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Why don't vegans eat eggs? 7 eye-opening reasons the world is better off without eggs

Why don’t vegans eat eggs? 7 reasons the world would be better off without them

If you haven’t thought much about the egg industry, it’s natural to wonder, “Why don’t vegans eat eggs?” On the surface, it doesn’t seem like there’s a problem. Chickens naturally lay eggs, which most people think are healthy to eat – what’s the issue? As it turns out, there are quite a number. Vegans don’t …

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Why don't vegans drink milk? 5 secrets the dairy industry doesn't want you to know

Why don’t vegans drink milk? 5 secrets the dairy industry doesn’t want you to know

Like many non-vegans, you might wonder, “Why don’t vegans drink milk? Don’t cows just need to be milked? You don’t have to kill cows for milk, anyway. And isn’t it a good source of calcium?” Yet common myths like these are simply marketing facades that the industry promotes to fuel our insatiable consumption of dairy. …

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5 reasons you don’t need to worry about how to get enough protein on a vegan diet

The number one question people have about veganism is often how to get enough protein on a vegan diet. People are so concerned about this one nutrient over all other essential aspects of food because we have been sold the “the protein myth.” For decades, the animal agriculture industry has pushed the misinformation that we …

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Why don't vegans eat fish? 5 little-known reasons we're all better off leaving fish in the ocean

Why don’t vegans eat fish? 5 little-known reasons we’re all better off leaving fish in the ocean

It’s often harder for people to feel compassion for aquatic animals like fish because they seem so foreign and distant to us. Many people think of them almost as moving, automated plants. So, why don’t vegans eat fish? While many vegans don’t eat fish because they, too, are sentient creatures who feel pain, the case …

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Easy transition to vegan in 7 weeks - the only thing you'll regret is that you didn't do it sooner!

Easy transition to vegan in 7 weeks – you’ll never look back!

People transition to vegan diets for three overarching reasons: social justice concerns, personal and public health and slowing the climate crisis. With a strong understanding of the positive difference you’re making and a few tools, you can make a successful, easy transition to vegan eating that is energizing rather than daunting. Of course, no one …

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How the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2020 make you sick

How the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2020 make you sick

Every five years, as mandated by the Nutrition Act, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) creates and disseminates a new edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, with the most recent being Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2020. Yet these guidelines represent food industry interests, not current …

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6 powerful ways a vegan diet and psoriasis improvement are connected

5 powerful ways a vegan diet and psoriasis improvement are linked

Psoriasis is a skin disease that causes redness, itching, and flaking. Many factors can cause psoriasis, such as genetics, smoking, alcohol use, stress, and diet. Because diet is a contributing factor that is controllable, many patients choose to alter their diets in an effort to help relieve symptoms. So, how are a vegan diet and …

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Can a vegan diet reverse kidney disease? 5 scientific reasons it's your best bet to stop it

Can a vegan diet reverse kidney disease? 5 scientific reasons it’s your best bet to stop it

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is one of the top ten causes of premature mortality in the U.S., and it’s on the rise. The vast majority of people – 96% – with mild to moderate impairments in kidney function go undiagnosed. Even people with severely impaired kidney function go undiagnosed 48% of the time. Kidney disease …

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MyPlate dairy recommendations continue to misrepresent dairy as a health food despite its clear link to disease. Why does the government insist on promoting dairy?

Why are MyPlate Dairy recommendations lying to us?

MyPlate dairy recommendations continue to misrepresent dairy as a health food. Yet researchers have known for decades about the link between dairy and many chronic diseases like cancer. Why is this? And what’s so bad about dairy? Dairy wreaks havoc on our health Cow’s milk is not the wholesome product we’ve been led to believe …

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