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10-Year Study Shows Plant-Based Diet Slashes Cancer Risk

A study of more than 26,000 participants has researchers interested in the long-term benefits of a vegan diet.

A recently published decade-long study has shown that a vegan diet can reduce the risk of developing prostate cancer by 33 percent. More than 26,000 participants were tracked during a 10-year span for what is being labeled as the first major study to look specifically at vegans, study director Gary Fraser said. Published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, the study divided dietary patterns into meat-eaters, vegans, lacto-vegetarians, pesco-vegetarians, and semi-vegetarians and “found that, as far as prostate cancer, the vegans look really good,” Fraser told The Press Enterprise, going on to call the results impressive and statistically significant. Further research will be conducted into vegan diets and its correlation with lowered cancer risks.

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New NGO Aims to Make Vegan Food Widely Available

Balanced works with major food companies to develop more plant-based options.
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New Animal Sanctuary Herbivorous Acres Finds a Home

Herbivorous Butcher and friends landed a plot in Milaca, MN to house rescued chickens, mini-donkeys, mini-horses, and more.
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Vegan Eatery with Ocean Views to Open in Miami

Chef Matthew Kenney will launch 1 Hotel South Beach's first vegan restaurant this month.
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Vegan Burger Gets Big Thumbs Up from Men's Health

The publication says the Impossible Burger at Michelin-starred Saxon + Parole in NYC has "game and gusto."
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Vegan Doctors File Suit to Ban Hot Dogs in LA Schools

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine says that serving processed meat in Southern California school cafeterias goes against the state's nutrition policies.
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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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