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August 18, 2017

The Ultimate Guide To Veganism And Alzheimer's - 7 Easy Ways To Reduce Your Risk

Can diet protect our long-term mental health and prevent Alzheimer’s disease?

August 14, 2017

Major Health Journal Calls Plant-Based Diet The Single Most Important Weapon In Health Battle

The benefits of a plant-based diet are becoming increasingly mainstream within the medical community

August 14, 2017

FOX NEWS: Plant-Based Advocate Dr. Neal Barnard talks Diabetes, Cheese And 'What The Health'

Vegan diets have been receiving lots of attention recently in the mainstream press

August 11, 2017

The Ultimate Guide To Getting Enough Vitamin B12 On A Vegan Diet

Dr. Justine Butler breaks down the science behind plant-based diets and vitamin B12

August 11, 2017

More Than A Quarter Of Brits Cut Back On Meat Amid Fears For Health

Research has shown that health is a primary motivator for people cutting their meat intake

August 10, 2017

Australian Medical Association Publishes Its First Ever Article On Plant-Based Diets

The article shows a growing understanding of plant-based diets within the medical community

August 9, 2017

British Dietetic Association Confirms Plant-Based Diet 'Can Support Healthy Living At All Ages'

The organization has joined forces with The Vegan Society to advise on healthy eating

August 7, 2017

Plant-Based Dr. Neal Barnard Defends 'What The Health' Among Accusations Of 'Cherry-Picking' Science

The film has recently come under fire from the mainstream media

August 4, 2017

Top Plant-Based Physician Dr. Michael Greger To Premiere PBS TV Special Today

The doctor's book 'How Not To Die' has been in the New York Times' Bestseller list for months

August 3, 2017

Why Do So Many People Ignore The Warnings About How Harmful Meat Is?

Dr Justine Butler, Senior Health Researcher and Writer for Viva! Health looks into some of the dangers of eating meat

August 1, 2017

CBC Reports: Plant-Based Diet Can Be Healthy For Children

Smashing the myth that it's necessary - or healthy - to drink cow's milk

July 26, 2017

What Are The Benefits Of Coconut Oil? Is It Really A Magic Fat?

Dr Justine Butler, Senior Health Researcher and Writer for Viva!Health looks into the health claims made for coconut oil

July 21, 2017

5 Million Plant-Based Lunches Will Be Served To Brazilian Children

The meals are part of an initiative by charity Mercy For Animals

July 18, 2017

10 Amazing Vegan Protein Sources To Help You Lose Weight And Build Muscle

You don't need to eat meat for muscle gainz

July 17, 2017

Hepatitis E: Eating Undercooked Pork Is Leading Cause In EU

In rare cases Hepatits E can prove fatal

July 14, 2017

Canada's New Draft Food Guide Says: Up With Plant-Based And Down With Dairy

The draft guidelines offer a new mainstream approach to diet

July 10, 2017

WATCH: How Doctors REVERSE Disease With Plant-Based Nutrition

This new short documentary features plant-based physicians - including Dr Kim Williams

June 30, 2017

Plant-Based Gym Launches Online Service To Help Healthy Vegan Eating Go Global

People all over the world will be able to connect with plant based fitness and nutrition experts

June 28, 2017

New Study: Risk Of Early Onset Menopause Slashed By Consuming Plant Protein

Conversely, eating red meat can increase risk of early onset menopause

June 23, 2017

‘Reader’s Digest’ Reports That Kids Can Thrive on a Vegan Diet

Can vegan children get all the nutrition they need? Of course! Reader’s Digest weighs in

June 22, 2017

Making Fruit And Vegetables Cheaper Would Save Lives Says Study

Researchers also looked at the impact of putting a levy on fizzy drinks

June 21, 2017

US Health Experts Call On Hospitals To Serve Vegan Food

Processed meats are linked to some cancers

June 21, 2017

Dr Neal Barnard Tells Government: Make Food Stamp Program More Plant-Based

Eating more fruit, veggies and grains could improve health levels

June 20, 2017

Medical Marijuana Could Help Anxiety, Arthritis And More In Animals

People have been seeing results giving the substance to their companion animals

June 19, 2017

A Tick That Gives People A Meat Allergy Is Spreading Across US

Will the Lone Star tick affect more people than ever this year?

June 16, 2017

Plant-Based Diet Tips To Reduce The Risk Of Prostate Cancer

Registered Dietician Andy De Santis outlines some healthy eating tips

June 15, 2017

A Plant-Based Diet Boosts Weight Loss Twice As Effectively As Traditional Diabetes Diet

A new study suggests calories may not be created equally

June 9, 2017

EU Report Claims '13 Million IQ Points Lost' After Pesticide Exposure

Study authors claim choosing organic food could reduce risk

June 8, 2017

What's The Truth Behind Claims That Eggs Make Children Taller?

