Are vegans more depressed than non-vegans? There is a great deal of back and forth within the medical and lay communities about the impact of veganism on mental health. What does the science say?
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We have long acknowledged cruelty towards animals as an indicator of psychopathy. Yet slaughterhouse workers are paid and expected to carry out what amounts to torture upon thousands of sentient beings, day in and day out. How could that not have an effect?
Is medication vegan? And can a vegan, in good conscience, take medication that’s not? This is a common question amongst new and experienced vegans alike.
Humans have long used our ability to experience complex emotions to distinguish ourselves from other animals. But is this ability really isolated to our species? And if non-human animals do have the capacity to emote, what does that say about how we treat them?
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How do you know someone’s vegan? You probably won’t! Find out why many vegans hide their veganism and how their silence harms all of us. And the potential solution may not be what you’d expect. Essentially, we need to evolve towards a world without vegans.Read more about Why Vegans WON’T Tell You They’re Vegan: The Other Side of Vegan Stigma
Despite growing public awareness and concern over how animals are treated in our food industry, vegans are still not well-received by the general public. Discover what research reveals about why people hate vegans. The reasons may not be what you expect!Read more about The Science of Why People Hate Vegans
This is a message to everyone trying to make a difference for the animals, the planet, and our society. To every activist out there fighting this fight every day and wondering if they’re making an impact. It’s a message I believe we all—myself very much included—need to hear.Read more about Are We Making a Difference? Earthling Ed & a Message to Activists
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Change can be scary. Knowing what to expect in advance can provide stability and assurance. From navigating the transition, to overcoming challenges, to the profound emotional positives, this guide will help you know what to expect emotionally when going vegan.Read more about What to Expect Emotionally When Going Vegan