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This 300 Pound Football Player Runs on a Vegan Diet

Eating vegan gets a lot of attention as a way to cleanse or lose weight,†and I think that this method for promoting veganism isn't always helpful. It†focuses on veganism as a crash diet, rather than a…


Raising a More Compassionate Generation

Animal Place interviewed vegan parents to gain insight into what it is like raising vegan children. The advantages include saving animalsí lives, health benefits, and encouraging compassion. We hope t…


Black Bean ‘Meatballs’

Talk about flavor! This combo of fresh veggie-based "pasta" & lightly fried bean balls is truly a winner! The second I bit into this dish I was in love and it's now a go-to staple of mine for quic…


How to Cope When Your Child Goes Vegan

The announcement that your teen (or tween) is going vegan can come as a bombshell. You may worry that a vegan lifestyle will lead to poor nutrition, skyrocketing grocery bills, the end of cozy family …


Yes, You CAN Eat Healthy on a Budget

We've all heard it time and time again, the healthier the diet, the more expensive it is. Consumers may use that claim as a crutch to hang on to some of their unhealthier habits. However, it's simply …


Is Breastfeeding Vegan?

Parents-to-be hear constantly that "breast is best," but do vegan parents have to skip breastfeeding to align with their beliefs? Is breast milk vegan? The short answer to this question is YES. W…


No, You Won’t Have to Resort to Eating Insects in the Future

Doesn't it seem like lately every single food-related website is bombarding you with hideous images of piles of crickets or worms being touted as "the food of the future?"Blech. Eating insects doesn…


5 Reasons I’d Still Be Vegan If I Were a Dude

As the vegan movement grows, statistics say it resonates most strongly with women -- at least so far. Of the 2.5 million or so Americans who identify themselves as part of Team Vegan, about 79% are fe…


The State of Veganism In America [Infographic]

Americans eat a ton of food each year. That's not hyperbole. In 2011, USDA research found that average American eats about 1,966.3 pounds of food each year. Even more shocking are the type of foods th…


Enjoying a Plant Based Diet? Here Are 3 Supplements to Consider

There are tons of supplements available to those who have chosen a whole-food, plant-based diet. But which are really necessary? No matter how or why you decide to go vegetarian or vegan - for heal…


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