Category: VegAnswers

10 Vegan Mistakes You’ll Probably Make When Going Plant-Based

Congrats! You’ve made the decision to go cruelty-free and plant-based. Now what? First things first, be aware of some common vegan mistakes. When I went vegan almost 10 years ago, I went all in. It was an overnight decision after being a vegetarian for 5 years. After reading The Kind Diet by Alicia Silverstone cover…

Can Dogs Be Vegan? This Lawyer Left Her 10-Year Career to Find Out

It can feel very empowering to adopt a lifestyle that’s cruelty-free and better for the planet and humanity. After all, once we break through all the barriers—the false beliefs and naysayers and worries about what we’ll eat and how we’ll get enough protein—we inevitably come to find that the same vegan diet that’s kinder to…

Vegan Holiday Survival Guide

With the holiday season around the corner, many of us living a vegan lifestyle get stressed out by family gatherings and copious amounts of “non-vegan” food (that our loved ones prepare with love and dedication) being offered to us. But with a little guidance and effort, you can enjoy the ultimate vegan holiday—and we’re here…

Our New Vegan Podcast Hits iTunes!

We’re thrilled to share our newest endeavor: The Plant-Powered People Podcast! In this show your podcast hosts Toni Okamoto (founder of Plant Based on a Budget) and Michelle Cehn (founder here at World of Vegan) are bringing uncensored conversations with everyday people who are embracing a plant-powered life right to your headphones.  Whether you turn to podcasts on your morning…

Let’s talk about one of the most common problems people have with milk: lactose intolerance. Did you know that 65% of the world’s population is lactose intolerant? Yep–that’s 2 out of every 3 human beings on the planet. Not at all abnormal. Here’s the deal. When babies are born they produce an enzyme called lactase…

We have a lot of animal idioms in the English language that are quite violent in nature. Yet even those of us who want to convey compassion for animals in all aspects of life neglect to think about the language we use. I’m encouraging you to start—to become conscious of what you say and start using…

Let’s talk about those “humane” labeling claims you often see on the packaging of meat, dairy, and eggs at the supermarket. Many well-intentioned individuals are purchasing “organic,” “humane,” “free-range,” or “cage-free” animal products because they want to eat these things but also don’t want to contribute to animal suffering. But is there really such a…