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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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Kroger Launches Vegan Recipe Contest

Food Network chef Ellie Krieger will choose the winning recipe, and prizes include $1,000 cash, a Vitamix, and more.
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Vegan Shoe Brand MINK Sells 10,000 Pairs in 2018

Sales of the brand's vegan Louboutin-style shoes increased dramatically since 2006, and it now caters to celebrity clients such as Miley Cyrus.
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Global Pizza Chain Adds Vegan Cheese to US Locations

International pizza chain Piola now features Follow Your Heart's vegan cheese at 10 locations across Texas, Florida, North Carolina, and Virginia.
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DIY Asian Bowl Chain Adds Vegan Meat to Menu

Wok Box in Canada sees opportunity to grow a new customer base with plant-based protein options.
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Kat Von D Plans to Throw a Big Fat Vegan Wedding

The pregnant makeup mogul will throw a vegan wedding bash where guests will receive a custom-made Kat Von D Beauty lipstick.
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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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