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Heather Mills On Extra

High-profile vegan activist Heather Mills tells Extra how she’s bringing vegan food to schoolchildren.

On March 27, entertainment news program Extra featured longtime animal-activist and 2009 VN Person of the Year Heather Mills as one of its "life changers" for her tireless efforts to promote veganism. The owner of VBites, the US moniker for Mills UK-based vegan-food company Redwood Foods, Mills discussed the benefits a meat-free diet offers schoolchildren, including less aggression and improved concentration levels. She is currently partnering with The New York Coalition for Healthy School Food to bring plant-based entrées to lunchrooms across the Empire State. Mills also mentions that vegan food is healthier for growing children, as it is free of growth hormones and antibiotics.

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