Why Go Vegan?
If you want to learn about the benefits of being vegan, this is the place to start. An authoritative and clearly written overview of the best reasons to go vegan.
Essential Vegan Information
How to go vegan?
Just a little reading makes going vegan easy. Our guide covers all the most important topics, including grocery shopping, cooking, basic nutrition, restaurant dining, and travel.
Try out a vegan diet for day, week, or month. Here’s all the info you need to make it fun and easy.
What does vegan mean?
A thoughtful examination of how to define the vegan concept in productive and inviting terms.
If you’re seeking general vegan information covering a variety of topics, start with our Frequently Asked Questions. No matter your questions, you’ll find succinct and reliable answers.
The most highly regarded books covering every facet of the vegan lifestyle. Covers health, fitness, animal protection, and environmental concerns. Also features a section devoted to children’s books.
Ditching dairy is easier than ever, and our guide offers all the assistance you’ll need. Features information about nutrition, plus lays out all the top dairy alternatives, from milks to yogurts to cheese.
Learn how to rid your diet of meat without any feelings of sacrifice. Introduces you to delicious meat alternatives like tofu and tempeh. Also covers the latest vegan meat replacements for sausages, burgers, and chicken nuggets.
Most people have no idea that the egg industry is in many ways even crueler than the meat industry. Fortunately, ditching eggs is easy, and alternatives abound. Clear eggs from your diet with these easy tips.
Vegan for Everybody
The Vegan 8: 100 Simple, Delicious
The Vegan Instant Pot
The Many Reasons to Avoid Fish and Seafood
If you’ve stopped eating meat there’s no reason to continue eating fish. Our guide covers the primary environmental and ethical objections to seafood. Also provides links to several brands of vegan seafood you’ll adore.
Animal Rights & Welfare
Efforts made to protect animals and eliminate cruelty usually invoke the ideas related to animal rights and animal welfare. Understanding these core concepts will enable you to become vastly more persuasive when discussing vegan and animal protection topics.
Help put an end to factory farming. Learn easy methods to protect thousands of animals. The ideas laid out here have pushed vegan diets into the mainstream, and convinced corporations worldwide to take animal protection seriously.
Local Vegan Advocacy
How to turn your community into a hot-spot for vegans wanting to socialize and dine out. Covers effective methods for building local vegan communities online. Also features tips for organizing restaurant dine-outs and larger events.
More Vegan Information
Other information of interest to vegans and people moving toward a plant-based diet.
Connections Between Ahimsa and Veganism
By Erik Marcus Ahimsa can reshape your life, while elevating many conversations about vegan-related topics. The term is easily grasped yet deceptively nuanced and powerful.
Cheap Vegan Foods for Eating on a Budget
By Erik Marcus If you’re on a tight budget and need to save money, nothing can come to the rescue like cheap and delicious vegan
Vegan Disaster & Pandemic Prepping: Recommended Foods
This page offers a grocery list for vegans who want to intelligently go about prepping for any sort of food supply disruption. Whatever the crisis,
Eating Vegan: Grocery Shopping, Cooking, & Dining Options
By Erik Marcus If you want to learn about vegan foods, the best place to start is not with cooking, but with eating. Transitioning to
Vegan Cat Food and Vegan Cats: Weighing Risks & Rewards
Brace yourself: the topic of vegan cat food and the question of whether vegan cats can thrive is fraught with complexity. There’s a great deal
Vegan-ish New Year’s Resolutions
By Erik Marcus One of the great virtues of New Year’s resolutions is that they can take any form, since there are limitless opportunities for
Animal Millionaire: Saving One Million Animals
Perhaps the best thing about being either a vegan or a chegan is that, over the course of your lifetime, you’re guaranteed to keep a
Level 5 Vegan
The term “Level 5 Vegan” is widely used in vegan circles and originated from the Lisa character of the animated series, “The Simpsons.” Lisa became a
Being Vegan in the Winter
Long, cold winters pose some minor challenges to vegans. The abundance of fresh summer produce has dwindled away, leaving you to face the twin necessities
Henry Spira wasn’t just a hero to animals, he was the animal protection movement’s first truly great activist. In 1973, Henry read a Peter Singer essay
Why Shark Attacks Practically Never Happen
Of all the things to worry about in life, shark attacks belong near the bottom of the list. In this short piece I’ll explain why
Animal Welfare Standards of Factory Farmed Chickens
Animal welfare standards for chickens are appalling. Chicken probably suffer worse conditions than any other animal raised for food. Broiler Chickens The industry calls chickens
Pigs: Might Pork be the Worst of All Meats?
