Beyond Meat’s vegan burgers have new competition. Sales of tofu have skyrocketed in the US amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
Source: Tofu Sales Increase 67% During Meat Shortages In Quarantine
Plant-based diets are hugely beneficial to the environment. Read on to learn how meat and plant foods compare on water use, land use, and greenhouse gases.
Source: Plant-Based Diets and Environmental Sustainability
Are carbs bad for you? Sofia Pineda Ochoa, MD, tackles that question and details the history of the low-carb movement in this science-backed explainer.
Source: How Carbs Became a Dietary Supervillain
An excerpt from “The Cheese Trap: How Breaking a Surprising Addiction Will Help You Lose Weight, Gain Energy, and Get Healthy,” by Neal Barnard, MD, FACC.
Source: Why It’s So Hard to Give Up Cheese
Fennel, a bulbous vegetable with a unique flavor profile, is a favorite ingredient in Mediterranean cuisines. Here’s what you need to know to use it.
Source: Ingredient IQ: Fennel
Despite the rise of plant-based meat and “Veganuary,” only 3 percent of Americans are vegan. It’s more than double that for African Americans, and hip-hop celebrities have led the way.
Source: The fastest-growing vegan demographic is African Americans. Wu-Tang Clan and other hip-hop acts paved the way.
This fast-growing plant is rich in B12, vitamins and minerals and could be the ideal ingredient for vegans who are deficient in the vitamin
Source: Scientists Find Vegan Vitamin B12 In Water Lentils
Want to live to a healthy 100? Find out the diet of the longest-living women in the world in this exclusive excerpt from “The Blue Zones Kitchen.”
Source: What the World’s Longest-Lived Women Eat
Amanda Cohen is the James Beard-nominated chef and owner of Dirt Candy. Find out her top 5 kitchen knives of choice and how to put them to use.
Source: Which Knives to Use for What (Tips from Chef Amanda Cohen)
Substitute beans for meat in all your favorite recipes: Learn which types of beans are best for replacing beef, chicken, pork, and even bacon.
Source: How to Substitute Beans for Meat in Any Recipe