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Antioxidant-Rich Foods Decrease Heart Attack Risk

A Swedish study says women who consume antioxidant-rich foods have a lowered chance of heart attack.

Researchers as the Karolinska Institute, based in Stockholm, Sweden, recently reported that women who consume foods high in antioxidants, including roughly seven daily servings of produce, were 20 percent less likely to experience a heart attack over a span of 10 years. Researchers have yet to find antioxidant supplements to aid in decreasing heart attack risk, but the consumption of antioxidant-rich foods has proven to be quite effective. Some vegan foods rich in antioxidants include berries, beans, artichokes, spinach, broccoli, and sweet potato, not to mention coffee, green tea, and other herbs.

Vegan BBQ Turns Into Proper Sit-Down Restaurant

Portland's Homegrown Smoker will bring re-imagined versions of its vegan tempeh Reuben and Shepard's Pie to the St. John's neighborhood this summer.
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Chickpea Startup Gets $8 Million Capital Boost

Plant-protein company Nutriati received a sizable investment from firms in London, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Virginia to help bring its in-demand products to market.
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Beyond Burger to Be Served on Capitol Hill

More than 500 members of Congress are invited to sample the innovative burger in an effort to put plant-based policies at the top of their minds.
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Etnies Launches Cruelty-Free Shoe to Honor Vegan Skater

The high-performance Jameson shoe contains zero animal products thanks to skater Ryan Lay's vegan lifestyle.
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Vegan Tattoo Shop to Hold Benefit for Animals

Brooklyn's Gristle Tattoo is raising funds to benefit Mercy for Animals through creative, animal activist-oriented tattoo designs.
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