This Man Went Vegan Three Years Ago, Now He’s Fitter Than Ever
When Mark Lenihan went vegan three years ago, he was worried his new diet would affect how he performed physically.
But the personal trainer now believes he has gotten stronger, built more muscle and has more mental clarity.Lenihan was vegetarian for two years before he went vegan. He was inspired to make the transition after watching documentaries that “raised his consciousness” to the effects of mass meat and diary production.“I thought eating a plant-based whole food diet would consist of just leaves and potatoes,” he told HuffPost UK . […]
The Vegan movement has gained quite a bit of momentum over the past few years with more and more people choosing to follow a plant based diet.
All animal products are off the menu – meaning meat, poultry, seafood, eggs and dairy are all prohibited.
However, given the growing percentage of the population choosing to go vegan, many chefs have been inspired to created plant-based alternatives to satisfy the cravings of former dairy-lovers. French entrepreneur Anne Guth, has created a vegan Camembert using cashew nut milk instead of cow’s.The 28-year-old set up her alternative food company Les Petits Veganne after she […]
In an article published yesterday on NutritionFacts.org , Dr. Michael Greger spoke out about the difference between a plant-based diet and vegetarianism.
He explained, ‘the recommended plant-based diet is not the same as vegetarianism, vegetarians often consume all sorts of less-than-healthful foods, such as oils, margarine, dairy products, and eggs.’
Ultimately, vegetarianism is a good first step towards being healthier. Eliminating meat from your diet can serve to help protect you against many forms of cancer that are caused by eating animals . However, as Greger has explained previously, in his view it is a full plant-based diet, rich in […]
Mumbai-based entrepreneur Chirag Kenia turned his passion for food into a successful business – Urban Platter manufactures and sells gourmet food products mostly through online channels.
At a glance:
Startup: Urban Platter Founders: Chirag Kenia and Dhaval Kenia Year it was founded: 2015 Where it is based: Mumbai Sector: Food Funding raised: BootstrappedIn 2015, Chirag Kenia, out of a personal passion and keen interest in the food commodity business, began selling gourmet products on ebay India, and Amazon India.The Mumbai-based internet/tech entrepreneur had over a decade’s experience in ecommerce, marketing and social gaming and this venture was […]
Doug Schmidt suffered a near fatal heart attack at the age of 49, and after going vegan, now uses his experience to inspire others to do the same.
The heart attack was a kind so severe, it is often referred to as ‘the widow maker’.
Doug leads a “10-Day Jumpstart Your Health Challenge”, and has encouraged 1,300 people within the US to take part.The challenge was launched three years ago, and only attracted 30 participants in its first year of existence.Schmidt has said: “We talk about moving the needle from unhealthy omnivore to healthy vegan.” “We are moving that needle […]