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You Can Soon 3D Print Your Own Vegan Gummy Candies From Home

The Berlin-based Magic Candy Factory will soon be making a lot of kids and kids-at-heart happy. The company has announced that using their website, you’ll soon be able to 3D print gummy candies directly from your home, all of which are entirely vegan. Each gummy will be designed on the Magic Candy Factory’s website by …

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Taco Bell’s New Vegetarian Certified Menu Features 26 Vegan Items

Taco Bell recently became the first quick service restaurant to ever have a portion of their menu certified vegetarian and vegan by the American Vegetarian Association. Now, it’s become clear exactly what those items are. The ready-made vegetarian options – most of which can be subbed to become vegan (we’ll list the vegan items below) …

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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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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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