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400 Million Less Farm Animals were Slaughtered in the U.S. in 2014 than in 2008

In a showing sign that Americans are slowing down their consumption of animals, data released by the Humane Society of the Untied States (HSUS) has found that there was 400 million less farm animals slaughtered in 2014 than in 2008. Despite this large drop, the number of farm animals slaughtered in 2014 was still absurdly …

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The Top 5 Reasons to Become Vegan

There are a plethora of reasons to switch to an entirely plant-based vegan diet. Here, we’ll list five of the top reasons why going vegan isn’t just a smart decision for yourself, it’s a smart decision for the rest of the world as well. The Top 5 Reasons to Become Vegan (in no particular order): …

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47 Health Benefits of Being Vegan

Vegans are frequently misunderstood as fringe eaters with an unnatural passion for animal rights. While many vegans do feel passionately about animals, it’s time for others to see that a vegan diet and lifestyle go way beyond animal rights. Following a healthy, balanced vegan diet ensures a host of health benefits as well as prevention …

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Study Finds Vegan Diet Can Protect Against Prostate Cancer

A new study published last month by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, and e-published ahead of print by the National Institute of Health, has found that adhering to a vegan diet can decrease a person’s risk of prostate cancer. “According to the American Cancer Society, prostate cancer accounts for ∼27% of all incident cancer …

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Vegetarian Diet Decreases Mortality Rates, Finds Study

Those who follow a vegetarian or vegan diet have a decreased risk of dying from causes such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and kidney failure, according to a large analysis published by the U.S. National Institute of Health and funded by the National Cancer Institute. For the analysis, a research team at Loma Linda University explored …

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Study: Plant Protein Lowers Risk of Death in Those With Kidney Disease

A new study published in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases has found that when those with chronic kidney disease increase their intake of plant protein, they significantly decrease their risk of death. For the study, researchers analyzed data from nearly 15,000 people who participated in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III. Of …

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