Art by Leah BaeCompletely giving up meat and animal byproducts may sound like a difficult transition, but plant-based diets and alternatives grow in popularity every year.The offerings at major chain restaurants reflect this boom in demand for plant-based options. McDonald's agreed to a partnership with Beyond Meat in February to develop their own plant-based burger, the … [Read more...] about Students Adopt Plant-Based Diets at Pepperdine
Art by Samantha MillerIn 2021, vegetarian and vegan diets are becoming significantly more popular. Veganism increased in popularity by 500% since 2014, now reaching a grand total of 6% of the United States population practicing a vegan diet, according to Plant Proteins.Co.This is also reflected in the availability of options for these diets. Before COVID-19 altered the ways … [Read more...] about Opinion: Motivate Meaningful Change through Meatless Mondays
Art by Caitlin Roark"Every time you eat or drink, you are either feeding disease or fighting it," says nutritionist Heather Morgan. As easy as it is to fall into the double-fried, super-sized, sugar-coated comfort of the American diet, the inconvenient reality is that the choices you make today will have a lasting impact on your physical and mental health and your eventual … [Read more...] about Read & Rave: Beauty, Health and Wellness Curated by Yas
Photos by Milan Loiacono Social Media Idolizing other people and their content. Obsessing over the perfect photos. Drawing self-worth from followers. Prioritizing apps over everything else. These are only some examples of what it looks like to worship social media. Social media has the power to become a false idol because it is everywhere and allows for … [Read more...] about Worshipping False Idols | Social Media and Body Image
With increased dedication to environmental causes and personal health development, more people are embracing the vegan diet. “I just felt like it would be wrong for me to say I’m an environmentalist but not do anything about it really,” vegan Colette Faulkner said. Vegan Bright Barnes said her diet has also influenced my family to eat super healthy. A recent study by … [Read more...] about Becoming Vegan: Is it More Expensive?