We are ending the month of March with one more salute to our sisters for Women's History Month by highlighting two Black female activists we haven’t yet featured in our blog posts but we hope our readers take notice. These two super women were recently mentioned in VegNews’ article, “15 Vegan Women Activists of Color You Need to Know About.”
Black women are taking charge of their eating habits. Just last fall more than 10,000 Black women signed up for a 21-day program to help change their health narrative that plagues African Americans, such as higher heart disease, strokes, cancer and diabetes.
A female-based study that analyzed plant-based diets recently made major headlines. The Journal of the American Heart Association said getting protein from plant-based sources like beans and nuts instead of animal proteins like red meat and dairy is linked to fewer deaths related to dementia and heart disease, according to the new study.