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Veg out! A new study finds that eating vegetarian or vegan cuts your food carbon footprint by about half (compared with that of the average American meat eater).

A round-up of VT editors’ favorite newsworthy links: Bring on the broccoli! A new study suggests that broccoli may help rid your body of air pollutants.

A round-up of VT editors’ favorite newsworthy links: New research finds that resveratrol in red wine and dark chocolate may help improve memory. Previous studies have linked the compound to heart health and cancer prevention.

A round-up of VT editors’ favorite newsworthy links: Turns out, wrinkly dried plums are good for more than just staying regular. New research finds that eating prunes helps you lose weight (by making you feel full).

A round-up of VT editors’ favorite newsworthy links: already know about the heart-healthy properties of red wine? Here's another reason to pour a glass with dinner: a new study finds that red wine may help prevent cavities by slowing bacterial growth.

New research confirms that eating more fruits and veggies reduces the risk of stroke worldwide. According to the American Heart Association, you should be chowing down on at least four to five servings a day.

After an 18-month campaign spearheaded by animal rights groups, New Zealand bans the testing of recreational "legal high" drugs on animals—concluding that the tests are cruel and unnecessary.

Bring on the beans, cabbage, kale, and broccoli! Turns out, eating gas-producing foods may help your gut get the nutrients it needs.

Here's round-up of VT editors’ favorite newsworthy links.

It's US VegWeek! Need convincing to take the veg pledge? Read our top 15 reasons to go veg.

Love NYC's Cinnamon Snail? The super-popular lunch truck, which we highlighted a few years ago in a roundup of all-veg carts, trucks, and stands, just launched a Kickstarter campaign to build a new food truck—raising more than $28,000 of their $82,000 goal in just four days.

Bring on the beans! A new study finds that eating one serving a day of beans, peas, chickpeas, or lentils could significantly reduce cholesterol (the "bad" LDL kind).

Chocoholics, rejoice! A new report finds that the flavanol antioxidants in dark chocolate may help prevent obesity and diabetes.

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