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The New York Times Offers Tips For New Vegans

Wellness blog writer Tara Parker-Pope offers aspiring herbivores simple solutions to dietary dilemmas in a recent post.

Inspired by Bill Clinton’s transformation from Southern-food enthusiast to a plant-powered leader, New York Times contributor Tara Parker-Pope decided to transition to a diet devoid of dairy and meat. In the recent Times blog post, “How to Go Vegan,” Pope notes that the initial conversion to cruelty-free fare was a challenge, but with advice from vegan culinary experts and foodies, she and her family were able to successfully ease into a plant-based diet. Pope relays her acquired wisdom and offers simple tips such as sprinkling nutritional yeast on popcorn and substituting cornstarch for eggs as a thickening agent in puddings and sauces.

Seychelles Lifts 25 Percent Tax on Plant-Based Milk

The island nation off of East Africa has lifted its tax on plant-based milk in order to encourage healthy habits.
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New Data Shows Vegan Barbecue Is Top Summer Trend

Market research firm Mintel reveals that one-third of Americans plan to ditch meat this barbecue season.
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A&W Adds Vegan Beyond Burger to 925 Locations

Beyond Meat's partnership with A&W Canada will put its vegan patty on the menu at 10,000 points of distribution.
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Sweden's Top Fast-Food Chain Debuts Vegan Milkshakes

Max Burgers' new vegan milkshakes will eventually replace all dairy-based milkshakes and are part of a longer-term goal to increase the plant-based options on its menu.
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French Foie Gras Restaurant To Go Vegan

London-based fine-dining restaurant Gauthier Soho will go vegan after owner Alexis Gauthier learned of the horrors inherent in animal agriculture, particularly in foie gras production.
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