A new paper suggests that plant- and fish-based diets lessen the chance of developing severe symptoms – but hold off from becoming vegetarian or pescatarian for now.
Anti-nutrients naturally occur in food and can block the amount of other nutrients available for your body to use. But their effects aren’t all bad, which is why they’re undergoing an image makeover.
Plant-based diets can be healthy but ingredients matter. Heavily processed meat substitutes can be high in saturated fats and sodium.
The Singapore Food Agency has approved US food company Eat Just’s cultured ‘chicken bites’ for sale.
A well-planned plant-based diet can support good health at every age.
Jane Goodall is a pioneering primatologist who redefined what it means to be human. She spoke to Clive Phillips, a professor of animal welfare.
The end of factory farming will lay the foundation for a rural resurgence and the development of more just and sustainable communities for people and animals alike.
The smallpox vaccination used calf lymph, which was unacceptable to vegetarians and anti-vivisectionists who were growing in number from the mid 19th century.
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.