Appearance, texture and flavour are the three main challenges food scientists face when developing a convincing plant-based meat.
Cutting out dairy, eggs and meat is thought to prevent and reverse heart disease. But as our latest study shows, the evidence doesn't back this claim up.
Forgot tempeh. The humble shroom has the potential to be used across industries, in ways we're only beginning to grasp.
A dietitian breaks down everything you need to know about this viral meat substitute.
It is possible to be an ethical vegan, who supports a better world for animals, and have the COVID-19 vaccine.
Recruiting more vegans for studies in the future will help us understand how this diet affects health.
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.
Who gets to decide what we call the things we eat? Increasingly, wealthy plant-based food moguls.
There are so many milk alternatives these days, but it can be difficult to tell how beneficial they might be for our health. So we asked a dietitian to run through the main options.
Going from a single spore to a finished fungi-derived leather product takes a couple of weeks. But raising a cow to maturity for bovine leather can take several years.
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.
Trump’s recent executive order to keep meat plants open is premised on a lie: that a meat shortage is a food shortage.
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.
Plant-rich diets can help tackle the climate crisis, prevent disease and improve mental health.
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.
Industry lobbyists call it the 'Great Food Transition' and say it's about saving the planet. But is this the whole story?