British vegans having a row over COVID vaccine 'jab' rules
Vegans who object on ethical grounds to receiving COVID-19 vaccines in the United Kingdom have raised the issue loudly enough that it... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vegans may be exempt from compulsory Covid vaccination laws - here's why
VEGANS will be exempt from compulsory COVID-19 vaccinations if their workplace decides to enforce them before they are allowed to return to work, experts say. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health: Switching to a soy-rich vegan diet causes an 84 per cent drop in menopausal hot flushes
Of the women who followed the soy-rich diet in their study, 59 per cent saw moderate-to-severe hot flushes gone within 12 weeks, researchers from the George Washington University reported. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Plant-Based, Soy-Rich Diet Studied in Postmenopausal Women
WEDNESDAY, July 14, 2021 -- The results of a small randomized, controlled trial suggest that a low-fat, vegan diet, including whole soybeans, can reduce the frequency and severity of hot flashes and improve menopause-specific quality of life among... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

People who eat three fruit or vegetables a day 40% less likely to fall severely ill with Covid
Professor Tim Spector said results showed there was 'no need to go vegan' but eating a healthy diet could 'improve your immune system' and 'potentially reduce your risk from Covid'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency: The signs inside your mouth that could mean you’re lacking B12
VITAMIN B12 is rife in meats such as beef, liver and chicken. The nutrient is also found in eggs, yoghurt, cheese and shellfish. Some may assume unless you're a vegan, it'd be hard to be deficient in this vitamin, but that's not necessarily the case. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does a plant-based diet really help beat COVID-19?
It was found that health professionals who reported following diets that are vegetarian, vegan or pescatarian (those that exclude meat but include fish) had a lower risk of developing moderate-to-severe COVID-19. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - June 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are vegetarians and vegans less likely to get severe Covid?
A NEW study shows there could be a link between severe illness and the diet you have. Are vegetarians and vegans less likely to get severe Covid? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Children on trendy vegan diets are 1.2 inches SHORTER on average
Children aged five to ten who eat plant-based diets are on average three centimetres shorter than those who eat meat, according to researchers from University College London. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ariana Grande's Wedding Gift from PETA is a Vegan Tandem Bike
PETA wants Ariana Grande to take a ride on them, so it's gifting her a vegan bicycle built for 2 as a wedding gift ... and a token of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vegan and omnivorous diets promote equivalent muscle mass gain, study shows
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) Trials performed by researchers at the University of S ã o Paulo with healthy young adults show that the right level of protein intake is the key to muscle health, regardless of protein source. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Study finds that consuming more edible mushrooms lowers cancer risk
(Natural News) Many people, especially those following a vegan diet, usually consume edible mushrooms to fulfill their bodies’ protein needs. However, a study from March 2021 found another benefit of including mushrooms in the daily diet. A team of scientists discovered that consuming more mushrooms is associated with a lower risk of cancer. Researchers from... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are eggs unhealthy? Can you eat too many eggs?
EGGS are a staple in most non-vegan kitchens... but are eggs unhealthy? Can you eat TOO many eggs? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: 'Surprisingly' salty foods to avoid - including vegan burgers
HIGH blood pressure is mainly influenced by lifestyle, Professor Graham MacGregor - the chair of Blood Pressure UK - told Express.co.uk. "What you eat and do on a daily basis decides what your blood pressure will be," he confirmed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two-thirds of Brit men 'would rather die 10 years early' than give up meat
A survey of 2,000 people for No Meat May has found both men and women polled said they viewed a vegan or vegetarian diet as more... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to lose visceral fat: A vegan diet may help you to lose the belly fat
VISCERAL fat is strongly linked to obesity-related complications, such as type 2 diabetes. People put on weight when they consume too many calories compared to how much they work off. Could a vegan diet help? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China ’s appetite for meat fades as vegan revolution takes hold
Concerns over carbon emissions and food crises are fuelling a move away from meat consumption as a symbol of wealth (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fake vegan meat is dangerous to peanut allergy sufferers: Pea protein could cause fatal anaphylaxis
(Natural News) Vegan meats could bring adverse health effects, most especially to those who are allergic to pea protein. Elana Levine, an allergy specialist in Ontario, Canada, witnessed first-hand the effects of the protein extracts from yellow peas that are used to emulate the texture and taste of animal meat in vegan meat products. It was when... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High cholesterol: Vegan diet more effective than Mediterranean diet to lower cholesterol
HIGH cholesterol could cut your life short - perhaps the fatty deposits will block blood flow to the brain, causing a stroke; alternatively, blood flow may not reach the heart muscle, causing a heart attack. What can you do to lower it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

