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Children Who Garden Eat Five Times More Veggies

A new study shows that a little green thumb equals a greener plate.

According to a study conducted by Ohio State and Cornell universities, children are five times more likely to eat vegetables when they have grown it themselves. At a school in upstate New York, researchers monitored what 370 students put on their plates during lunch. They determined that when children grew the vegetables they could eat, the number of kids who opted for salad jumped from 2 percent to 10 percent. This information, coupled with another recent study that found children who had tactile interaction with their food were more likely to eat it, shows that healthy eating habits start early and are formed through physical engagement with food.

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Chipotle Adds Quinoa to its NYC Test Kitchen Menu

In addition to sofritas, vegans might soon have another plant-based protein option at Chipotle—a blend of gold and red quinoa spiced with turmeric, citrus juice, and cilantro.
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Vegan Fashion Brand VAUTE Profiled on PBS

The brand's founder Leanne Mai-ly Hilgart spoke about her mission to create functional and fabulous vegan clothes to eliminate animal cruelty in the fashion industry.
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New Investor Coalition to Combat Meat Problem in China

Toronto-based Dao Foods International will promote plant-based and clean meat in China to curb the country's growing appetite for animal products.
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IKEA Debuts Plant-Based Hot Dogs

The furniture giant debuted the new animal-free option at a single store in Sweden with plans to expand the offering across Europe by August.
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Rooney Mara Launches Luxury Vegan Fashion Line

New fashion brand Hiraeth includes faux-leather pants, velvet garments, and combat boots—all made ethically in Los Angeles.
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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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