Research shows a wider impact than you might think, including on mental health and pain.
Vegan activists are doing more than promoting healthy diets, they are increasingly vocal about the ethical treatment of animals and pushing for social change.
Eating plant-based proteins is linked with lower risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes.
And why they may be about to change their diets in the years ahead.
Ethical veganism is now protected as a 'philosophical belief'. But it's about more than just a plant-based diet.
Meat producers are lobbying in many states to keep the word 'meat' off labels of plant-based products like the Impossible Burger. But this may not clarify shoppers' choices.
A new study has found a vegetarian diet is associated with a reduced risk of heart disease, but linked to an increased risk of stroke. This is how we should – and shouldn't – interpret the results.
Understanding happiness in chickens could tell us how to improve their housing.
Meat substitutes and alternatives might play a positive role but aren't going to save the planet.
In the world of advertising, meat is for men, while serving dinner is for the women.
Plant-based proteins are in hot demand. That's why Canadian grocery stores and restaurant chains are racing to give consumers what they want.
It's not just a modern fad – plant-based diets have a long and colourful political past.
Rather than prioritizing human beings at the pinnacle of the animal kingdom, Leonardo revered all living beings. When he compared people and animals, it's the animals that often came out on top.
Animal-rights protesters have grabbed headlines this week, but research shows antagonism is not always effective.
There are many things we can do to support our immune systems. It turns out going vegetarian might be one of them.
One of the largest UK meat processors has launched a new vegan meat product. This was long overdue.
Not eating animals might make you feel more virtuous, but is it good for your health?
Almost one in five Canadians are going meatless or eating far less meat. But most establishments aren't actually targeting vegetarians or vegans; they're chasing "flexitarians." Here’s why.
With the rising influence of celebrity chefs around the world, do restaurants have responsibilities to promote more ethical forms of eating?
As more and more children embrace meat-free diets, using 'Chicken Run' to promote burgers may no longer work for fast food chains.