David Mintz, Whose Tofutti Made Bean Curd Cool, Dies at 89
He set out to create an ice cream substitute for people who keep kosher. He created a phenomenon, also loved by vegans, diabetics and people with milk allergies. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sam Roberts Tags: Deaths (Obituaries) Tofu Tofutti Tofutti Brands Inc Ice Cream and Frozen Desserts Kosher Foods and Products Mintz, David (1931-2021) Entrepreneurship Source Type: news

Does a vegan diet lead to poorer bone health?
(BfR Federal Institute for Risk Assessment) The vegan diet is on trend. How this type of diet affects health is the subject of scientific studies. In a new study from the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), the bone health of 36 vegans as well as 36 people following a mixed-food diet was determined with an ultrasound measurement of the heel bone. The result: on average, people following a vegan diet had lower ultrasound values compared to the other group. This indicates poorer bone health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 4, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

They ’re Healthy. They’re Sustainable. So Why Don’t Humans Eat More Bugs?
Sylvain Hugel is one of the world’s foremost experts on crickets of the Indian Ocean Islands. So when he received an email from a fellow entomologist in March 2017 asking for help identifying a species in Madagascar that could be farmed for humans to consume, he thought it was a joke. “I’m working to protect those insects, not eat them,” the French academic responded tartly. But the emails from Brian Fisher, an ant specialist at the California Academy of Sciences, in San Francisco, kept coming. Fisher had been doing fieldwork in Madagascar when he realized that the forests where both he and Hugel c...
Source: TIME: Science - February 26, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Aryn Baker Tags: Uncategorized Evergreen feature Londontime longform overnight Sustainability TIME 2030 Source Type: news

Fishing the seas for new vegan ideas
(Flinders University) Putting innovative Australian marine bioproducts into tasty vegan food ideas is the goal of a new project at the Centre for Marine Bioproducts Development, Flinders University. " In South Australia, we've worked with the Australian Kelp Products for over a decade, developing new products and processes to put beach-cast seaweeds into value-added commodities, " says CMBD director Professor Wei Zhang, director, who is also Leader / Research Director of the Marine Bioproducts CRC (MB-CRC) Bid. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 22, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

THC edible options for every diet including keto, gluten-free, vegan and kosher
Cannabis-containing comestibles for almost every diet (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - February 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Adam Tschorn Source Type: news

Eating keto, gluten-free, kosher or vegan? There's a THC edible for you
Cannabis-containing comestibles for almost every diet (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - February 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Adam Tschorn Source Type: news

The vegan Valentine's treats that really ARE healthier
There's juicy fake 'steaks', oozy 'cheese' bites made from coconut oil, and even dairy-free caramel cheesecakes. The idea, no doubt, is that they're indulgent - yet healthy. But are they really? (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Enzymedica Launches Innovative New Vegan Vitamin D3 + K2 Made with USA...
Enzymedica’s new D3 + K2 made with USA-grown shiitake mushrooms, which naturally produce Vitamin D3 when exposed to sunshine. Shiitake mushroom is a food long used in traditional Chinese medicine to...(PRWeb February 08, 2021)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/enzymedica_launches_innovative_new_vegan_vitamin_d3_k2_made_with_usa_grown_shiitake_mushrooms_to_help_support_immune_bone_and_digestive_health/prweb17716257.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - February 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Vegan diet better for weight loss and cholesterol control than Mediterranean diet
(Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine) A vegan diet is more effective for weight loss than a Mediterranean diet, according to a groundbreaking new study that compared the diets head to head. The randomized crossover trial, which was published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition, found that a low-fat vegan diet has better outcomes for weight, body composition, insulin sensitivity, and cholesterol levels, compared with a Mediterranean diet. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Vegan diet significantly remodels metabolism in young children
(University of Helsinki) University of Helsinki researchers report a comprehensive pilot study on the metabolic effects of full vegan diet on young children. The study found vegan children to have remarkably altered metabolism and lower vitamin A and D status compared to children with no special diet. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

