VegNews Daily

91-Year-Old Runner Credits Veganism for Longevity

Mike Fremont finished the Knoxville Half Marathon in 3:03:56.

Mike Fremont, a 91-year-old runner who completed the Knoxville Half Marathon in a little more than 3 hours, averaged a pace of 14 minutes per mile. Fremont took up running in 1958 after the death of his first wife, and credits his diet for helping him beat colorectal cancer at 69 when doctors told him that without surgery he had only three months to live. The key to his longevity, he told Running Times, is veganism. “When you get to be my age, you’re not going to be able to train at all unless your body holds up. I simply cannot overemphasize the importance of the plant-based diet to my performance,” says Fremont.

 

Photo via Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon

London Café Ditches Dairy Because It's Scary

The Fields Beneath removes dairy from its menu and goes completely vegan in honor of British Mother's Day.
Read More »

Vegan Metal Bar Opens Above Toronto Pizzeria

Canada's Apiecalypse Now! welcomes customers to drink and be merry at a metal-themed hideaway above their vegan pizza hotspot.
Read More »

TLC's Chilli Demands Vegan Options at Chili's

The singer penned a letter to convince the restaurant chain to get on trend by offering more plant-based dishes.
Read More »

Harvard Hosts Vegan Conference

Students will discuss the bioethical implications of the vegan diet at the sixth annual Ivy League Vegan Conference hosted by Harvard Vegan Society Student Group.
Read More »

Arkansas Passes Debilitating Ag-Gag Bill

The state enacted a bill that will jeopardize citizens' ability to report abuse across industries including nursing homes, hospitals, schools, and factory farms.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »