Psychedelics and Veganism: Personal Change Catalysed by Psilocybin

This guest post is by John Robertson, the owner of the blog Maps of the Mind. At the start of last year, I decided to commit to a plant-based diet. This final step came after years of being in this very strange place of being a supporter of plant-based diets and generally understanding and agreeing…View Post

What Does a Sustainable Diet Look Like?

It can be hard to know exactly what a sustainable diet looks like. For instance, a study from the University of Oxford, published in Climatic Change, found that the vegan diet produces the least greenhouse gas emissions. Comparisons were made between meat-eaters, fish-eaters, vegetarians, and vegans. In this way, a plant-based diet would be considered…View Post

The Flexitarian Diet: Potentially Sustainable But Morally Questionable

A flexitarian is someone who has a primarily vegetarian diet, but who occasionally eats fish and meat. Not all flexitarians are alike. As the name suggests, it is a flexible diet. While one person may only meat at the weekends or one day a week, someone else may reserve meat for dinner only, and another…View Post

Why Are Men Less Likely to Adopt a Vegan Diet?

The number of people switching to a plant-based diet is growing rapidly. But there is still a gender divide. It seems women are far more interested in adopting a vegan diet than men. The Vegan Society published a survey showing that, in the UK, 63% of vegans are female while 37% are men. Meanwhile, in…View Post

The Effects of a Vegan Diet on Your Mental Health

Being vegan means making choices every day about what to eat. Much thought and examination need to be put into a vegan diet – and recent developments in nutrition requirements help to keep vegans informed about the sources of food that best benefit their physical and mental state. A better health achievement is usually the…View Post