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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.

Whole Foods Partners with Vegan Meal Delivery Service

Purple Carrot meal kits will now be available at Whole Foods Markets in the North Atlantic region.
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NY Times: Pig Farmers Should Overhaul Waste Systems

Editorial board asks that North Carolina residents hold state's pig farmers responsible for toxic waste disaster following Hurricane Matthew.
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Australian Plant-Based Milk Market Booming

Vegan milk industry down under is currently valued at $153 million and growing.
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Court Dismisses Suit Against Dietary Guideline Committee

Judge says cholesterol studies, to which the egg industry contributed $100,000, do not unfairly influence the dietary guidelines.
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Johnson & Johnson Removes Pigs from Training Materials

Pharmaceutical company will no longer show videos of medical devices being used on live pigs to train sales representatives.
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