Market of Choice Issues Allergy Alert for Undeclared Egg in Sesame Noodle Salad Vegan
Market of Choice, based in Eugene, Ore., is recalling its Gourmet Take Away Sesame Noodle Salad Vegan, because it contains undeclared egg. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - September 11, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Will going vegan make you healthier?
The vegan diet has become popular in the UK - but does it have an impact on wellbeing? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turning vegan and running marathons are signs of a midlife crisis
A survey of 3,000 British adults, commissioned by Bupa Health Clinics, found turning 40 or 50 pushes many of us into crisis. This prompts many to make GP appointments and changes in diet. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Enjoy summer flavors all year with this vegan black bean burger recipe
(Natural News) When was the last time you ate a burger? Even though we know about red meat’s link to cancer, it can be hard to resist a juicy burger fresh off the grill at a summer barbecue. Yes, there are healthier options, but many of the “alternative” burgers out there are dry and uninspiring.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Grab-and-go Labor Day snacks to make your vegan, GF, Paleo pals happy
Your Labor Day celebration might include creamy potato salad, chicken wings and grill-tops sizzling with burgers. But keep on hand some store-bought chips, dips, drinks and desserts for guests whose diets might run to vegan/vegetarian/gluten-free/Paleo. Here are some better-for-you and tasty treats... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - August 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kavita Daswani Source Type: news

Coconut oil is 'pure poison', says Harvard professor
It is feted as a healthy choice but the oil, which is high in saturated fat, is ‘one of the worst things you can eat’ says expertFor certain health food shops and wellbeing sites it is the panacea that helps everything from bad hair and mental grogginess to obesity and haemorrhoids. But the carefully-crafted image of coconut oil as a cure for many ills has been roundly rejected by a Harvard professor.Karin Michels, an epidemiologist at the Harvard TH Chan school of public health, poured scorn on the superfood movement and singled out the fad for coconut oil in particular, calling the substance “one of the...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 22, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Food Life and style Vegan food and drink Science Health Source Type: news

Rookie vegetarianism and the junk food trap
A variety of inspirations may spark a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle change, the most common being animal welfare, environmental welfare and personal health. But even if health isn't the reason, it's important to maintain good health within any diet. Why not enjoy the benefits of being a vegetarian, even if you're doing it for the cows and the trees? (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Former obese vegan now ONLY eats raw liver, mince and bone marrow
Andrew Graf, 26, from Texas, was overweight and battling anxiety before he ditched his plant-based eating regimen for a raw meat diet in an attempt to make his body run on fat rather than carbohydrates. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How a vegan diet can change your body
Veganism, the plant-based diet which shuns meat and dairy, is having its time in the sun. Since 2008, there has been a 350% increase in the number of self-described vegans in the UK alone. Where this motivation stems from is varied, but includes concerns about animal welfare, worries about the environment and religious reasons. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bringing up your baby as a vegan
Laceinne Cooper is raising her child on a plant-based diet. She explains how and why. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Here ’s Why a Diverse Diet May Not Be the Healthiest Choice
Most healthy eating advice focuses on eating a variety of foods to ensure you’re sampling from a range of different food groups. That way, health experts say, you’re more likely to get everything that your body needs. But in the latest review of the topic, scientists found that having a diverse diet may not necessarily lead to better health. In a statement published in the journal Circulation, the American Heart Association reviewed the available studies and reported that there is little scientific support for the idea that a varied diet leads to good health outcomes — especially when it comes to lowering...
Source: TIME: Health - August 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

