“Transforming My Life”: ‘Will.I.Am’ Praises Plant-Based Diets

Will.I.Am credits a plant-based diet for transforming his life. In the spring of 2017, the former Black Eyed Peas member quit eating animal products – after visiting a doctor and deciding to make a change. Benefits of a healthy food Plant-based eating lowers his cholesterol, blood pressure, and makes him lose weight, as he has mentioned publicly. Following a recent …

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Research: Diet-based diets help prevent heart disease, strokes, and diabetes

A large UK study suggests that eating a plant-based diet can lower the risk of heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes. Several thousand British people were surveyed by a health check company to find out if eating meat or a plant-based diet had health benefits for them. Findings of the study According to the study, vegans had lower blood sugar readings …

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The concept of a plant-based diet goes beyond avoiding animal cruelty

Climate change can also be mitigated and the next pandemic potentially prevented.  The subject of diet is sensitive. Everyone dislikes being told what or what not to eat, especially if it doesn’t run with their culinary traditions or taste buds. However, Neil deGrasse Tyson reminds us that science does not care about what you eat or how …

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Times of India highlights the health benefits of eating plant-based

India’s leading daily newspaper, The Times Of India, published a double-page article praising plant-based diets. The author claims that a plant-based diet is the most nutritional and has the most negligible environmental impact. Even though India is widely regarded as a vegetarian country, the article claims the traditional and sustainable diet is changing towards a more industrialized diet, …

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A plant-based diet may help prevent the next COVID-19

All recent pandemics have one thing in common: They are all transmitted by animals. They are zoonotic infections. Nonetheless, animals are not ultimately responsible for causing these diseases. They didn’t throw COVID-19 over the backyard fence to attack humans. By saying that this pandemic is “animal-related,” we mean that these diseases are caused by how …

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CEO of Unilever: Plant-based diets are becoming the norm in “every single country.”

80% of consumers worldwide now eat plant-based diets predominantly, according to Unilever CEO Alan Jope.  A plant-based diet is becoming more popular among consumers worldwide, according to Unilever CEO Alan Jope. Phytoeating is not just a fad, but an “inexorable” trend that’s here to stay, jokes Jope. Almost every country in the world, including emerging …

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Plant-based diets: can they save the planet?

According to scientists and writers, politicians should encourage change to a plant diet if they’re serious about saving the planet. Kwasi Kwarteng, the UK’s business secretary, has suggested a “full plant-based diet” as a way to combat climate change, saying lifestyle changes to healthy food are essential to reach the government’s new emissions target of 78% below 1990 …

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Plant based diet impact on environment – Savings of 3 billion hectares of agricultural land

In a nutshell Agriculture accounts for half of the world’s habitable land, and most of this is dedicated to raising dairy and meat animals. There are two sources of feed for livestock: grazing lands and land where crops, such as soy and cereals, are grown. What would be the effect of adopting a plant-based diet on our agricultural …

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Plant Based Diet Revolution can Save Wildlife, says UN Research Report

UN-backed report: Nature’s biggest enemy is the vicious circle of unhealthy, cheap food. Globally, more than 80% of farmland is used for raising animals. These animals provide 18% of the calories consumed. According to a report, the largest driver of environmental  destruction is the global food system. A shift to plant-based diets will help to stop the …

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