Children can be completely healthy eating a plant-based diet

June 8, 2017

Are 'Trendy' Vegan Diets Stunting Children's Growth? The Truth Behind Dairy Study Claims

The study about plant-based milk doesn't tell the whole story

June 5, 2017

Veganism Could Save Lives, Money And The Planet, Says New Study

Yet more research points to a plant-based diet as a solution to environmental and health problems

May 31, 2017

German E Coli Breakout: Death Toll One

Investigations into the outbreak are ongoing

May 30, 2017

Top Vegan Doctor: Only Avoid Gluten If You Have Sensitivities

Information was part of study about best plant-based diet for heart health

May 25, 2017

The Good, the Bad and the Eggly - Smashing the Myth that Eggs Are a Health Food

For years eggs have been considered essential - but there are many superior vegan protein alternatives

May 11, 2017

The Headlines Say "Eating Cheese Does Not Raise Risk Of Heart Attack Or Stroke"

This review of 29 studies, funded by the Global Dairy Platform, Dairy Research Institute and Dairy Australia, concluded that dairy foods don’t increase the risk of early death, heart disease or stroke

April 19, 2017

Scare Tactics and Misinformation About Dairy Are Backfiring

Shameless scare tactics and ties to the dairy industry can’t stop the huge change in attitudes amongst young people towards dairy.

April 12, 2017

The Media, Milk Myths and Scare-Stories

Young people ditching dairy don't need cow's milk for healthy bones and misleading headlines are doing them a disservice

April 11, 2017

A National Conference That Promotes Plant-based Nutrition to Prevent Disease Launches

The annual national conference on Plant-based Prevention Of Disease (P-POD)

March 30, 2017

Kip and Keegan Take on the Complex Topic of Health in Groundbreaking Documentary

What the Health is the groundbreaking follow-up film from the creators of the award-winning documentary Cowspiracy. The film exposes the collusion and corruption in government and big business that is costing us trillions of healthcare dollars, and keeping us sick.

March 28, 2017

How The Dairy Industry Tricked Humans Into Believing They Need Milk [Watch]

Despite the fact that you can get ample calcium, potassium, and protein from fruits and vegetables, the dairy industry has spent billions of dollars to convince consumers otherwise

February 9, 2017

Dr. Oz Tries "The Future Of Meat"

The popular TV show continued its vegan coverage - this time with the focus on plant-based meats

February 1, 2017

Diabetes Industry Indicted For Misconduct

John Mcdougall MD uproots the latest scams from the diabetes industry in his recent newsletter

January 28, 2017

Dr Oz: The Vegan Diet Is 'The Single Biggest Movement of 2017’

The popular TV show continued its vegan coverage - this time with an epic sound bite

January 27, 2017

"Plant Based 'Milk' Packaging is Misleading Consumers" says US Gov

The "Dairy Pride Act" seeks to define milk as only coming from cow secretions, thus making it illegal for the dozens of plant based milks to use the word "milk"

January 27, 2017

25 Experts on How to Transform Diabetes with a Plant-Based (Vegan) Diet

Learn from the world's top nutrition experts about achieving your optimal health living with prediabetes, type 1, type 1.5, type 2 diabetes, or gestational diabetes.

January 27, 2017

Jamie Oliver Supports Dairy For Veganuary!

Jamie Oliver admits to the problems associated with milk consumption. But does he go far enough?

January 15, 2017

New Wave of Medical Doctors Turn To Plant-Based Diets

Why are more Australian and international medical doctors than ever confidently recommending vegan diets to their patients?

January 9, 2017

Wendy Williams and Dr. Oz Tout Plant-Based Diet

The TV personality Wendy Williams invited Dr. Oz to chat plant-based health on her show

January 5, 2017

The BBC asked "Is Veganuary worth doing?"

In the news this week the BBC asked, "Is Veganuary worth doing?" Miles Kasiri, Registered Nutritional Therapist (Dip CNM, mBANT, CNHC), takes a deep dive into this important question.

January 1, 2017

Exclusive: Man Breaks One Year POTATO ONLY Diet On Live TV

Plant Based News gets an exclusive interview with Andrew Taylor before his big Australia Weekend Sunrise feature, where he eats potatoes for the first time in a year

December 21, 2016

Media EXPOSED For Claims That CHEESE Protects Against Heart Disease!

No, this is not a hoax; cheese was really claimed by a respected mainstream news outlet to protect against heart disease. David Oates unravels this one

December 10, 2016

Biggest Loser Producer Launches Plant-Based Show

The Big Fat Truth helps participants lose weight through whole foods, plant-based nutrition

December 8, 2016

The Largest Organization of Food & Nutrition Professionals Admits Vegan Diets are Suitable for All

That wasn’t the earth shaking you just felt, but it might as well have been. In fact, that rumbling beneath your feet was caused by the latest position statement released by the American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics on the suitability of vegan diets

December 3, 2016

Vegan Diets are Suitable for Children According to Fox News

Propaganda surrounding vegan diets seems to be gradually coming to an end