Good News! Stories We Dig From Around the Web

By Tami Fertig March 20, 2014 Categories: Good News

 

1 Food 5 Ways: Oats

A round-up of VT editors’ favorite newsworthy links.

New research confirms eating oatmeal helps lower cholesterol, thanks not only to fiber, but also to bioactive compounds called AVEs. (Psst: have you tried our overnight no-cook chai steel-cut oats?) [EurekAlert]

Chelsea Clinton, who thinks her dad might be the most famous vegan in the world, tells how Bill Clinton’s doctor recently told him his heart is lookin’ good: “much younger than it was even 10 years ago.” [Ecorazzi]

In a touching Rolling Stone piece, Moby explains why he went vegan. Hint: it involves having lived with 1,000 baby mice. Aw. [Rolling Stone]

It’s Meatout Day! The annual campaign aims to get folks to eat veg for a day—for the animals, the planet, and our health. Have you taken the pledge yet? [Meatout.org]

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