Is a vegan diet healthy? What to eat as part of a balanced plant diet

What are the key elements of a healthy vegan diet? To consider the safety of any diet, it is important to consider the quality and variety of food choices. In general, foods fall into five groups; fruits and vegetables, starches, foods high in protein, fats and foods high in added fats, sugar and salt. Vegetables […]

The first Dutch bananas end up in the form of cakes, vegan meat and lingerie

Around 1,600 brand new bananas grown on Dutch soil were harvested yesterday in the Neder Banaan greenhouse in Ede. In this greenhouse, researchers from WUR are working with Neder Banaan on new cultivation methods and new varieties of bananas that contribute to a more sustainable cultivation of bananas around the world. Harvested Dutch bananas are […]

15 budget-friendly vegan dishes to bring to Friendsgiving

It’s officially our favorite time of year: Thanksgiving season! While many of us will be attending family reunions, let’s not forget the awesome side that Friendsgiving is. For those who don’t know, Friendsgiving is a relatively new holiday celebration (the term emerged for the first time in 2007) and has become a much anticipated part […]

Simply Vegan Podcast: What to Eat for Healthy Hair

Join Holly and Molly for another episode of the Simply Vegan podcast where they discuss the return of Tiger King, what to eat for healthy hair and more. This week, Holly and Molly have been busy sampling Crackd vegan egg substitute, stocking fillers from Sweet Yourself Vegan, and a healthy mushroom-based hot chocolate drink from […]

10 reasons why a healthy vegan diet helps people over 50 stay in shape

3. Abundant protein Many older people eat too little protein1, favoring carbohydrates and fats over good sources of protein. Foods such as bread, rice, potatoes, cakes and pies can take center stage, along with some fruits and vegetables, while foods high in protein lag behind. Include a good source of protein with every meal – […]

Pop-up vegan food vendor gives back to North Central Florida animals

To follow the latest local news, subscribe to our TV20 newsletter HERE and get news straight to your email every morning. GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) – A traveling vegan vendor has come to Gainesville from Southern California, and it’s all for a good cause. Hundreds of people lined up at First Magnitude Brewing Company to get […]