By Erik Marcus The “Micro-Pig” Who Kept Growing & Growing The worldwide pork industry is massive, raising and killing about 1.4 billion pigs a year. I’ll cover the
Dairy Cows and Animal Cruelty: A Review
Milk might seem a compassionate alternative to meat since the links between dairy products and animal cruelty aren’t generally obvious. The reality, however, is that
Vegan Police and Counterproductive Animal Advocacy
The “vegan police” is an amusing term that points to a serious problem. Specifically, a vocal minority of vegans advance an unreasonably strict definition of
Chegan: Slang for “Cheating Vegans”
Chegan (pronounced chee-gen) is short for “cheating vegan.” The word is commonly misspelled, “cheagan.” Chegan reference someone who eats vegan nearly all the time, but
Pearls: Ethical Considerations & Vegan Alternatives
Commercially sold pearls come exclusively from oysters. They have almost no other use than for jewelry—typically either necklaces or earrings. Are Pearls Vegan? Pearls are
Vegan Fourth of July Celebrations
Hosting a vegan Fourth of July celebration couldn’t be easier. This holiday is all about outdoor barbecues and cold beer. So just check out our
Is Whey Vegan? Dairy-Free Protein Alternatives
As a byproduct of cheese production, whey is not vegan. Whey is obtained during cheese-making by straining off the liquid from curdled milk. Food processors
Vegan Alternatives to Lanolin
Lanolin is one of the more obscure substances that vegans go out of their way to avoid. Just like gelatin, people are typically repulsed once
Meatless Mondays is a popular campaign that urges people to avoid meat on Mondays. Celebrated world-wide, it’s a great way to kick-off the work week
Vegan Dogs: Nutrition and Precautions
Countless vegan dogs thrive on their diets, and enjoy long and healthy lives. They rarely need the frequent veterinary tests that are required by vegan cats.
Vegan Dog Food and Treats: a List of Top Brands
Vegan dog food is easy to find, and countless dogs thrive on a diet free of animal products. All of a dog’s nutritional needs can
Vegan Candles: Essential Info and Top Brands
A number of companies make excellent vegan candles, but finding these products requires some extra effort. The majority of candles contain slaughterhouse byproducts. Since candle
Vegan College Guide: Eating, Socializing, and Activism
Being vegan in college is easy. Practically every campus dining hall serves excellent vegan food, and many schools also have strong vegan communities. In this
Answers to Common Vegan Questions
Isn’t it hard to be vegan? Where do you get your protein? I only eat free-range eggs. That’s okay, right? Isn’t it expensive to be
Vegan Information: Links to 200+ Resources
You’ve found it: the mother lode of vegan information. No matter what you want to learn about in regard to vegan lifestyles and plant-based eating,
Vegan Travel Advice: How to Eat Well Wherever You Go
Travel isn’t a drag if you’re vegan. In fact, half the fun of travel is discovering fantastic new vegan possibilities. Wherever you go, you’ll encounter
There are literally dozens of nonprofit organizations that explicitly promote vegan lifestyles. Of these, most emphasize one of four approaches: Outreach. Vegan Outreach is the
Is Gelatin Vegan? A List of Plant-Based Alternatives
Gelatin is not vegan, but it is remarkably disgusting. Nothing appears more innocuous looking. In fact, it’s often a key ingredient of brightly colored desserts
Reasons to Avoid Eggs
A typical supermarket egg, produced from hens kept in battery cages, may be the most ethically objectionable of all animal-based foods. In many cases these
Vegan Cars: How to Find a Leather-Free Interior
Shopping for vegan cars can produce some frustrating moments. Sure, the base models of most cars typically feature cloth upholstery, but leather is commonly included
Animal Ingredients List: Non-Vegan Substances
Animal ingredients appear in a variety of products including: food clothing cosmetics alcohol clothing medicine Some animal products, like chicken broth or beef extract, are
A Short Guide to Vegan-Friendly Religious Cults
Most people satisfy their need for food by some combination of dining out, eating convenience foods, and preparing their own meals. But there’s still another