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Meet The Vegan Saudi Arabian Prince, Who Is Using All His Wealth To Promote Clean Energy!

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Meet, Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed, son of Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud, who is Arab world’s richest investor, famously called ‘the Arabian Warren Buffett’. In a country that is steeped in conservatism, 38-year-old Prince  Khaled is a breath of fresh air, he passionately supports animal rights and strives to bring his country to a more sustainable path in terms of energy. Back in 2013, he set up his own company called the KBW investment, which deals with mining, oil and gas. While most of the Arab world’s energy resource is centred around its massive oil reserves. Prince Khaled hopes to turn this around.

8 Foods You’ll Be Surprised To Learn Aren’t Always Vegan

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If you want to make sure you don’t accidentally ingest an animal product, we suggest you check out the list of these eight seemingly vegan (but definitely not) foods. Without further ado …

HOLLYWOOD’S BIGGEST NAMES ARE LEADING A VEGAN LIFESTYLE

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These 5 celebs are  proof that veganism is beautiful and they’re sharing their thoughts on the matter.

1. BRAD PITT

Hollywood's Biggest Names Are Leading A Vegan Lifestyle

Brad Pitt is one of the biggest names in Hollywood and has been vegan for sometime now! When discussing the matter, Angeline Jolie’s husband had made it clear that he’s not only vegan for the health benefits. The actor is also concerned by the negative environmental effects that comes from raising livestock.

2. OLIVIA WILDE

Hollywood's Biggest Names Are Leading A Vegan Lifestyle

Olivia Wilde has been vegan for 5 years now. Before that, she had been vegetarian since the age of 12! She is an outspoken activist on a number of issues, including animal rights. She even has a website dedicated to the Vegan lifestyle, called “Wilde Things.” This site posts Vegan recipes, stories about her experiences with being Vegan, and interesting information for those who are thinking about becoming Vegan themselves. How cool is that!

3. DEMI MOORE

Hollywood's Biggest Names Are Leading A Vegan Lifestyle

Have you seen Demi in her 50s? FLAWLESS! Although she’s just in it for health reasons, it still has a huge impact on the animals and the planet. The actress belongs to the “RAW VEGAN”  community where she only eats raw fruits and vegetables, nuts and seeds.

The philosophy behind a raw food diet is the belief that minerals and vitamins are lost once food is heated to a certain temperature. Moore also claims that she is in such good shape because she eats so many fruits and vegetables, which contain a wide range of anti-oxidants that specialize in fighting the ageing process.

4. MILEY CYRUS

Hollywood's Biggest Names Are Leading A Vegan Lifestyle

Yes! Miley Cyrus has been vegan for over a year now and loving it! The singer is always promoting veganism on her Instagram page. She even has an adopted pig, and many rescued cats and dogs. Miley is an ethical vegan and will always speak for the voiceless. One of her famous quotes is: “I’d eat dirt before an animal…”

5. LIAM HEMSWORTH

Hollywood's Biggest Names Are Leading A Vegan Lifestyle

Recently, Liam Hemsworth went vegan, after hearing all about the horrific ways the animals are treated. Ever since, he has been advocating for the animals and spreading the vegan message. Who knows, maybe Miley inspired her bo!

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Celebrity vegans and the veganism facts you need

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There’s an ever-growing contingent of celebrity vegans who are doing much to bolster the profile of veganism – once seen as the preserve of sandal-wearing geography teachers – but many of us remain resolutely tied to eating animals. In fact, switching to a vegan or vegetarian diet just one day a week could have significant health benefits.

Veganism grows by 360 per cent in Britain

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The number of vegans in Britain has risen by a staggering 360 per cent over the past decade, making it one of Britain’s fastest-growing lifestyle movements, according to a new report by The Vegan Society and Vegan Life magazine. There are now more than half a million vegans in the UK, typically city dwellers, aged between 15-34 and motivated by ethical and compassionate reasons. World tennis No 1 Novak Djokovic credits a vegan diet with transforming his health and fitness levels and last month opened a vegan restaurant in Monte Carlo.

A Whole Foods Vegan Diet: The Ultimate Guide

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Eating healthy really isn’t too difficult when you stick to a whole foods approach, but it’s often getting there for most people that seems to be the hardest part. We live in a fast-paced, on-the-go world that prioritizes convenience over quality many times, which can leave our diets lacking in whole foods nutrition. So to help you get back on track, I’d like to share some simple tips about transitioning to a whole foods vegan diet in a simple to follow format. No matter if you’re new to eating whole foods or you’ve been doing it for awhile now, these tips can work for you and may even help you learn to try new foods to prevent getting stuck in a food rut. Oh, and if you’re one of those folks who is constantly on the run for your job, with your kids, or because you just like to stay busy, these tips can help you out too. Now all you have to do is follow them and start eating!

12 SERIOUSLY FUNNY FACTS THAT PROVE YOU’VE BEEN VEGAN FOR TOO LONG

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THIS POST IS DEDICATED TO ANYONE WHO’S EVER SPRINKLED NUTRITIONAL YEAST ON THEIR POPCORN.

