Behind the Curtain of Contract Chicken Farming

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As the price of chicken continues to rise, consumers spend more, and corporate profits soar, chicken farmers themselves are not reaping any financial benefits. According to The National Chicken Council, the amount farmers are paid per pound of chicken has consistently decreased since 1990.   The “broiler” chicken industry is highly consolidated. Tyson, JBS (Pilgrims Pride), Perdue, and Sanderson Farms make …

When The Hulk Went Vegan

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 The Marvel Ultimate comics take place in an alternate universe to the main continuity. This allowed writers to take characters in new directions. One of these new directions was making Bruce Banner, alter ego of The Hulk, a vegan. Banner’s veganism is referenced in Ultimate Wolverine vs. Hulk, a comic book mini series that started in 2005, where Wolverine …

10 Vegan Athletes Making Strides for Veganism

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From weightlifting to basketball and long-distance running, more and more athletes are proving that a vegan diet fuels success. Here is a list of ten vegan athletes who’ve made significant strides on and off the playing field.    1. Scott Jurek First on the list is Scott Jurek. Scott is an ultrarunner and credits his vegan diet for his endurance, recovery, …

Twelve Vegan Summer Essentials

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With the weather heating up now summer has arrived, several products are essential to have for the warmer months. Sandals, sunscreen, bug spray, ice cream – the list goes on and on. Many of these products are tested on animals or contain ingredients derived from animals. While enjoying your summer barbeques, trips to the beach, and everything in between, please …

Five Health Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet

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Whether vegan for the animals, the environment, or your health, reducing meat and dairy consumption has a myriad of health benefits. Studies show that a plant-based diet can be the healthiest approach to eating, with wide-ranging effects that extend to almost every aspect of our health. Here’s five ways plant-based eating positively impacts our bodies: #1 Reduced risk of cancer …