‘I’m glad my daughter is growing up in a world where it’s easy to be a vegan’

A series in which ordinary people talk about living a plant-based life Our latest contributor, Heather, became a vegan as a result of conducting some health-related research – and coincidentally coming across photos showing the horrific reality of the dairy industry I’m Heather, I’m 30 and I live in the North of Scotland with myContinue reading “‘I’m glad my daughter is growing up in a world where it’s easy to be a vegan’”

‘Becoming a vegan has transformed me – I appreciate life more and healthier eating has left me fitter than ever’

A series in which ordinary people talk about living a plant-based life A serious illness in the family reminded our latest contributor, Jakki, just how precious life is and helped inspire her to become a vegan I’m 55 in July, and have never felt healthier or more energised; I owe it all to veganism. IContinue reading “‘Becoming a vegan has transformed me – I appreciate life more and healthier eating has left me fitter than ever’”

‘Veganism is critical to the future of the planet, important beyond my personal concerns for animal welfare’

An occasional series in which ordinary people talk about living a plant-based life For our latest contributor Tracey, being vegan means that every day she stands for something, every choice a contribution to a cause bigger than herself Tell us a little about yourself… I’m a 54-year-old American woman currently living at my house inContinue reading “‘Veganism is critical to the future of the planet, important beyond my personal concerns for animal welfare’”

‘Vegans need a sense of humour. If we act sullen and grumpy all the time, nobody is going to want to be like us’

An occasional series in which ordinary people talk about living a plant-based life Our latest contributor is social media campaigner John Oberg, who believes a vegan world is inevitable but requires skilful effort to spread the word Tell us a little about yourself… I’m a 31-year-old living just outside Washington DC, focusing on making theContinue reading “‘Vegans need a sense of humour. If we act sullen and grumpy all the time, nobody is going to want to be like us’”

‘The best way to promote veganism is to show how happy and fulfilled you are by not consuming animal products’

An occasional series in which ordinary people talk about living a plant-based life US nanny Bethany, the latest contributor to our series, believes veganism is all about love and compassion – and she tries her best to let these qualities in her life speak for the cause My name is Bethany, I’m 26 years oldContinue reading “‘The best way to promote veganism is to show how happy and fulfilled you are by not consuming animal products’”

An interview with Dr Anthony Hadj: why a whole-food, plant-based diet is best for our health and the planet

The food we eat has long been used to prevent and manage health problems, and now there is a growing movement of medical people who believe wholefood, plant-based diets not only prevent but can sometimes reverse a lot of the chronic illnesses associated with western lifestyles. They believe a change of diet can treat ailmentsContinue reading “An interview with Dr Anthony Hadj: why a whole-food, plant-based diet is best for our health and the planet”