Vegetarian and vegan diets are the best for the planet. But most omnivores simply won’t switch to them. It’s realistic to promote the Mediterranean diet instead.
Plant-based diets may lack a number of important nutrients, such as vitamin B12 and iodine.
And what Adventists can teach us about living greener, longer lives.
Psychologists have described a ‘meat paradox’ in the minds of meat-eating animal lovers.
Taking lessons from the past could help enrich our diets for little cost
Menus that are three-quarters vegetarian help meat eaters choose more climate-friendly options, a tactic that restaurants could use to help fight climate change.
A new study puts numbers to the health and environmental benefits – or impacts – of individual foods and shows how small changes can make a significant difference.
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.