VegNews Daily

Kathy Freston Shares How Veganism Beats Cancer

Author and activist Freston writes about recently published studies that show vegans are less likely to develop cancer.

Popular meat- and dairy-free heath and wellness author Kathy Freston just published an article on The Huffington Post discussing cancer. Freston reports that in a recent study published in Annals of Nutrition & Metabolism it was concluded that vegetarians are less likely to develop cancer than omnivores. Additionally, in a study out of National Cancer Institute-funded Loma Linda University, it was reported that vegans had lower rates of developing cancer than their omnivorous and vegetarian counterparts. Internists Elizabeth Blackburn, a Nobel Prize winner, and Dean Ornish found that eating a plant-based diet for roughly three months activates more than 500 disease-fighting genes.

 Comments

Acclaimed Los Angeles Vegan Restaurateur Passes Away

Molly Anderson of Los Angeles' award-winning Madeleine Bistro leaves behind a husband and four children.
Read More »

Chipotle’s Sofritas Now Available Throughout South

Last week, the Mexican food chain’s wildly successful vegan filling debuted in nine states.
Read More »

Breast Cancer Survivors: Go Plant-Based

A new study suggests that eating a plant-based diet is the best option for living cancer-free.
Read More »

New York City Bar Hosts Vegan Speaker Panel

Speaker series at bars throughout New York includes an evening on the vegan lifestyle.
Read More »

Supreme Court: California Foie Gras Ban Stands

Ban on French ‘delicacy’ remains, despite efforts by foie gras producers.
Read More »

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.

More Videos »