Celebrate Earth Day (and Every Day) with Plant-based Meals

mushroom risotto bowl

HappyCow is helping reduce the environmental impact of meat consumption by making it simpler for people to find plant-based options in over 180 countries. For nearly 20 years, HappyCow has been the world’s most popular vegan restaurant guide, gathering nearly 100,000 listings, with over 300,000 members worldwide and more than 400,000 reviews. According to the U.N. Convention to Combat Desertification, 56…

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Vegan Diet Best for Gut Hormones and Satiety

Vegan Diet Gut Hormones

A vegan diet is best for gastrointestinal hormones and satiety, according to a study published in Nutrients. These hormones help regulate blood sugar, fullness, and weight management. Researchers, including the Physicians Committee’s clinical research director Hana Kahleova, M.D., compared a calorie and macronutrient-matched vegan meal with a meal composed of meat and cheese on hormone levels and after-meal satisfaction among…

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Preventing Brain Loss with B Vitamins

brain loss

One week on a plant-based diet can significantly drop blood levels of homocysteine, a toxin associated with cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease. Without vitamin B12 supplementation, though, a long-term plant-based diet could make things worse. More information: and and How Not to Die and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller Image credit:

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