#Veganism

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A veggie-centric diet is definitely not a compromise with your skin. (Photo Credit: Representational/ Unsplash)

  • Flax seeds are rich in omega-3 fatty acids and keep the skin hydrated
  • Dark chocolate helps reduce dark spots and pigmentation
  • Sweet potato is packed with vitamin C

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The vegan diet has become very popular nowadays. (Photo credit: Unsplash)

  • As veganism became a fad, many people switched to the diet
  • Veganism is defined as a way of living that attempts to eliminate the use of animal products
  • Recently, cricketer Virat Kohli revealed that he eats eggs, although he is a vegan

.New Delhi, Delhi, India

PETA India has asked Amul to switch to production of vegan milk.

.Coventry, UK

  • Animal Rebellion said activists were blocking four McDonald's distribution centres in  the UK
  • The move is to pressure McDonald's into switching to plant-based foods by 2025
  • The group said it would remain at the sites for a day to disrupt the company's supply chain

.New York, NY, USA
The team of chefs at Eleven Madison Park spent their social distancing days in the past year developing new recipes. (Photo credit: Instagram/ElevenMadisonTruck)

  • Eleven Madison Park is scheduled to reopen in June 2021
  • The restaurant will not be going completely vegan
  • The "sustainabilty of the current food system " was cited as the

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Many people started resorting to vegan diet as the myth around coronavirus infection spread. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • A myth that those who consume vegan diets are unlikely to contract COVID-19 circulated widely on social media
  • There's no proof whether a vegan diet provides a better defence against the virus
  • Taking precautions and a good diet reduce the chance of getting infected

.Hague, Netherlands
Jaap Korteweg is the brain behind 'The Vegetarian Butcher'. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • 'The Vegetarian Butcher' produces vegetarian meat substitutes
  • It was acquired by Unilever in 2018
  • The company is at the forefront of Unilever's $1.2 billion plan to enter the meat-free product market

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Fractures in adulthood and older ages are common. (Photo Credit: Representational/Pixabay)

  • Around 55,000 relatively healthy adults from Britain participated in the study
  • Researchers found that vegans with lower calcium and protein intakes on average had a 43% higher risk of fractures
  • The limitations of the study included that most of the participants were white Europeans and women

American fast-food company, McDonald's is the world's largest restaurant chain. ( Photo Credit: Unspalsh)

  • McPlant could extend a line of plant-based products
  • McDonald’s is ready to kick-start a new round of the Chicken Sandwich War next year
  • It is also considering plant-based substitutes for chicken products

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
As per Euromonitor International Experts, the plant-based meat substitute market is set to hit USD 15.8 bn this year (Photo credit: Unsplash)

  • November 1 marks the celebration of World Vegan Day, an annual event celebrated by vegans around the world
  • From the time when people were apprehensive about the pronunciation of this word, they are now looking for items minus animal derivatives, say experts
  • People are embracing vegan lifestyle with open arms, they say