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All The Blogs -- November 2011

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Love Ye One Another? - Easier Said Than Done

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | November 6, 2011 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: acceptance, anger, forgiveness, love, terrorism, victimization

It's not easy to forgive. Many of us wonder why we should even bother. Many of us are so filled with rage and indignation over all the terrorism, victimization and attack all around us, the thought of turning the other...

Michael Greger MD

The Best Foods: test your nutrition knowledge

Michael Greger MD | November 6, 2011 | Health

Read More: algae, antioxidant, apple, apple juice, beans, breast cancer, cancer, chia, chlorella, chocolate, cocoa, coffee, cooking method, cranberries, edamame, flax, lemon, lentil, mushroom, nuts, onion, orange juice, rice, soy, spirulina, sweetener, tea, tempeh, tofu, tomato juice, vegetables, water

Today I’m highlighting twenty questions from twenty NutritionFacts.org “best of” videos ranking different classes of foods. Ultimately, the “best” apple, bean, vegetable, etc. is whichever one you actually eat (in the same way that the “best” exercise is the exercise...

J Morris Hicks

Unhealthy, unfair, and unsustainable. Yet still ubiquitous.

J Morris Hicks | November 5, 2011 | International

Read More: environmental plant-based, reasons for plant-based eating, world hunger plant-based

We're talking about the fat-laden, highly-processed, meat and dairy diet of the Western world. Yesterday I had a long conversation with Dr T. Colin Campbell. Our topic was about the sheer absurdity of how the humans of the Western...

Ellen Sheen

Vegan Mediterranean Plate

Ellen Sheen | November 3, 2011 | Food

Read More: vegan, vegan recipes

Three of my favorite things: falafel, hummus and greek salad. Does it get any better than that? It's just plain delicious. Oh, and it's fun to eat! For full recipe and more photos and information, go here on the La...

Dr. Will Tuttle

Cows: Herbivores or Omnivores?

Dr. Will Tuttle | November 3, 2011

It’s heartening to see that the Occupy Wall Street protesters have included widespread industrial animal abuse in their list of atrocities perpetrated by the corporations that have taken over our governments: “They have poisoned the food supply through negligence, and...

J Morris Hicks

Dispelling the "Protein Myth" and changing the world. The Clinton Foundation.

J Morris Hicks | November 3, 2011 | Celebrities, International

Read More: Bill clinton protein, clinton foundation ideas to make the world a better place, protein myth

  Responding to a request from the Clinton Foundation  for ideas to make the world a better place. YOU CAN HELP! An email from the Clinton Foundation has been popping up everywhere -- seeking ideas from everyone, asking, "What's your...

Michael Greger MD

Supreme Court case: meat industry sues to keep downed animals in food supply

Michael Greger MD | November 3, 2011 | Health

Read More: American Meat Institute, anthrax, campylobacter, cows, dairy, downed animals, downers, e. coli, Federal School Lunch Program, ground beef, hamburger, Humane Society of the United States, livestock, mad cow disease, meat, meat industry, National Meat Association, pigs, public health, Salmonella, sheep, swine flu, USDA

This week I participated in a press briefing to discuss National Meat Association v. Harris, a case appearing before the Supreme Court next week. The meat industry is trying to overturn a California law meant to keep “downed” animals—those too...

John Davis

The Big Veg Weekend

John Davis | November 2, 2011 | International

World Vegan Day was on a Tuesday this year, so a lot of groups held their big events the previous weekend – and the last weekend of October is now becoming a worldwide vegan party. Some that we know about,...

Ellen Sheen

Vegan Pumpkin Eggnog French Toast

Ellen Sheen | November 1, 2011 | Food

Read More: vegan, vegan recipes

A perfect carb load featuring two of my favorite holiday ingredients: pumpkin and nog. De-lish! For full recipe and more photos and information, go here on the La Pure Mama Blog. Enjoy!...

Michael Greger MD

Foie gras ban in California: human health implications

Michael Greger MD | November 1, 2011 | Health

Read More: Alzheimer's, amyloid, amyloidosis, chickens, diabetes, duck, foie gras, goose, leprosy, liver, mad cow disease, New York Times, protein, rheumatoid arthritis, soup, toxocara, toxoplasma

Originally featured on One Green Planet. The New York Times recently ran a story on the upcoming foie gras ban in California. July 1, 2012, the Golden State will join over a dozen nations that have prohibited the production of foie gras, the enlarged liver...