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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.

Biggest Airlift in History Returns 33 Circus Lions to Africa

"Operation Spirit of Freedom" to take 33 lions from 10 circuses in Peru and Colombia back to their native land in Africa.
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Innovative Vegan Restaurants Open Outside of Sydney

Sydney’s Bondi suburb is now home to a “Znickers mylkshake”-making sweet shop and an entirely milk-free coffee shop.
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Los Angeles Bans Sale of Bred Cats, Dogs, and Rabbits

City pet stores will now promote adoption of rescued animals instead of profiting from breeder-supplied cats, dogs, and rabbits.
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Researchers Create Cruelty-Free Leather Made from Kombucha

A mixture of fiber from the fermented tea, sugar, vinegar, bacteria, and yeast yields a new material that some hope can replace animal-based leather.
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Toronto to Get First Vegan Food Truck

The Vegan Extremist will be hitting the streets of Toronto in May to serve Indian and Thai-inspired dishes.
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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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