage roll - a product inspired by Donald Watson who created the Vegan Society in 1944 as part of an experiment with the lifestyle. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are avocados and almonds vegan? Here's why some say no
A video recently doing the rounds on Facebook included a segment from the BBC comedy quiz show QI. The video asks which of avocados, almonds, melon, kiwi or butternut squash are suitable for vegans. The answer, at least according to QI, is none of them. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Three Female-led Businesses Destigmatizing Fertility Alternatives for Mother's Day
Women ’s health startup Robyn, Fertility Clinic Kindbody and vegan restaurant chain By Chloe have joined forces this month and launched Beyond Mother's Day. This campaign focuses on destigmatizing fertility and women's health to improve support for all paths to parenthood. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Estrella Jaramillo, Contributor Source Type: news

Three Female-led Businesses Destigmatizing Fertility Alternatives
Women ’s health startup Robyn, Fertility Clinic Kindbody and vegan restaurant chain By Chloe have joined forces this month and launched Beyond Mother's Day. This campaign focuses on destigmatizing fertility and women's health to improve support for all paths to parenthood. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Estrella Jaramillo, Contributor Source Type: news

Mother-of-two ditches vegan diet she followed for 15 YEARS and now she ONLY eats meat
Nicole Carter, 44, of California, said her health plummeted and she was diagnosed with digestive condition ulcerative colitis in 2012. She switched to a carnivore diet and said she has never felt better. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Beyond Meat stock more than doubles in first hour of IPO
Vegan meat maker targets Main Street menus with meatless meat that mimics the real dead thing (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Burger King to sell vegan Whopper across U.S. by end of the year
Fast-food chain is latest to add plant-based patties to its menu, with veggie sliders already on sale at White Castle (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

8 Reasons to eat jackfruit, the nutrient powerhouse
(Natural News) Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus) is a “miracle” superfood with various health benefits. This nutritious fruit can also boost your bone, heart, and skin health. Jackfruit: A nutritious, vegan-friendly fruit Jackfruit is a plant-based meat alternative that’s increasingly being used in the U.S. Young, unripe jackfruit absorbs flavor well. It also has a stringy, “meat-like” texture... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Protein For Vegans
-- The recommended dietary allowance suggests that people take in 0.8 grams of protein for every kilogram that they weigh, says the Vegetarian Resource Group. Vegan foods that are high in protein include: Tempeh. Beans, such as soybeans and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 25, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Fake meat maker plans real IPO
Best known for its plant-based vegan burgers, Beyond Meat hopes to sell its stock on Nasdaq for around $20 a share (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dairy industry to DISAPPEAR in 10 years?
(Natural News) Times are changing fast. So are healthy eating and drinking trends. As Maple Leaf Foods is set to open the largest plant-based meat factory (costing $300 million) in North America, vegan food production rates are skyrocketing to meet the non-meat, non-dairy consumption demands. Even Haagen-Dazs is now marketing a rice-milk chocolate and fudge-swirled,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Keto? Whole30? Paleo? Lunchtime meals deliver
Brown-bagging healthful lunches is a lot easier when they ’re prepped, packed and ready to pull out of the refrigerator. And companies are increasingly delivering that convenience to those on specific meal plans — Whole30, keto, paleo, vegan — for a price, of course.“There’s a rise in what we call... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - April 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kavita Daswani Source Type: news

Mail on Sunday reviews new breed of vegan burgers, created in a lab to taste like real beef
Few things in life are as simple – or as pleasurable to eat – as a burger. But for a long time, Britain's vegans and vegetarians have had to endure flavourless products. That was until now. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Used in moderation, nutritional yeast can boost immunity and improve digestion
(Natural News) Nutritional yeast is inactive yeast made from beet molasses and sugarcane. This superfood can help improve your digestion and lower your blood pressure. Nutritional yeast, also called “nooch,” is usually a strain of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. This species of yeast has yeast cells that use sugar for energy. The nutritional profile of “nooch” Vegans and vegetarians use nutritional... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Vegans have a 'healthier biomarker profile'
After testing a range of diets, researchers conclude that vegan and vegetarian diets produce the healthiest levels of diet-related biomarkers. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