What REALLY happens to your body when you go vegan
Research suggests that veganism can have health benefits, if well planned. But if not, it can be damaging to your health, Sophie Medlin, of King's College London, explains. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How safe are vegan diets for your pet dogs and cats?
(Natural News) Vegan diets are increasingly popular among humans, but is the environmentally conscious and cruelty-free way of eating appropriate for pets? Activists say that pet food is an environmental disaster, especially now that so many pet owners are interested in feeding their dogs and cats a biologically appropriate diet. On the surface, the idea... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Calcium-rich foods that vegans can eat
Calcium provides many health benefits. Some people who are vegan, lactose intolerant, or who do not consume dairy products for other reasons wonder how to add more calcium to their diets. In this article, we describe the 18 best nondairy sources of this vital nutrient. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

WATCH: How Van Leeuwen's ice cream empire is making vegan flavors cool
Van Leeuwen's "Planet Earth" sky blue ice cream has chunks of yummy matcha green Kettle Tea cake. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Vegan-friendly fashion found to be surprisingly bad for the environment
(Natural News) People who avoid fur and other animal-based materials in clothing, believing that this conscious choice makes for a better environment and planet, could be doing more harm than good in the long run, experts now say. That’s because vegan-friendly clothing is often made from synthetic fibers that, more often than not, are derived... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman says going vegan has left her eczema free
Victoria Jinks, 26, from Birmingham, says going vegan has almost cured the eczema with which she has suffered since she was born, and which sometimes became so bad her skin bled. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Voices: When a Vegan Gets Gout
Black beans, spinach, asparagus, raisins, chickpeas and hummus, all heart-healthy stuff I ’ d been eating for years, had to go. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JOSH MAX Tags: Gout Veganism Source Type: news

Vegan Monk reveals the secret to a happy life
(Natural News) Eating processed meat can kill you — in more ways than one. Former genetic scientist and current Tibetan monk, Matthieu Ricard says that going vegan is the key to living a happier and more fulfilling existence, reports DailyMail.co.uk. Ricard, who is touted to be the “world’s happiest man” recently urged the public to make... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: National Strawberry Shortcake Day
Chef James Briscione shows off a delicious vegan option. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: WNN Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Am I allergic to saponin?
Quinoa is often called a superfood because of its high protein content, and it is popular with vegetarians and vegans. After eating quinoa, people may experience symptoms such as coughing and stomach cramping, which can indicate an allergy. Here, learn about this allergy and foods that can replace quinoa in the diet. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food Allergy Source Type: news

Does dieting always mean eating healthier? Study finds gaps in nutrients in several weight loss diet plans
(Natural News) A study published in the journal Nutrients found gaps in nutritional content of several weight loss diet plans. The study, conducted by a team of researchers from Cornell University and Nature’s Bounty Co., evaluated three top-reviewed weight loss diet books on Amazon.com. The chosen plans in the diet analysis were Eat to Live-Vegan, Aggressive Weight... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Go Vegan to Jumpstart Weight Loss
WEDNESDAY, June 6, 2018 -- Vegan diets are hard for many people to stick with long-term, but studies show that this way of eating can translate to weight loss. Vegan is the strictest type of vegetarian diet -- you choose only foods from plant... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 6, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Everything NEED to know before going vegan
While certain extreme 'fad' diets have given food restricting lifestyle's a bad reputation, the numerous health and environmental benefits of going vegan are hard to deny. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Everything NEED to know before joining club Vegan - ingredients to help adhere to restrictive diet
While certain extreme 'fad' diets have given food restricting lifestyle's a bad reputation, the numerous health and environmental benefits of going vegan are hard to deny. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Vegetarian diet reduces heart disease death risk by 40 percent
A recent review examines plant-based diets and heart health. It concludes that vegetarian and vegan diets significantly improve cardiovascular health. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

New review highlights benefits of plant-based diets for heart health
(Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine) A new review study published in Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases finds that vegetarian, especially vegan diets, are associated with better cardiovascular health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 30, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Dough-To-Go Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Tree Nuts in Zoe ’s Vegan Tuxedo Fudge Cookie
Dough-to-Go of Santa Clara, CA is recalling 20 cases of cookies because they may contain undeclared tree nuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to walnuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 25, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

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