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Peanuts May Have Anti-Cancer Benefits for Children

A study found that girls who ate peanut butter regularly may have lower risks of breast cancer later in life.

A new study out of Harvard Medical School and Washington University School of Medicine, recently published in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment journal, found that girls between nine and 15 years of age who regularly consumed peanut butter or nuts were less likely to have benign breast disease––development of this disease increases risk of breast cancer. Girls who ate peanut butter or nuts at least twice per week during the study were 39-percent less likely to develop the benign disease than young females who did not eat peanut butter or nuts at all. “These findings suggest that peanut butter could help reduce the risk of breast cancer in women,” said Graham Colditz, senior author of the study and associate director for cancer prevention and control at Siteman Cancer Center.

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World's Last Male Northern White Rhino Dies

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Virgin Trains Debut Their First Vegan Cooked Breakfast

Commuters in the United Kingdom can now enjoy a hot pot of vegan hash browns, beans, mushrooms, and spinach aboard west coast Virgin Trains.
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50 Percent of Meals at One CA School District are Vegan

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YouTube Stars Rhett and Link Veganize Arby's

The comedy duo's wildly popular Good Mythical Morning YouTube series heads to Arby's, Wendy's, and McDonald's for the vegan edition of their segment Fast Food Secret Menu Hacks.
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