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Majority of US Will Suffer From Heart Disease

New results reveal that heart disease is becoming more common and affects more than half of Americans.

Recently, Northwestern University cardiologist John Wilkins analyzed five United States-based comprehensive studies on heart health. Wilkins found that by 45, more than 60 percent of men and 55 percent of women are at risk of developing future cardiovascular issues. Heart disease is strongly associated with hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol, and smoking, which plant-based experts such as Dr. Neal Barnard of Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, can generally be prevented by eating a whole foods plant-based diet. Additionally. National Public Radio reported via Archives of Internal Medicine that consuming processed meats increases the likelihood for developing heart disease and cancer by 20 percent.

Vegan Egg Just Scramble Expands to Washington DC

Food technology startup JUST expands its vegan mung bean-based scrambled egg replacer to Equinox, the second restaurant to offer the innovative product in the United States.
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Cultured Koji Dog Food Has More Protein Than Steak

An independent study found that new clean-meat startup Wild Earth's fungus-based companion animal foods contain 45-percent protein by weight—compared to only 24-percent found in steak.
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Vegan Narwhal Ice Cream Debuts for Summer

Ottawa ice cream shop Little Jo Berry's honors the "unicorn of the sea" with a blue-hued, horned, and totally vegan frozen treat.
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New Vegan Grocery Store Opens in North Carolina

In addition to a variety of grocery items, Wilmington's new store UpBeet Market features a vegan jerky tower, beer-filling station, and a variety of dairy-free cheeses.
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800 Sets of Vegan Frosting Sell in 10 Minutes on QVC

Home-shoppers snatch up Dollop Gourmet's vegan frostings made by Cupcake Wars winner and author Heather Saffer.
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This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

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