1. YOU HAVE BEEN KNOWN TO EAT RAW TOFU STRAIGHT OUT OF THE FRIDGE AS A “SNACK.”

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2. YOU KNOW THE UNFORTUNATE SECRET THAT A LITTLE BIT OF VEGENAISE MAKES EVERYTHING TASTE BETTER.

15 Hilariously Spot On Signs That You’re Vegan AF

3. MUSHROOMS (AND OTHER MEATY VEGGIES) MAKE YOU NERVOUS BECAUSE YOU THINK THEY “HAVE THE TEXTURE OF MEAT.”

 

15 Hilariously Spot On Signs That You’re Vegan AF

4. YOU KNOW THAT ALL THESE THINGS ARE VEGAN.

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5. YOU DON’T REALIZE THAT MOST PEOPLE CALL THESE TOFU PACKAGE OPENERS “STEAK KNIVES.”

 

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6. YOU HAVE, LIKE, FIVE HALF-FULL CONTAINERS OF THIS STUFF IN YOUR CABINET BECAUSE YOU KEEP FORGETTING WHETHER YOU’RE OUT OF IT.

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7. YOU HAVE YOUR OWN PATENTED TECHNIQUE FOR GETTING THESE THINGS OUT OF THEIR NIGHTMARE PACKAGES.

15 Hilariously Spot On Signs That You’re Vegan AF

8. YOU CAN LOOK AT A MASSIVE LIST OF INGREDIENTS AND KNOW WHETHER THE FOOD IS VEGAN IN LESS TIME THAN IT TAKES FOR SOMEONE ELSE TO BLINK.

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SERIOUSLY, YOU ARE LIKE NINJA-FAST AT THIS. IT’S FRIGHTENING.

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9. YOU CARRY A BUSINESS CARD TO EXPLAIN TO PEOPLE WHERE YOU GET YOUR PROTEIN.

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10. YOU HAVE SAID THIS. AND YOU WILL SAY IT AGAIN.

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11. THIS IS A MAJOR PROBLEM FOR YOU.

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12. THIS IS WHAT YOUR FRIENDS THINK YOU EAT.

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BUT THIS IS WHAT YOU ACTUALLY EAT.

The 12 Most Drool-Worthy Vegan Zucchini Recipes To Try Before Summer Ends

 

Do you have any other particularly ‘vegan’ habit of yours? Share in the comments below!

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Here Are 12 of the Most Exciting Vegan Products Coming Out in 2017

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1. Daiya American Style Cheese Slices

Expected to roll out in June or July, this is the vegan American cheese we’ve all been waiting for. Can anyone say “grilled cheese”?
2. Lightlife Meatless Bowls
These simple frozen dinners are great for vegans on the go! Be on the lookout for these savory meals hitting shelves across the country now.
3. Silk Almond Yogurt
These almond-based yogurts join Silk’s soy-based products in stores now. They come in two flavors, peach and strawberry, and pack a whopping 10 grams of protein per serving!
4. Tofurky Vegetarian Ham


Coming out this Easter, it will be the perfect cruelty-free replacement for your family’s holiday ham. You can skewer it with pineapples, peppers, and your favorite barbeque sauce for a refreshing grilled treat.

5. Follow Your Heart Vegan Yogurt
All we can say is yes, please. Try the delicious flavors for yourself later this year.
6. Miyoko’s Kitchen Smoked VeganMozz
While we’re sad we have to wait until July to buy Miyoko’s Smoked VeganMozz, this will be perfect for those summer cheese plates.
7. Upton’s Naturals Minute Meals
These minute meals are great for quick dinners. They debut alongside Upton’s Naturals new Ch’eesy Mac and Ch’eesy Bacon Mac this May!
8. Follow Your Heart Rocket Cakes
Coming soon to a store near you, this pancake and waffle batter is gluten-free and organic, making your breakfast a breeze.
9. Sweet Earth Harmless Ham
Ham and cheese sandwiches, here we come! This cruelty-free ham alternative will be the perfect lunchtime meal during the workweek. This hits stores with other new Sweet Earth products in May.

10. Luna and Larry’s Coconut Bliss Sandwiches

These ice cream cookie sandwiches are the perfect treat for afternoon barbecues by the pool. Look for them this summer.

11. Smartlife Jerky
This jerky made from soy, wheat, and spices packs 6 grams of protein per serving. Yes, please!
12. Field Roast Mac n’ Chao


Field Roast will soon launch this and eight other products, including Chao Mayo, Chao Butter, Katsu Cutlets, Fruffalo Wings, and new seasonal sausage varieties!
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This whole Oregon town is up for sale for $3.8m

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The entire town of Tiller, in the US state of Oregon, has been put up for sale with a price tag of $3.8m. It’s a mostly uninhabited area 225 miles (362 km) south of Portland. The deal includes six houses, a flat, petrol station and a shop. Roughly 250 people live in the surrounding area. But residents began leaving the area after the decline in timber harvesting and the closure of the town’s mill, according to the estate agent. Tiller originally went on the market in 2015 but didn’t include the old primary school building.

Top 5 Vegan Films Of 2017

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2017 seems to be the year of the vegan documentaries! Already, two groundbreaking films have come out, and a number of others are also underway. Analysis for each is provided in the video above, as well as respective trailers. Here are our top 5:

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