Category: Wellness

Why All Vegans Should Be Weight-Inclusive

Hi, World of Vegan readers! As a vegan dietitian, you’re used to me writing about food and nutrition, but I’m switching gears and getting real about a nasty habit running rampant in our community. I’ve been vegan for 8 years and during that time I’ve witnessed unimaginably cruel words directed toward vegan and non-vegan individuals…

Smashing The “Weak Vegan” Stereotype One Rep at a Time

Like most vegans today, I was the furthest thing from veganism at birth. Born in Canada to Italian immigrants, famous dishes like pizza, lasagna, and pasta with meat sauce often graced my family table growing up. Looking back on things, all I can think is “Yikes!” but unfortunately it was the reality of the situation.…

Think you could never live without cheese? So did Allison and Michelle, founders of The Dairy Detox. But now they have been thriving dairy-free for more than 30 years, and are passionately helping others do the same. Here’s the thing. Living dairy-free actually isn’t hard. But going dairy free can be! That’s why they crafted the 12-Day…

Keep-It-Dry DIY Vegan Deodorant Paste

Say sayonara to those chemical-laden products with mile-long ingredient lists, and olà to healthy, gentle, cruelty-free beauty products made from ingredients so clean you could eat them—literally! The Compassionate Chick’s Guide to DIY Beauty just hit shelves, bringing with it 125 vegan beauty recipes you can whip together in your kitchen. Think: mascara made from…

Vitamin B-12 for Vegans: What You Need to Know

While going vegan and eating a plant-based diet is a smart move when it comes to helping animals, the planet and our bodies, we need to make sure we cover all of our nutritional bases. If you’re eating a well-balanced diet of colorful plant foods including whole grains, legumes such as beans, lentils and peas,…

5 Simple Ways To Spring Clean Your Diet

When it comes to Spring cleaning, most of us think about our closets and garages, but what about your diet (and your family’s)? Spring is the perfect time of year to focus on lighter, healthier foods before the arrival of Summer’s swimsuit season. With the abundance of fresh, green vegetables such as asparagus, dandelion greens, peas, and artichokes this…