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Ericka Emes
Pro Athletes Join ‘Very Good Athlete’ Challenge

Pro Athletes Join ‘Very Good Athlete’ Challenge

Why are some of the world’s best athletes telling their teammates and competitors to try a plant-based diet for a week? Because we launched The Very Good Athlete Challenge to smash the stereotype that plant-based diets cannot support active lifestyles. These high-performance athletes prove that if this can work for them, it can work for anyone.  Who’s on our bean team? Participants include:   Hannah Teter, Olympic gold and silver medalist in snowboarding, three-time Olympian, seven-time XGames medalist, World Cup champion Meagan Duhamel, Olympic gold, silver, and bronze medalist in figure skating, two-time World Champion, seven-time Canadian Champion Heather Mitts, three-time...

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Dylan Ander
Why Are Professional Athletes Turning to Plant-Based Diets?

Why Are Professional Athletes Turning to Plant-Based Diets?

Alex Morgan, a U.S. women’s soccer player, told USA Today, “I never thought it was possible I could be playing at an elite level as a professional athlete with a plant-based diet.” Now, the soccer star is doing all kinds of kicks and leaps on her plant-based diet.  More professional athletes are turning to a plant-based diet to support their super active, kick-ass performance lifestyles. What makes them do this? A whole bunch of reasons, so let’s dive into why these human beans diet as they do. Performance Athletes are always looking for the best way to beat out the...

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Dylan Ander
15 Planet-Friendly, Plant-Based Cleaning Brands

15 Planet-Friendly, Plant-Based Cleaning Brands

Did you know that detergents and household cleaning products may have up to 5 to 10 animal products in them?  Expert label-readers catch a lot, but even the labels don’t tell it all. There are many ingredients in all consumables (food, cleaning products, soaps, etc) that you may not know are secretly animal products.  There’s a fine-line between “organic products” and “vegan products” that a lot of major brands don’t give full transparency around.  Try it for yourself. Pick up a cleaning product in your house and look for some of the most commonly-found animal products in cleaning products:  Caprylic...

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Ericka Emes
Meet Ana, Plant-Based Food Company President

Meet Ana, Plant-Based Food Company President

Ana Silva has recently joined The Very Good Food Company as a people-focused leader to unlock our collective potential. She's here, like us, to change the way the world eats, and secure a long-term global food supply.

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