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How India can be a slaughter-free nation in 10 years without banning meat
Opinion

How India can be a slaughter-free nation in 10 years without banning meat

Slaughter-free meat has started popping up on the plates worldwide, as also on excel sheets. Big international alt meat startups like Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat are being valued at $10 billion or more

Dealing with halal hegemony: Answer to religious identitarianism is not competitive identitarianism
India

Dealing with halal hegemony: Answer to religious identitarianism is not competitive identitarianism

It is high time that Hindus stop aping everything that every regressive, identitarian Islamic movement does

Vegan food to soon sport FSSAI-approved logo of green sapling inside a 'V'
India

Vegan food to soon sport FSSAI-approved logo of green sapling inside a 'V'

According to an FSSAI statement, the 'Green' colour and the leaf "depicts that the ingredient/product is of plant origin and the letter 'V' identifies the product to be as 'Vegan'.

PETA India asks Amul to switch to production of vegan milk
India

PETA India asks Amul to switch to production of vegan milk

In a letter to Amul, the organisation urged it to stop ‘wasting resources to fight the demand for plant-based products’

Everyone doesn't need to go vegan to stop global warming, finds new study
science

Everyone doesn't need to go vegan to stop global warming, finds new study

If the world food system keeps on current trajectories, it will produce near 1.5 trillion tons of greenhouse gases over the next 80 years, the study found.

India football captain Sunil Chhetri follows cricket counterpart Virat Kohli's footsteps, embraces vegan diet
Sports

India football captain Sunil Chhetri follows cricket counterpart Virat Kohli's footsteps, embraces vegan diet

India football captain Sunil Chhetri has joined his cricket counterpart Virat Kohli in turning a vegan, saying giving up meat and dairy products has helped him staying fitter.

Renowned nutritionist says vegan diet doesn't have enough choline, an essential nutrient the body cannot do without
Health

Renowned nutritionist says vegan diet doesn't have enough choline, an essential nutrient the body cannot do without

Choline is necessary for the production of acetylcholine - a neurotransmitter which helps in regulating various brain functions like memory, mood and intelligence.

Climate change is threatening the world's food supply, says new IPCC report
science

Climate change is threatening the world's food supply, says new IPCC report

Meat consumption has levelled off in rich nations, where fast-food chains offer faux meat alternatives.

21-day challenge by animal protection organisation, push by celebrities boosts veganism trend in Mumbai
India

21-day challenge by animal protection organisation, push by celebrities boosts veganism trend in Mumbai

Popular faces from various walks of life are being seen embracing veganism, causing the rising popularity of the dietary choice among the people of Mumbai

Vegan movement makes strides in India, as entrepreneurs devise cruelty-free food, e-retail products
Life

Vegan movement makes strides in India, as entrepreneurs devise cruelty-free food, e-retail products

Vegan entrepreneurs are at the forefront of India's new ethical, healthy lifestyles, with many diversified offerings such as vegan foods, natural bodycare products, cruelty-free e-retail and animal product-free restaurant menus

High cholesterol increases risk of heart disease; low-fat diet, exercise help keep health in check
India

High cholesterol increases risk of heart disease; low-fat diet, exercise help keep health in check

Cholesterol is present in every cell of the body and is important in digesting foods, generating Vitamin D, building cell walls and producing some hormones. While it is needed for good health, too much cholesterol can damage your arteries and increase the risk of heart disease.

Presence of animal gelatin in capsules, food ails consumer; vegan alternative need of the hour
India

Presence of animal gelatin in capsules, food ails consumer; vegan alternative need of the hour

There are vegan alternatives to gelatine: agar agar, pectin, starches, gums. But companies using gelatin say that they do not have the same chemical and mechanical properties. They are also slightly more expensive.

Embrace a vegan life! Animals do not deserve to die to keep you healthy and define your style statement
India

Embrace a vegan life! Animals do not deserve to die to keep you healthy and define your style statement

Essentially 100 percent natural skin care products can be made without alcohol, parabens, fragrance, wax, dyes, toxic contaminants, sodium lauryl or laurethsulphate.

Alia Bhatt, Narendra Modi, & Aamir Khan have one thing in common, can you guess?
science

Alia Bhatt, Narendra Modi, & Aamir Khan have one thing in common, can you guess?

Here are ten Indian influencers that are vocal about living Meatless & their reasons for it.

Why consuming a kilo meat is unnatural, unpatriotic and harms the economy
India

Why consuming a kilo meat is unnatural, unpatriotic and harms the economy

All scientific research has established the direct correlation between excess protein intake and negative calcium absorption.

On a vegan diet? You may lack vital nutrient intake
Life

On a vegan diet? You may lack vital nutrient intake

A vegan has to guard against neurologic disorders, anemia, reduced bone strength and other health concerns as the diet may lack vital nutrient intake

Watch: 'Bloodied' PETA volunteer hangs from meat hook to recreate slaughterhouse
Life

Watch: 'Bloodied' PETA volunteer hangs from meat hook to recreate slaughterhouse

PETA's latest demonstration involved showcasing the plight of animals in a slaughterhouse.

Note to Tina Brown: Aamir Khan is cool, but how about a real activist for Women of World summit?
World

Note to Tina Brown: Aamir Khan is cool, but how about a real activist for Women of World summit?

Khan is clearly a smart, thoughtful man who thinks a lot about how he wants to fashion his life beyond the next blockbuster.