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Barcelona Vote Supports Vegans, Vegetarians

On Tuesday, March 22, officials in Barcelona’s economic commission held a vote for the city to become “a friend of vegan and vegetarian culture.” The motion, put forth by the Catalan Republican Left, received support from Barcelona en Comú group currently in power, the Catalan Socialists, the Convergència party, and the leftist CUP. Two other …

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Uncle Maddio’s Vegan Friendly Pizza Chain Continues to Grow Rapidly

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It can sometimes be a bit difficult to find a quick, hot vegan meal that you can grab on a lunch break or on your way home – but Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint is looking to change that. The franchise, which already boasts over 40 locations across the southeastern United States, reaffirmed its commitment to …

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Avocado Ice Cream has Arrived

One of the toughest parts for people transitioning from being omnivorous, or vegetarian, to veganism is the lack of dairy. Dairy is a pillar of western diets and culinary traditions, after all. Avoiding the consumption of meat and meat products is by no means easy, but for many it is even harder to do away …

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New Study Indicates Plant Based Diet More Effective at Reducing Cardiovascular Risks than American Heart Association Diet

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A recent study from the Cleveland Clinic published in the Journal of Pediatrics stated that a vegan, plant based diet was more effective in reducing factors such as weight, blood pressure and cholesterol levels than the diet recommended by the American Heart Association. All of these factors are related to cardiovascular risks and can help …

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The Top 10 Vegan News Stories of 2015

Below is a list of the top 10 vegan news stories of the year, courtesy of Hannah Sentenac at LatestVeganNews.com. Here we go: 10. Follow Your Heart Releasing Vegan Egg Substitute You Can Scramble Given the wild popularity of the VeganEgg, it’s no surprise that this story made the list. Since its release, the product has …

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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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