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The Critical Link Between Fiber and Breast Cancer: Study

The Critical Link Between Fiber and Breast Cancer: Study

Dietary fiber found in plant foods is probably best known for its ability to prevent or relieve constipation. Foods containing fiber also help maintain a healthy weight and lower the risk for diabetes, heart...
American Cancer Society: Avoid Meat to Reduce Cancer Risk

American Cancer Society: Avoid Meat to Reduce Cancer Risk

The American Cancer Society (ACS) unveiled its new guidelines for reducing the risk of cancer. The organization advises people to eat less red and processed meat and more whole, plant-based foods. The new guidelines, published...
The Link Between Cancer and Climate Change

The Link Between Cancer and Climate Change

According to a new study by public health experts, climate change increases the production of—and exposure to—known carcinogens. Global warming also threatens people's access to effective cancer treatment following exposure. The study was produced by...
How a Cancer Diagnosis Created a Best-Selling Vegan Snack Bar

How a Cancer Diagnosis Created a Best-Selling Vegan Snack Bar

This is how a cancer diagnosis turned into a mission of spreading the power of a plant-based lifestyle.  One in eight women is diagnosed with breast cancer annually throughout the United States. In 2003, Amelia...
Why 33% of New Zealanders Are Ditching Meat

Why 33% of New Zealanders Are Ditching Meat

Approximately a third of New Zealanders say they are reducing their meat consumption. A new report titled "Hungry for Plant-Based: Consumer Insights" surveyed 1,107 New Zealanders, finding that one in three New Zealanders consciously limit...
Cancer Charity Says Going Vegan Can Reduce Your Risk of Disease

Cancer Research UK Wants People to Go Vegan to Fight Disease

British charity Cancer Research UK has encouraged people to ditch meat and adopt a vegan diet to help prevent the disease. Cancer Research UK develops policy and funds scientists, doctors, and nurses to help "beat...

Jon Stewart Joins Vegan Campaign to Fight Breast Cancer

Jon Stewart is backing a vegan campaign to fight breast cancer. Together with wife Tracey, the comedian has joined the Physician Committee for Responsible Medicine's (PCRM) campaign, Let's Beat Breast Cancer. Academy Award-winning director James Cameron...
Cancer Research Group Promotes Vegan Food As Disease Prevention

Cancer Research Group Promotes Vegan Food As Disease Prevention

The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) and whole food, plant-based meal delivery service MamaSezz are teaming up to bring vegan food to those going through cancer treatment and prevention. A whole food, plant-based diet...
Eating Bacon is 'As Likely' to Cause Cancer As Asbestos

Eating Bacon Is ‘As Likely’ to Cause Cancer As Asbestos

A UK-based group of health-care workers called the Plant-Based Health Professionals says eating bacon is as dangerous as exposure to asbestos. The group is urging hospitals to ban bacon from patient and cafeteria menus in...
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Vegan Diet Decreases Colon Cancer Risk But Paleo and Keto Show Increase

Following a vegan diet can reduce the risk of colon cancer, according to a new study published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine. The study, which evaluated 77,000 adults, found that on average eating a...
Dairy Is a Carcinogen Says 6-Time Cancer Surviving Scientist

Dairy Is a Carcinogen Says 6-Time Cancer Surviving Scientist

Six-time cancer-surviving scientist Professor Jane Plant doesn't eat dairy - and she claims that it's her diet that helped her put her breast cancer into remission twice. Professor Plant -- a geochemist who specializes in...
New Yorkers Urge City Council Members to Pass ‘Baloney Ban’ Resolution 238 on Processed Meats In Schools

New York City Schools Just Banned Processed Meat

Updated October 3, 2019. | The New York City Council recently passed Resolution 238, banning processed meat from public schools. The resolution, nicknamed the Balony Ban, calls on the Department of Education to eliminate processed...
Irish Scientists Urge Parliament to Take Action on Cancer-Causing Processed Meats

Irish Scientists Urge Parliament to Take Action on Cancer-Causing Processed Meats

Two Northern Irish academics, along with a top NHS doctor, are demanding that Parliament do more to raise awareness about the cancer risks associated with eating processed meat. In a joint statement, they urged for...
UN Scientist Christopher Wild Stands Behind ‘Crystal Clear’ Bacon-Cancer Research

UN Scientist Stands Behind ‘Crystal Clear’ Bacon-Cancer Research

Christopher Wild, the outgoing director for the UN's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has spoken in defense of research that links the consumption of processed meats like bacon to cancer. The Guardian reports...
Cancer Research UK Says a Vegan Diet Would Eliminate More Than 8,000 Cases of Cancer a Year

Cancer Research UK Says a Vegan Diet Would Eliminate More Than 8,000 Cases of...

Recent research has revealed that a vegan diet could dramatically reduce the number of annual cancer cases in Britain. The Guardian reported earlier this year that there could be up to 8,800 fewer instances...
A Global Red and Processed Meat Tax Could Save 220,000 Lives By 2020

A Global Red and Processed Meat Tax Could Save 220,000 Lives By 2020

Introducing a meat tax could save thousands of lives a year, says a new study. Based on evidence that links meat consumption - particularly processed and red varieties - with heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and stroke,...

UK’s Coronation Street’s Sinead Tinker Goes Vegan to Help Fight Cancer

Soaps are known for handling delicate topics, and in many instances, are praised for raising awareness of issues such as drug addiction, knife crime, homophobia, and many more contemporary social justice and health-related issues. Currently,...
99% of UK School Lunch Programs Could ‘Save Lives’ By Removing Process Meat

99% of UK School Lunch Programs Could ‘Save Lives’ By Removing Processed Meat

Ninety-nine percent of UK primary schools serve processed meat, despite the growing body of research that highlights it as a danger to both personal and environmental health. The findings are the result of research conducted...
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Bowel Cancer Australia Says Its Meat-Free Week May Reduce Cancer

An Australian Bowel Cancer charity has relaunched its veggie initiative "Meat Free Week" for the sixth year running. Backed by a number of celebrities, including Paul, Mary, and Stella McCartney, the initiative, created by Bowel...
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Plant-Based Diet May Lower Breast Cancer Risk, Says New Research

Following a plant-based diet may contribute to lower breast cancer risk, according to new research conducted by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Researchers noted that whole, plant-based foods such as broccoli, as well as...
The Reason a Plant-Based Diet Has So Many Anti-Aging Benefits

The Fountain of Youth is Made of Fruits and Veggies, Not $100 Moisturizers

When the Human Genome Project was completed in 2003, the field of aging expected remarkable findings from “cracking” the genetic code, the “genetic” era of health. In the last 15 years, a new era...