Plant-Based Spotlight

That Everyone Should Know

[1] Stroke or heart disease will claim the lives of half of all AA women [2] AA women are 40% more likely to die of breast cancer compared to white women [3] AA men are twice as likely to die of prostate cancer compared to white men [4] 60% of AA women are obese, 40% of AA men are obese [5] 70% (465,000) of all AA annual deaths are from heart disease [6] 27% of AA women, 26% of AA men have high cholesterol as compared to 9% of white Americans [7] 40% of AA’s have high blood pressure [8] Diabetes is 80% more common among AA’s than any other racial/ethnic group [9] AA’s are 6 times more likely to suffer from kidney disease [10] Stroke kills 4 times more AA’s than any other racial/ethnic group

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