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  • Healthy Investing: Why It's Time to Jump into the Plant-Based Revolution

    Houston, Texas--(Newsfile Corp. - September 16, 2020) - Since the global pandemic began, 23% more Americans have turned to plant-based foods.In fact, "in a poll of over 1,300 Americans, asking them about their food habits during the global pandemic, the credit-building company Self.inc found that almost a quarter of respondents say they are now eating more vegan food," as noted by The Beet.In addition, sales of plant-based "meat" are up more than 35% since the virus first hit, according to...

    2020-09-16 8:01 AM ET
  • The Top Reasons Investors are Rushing into the New Lithium Boom

    Houston, Texas--(Newsfile Corp. - September 16, 2020) - Lithium could easily run into a massive supply crunch - and fast. In fact, prices could explode as demand just begins to outweigh supply. All thanks in part to electric vehicle (EV) sales that are growing much faster than anyone expected. According to a new study from the Boston Consulting Group, by 2025, EVs could account for a third of all auto sales. By 2030, EVs could surpass internal combustion...

    2020-09-16 7:58 AM ET
  • Rapid Screening Tests Are Still Struggling to Keep up with Demand

    Houston, Texas--(Newsfile Corp. - September 9, 2020) - With the pandemic still showing no signs of abating, demand for diagnostic testing has only increased. Unfortunately, the nation is still running into severe diagnostic test shortages, which could hamper the nation's response to the pandemic.In fact, according to Barron's, "The sudden worldwide demand for accurate, high-quality testing is unlike anything the industry has experienced before. Manufacturers are being asked to quickly scale up from millions of tests per month to...

    2020-09-09 7:42 AM ET
  • The Plant-Based Market is Creating an Incredible $20.8 Billion Opportunity

    Houston, Texas--(Newsfile Corp. - September 9, 2020) - The plant-based product boom is picking up sizable momentum.In fact, according to a recent report from Meticulous Research, the plant-based food market could be worth $74.2 billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 11.9%."The growth in this market is mainly attributed to the increasing incidence of intolerance for animal proteins, nutritional benefits offered by plant-based food, increasing vegan population, and venture investments in plant-based food."However, it's not just food being disrupted...

    2020-09-09 7:34 AM ET
  • Plant-Based Products Are Quickly Disrupting $4.2 Trillion Wellness Market

    Houston, Texas--(Newsfile Corp. - August 5, 2020) - The plant-based product revolution has only just begun.Over the next seven years, the plant-based food market could be worth $74.2 billion, says Meticulous Research. All as consumers demand sustainable and nutritious foods. "Plant-based products are generated with less dependence on labor, making it less prone to staffing scarcity as opposed to red meat, which is relatively labor-intensive, thereby encouraging the production of plant-based products," the researchers wrote, as quoted by...

    2020-08-05 10:49 AM ET
  • Plant-Based Product Revolution is Creating a Potential $20.8 Billion Opportunity

    Houston, Texas--(Newsfile Corp. - July 15, 2020) - Demand for plant-based products has been explosive.Look at food for example. U.S. retail sales of plant-based foods grew 11.4% in 2019 to $5 billion, according to a SPINS sales data report shared by The Good Food Institute and the Plant Based Foods Association, as noted by Forbes, for example."Plant-based milk sales grew 5% last year and 14% over the past two years, and they now make up about 40% of the...

    2020-07-15 8:07 AM ET
  • This May be the Trick to Treating a Massive $16 Billion Weight Issue

    Houston, Texas--(Newsfile Corp. - July 2, 2020) - The obesity issue is bursting at the seams.In fact, according to the World Health Organization, at least 2.8 million people die every year from being either overweight or obese. Worse, such issues lead to chronic diseases, including cardiovascular diseases (mainly heart disease and stroke), diabetes, musculoskeletal disorders (especially osteoarthritis - a highly disabling degenerative disease of the joints); and some cancers (including endometrial, breast, ovarian, prostate, liver, gallbladder, kidney, and colon).On top...

    2020-07-02 7:40 AM ET
  • The Future of Mental Health Will be Led by Psychedelics

    Houston, Texas--(Newsfile Corp. - June 24, 2020) - Psychedelics could soon revolutionize the way we treat mental health.Already, several studies found such treatments can help treat obsessive-compulsive disorder, PTSD, opioid addiction, alcoholism, eating disorders, depression, and anxiety. Psychiatrists at Johns Hopkins University even found that mushrooms can help with smoking cessation, and another study found it can assist with alcohol dependence. Psilocybin and even LSD could also help treat eating disorders and obesity.That's because psilocybin activates serotonin receptors, or...

    2020-06-24 9:18 AM ET