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New Research: Vegan Diet Helps People Lose Weight

A new study indicates that a completely plant-based diet is most effective for weight loss.

According to new research out of the University of South Carolina, a vegan diet resulted in the most weight loss for study participants. Conducted by the Arnold School of Public Health over a six-month period, volunteers were randomly assigned a diet—everything from an omnivorous regime where they could eat anything to pesco-vegetarian, vegetarian, and vegan. Participants following the plant-based diet lost an average of 16.5 pounds and received nutrition education, healthy recipes, and group support throughout the trial period.

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A&W Adds Vegan Beyond Burger to 925 Locations

Beyond Meat's partnership with A&W Canada will put its vegan patty on the menu at 10,000 points of distribution.
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Sweden's Top Fast-Food Chain Debuts Vegan Milkshakes

Max Burgers' new vegan milkshakes will eventually replace all dairy-based milkshakes and are part of a longer-term goal to increase the plant-based options on its menu.
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French Foie Gras Restaurant To Go Vegan

London-based fine-dining restaurant Gauthier Soho will go vegan after owner Alexis Gauthier learned of the horrors inherent in animal agriculture, particularly in foie gras production.
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Pride Toronto Adds Plant-Based Zone for Queer Vegans

Fest-goers will be treated to vegan rainbow mac and cheese, soups, salads, snacks, and beauty products, while chilling out amongst glowing palm trees in a new area dedicated to everything cruelty-free.
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52 New York Dairy Farms Lose Wholesale Contracts

Dairy suppliers cannot sell their milk as demand for dairy continues to plummet.
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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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