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Is Premier Protein Good for You? Here’s a Deep Dive Into the Popular Brand’s IngredientsPremier Protein is a popular brand for those looking to increase their protein intake, but it might not be the healthiest option out there.
Recipe: Radhi Devlukia-Shetty's Plant-Based Chilled Soba Noodle Salad (Exclusive)Plant-based chef Radhi Devlukia-Shetty's Chilled Soba Noodle Salad recipe is loaded with colorful veggies, sweetness, and heat that packs a punch.
You Won't Find *Any* Single-Use Cups at This NYC Coffee Shop (Exclusive)Sharon Avnon Reuveni — the founder of NYC's low-waste coffee shop Purple Waves — talks sustainability and changing systems.
Are Pork Rinds Actually Healthy? Let's Explore Ways to Make This Snack Better for YouPork rinds are not a healthy food, considering their high fat and sodium. However, there are healthy alternatives to pork rinds out there.
You Might Be Surprised to Know the Hidden Health Benefits of Banana PeppersBanana peppers are a great topping for so many foods, but are they good for you? They contain many nutrients, such as vitamins and minerals.
Vegan Women Summit 2024 Welcomes Heather Mills, Maggie Baird, and More — Everything to KnowVegan Women Summit 2024 — which is open to all genders — returns to Los Angeles for its fourth annual summit. Here's everything you need to know about the exciting event.
Is Gatorade Zero Actually Better for You? Here’s What to Know When Picking a DrinkSome experts consider Gatorade Zero better than regular Gatorade because it has zero sugar. However, it has other ingredients to watch out for.
This Drug Could Provide Relief for Those With Severe Food Allergies — and the FDA Finally Approved ItOn Feb. 16, 2024, the Food and Drug Administration approved the drug Xolair for those with severe food allergies to prevent severe reactions.
Study Reveals Pesticide Lurks in Popular Cereal Brands: Which Are Chlormequat-Free?A study reveals that popular cereal brands such as Quaker Oats and Cheerios contain a pesticide called chlormequat. What are chlormequat-free oats?
Is Cream of Wheat Actually a Healthy Breakfast?Nothing beats a hearty bowl of Cream of Wheat on a chilly winter's morning. Find out if this popular comfort food is good for you, too.
South Korea's National Dish Has a Flavor Not Everyone Can Agree OnKimchi is a famous dish in South Korea, but do you know what it tastes like? The way you make kimchi can impact its flavor.
Dissecting Turnips' Taste and Culinary Repertoire: What Do They Really Taste Like?Some people think turnips taste similar to root veggies while others think they taste like peppery cabbage. Both suggestions are correct: here's why.
These Vegan Valentine's Day Chocolates Will Help You Celebrate With Extra CompassionWhether your partner is plant-based, or if you're looking for a cruelty-free option, these vegan Valentine's Day chocolates are the perfect present.
What Do Medjool and Deglet Noor Dates Taste Like? Why Nature's Candy Is so VersatileDates taste incredibly sweet due to their sugar content, and they are known for their culinary versatility and heaps of essential nutrients.
This Is What the Most Expensive Spice in the World Tastes Like — Discover SaffronHave you ever wondered what saffron tastes like? It's a spice used in many Middle Eastern dishes and even in perfumes, but the smell can vary.
Monster Energy Drinks Pack a Punch — Is the Energy Elixir Vegan?We all have days when we need a kickstart, and Monster definitely does the trick. We're exploring if the popular energy drink is safe for vegans to drink.
Should You Give Your Child Pediasure? When the Nutritional Supplement Could Be HelpfulAlthough PediaSure can be helpful for children looking to gain weight, the supplement has a high amount of added sugar that might not be so great.
Soy Sauce: Is the Popular Asian Condiment OK for Vegans?Soy sauce is used widely in Asian cooking, which makes it a relief to know that soy sauce is almost always vegan.
The Health Benefits of Hibiscus Are Plentiful — Here's What the Flowering Plant Tastes LikeHere's everything to know about the hibiscus plant's unique taste, as well as some of the ways this powerful plant can support your health.
Bottoms Up! Olive Oil Shots For Weight Loss? A Registered Dietitian Weighs In (Exclusive)Can a morning shot of olive oil help with weight loss? Registered dietitian Tracy Lockwood Beckerman spoke with Green Matters about the 2020s food trend.
These Plant-Based Super Bowl Recipes Are All WinnersRegardless of what your game day plans are, these vegan versions of classic Super Bowl recipes will definitely make for a winning spread.
Easy-Peasy Vegan Recipes for the Time-Strapped (or Lazy) CookWhether you’re super busy or just feeling lazy (we hear you), these vegan recipes are short on time and long on flavor. Get ready to salivate.
Make Weeknights Happy Nights With These Gluten-Free Slow Cooker RecipesIf you’re gluten-free and low on time, you’re going to love this roundup of plant-based slow cooker recipes. Weeknights just got easy again!
Win Over the Carnivores With These 10 Plant-Based Mushroom RecipesMushrooms have so many amazing uses — check out this roundup of 10 delicious vegan mushroom recipes.
Shop for Ethical, Slave Labor-Free Chocolate on Valentine's Day and Year-RoundThe cocoa industry is riddled with injustice. Here's our guide on how to seek out ethical, fair-trade chocolate.
