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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.

Philadelphia Hosts Vegan Pizza Tribute to Pussy Riot

Local pizzeria will host a tribute to Russian activist band with creative vegan pizzas and appetizers.
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Tyson Found Torturing Animals, Again

New Mercy For Animals investigation reveals widespread abuse and neglect of chickens at Tyson factory farms.
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Vegan Chef Hopes to Feed Stevie Wonder at Napa Festival

Chef Jackie Howard launches a campaign to lure Stevie Wonder to her booth at upcoming Napa food festival.
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Forbes Profiles Vegan Startup, the “Pandora for Food”

Lighter will provide customized meal plans and grocery lists based on what vegan food pros you follow.
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New Orleans Bakery to be Featured on Flip My Food

Owners of vegan-friendly Breads On Oak will take a break from their usual organic French pastries to veganize grilled cheese sandwiches for national television.
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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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