Joe Loria

Study: Plant Fats Healthier Than Animal Fats

We’ve all been told that foods like avocados, olive oil, and nuts are high in fat but that their fat content doesn’t mean they’re unhealthy. Why? Well, as a new study released by the American Heart Association shows, not all fats are created equal.

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This New Study Is Further Proof That Going Vegan Is the Best Thing You Can Do for the Planet (Video)

A groundbreaking study by Tulane University and the University of Michigan published in Environmental Research Letters found that meat, dairy and egg consumption is responsible for nearly 84 percent of food-related greenhouse gas emissions in the United States.

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Sign of the Times: Largest Meat Producer in U.S. Announces Vegan Product Line

Tyson Foods, the largest meat producer in the United States, recently announced a new product line called Green Street, which will feature ready-to-eat, protein-rich, plant-based meal bowls.

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This Man Uses Drones to Expose Factory Farms - and His Videos Are Going Viral

Mercy For Animals has conducted over 60 investigations on the ground in four countries. But did you know about our six drone investigations? That’s right. Thanks to Mark Devries, MFA’s special projects and drone investigations manager (and the director and star of this documentary), we’ve used high-tech drones to expose just how dangerously vast and insidious factory farms are.

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After Researching How Pigs Are Treated for Their Meat, This Cambridge Professor Went Vegan (Video)

Cambridge University archaeologist Pía Spry-Marqués told the Independent how she decided to go vegan after learning about the pork industry. Like so many of us, Dr. Spry-Marqués grew up eating meat. But while conducting research for Pig/Pork: Archaeology, Zoology, Edibility, a book she intended to fill with pork recipes, she learned about the horrific cruelties inflicted on pigs at factory farms:

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Over 100,000 People Have Pledged to Go Vegan for Veganuary

From headline-grabbing investments in plant-based companies to unprecedented requests for meat-free fare, there’s no question that 2017 was the year veganism went mainstream. But new record-breaking pledge numbers from Veganuary have us ecstatic for 2018.

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USDA Reports Dairy Farmers Are Sending Younger Cows to Slaughter

According to Wisconsin Public Radio, the USDA reports that the number of cows sent to slaughter in the United States was slightly higher in 2017.

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8 Business Leaders Who Are Investing to Close Slaughterhouses for Good

From Silicon Valley tech moguls to business executives and entrepreneurs, these people know that the future of food means not slaughtering animals.

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10 Terrible Things the Dairy Industry Doesn't Want You to Know About Your Milk, Cheese, Butter and Yogurt

Here are 10 horrible things the dairy industry doesn’t want you to know.

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11 Reasons I Could Never Ever Go Back to Eating Meat

Five years ago, I went vegan. It’s one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. I didn’t stop eating meat, dairy and eggs because I didn’t like the taste. I stopped because I saw an undercover video that exposed how animals are ruthlessly abused and slaughtered.

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