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The Game Changers tells the story of James Wilks — elite special forces trainer and winner of The Ultimate Fighter — as he travels the world on a quest for the truth behind the world's most dangerous myth: that meat is necessary for protein, strength and optimal health.

From the Oscar®-winning director of The Cove, a shocking expose of the world's most dangerous myth.
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A festive plant-based dinner that will impress everyone around the holiday table—vegans, vegetarians, and omnivores alike.

Here at FOK, all we want for Christmas is a festive plant-based dinner that will impress everyone around the holiday table—vegans, vegetarians, and omnivores alike. This year’s menu revolves around a cozy vegetable pot pie with a flaky homemade crust... Read more
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Coffee drinkers and veggie lovers may have the healthiest hearts, according to studies presented the American Heart Association annual meeting.
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Happy World Vegan Day!

Every November we celebrate World Vegan Day and World Vegan Month, as well as the formation of The Vegan Society. Find out what events and special offers are happening this year.
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"There should be no separation between what we eat and what is best for our health, as well as the health of the environment and animals."~Matthew Kenney

The award-winning chef shares next-level plant-based recipes perfect for Halloween, Christmas, and New Year's
plantbasednews.org

Traveling as a vegetarian has its own unique challenges.Looking for a vegetarian-friendly place to visit? Maybe this list will help.

October is World Vegetarian Month and in celebration of the occasion, Oliver’s Travels have completed research to find the most vegetarian-friendly countries around the world. We know that travelli…
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"As a true millennial, I turned to the internet for reinforcements: Tasty recipes that skipped meat and dairy. We tried quinoa and carrot kugel, quinoa and black bean veggie burgers and an Indian eggplant and tomato dish called Baingan Bharta."~Natasha Tandler

Sean's challenge saved 17 animals and prevented the release of 134 pounds of carbon dioxide. “He finally did it!” I announced over the phone to my mom.With the same enthusiasm I would have if Sean, my boyfriend of three years, had popped the question, I exclaimed, “He finally agreed to be a vegetari...
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"Plant based, it makes sense. I gave up meat."~Bob Harper

Bob Harper says he's doing yoga, Crossfit and changing his diet to get stronger.
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Otherwise I don't think there's any value in lecturing someone about what they're eating even though I watch people who are literally eating themselves into an early grave and I just want to say, 'You should not be doing that. Don't put that into your mouth!"~Woody Harrelson

Actor Woody Harrelson, widely known for his roles in Cheers and The Hunger Games, is also known for being a vegan and a (mostly) raw foodist. In a recent feature summarized by People Magazine, Harrelson talks about veganism on set, stating:
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"Own your lifestyle choices and own your positions. If you’re going to eat meat, this is what happens in the slaughterhouse," say co-writer Jon Ronson.
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Vegetarian diet almost twice as effective in reducing body weight compared to the conventional hypocaloric diet

(2017). The Effect of a Vegetarian vs Conventional Hypocaloric Diabetic Diet on Thigh Adipose Tissue Distribution in Subjects with Type 2 Diabetes: .
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So why are the athletes who choose plant-based diets doing so? Aside from ethical, environmental, or long-term health reasons, recovery seems to be the big one, and the nutrient density and anti-inflammatory nature of a plant-based diet are the most likely explanations.

In an excerpt from The No Meat Athlete Cookbook, learn how you can fuel your workouts with a whole-food, plant-based diet.
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The main reasons people become vegans are down to animal welfare, helping the environment and improving health

Meat substitutes and other vegetarian and vegan products are helping Germans increasingly drop meat from their diets -- but are such products the way forward for health?
cnn.com

Happy International Women's Day

Search events International Women's Day by location. The events contain useful information about where, when and what is happening to support International Women's Day
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"It was surprising how easy it is to be vegan. I was vegetarian my whole life prior so the transition was relatively easy for me."~Tia Blanco

The Puerto Rican is making noise on the Qualifying Series, powered by her passion for a healthy diet.
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Fortunately, the food world has recently been reinvigorated by a new wave of culinary voices that have been encouraging plant-based eating through a tone that is uncharacteristically tough yet inclusive, self aware and occasionally comical.

The food world has recently been reinvigorated by a new wave of voices promoting vegetarianism through a tone that is uncharacteristically tough, inclusive, self aware and occasionally comical in an effort to overturn the stigma that some consumers have previously associated with plant-based diets.
forbes.com