News

New Study: Vegetarians Live Longer

Want to live 10 years longer? Go vegetarian.

We know a plant-based diet is better for animals and the environment, and now another study confirms the health benefits of going veg. New research conducted by Loma Linda University School of Public Health studied the eating habits of 73,000 Americans, showing that people who follow a meat-free diet have a 20 percent lower mortality rate than meat eaters. One of the largest studies ever conducted on vegetarianism, a longer lifespan is attributed to eating less meat (with its detrimental effects) and more plants (with its myriad health benefits). Sam Soret, co-author of the study, says that “based on this study and other recent research, on average, vegetarians and semi-vegetarians tend to add about 10 years to their lives.”

More News

Vegan Ben & Jerry's Line Takes Over the Internet

News of the ice cream company's new vegan line is covered by every media outlet from Forbes to TIME.
Read More »

First "0% Dairy Creamery" Opening in Vancouver

Vancouver is preparing for a serious dairy-free development with the opening of Nice Vice microcreamery.
Read More »

Pea Protein Highlighted on Popsugar

Vegan protein source is being praised for its high nutrient content and versatility.
Read More »

Virtual Reality Slaughterhouse Haunts NPR Writer

With the help of virtual reality, Barbara J. King goes inside of a pig slaughterhouse at the Sundance Film Festival.
Read More »

Plant-Based Blogger Is New Face of Leather Bag Campaign

UK blogger sensation Delicious Ella is partnering with luxury leather designer for new campaign, inciting outrage among her fans.
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 »