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Fewer Fruit and Vegetables Leads to Risk of Hip Fracture

Eating the recommended five per day helps to keep bones intact.

A recent Swedish study published in the Journal of Bone Health and Mineral Research found that eating less than the recommended five servings of fruit and vegetables per day substantially increases the risk of hip fractures for both men and women over the age of 45. The study assessed the fruit and vegetable intake of more than 75,000 men and women in 1997 and compared the incidence of hip fractures in that population from 1998 to 2010. Those who consumed zero fruit or vegetables had an 88-percent higher incidence of hip fractures than their five-per-day counterparts. Calcium, the building block of strong bones, is readily available in plant sources such as kale, collard greens, and broccoli.

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Tesco Sells 2.5 Million Vegan Meals in 20 Weeks

The supermarket chain more than doubled its sales projections of new vegan line Wicked Healthy.
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Nevada Steakhouse Debuts Vegan Menu

Hank's Fine Steaks & Martinis added a separate menu with plant-based cauliflower steaks, stuffed eggplant, and two decadent desserts.
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Aussie Pub Creates Vegan Filet-O-Fish

Eatery Two-Bit Villains now hosts weekly vegan pub nights complete with plant-based popcorn chicken, nachos, and a vegan version of the popular fish-based sandwich.
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Friday's "Felicia" Opens Vegan Version of Chipotle

Actress-turned-vegan-chef Angela Means Kaaya to re-open Jackfruit Cafe—which she previously operated out of a doughnut shop—this summer.
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Meaty Vegan Shop Sister Seitan Opens in UK

New woman-owned restaurant Sister Seitan is slinging vegan chicken burgers and mac and cheese in Kent.
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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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