HEALTH QUIZ: How much of 2020 do YOU remember?
From the first celebrities to receive a Covid jab, to vegan junk food, to that trip to Barnard Castle - take The Mail on Sunday Health Team's Christmas quiz to find out just how much of 2020 you recall. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vegan diet -- a question of values
(BfR Federal Institute for Risk Assessment) More and more people in Germany are giving up food of animal origin. What motivates them to do so? And what impact does this have on their health? This is the main topic in the latest issue of the science magazine BfR2GO. The German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) has examined both attitudes and motivations, and has investigated associations between a vegan diet and nutrient supply. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How healthy is a vegan Christmas?... and can you really stomach soya turkey made with coconut milk?
The vegan bug bit last year, with thousands of Britons turning to plant-based diets in a bid to save the environment and feel generally healthier. And 12 months on, it shows no signs of abating. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yosemite's Ahwahnee Hotel under fire for hosting hundreds at Thanksgiving feast
Advertised as a "hearty touchless buffet," the meal cost $103 per adult and $53 per child, and included options like cider-brined turkey and vegan wild mushroom strudel. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - December 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Hayley Smith Source Type: news

Vegetarian health and nutrition: 7 Nutrients you can't get from plants
(Natural News) Eating only plant-based foods as a vegan or vegetarian confers numerous health benefits, including improved heart health and a decreased risk of various diseases. But humans have been eating both plants and meat for thousands of years. In fact, many nutrients that are important for overall health can only be found in meat, fish and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Excipients information for Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, Specialist Pharmacy Service
This article summarises publicly available information and data about the excipients contained in the vaccine and any potential adverse effects. The excipients in the vaccine may need to be considered by special patient groups e.g. vegans. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is the Covid vaccine vegan?
THE PFIZER/BIONTECH vaccine has become the first to be approved for widespread use on humans, with immunisations having already begun in the UK this week. But is the Covid vaccine vegan? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

If we can grow cruelty-free meat in a lab, what is there to beef about? | Barbara Ellen
Science is forcing vegans and vegetarians who demand others join them to think againWith the developments in laboratory-cultured meat, vegetarians and vegans need to ask themselves: is it still about animal welfare or is it about stopping people eating meat?Cultured meat, produced in bioreactors from muscle cells taken from live animals, has beenapproved for the first time by a regulatory authority. “Chicken bites” by San Francisco startup Eat Just have been approved for sale by the Singapore Food Agency. It’s a landmark moment that could lead to a revolution in “kind/clean” meat, significantl...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 5, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Barbara Ellen Tags: Meat Food Meat industry Farming Environment Food science Veganism Vegetarianism Source Type: news

Vegans 43% more likely to suffer broken bones than meat eaters, Oxford study finds
A study by academics at the University of Oxford found that vegans have more than double the risk of suffering a broken hip than meat... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are vegans REALLY any healthier than their carnivore counterparts? 
There are some 600,000 vegans in the UK - compared with 150,000 in 2014 - according to charity The Vegan Society. But is this way of eating actually good for you? (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vegan Diets Tied to Higher Bone Fracture Risk
Vegans face a 43% higher risk for bone fractures than meat eaters, a large British study warns. The researchers also identified a notably higher risk for hip fractures among those who eat fish but no meat (pescatarians), and among vegetarians who swear off both meat and fish, but do consume dairy and/or eggs. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vegans Have Increased Risk for Total, Main-Site Fractures
MONDAY, Nov. 23, 2020 -- Vegans have increased risks for total fractures and some site-specific fractures compared with meat eaters, according to a study published online Nov. 23 in BMC Medicine. Tammy Y.N. Tong, Ph.D., from the University of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Vegetarian or Vegan? Watch Your Bone Health
Those who ate a meat-free diet were at increased risk for bone fractures. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Diet and Nutrition Bone Fractures Meat Dietary Supplements and Herbal Remedies Vegetarianism Veganism Source Type: news

