Thursday, September 19, 2019

Why make the change?

A fat man holding vegetables.

Abscisic acid plant hormone countering the effects of fatty diet

Another report confirming our suspicions about about the benefits of eating vegetables. This time it is thanks to the plant hormone abscisic acid.
A picuture of a very slim lady.

After eight children she looks stunning looking stunning – raw vegan...

From nasty medication with bad side-effects, this mother of eight claims taking up a raw vegan diet has transformed her life.
Healthy food.

Going VEGAN can prevent overweight adults from falling victim to diabetes,...

Hidden within this article are those words that plant-based followers are almost certain to pick up on: "Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine". Yes, the...
A picture of the psoriasis skin disease.

Vegan diet helps psoriasis

Can a vegan, gluten-free, low alcohol diet bring psoriasis under control? Whilst there are many claims that a vegan diet can cure acne, it is rare to see similar claims made for psoriasis.
A picture of ice cream.

Ice cream and red meat diet caused a near-fatal heart attack...

A miracle story by Kayla Brantley in the MailOnline. Well, those plant-based folk, the followers of Esselstyn, Fuhrman, Barnard, McDougall, Greger, Klaper etc. will be...
A picture of Sophia Ellis, vegan weigh lifter.

Sophia Ellis – from Anorexic to Powerlifter – doing vegan the...

This story from the Health section of the Daily Mail Online caught my eye. A girl who went from being an anorexic to a...

Plant-Based Vegan FAQ

books

Classic books

1. The China Study: Revised and Expanded Edition: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted and the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss,...
Picture of Dr. Greger.

A quick guide to the Plant Based Pioneers

This is a list of the plant-based doctors and medical professionals who have helped shape the plant-based vegan movement. From Colin Campbell of "The China Study" fame, through to Dr. Neal Barnard and his Cheese Trap, Dr. Greger and his How Not to Die theme - these are the prime-movers in the plant-based world.
A picture of Healthy Recipes on a laptop.

Top (mainly) Oil-Free, Vegan, Plant-Based Online Recipe Websites

A great list of (mainly) oil-free, vegan, plant-based recipe websites! There is something here for everybody. From the simple, quick, "after-work" dish through to the exquisite and elaborate, "for guests". Great websites that help us to go vegan stay vegan - easy!
Picture of vegan gift.

Gifts for Vegans

I have been vegan for a while now, and this is a list of things I would be delighted to receive as a presents. I like good quality kit, stuff that doesn't break after a couple of washes in the dishwasher etc. Pay a bit more and use for years.

Swiss Vegan Blog

A picture of Kombucha fermented tea drink.

Finding Kombucha in Switzerland

Kombucha is a fermented tea drink that is supposed to have some useful health benefits. I am looking to find a good brew in Switzerland.

Vegan Industry News

Meat shelves.

The line between real and fake meat is beginning to blur

Should fake-meat run head-to-head on the standard supermarket meat shelves?
Hungry Jacks.

Australian Hungry Jacks (Burger King down under) gets a Vegan Burger!

Finally Hungry Jacks gets its very own vegan burger. Following on from McDonalds' runaway Scandinavian McVegan success?
A picture of wine and fruits.

Wine spills onto the Vegan bandwagon in Veganuary 2018

It's 2018. It's Dry January for many (no alcohol). And in the UK at least it's Veganuary! One month of vegan nourishment. Wine is now...
Picture of a poultry factory farm.

Israeli clean meat firm SuperMeat raises $3 million

Israeli clean meat firm SuperMeat has announced it is raising $3 million in seed funding to develop its "clean meat" products. "Clean meat" is...
Picture of a Big Mac burger.

The McVegan stays on the menu in Scandinavia, soon to be rolled out in...

The McVegan, a competitively priced vegan alternative to the traditional McDonalds burger proved a success in Finland. By all accounts, much more so than...