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ABC News Gives 5 Good Reasons for Going Meat-Free

The online news source lists weight-loss, health, happiness, looks, and libido as benefits of going veg.

Health.com editor Cynthia Sass recently wrote a piece for ABC News, touting the benefits of a meat-free diet and the powerful proclivities of plant-based foods. Sass notes vegetarianism’s ability to bolster weight loss and improve overall health, citing her own experiences as a registered dietician. “I've seen immediate improvements among my clients in cholesterol profiles, blood pressure, blood sugar levels, immunity, and digestive health,” she writes. “Many have also reported fewer aches and pains, likely due to the anti-inflammatory effect of consuming more plant foods.” Sass also notes that eating more fruits and vegetables can improve circulation and alter skin pigment for a better complexion, and reports that plant-based foods have also been shown to increase libido for a healthier sex life.

Indian Startup Debuts Vegan Mutton

Good Dot has developed a vegan replacement for mutton—India's second most-consumed meat—in an effort to fight the country's increased meat consumption.
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Ruby Rose Blasts Prada for Using Her Face on Leather Bag

The vegan actress vows to create a copycat animal-free version of the disputed handbag.
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Vegan Lunch Introduced at 35 More LAUSD Schools

A menu of 10 rotating vegan dishes will be available to thousands of elementary, middle, and high school students across Los Angeles starting in January.
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Groundbreaking Vegan Documentary Debuts in 2018

Filmmaker brothers behind new documentary Eating Our Way to Extinction aim to inspire viewers to adopt a plant-based diet and already have Leonardo DiCaprio's support.
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McDonald's Expands McVegan Burger Across Nordic Region

After a successful trial run in one Finnish location, the international chain's all-vegan burger will be available across locations in Sweden and Finland this month.
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