VegNews Daily

New Study Shows Fiber Intake Reduces Stroke Risk

Veganism’s fiber-rich foods may help keep strokes at bay.

A recent study to be published in the May issue of Stroke discusses the results of eight studies conducted in Japan, the US, Australia, and Europe between 1990 and 2012. A common finding was that consuming more dietary fiber such as those found in whole-wheat pasta, veggies, nuts, and fruit lowered the risk of stroke. Victoria Burley, the study’s co-author, states everyone should eat 25 to 30 grams of fiber per day, or the equivalent of one serving of fiber-rich cereal, plus one serving of whole-grain pasta and five servings of fruits or nuts throughout the day.

 Comments

Final Grateful Dead Concert to Serve Vegan Food

Famed band says farewell this weekend with heartfelt goodbyes—and veggie dogs.
Read More »

Peas Get Political, Take Over Internet

Jeb Bush: “You don’t put peas in guacamole.”
Read More »

Thousands of Animal-Rights Activists Celebrate Pride

People celebrate “rights for all“ at festival across the country in wake of historic Supreme Court ruling favoring gay marriage.
Read More »

Vegan Trumps Vegetarian for Weight Loss

Forget the fad diets; a vegan diet provides the best results says a new study.
Read More »

The 15-Year-Old Veg Voice Behind Climate Change

Young vegetarian activist urges the United Nations to stop putting ‘profits before future.’
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 »