Surprising Science

Vegans are more likely to suffer broken bones, study finds

Vegans and vegetarians often have nutrient deficiencies and lower BMI, which can increase the risk of fractures.

Technology & Innovation

​A meat-free world by 2035? 'Totally doable,' says ​Impossible Foods CEO

"Our mission is to completely replace the use of animals as a food technology by 2035," said Patrick O. Brown at the 2020 Web Summit.

Sex & Relationships

Do vegetarians really have better sex than meat-eaters?

There are many reasons why this could be true.

Surprising Science

One ethics lesson can curb your meat consumption, study finds

For several weeks after considering the ethics of eating meat, participants in an experiment changed their eating habits.

Personal Growth

Why some philosophers think you should be a vegetarian

We all know somebody who avoids meat. These schools of thought suggest those people are onto something.

Personal Growth

6 easy ways to transition to a plant-based diet

Your health and the health of the planet are not indistinguishable.

Technology & Innovation

Beyond Meat: Are you ready for lab-grown salmon?

An overfished planet needs a better solution. Fortunately, it's coming.

Personal Growth

New study challenges the narrative that meat is 'manly'

New research suggests some men identify with a new form of masculinity that values authenticity, domesticity, and holistic self-awareness.

Surprising Science

Vegetarian (and vegan) diet linked to higher stroke risk

Scientists still don't fully understand how abstaining from animal products affects the body.

Surprising Science

Weight gain affects the efficacy of antidepressants, new study finds

Weight gain is a side effect of antidepressants, adding another layer of problems.

Surprising Science

Love avocados? Thank the toxodon

Avocado evolved in the warming climates of Central America during the Neogene period, roughly 10 million years ago.

Coronavirus

Plant-based meats bloom as coronavirus spoils meat industry

Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods find a greater foothold in the market as demand for plant-based meats rises.

Videos

2019 most controversial: Don’t believe the keto hype

You cannot live on steak and avocados alone, says Jillian Michaels, in this divisive video.

Politics & Current Affairs

Why factory farms are a "perfect storm" for disease pandemics

We've known this virus was coming. We just didn't do anything about it.

Mind & Brain

Is veganism bad for brain health?

Although they may be healthier in many ways, more ethical, and better for the environment, restrictive diets don't come without their challenges.

Politics & Current Affairs

Nudging meat off the menu

How do you convince people to break the habit of a lifetime?

Surprising Science

Heart attacks and canker sores: why we need to take oral health seriously

Your microbiome begins in your mouth. Why don't we look there more often?

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