Most human cases of swine flu are found at agricultural fairs but there are other disease hotspots to consider, like factory farms.
There is not a lot of actual meat in hot dogs, even when it’s listed as a top ingredient. They are mostly water and fat, but hot dog companies don’t want you to know that.
A new documentary film by BAFTA-award-winning director Alex Lockwood explores the underreported connections between animal farming and human disease.
There are many different ways to measure the growth of veganism. One way to do so is by looking at how popular the term is on Google Trends.
A new study about vegetarian children led to conflicting reports from several media outlets, including EurekAlert! and the Daily Mail. What did the actual study say?
Eating raw meat may be a common practice around the world, but that doesn’t make it safe. Eating raw meat raises the risk of a range of health problems.
Maintaining a vegan diet can help you manage certain conditions like diabetes or heart disease. Vegans also tend to live healthier lives.
Over half of the world’s population suffers from lactose malabsorption, the condition behind lactose intolerance. Learn how to avoid its worst symptoms.
Doctors confirmed that a four-year-old child in the country’s Henan province has been infected with the illness. Millions of birds are already suffering.
Want to change the way you eat? You came to the right place. Here’s a comprehensive guide to eating plant-based.
Buddhism focuses on doing no harm. As a result, many of its 500 million practitioners around the world, though not all of them, abstain from eating meat.
If you’re trying to eat less meat, try one of the recipes listed in this article—all of which feature vegetables and legumes as primary ingredients.
For the last several years, meat consumption in the United States has, in fact, been increasing. But many Americans are deciding to make a change.
Reducing meat consumption can have numerous benefits on human health, the environment, and animals. Find out how to take charge of your diet today.
Veganism has grown exponentially in the last several years. Today, it is a mighty campaigning and ethical force. Want to get involved?
There are several health issues to consider when consuming milk. Milk contains large amounts of fat, causes acne, and can trigger allergic reactions.
A new investigation reveals that companies routinely exceed level of bacteria allowed by USDA—and do not have to recall their products.
Cheese addiction is real, and overconsumption of cheese can have serious consequences for your personal health and the health of others.
Many people believe it is impossible to lead a healthy life while only eating plants. We spoke with an award-winning dietician to set the record straight.
Two-thirds of the population is lactose intolerant. So why don’t school lunch programs offer plant-based milk? The answer is more complicated than you’d think.
A lot of people might be surprised by the vast array of plant-based foods that contain protein. Here’s a list of some of the most delicious options out there.
The threat of antibiotic resistance looms large for veterinarians. We spoke with infectious disease specialist and veterinarian Dr. J. Scott Weese to understand why.
A new study published in The Lancet found that 1.2 million people died from antibiotic-resistant infections in 2019. Experts fear this is just the beginning.
Veganism is much more than just a diet. It is a way of life that seeks to reduce suffering wherever it persists.
Learn about what protein is, how it works, and how to get enough of it while maintaining a vegetarian diet.
Serving flavored milk in schools has a dangerous downside, one that industry groups, parents, and nutrition experts have been fighting over for years.
Seafood has long been hailed by dietitians as a quality source of healthy fats and protein. But there is a darker side to seafood that is often not discussed.
Many people believe that veganism is just a diet, but it’s so much more. Veganism is a lifestyle based on living in harmony with the world around us.
While vegans omit all animal products from their diets, vegetarians still consume honey, milk, eggs, and other animal products.
It’s not your imagination: More people than ever are changing the way they eat. Shouldn’t the meals we share with others change, too?