Nutrition specialists with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a nonprofit of more than 17,000 doctors, contributed a statement for the record for today’s United States Senate Agriculture Committee hearing entitled “The State of Nutrition in America 2021.” In its statement, the… Read More ›
Whole Foods Market revealed its first-ever plant-based trend predictions, with nut-based cheese alternatives, banana blossoms and creamy cashew dips topping the list. Looking ahead to summer and beyond, the grocer’s Trends Council pooled members’ industry knowledge, product-sourcing expertise and hands-on work… Read More ›
In one of the largest studies of its kind, the European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO) has found that it is healthiest to be a vegetarian. Their study of over 177,000 people found vegetarians appear to have a… Read More ›
According to The Center for Biological Diversity, cutting U.S. meat intake in half could prevent 1.6 billion tons of climate pollution. If this is the science, why aren’t more climate alarmist ditching meat and going vegan? While a self-reporting 3 percent of the U.S. population purports to be eating plant-based (not necessarily vegan), 60 percent believe in humans are creating climate change. So why hasn’t 57 percent of Americans gone vegan, shouldn’t we be following the science?
A movement spanning over 192 countries to get people to go vegan for the month of January has signed up its millionth pledge. Started in the United Kingdom, Veganuary is a non-profit organization that encourages people worldwide to eat vegan… Read More ›
Rip Esselstyn spent a decade as one of the premier triathletes in the world. He then joined the Austin Fire Department where he introduced his passion for a whole-food, plant-based diet to Austin’s Engine 2 Firehouse to rescue a firefighting… Read More ›
Tofurky challenges Louisiana’s new law keeping them from labeling products as plant-based sausage or vegan ham, etc.
The Good Food Institute and Animal Legal Defense Fund has sued on behalf of Tofurky challenging a Louisiana law that would impose fines of up to $500 per day for every plant-based meat product marketed or sold with terms like… Read More ›
A new study released yesterday, August 11, 2020, from Standford Medicine found that people who eat plant-based burgers instead of beef burgers helped their cardiovascular health. This small study backs up dozens of previous studies showing the health benefits of… Read More ›
These are some areas of health the conference will cover:
The most expensive disease in America (hint, it’s not heart disease, cancer, diabetes, or obesity)
Adopting a vegetarian diet causes weight loss, even in the absence of exercise or calorie counting, according to a new meta-analysis published as an online advance in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics on Thursday, Jan. 22,… Read More ›