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New Study: Vegan Diet Can Cure Diabetes

Research indicates that a plant-based diet can improve blood sugar levels and help reverse type 2 diabetes.

New research published in the Cardiovascular Diagnosis And Therapy has found that type 2 diabetes can be treated or cured with a healthy plant-based diet. By improving blood sugar levels and insulin sensitivity—along with other known benefits as weight management and cardiovascular health—eschewing animal products can help the 347 million people worldwide who are afflicted with the disease. According to Neal Barnard, MD, the study's author and president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, “one simple prescription could help reverse diabetes, improve blood sugar, and lower weight, blood pressure and cholesterol. And all this is possible, our analysis found, not with a new magic pill, but with tried-and-true simple changes to diet."

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Avocados That Last 50 Percent Longer Debut at Costco

The popular toast-topper is wrapped in an organic plant-based preservation skin made by tech company Apeel Sciences.
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80-Year-Old Food Brand Goes Vegan

Heritage Health Food plans to transition its entire brand to be free of animal products by 2019 and launch innovative new vegan foods geared to mainstream markets.
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Canada's Senate Passes Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act

Cruel cosmetic testing on animals may soon become a thing of the past in Canada.
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Month-Long Vegan Festival Kicks Off in London

V For festival will hosts events featuring vegan food, cruelty-free fashion, art, and fitness throughout the month of August.
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Vegan Cheese Sales Spike by 45 Percent in 52 Weeks

Consumer research firm Nielsen reveals new consumer statistics, including that African-Americans are 48 percent more likely than the average American consumer to purchase vegan food.
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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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