Vegan Diets Tied to Higher Bone Fracture Risk
  MONDAY, Nov. 23, 2020 -- Chew on this: Vegans face a 43% higher risk for bone fractures than meat eaters, a large British study warns. The rise in risk was not confined to vegans, who eat no meat, fish, dairy or eggs. The researchers also... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 23, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Vegans, vegetarians and pescetarians may be at higher risk of bone fractures
(BMC (BioMed Central)) Compared with people who ate meat, vegans with lower calcium and protein intakes on average, had a 43% higher risk of fractures anywhere in the body (total fractures), as well as higher risks of site-specific fractures of the hips, legs and vertebrae, according to a study published in the open access journal BMC Medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 22, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Thanksgiving Side Dishes for Keto, Vegan and Other Diets
Elena Veselova / Alamy Stock Photo ... These days when people sit down to Thanksgiving dinner, their food preferences come with them. ... Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, keto and other dietary requ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - November 20, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Veganism: Vitamin B12 is well supplemented, iodine is a matter of concern
(BfR Federal Institute for Risk Assessment) Those following a vegan diet have an increased risk of iodine deficiency. This is indicated by the results of a research project from the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR). In the 'Risks and benefits of a vegan diet' (RBVD) study project, a BfR research team investigated the nutrient supply in 36 people following a vegan diet and 36 people with a mixed diet. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 10, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Diabetes prevention: Following a 16-week vegan diet boosts gut microbes linked to body weight and blood sugar management
(Natural News) Scientists have known for a while now that eating more plants and cutting back on meat can ward off diabetes or help in the management of the disease. But recent research offers new information on the possible mechanisms behind such a diet’s beneficial effects on diabetes: the proliferation of gut bacteria. In a major breakthrough, scientists... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Some Coronavirus Patients Are Reporting Symptoms That Last Months. Nobody Knows Exactly How to Treat Them
Kayla Brim laughed when she learned it could take 10 days to get her COVID-19 test results back. “I thought, ‘Okay, well, within 10 days I should be fine,’” she remembers. That was on July 2. More than a month later, Brim is still far from fine. Prior to the pandemic, the 28-year-old from Caldwell, Idaho, juggled homeschooling her two kids with her work as a makeup artist—she was supposed to open her own salon in July. Now, she suffers daily from shortness of breath, exhaustion, excruciating headaches, brain fog, neuropathy, high blood pressure and loss of taste and smell. She feels like &ldqu...
Source: TIME: Health - August 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Beans, mushrooms and more: Vegan sources of protein and vitamins B12 and D
(Natural News) Vegans and vegetarians don’t get enough protein – or so people think. In a recent article published online, internal medicine specialist Milton Mills blasted claims from dietitians that ditching meat means missing out on protein, an essential macronutrient. Plant cells contain protein, Mills argued. In fact, plant-based foods like grains, legumes and nuts... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Modern Sustainability Could Learn From a 200-Year-Old American Tradition
This article is excerpted from TIME: SUSTAINABILITY, available at retailers and on Amazon. In his book Walden, the American essayist Henry David Thoreau famously documented his attempts to live simply and “deliberately” on the edge of a lake in the woods of Massachusetts. While many today think of Thoreau’s memoir as a paean to a solitary existence, those who study and teach Thoreau say this is a misconception. “The message of Walden is not about withdrawing from society,” says Aaron Sachs, a professor of history at Cornell University who studies American culture and its engagement with natur...
Source: TIME: Science - July 24, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news