YouTube vegan video celebrities exposed for secretly eating meat after experiencing health problems
(Natural News) There was a time in the not too distant past that a person actually had to work really hard and excel at something before they became famous. Whether it was winning gold at the Olympics, being a really talented actor, or going to the moon, famous people only got that way after accomplishing... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the health benefits of jackfruit?
Jackfruit is a healthful source of essential nutrients, including vitamin C, potassium, and dietary fiber. Research suggests that substances in the fruit and plant may have a variety of health benefits. Cooked, unripe jackfruit is a popular meat substitute among vegetarians and vegans. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Drug companies urged to make vegan-friendly feeds for people battling eating disorders
The Royal College of Psychiatry, the British Dietetic Association and the charity Beat have issued a report saying more needs to be done to ensure vegans' needs are met in UK hospitals. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Many pet owners keen to have vegan pets, University of Guelph study finds
(University of Guelph) A growing number of pet owners is interested in feeding their pets plant-based diets. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

'Going vegan made my hair fall out in just weeks'
Jessica, 24, who lives in North London, decided to remove all trace of dairy from her home after her daughter Kayla-Ria was born in October 2013. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS urged to extend free milk voucher scheme to vegans
NHS programme of vouchers for free cow ’s milk should offer plant-based options, Vegan Society says Related items fromOnMedica Britons must turn to Nordic and Mediterranean diets Brexit could result in thousands of extra CVD deaths Removing unhealthy snacks from checkouts linked to fall in purchases Food industry has failed to hit sugar reduction target Campaigners call for 18 age limit on energy drinks (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - March 12, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Cocoa butter is a creamy vegan alternative to regular butter
(Natural News) Cocoa butter is most commonly used for making chocolate. It is the fat extracted from cocoa beans. This means that it is vegan and dairy-free, making it much healthier than regular butter. Cocoa butter offers a myriad of health benefits. Cocoa butter is good for the heart. Research has shown that plant-derived saturated fats are... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lifestyle intervention in type 2 diabetes can have long-term effect
Increase in physical activity and decrease in sedentary time lasted throughout three-year follow up Related items fromOnMedica Type 2 diabetes in 10 times more young people than realised Diabetes will soon cost NHS £16.9bn Vegan diet linked to better diabetes control and wellbeing Sugar not saturated fat is the major issue for CVD HbA1c improves just as much on dieting only two days a week (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - March 6, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Eating only vegan food for four days a months reduces inflammation in those with IBD
A new study from the University of Southern California says that a vegan-based fasting-mimicking diet contains prebiotics, which stimulate the growth and balance of healthy bacteria. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vegan diets can improve insulin production in people with diabetes
A plant-based diet can improve insulin secretion and incretin hormones for people with type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in the journal Nutrients. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UNDER THE MICROSCOPE: Victoria Pendleton, 38, answers our health quiz
The sports personality, 38, from Bedfordshire, walks her dogs ever day and enjoys a healthy vegan diet - but, last summer, had filler in her lips and cheeks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Think vegan burgers are a healthy alternative? Some have TEN TIMES more saturated fat
The shock discovery undermines the purported benefits of a plant-based diet and  runs contrary to advice from NHS England, which urges people to avoid the cholesterol-raising macronutrients. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New evidence shows that walnuts optimize the gut microbiome to suppress colon cancer cell growth
(Natural News) Walnuts (Juglans regia) are popular among vegans because these nuts are rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Additionally, walnuts are full of nutrients that can help boost brain and cardiovascular health. But according to a study, walnuts can also help optimize the gut microbiome “to suppress colon cancer cell growth.” To date, colon cancer is the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Following a plant-based or vegan diet can reduce risk factors of Type 2 diabetes, research indicates
(Natural News) Plant-based and vegan diets are becoming more and more popular due to their many health benefits. A study published in the journal BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care found that these types of diets are especially beneficial for people with Type 2 diabetes. The review also suggests that diabetics who switch to plant-based or vegan... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wagamama launches its first ever full English VEGAN breakfast
Wagamama has launched its first ever full English vegan breakfast to meet growing consumer demand. The dish includes two rashers of maple seitan 'bacon' and beetroot and seitan sausages. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Following a vegan lifestyle benefits diabetic people who want to improve both their health and mood
(Natural News) Vegan and vegetarian diets have been making the rounds in the mainstream food industry. A review suggests that people with diabetes may benefit from adhering to a vegan or vegetarian diet. The review, published in the journal BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care, reports that following a plant-based diet may help improve both their... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How can a vegan diet improve your health?
A new study adds to the evidence suggesting that plant-based foods can boost your health. Vegan meals, the researchers say, help promote good gut hormones. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