Tired of Chocolate Chip Cookies? Try One of These Unique Cookie Recipes InsteadForget chocolate chip cookies. Plenty of far more unique recipes are online, from lemon basil sugar cookies to pistachio and cardamom thumbprints.
Afro-Vegan Society's "Veguary" Pledge Celebrates Plant-Based Living During Black History MonthVeguary is a month-long pledge to “try living vegan” for the month of February, purposely coinciding with Black History Month. Here's how to get involved.
Try These Vegetarian and Vegan Oyster Sauces to Transform Your Home CookingNo longer shall you be limited by fish-based oyster sauce. Here are our favorite vegetarian and vegan oyster sauces on the market, plus a few recipes.
Does Breadfruit Actually Taste Like Bread? Exploring the Flavors of 'UluBreadfruit is described in taste as similar to everything from to potatoes to, yes, bread. Here's what you need to know about this fruit.
After Four Long Years, Just Mayo and Just Ranch Are Finally Back — Relaunch Details HereJust Mayo and Just Ranch are finally back in 2024, a few years after disappearing. Here's how to find the relaunched plant-based products.
Are Stanley Cups Safe to Use? Brand Explains Why the Viral Tumblers Contain LeadStanley brand stainless steel cups and tumblers do technically contain lead, but the brand — and health experts — explain that only rare instances should cause concern.
Are Tamales Healthy? It Depends Who You Ask, but We Think Vegan Tamales Are BestVarious types of meat, combined with dairy cheese, can cause a litany of health problems. We explore healthier versions of the famous tamale.
The Best Vegan Restaurants in the Las Vegas Valley Are As Diverse As Vegas ItselfSin City has become a vegan hot spot in recent years, attracting top chefs with creative, globally-inspired meals in mind. Here's our favorites.
Regenivores Are the New Climatarians: How the Trendy Diet Impacts the PlanetThe regenivore diet is just one more way that consumers are trying to reduce the impact their food has on the planet through climate-conscious habits.
Satisfy Your Pasta Cravings With These Plant-Based Chickpea Pasta RecipesWho doesn’t love a hearty bowl of pasta? If you’re addicted to this Italian staple but can’t eat gluten, these chickpea pasta recipes are for you.
Vegan Chickpea Recipes: Discover the Magic of This Humble LegumeChickpeas are a remarkably versatile ingredient. The amount of ways you can turn this humble legume into something truly delicious is nuts!
Third Lawsuit Against Panera Charged Lemonade Alleges "Permanent" Heart Problems — DetailsThree lawsuits have been leveled against chain restaurant Panera Bread after two deaths and one victim with "permanent" heart issues.
On the Shelf Life of Apple Cider Vinegar: Should You Pay Attention to Its Best-by Date?It’s safest to stick with the best-by-date on your apple cider vinegar products. But does ACV go bad or ever lose its antioxidant power?
Mushroom Coffee May Combat Inflammation and Fatigue, but Is It Hallucinatory?Learn about why some people add mushrooms to their daily cup of coffee, including possible health benefits, taste, and how it's made.
How People Have Described the Taste of Dog Meat After Trying Man's Best FriendIt's unethical to eat a dog — and people who have tried eating dogs, which has been banned in many countries, don't always have good things to say.
Frozen Frijoles: How to Freeze Refried Beans for Future SnackingRefried beans are yummy in burritos, quesadillas, and on nachos. But what if you have leftovers? Can you freeze refried beans?
Shake up Your Diet With These Delectable Plant-Based Ground Beef Alternatives and RecipesThese beloved plant-based beef alternatives and recipes will diversify your diet and satisfy your taste buds. Learn about the pros and cons of each option.
High Demand and Hand Labor Made Pistachios Expensive. Should You Buy or Find Alternatives?Pistachios are so expensive because they are in high demand. Other healthy nut options are available if pistachios are too costly for your budget.
Protein Powerhouse: 8 Lupini Beans Recipes You Need to TryLupini beans are packed with more protein than many other legumes. Here are some vegan lupini bean recipes that you'll want to incorporate into your diet.
FDA Issues Recall of Benny T's Dry Hot Sauce Due to Undeclared Allergen: What to KnowAfter it was discovered that various Benny T’s Vesta Hot Sauce products contained an undeclared allergen, the FDA issued a voluntary recall.
What Is so Special About Celtic Sea Salt? The Health Trend Everyone's Talking AboutConsider optimizing your health with Celtic salt. Here are the benefits you may experience if you add Celtic salt to your daily diet.
Are Raw Portobello Mushrooms Safe to Eat? Here’s Why Some Say the Fungus Is DangerousShould you be eating portobello mushrooms? Some research suggests the mushrooms contain potentially carcinogenic compounds.
Why Vegans Won't Eat Every Brand of Peanut ButterJust because it’s made from nuts doesn’t mean it’s always vegan. Some peanut butter brands add dairy or non-certified vegan sugar to the mix. We explain.
Bananas May Look Like Cartoons Now, but They Weren't So Appealing 100 Years AgoA viral video has many people wondering what fruit looked like 100 years ago, before genetic modifications made them more appealing.