A report last month in The Journal of Nutrition shows findings from the Loma Linda University School of Public Health which states that vegans have more disease-fighting biomarkers than non-vegans. Biomarkers in blood, urine, fat […]
Beyond Meat co-founders Brent Taylor and Sara Bonham have just launched their new plant-based food startup Perennial, with a newly designed non-dairy drink for older consumers.
Brazil‘s largest city, São Paulo is rolling out weekly meat free meals in the city’s schools in an initiative by Meat Free Monday’s sister organisation, Segunda Sem Carne, which is dedicated to educating people about […]
Kuli Kuli, a mission-driven company trading and selling the superfood moringa, announced on March 1 that it has closed its $5M Series B round of obtaining financing to help launch a new moringa ‘super-food’ ingredient business.
An American Heart Association Meeting Report released last week summarises findings from studies of how plant-based diets affect humans. The specialists conclude that, “Adding high-quality plant-based foods to diet decreases risk of deaths from heart […]
Seattle Food Tech (SFT), a food production start-up creating plant-based meats for the foodservice industry, has teamed up with the Swedish Medical Center in Seattle to serve its plant-based nuggets, making the hospital the first […]
The National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS), which is a rolling programme assessing trends for diet, nutrient intake, and nutritional status for the UK, has released its results for the period of 2008-2017.
A study from Oxford published in the Public Library of Science (PLOS) calculated how much meat products should cost in order to cover the resulting health system costs for 149 countries. The scientists’ assessment shows […]
A study by The International Diabetes Federation has concluded that a plant-based diet has numerous health benefits, for both physical and mental wellbeing, and in fact is the optimal lifestyle for keeping diabetes in check.
Prolgae, a Nordic-Indian startup company, is fighting malnutrition in the world by producing high quality, affordable spirulina.
According to a study by Ubamarket, a quarter of vegetarians and vegans have unknowingly consumed meat due to unclear food labelling. The market research company report that 40% of consumers do not fully understand what […]
In Singapore, a group of scientists has discovered a plant-based alternative to conventional artificial preservatives. The organic preservative is based on a natural substance found in fruit and vegetables. Tests have shown that the plant-based […]
With the increasing demand for plant-based meat alternatives, the market for vegan food colourants is also on the rise, as certain manufacturers attempt to make meat substitutes more appealing and “realistic”. Below we discuss various […]
Weis supermarkets have launched a campaign to inform customers about vegan products and healthy nutrition. This is intended to promote their vegan product range and introduce consumers to health information about a plant-based diet.
The growth in the number of vegans has prompted HealthLabs.com to develop an online test panel specifically designed to monitor concentration of nutrients. The panel will also provide information on allergies caused by animal products.