When farmers go vegan: the science behind changing your mind
A farmer recently took his lambs to a sanctuary instead of the slaughter – and these sudden turnarounds are not uncommonA farmer was recently on the road to the abattoir when he changed direction anddrove his trailer full of lambs 200 miles to an animal sanctuary instead. Sivalingam Vasanthakumar, 60, from Devon, now plans to grow vegetables.Vasanthakumar is not the only farmer to perform this kind of reversal. In 2017, Jay Wilde, of Bradley Nook farm in Derbyshire, took his cattle to a sanctuary and decided to become a vegan farmer (the film telling this story, 73 Cows,has been nominated for a Bafta). In the US, the...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 30, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Paula Cocozza Tags: Farm animals Veganism Farming Environment Life and style Psychology Science Source Type: news

Vegan diets could help you lose weight
A study of 60 men by the Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine in Prague found they all produced higher levels of 'good hormones' after eating a tofu burger over a meat and cheese patty. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New study shows how vegans, vegetarians and omnivores feel about eating insects
(University of Eastern Finland) Many non-vegan vegetarians and omnivores are open to including insects in their diet. For vegans, however, that is not an option, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows. Researchers examined consumers' intentions to consume foods of insect origin among vegans, non-vegan vegetarians and omnivores. They examined the attitude, subjective norm, perceived behavioral control and food neophobia toward the consumption of foods of insect origin, as well as the conditions for eating insect-based foods among these dietary groups. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Vegan diets boost gut hormone that helps weight loss, study says
A vegan diet can help reduce blood sugar and body weight, a new study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vegan diets are best for gut hormones and satiety, according to new study
(Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine) A study published in the journal Nutrients finds that a vegan diet helps to promote beneficial gut hormones that are responsible for regulating blood sugar, satiety, and weight. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Drinks packed with sugar leave vegans feeling bitter
TRENDY coffee chains were accused of fuelling obesity and tooth decay last night after it was revealed some vegan-friendly drinks contain up to 14 teaspoons of sugar. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dr Michael Mosley: Sorry vegans, I won't give up my juicy steak any time soon
DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Not only is meat a good source of protein that is easily absorbed by the body, but it is abundant in important micronutrients too. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why you should go flexi-vegan, study says
Just a moderate shift away from red meat, diary and high calorie foods all goes to helping save the planet and our health, scientists at Tulane University said. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NYC's Healthiest Neighborhoods Are Some Of Its Most Expensive
New Yorkers who crave wellness are willing to shell out extra bucks to live near an organic vegan restaurant and a high-end fitness club, experts say. A new report reveals the healthiest neighborhoods in the five boroughs. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 23, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Heather Senison, Contributor Source Type: news

New York City's Healthiest Neighborhoods Are Some Of Its Most Expensive
New Yorkers who crave wellness are willing to shell out extra bucks to live near an organic vegan restaurant and a high-end fitness club, experts say. A new report reveals the healthiest neighborhoods in the five boroughs. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 23, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Heather Senison, Contributor Source Type: news

Strangers in the Land: A Congolese Murder Case
A man walks down the street. It's a street in a strange world. Maybe it's the Third World. Maybe it's his first time around. He doesn't speak the language. He holds no currency. He is a foreign man. He is surrounded by the sound. The sound! Cattle in the marketplace, scatterlings and orphanages. He looks around, around.By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Jan 21 2019 (IPS)I thought about this song by Paul Simon while I in 2011 spent a few weeks in Kinshasa. I was a foreign man in a strange world, surrounded by sights and sounds, completely dependent on my new-found Congolese friends. When our taxi got stuck in a traffic jam and...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Africa Aid Armed Conflicts Crime & Justice Featured Headlines Health Human Rights TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news