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How to be a Countertop Composter (VIDEO)

November 30, 09 at 08:49 AM

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How to be a Countertop Composter (VIDEO)

Umbra Fisk of GristTV offers her top tips for composting. From huge outdoor containers, to small countertop boxes, this video will no doubt inspire you, as much as it did us, to get in touch with your greener side. Just...

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10 years later, FDA still can't figure out if BPA is bad for you (duh...)

jsonline.com | November 30, 09 at 08:31 AM

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10 years later, FDA still can't figure out if BPA is bad for you (duh...)

FDA likely to delay ruling on BPA Agency may say it needs more time to analyze hundreds of new studies Despite months of additional study and a self-imposed timetable, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration likely will not release its...

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High Salt Intake Directly Linked to Stroke and Cardiovascular Disease

sciencedaily.com | November 30, 09 at 12:17 AM

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High Salt Intake Directly Linked to Stroke and Cardiovascular Disease

High salt intake is associated with significantly greater risk of both stroke and cardiovascular disease, concludes a study published on the British Medical Journal website. The link between high salt intake and high blood pressure is well established, and it...

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Introduction to The New Good Life

November 25, 09 at 05:10 PM

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Introduction to The New Good Life

Editor's Note: This is the Introduction to John Robbins' new book, THE NEW GOOD LIFE: Living Better Than Ever in an Age of Less. CLICK HERE TO ORDER BOOK We have now entered an entirely new phase in our nation's...

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Hunting: Killing Them, With Kindness

Kevin Rooney | November 25, 09 at 05:51 AM

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 Hunting: Killing Them, With Kindness

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Meet Rich Roll - one of 2009's Men's Fitness Magazine's "25 Fittest Guys in the World," and dedicated vegan

November 24, 09 at 10:59 PM

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Meet Rich Roll - one of 2009's Men's Fitness Magazine's "25 Fittest Guys in the World," and dedicated vegan

Rich is a man of many hats. A husband, a father of 4, an entertainment attorney, filmmaker, writer as well as a passionate endurance athlete who recently placed 11th at the 2008 Ultraman World Championships. Considered by many to be...

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Too Fat To Graduate? Lincoln University's BMI Requirement Causes Uproar

November 24, 09 at 09:26 PM

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Too Fat To Graduate? Lincoln University's BMI Requirement Causes Uproar

Lincoln University students now have one more hurdle to pass before they graduate: losing weight. According to a recently instituted requirement, university students with a body mass index (BMI) over 30 will have to take a physical education class...

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Whole Foods to reward workers who lose weight

mercurynews.com | November 24, 09 at 01:46 PM

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Whole Foods to reward workers who lose weight

Whole Foods Market, the largest U.S. natural-goods grocer, plans to sweeten store discounts to employees who lose weight and measurably improve their health. Workers will receive discounts of 20 percent, rising to 30 percent, based on blood pressure, cholesterol...

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New Hampshire High Court to hear case of homeschooled girl ordered to attend public school

CHRISTIANEXAMINER.COM | November 24, 09 at 12:40 PM

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 	 	  New Hampshire High Court to hear case of homeschooled girl ordered to attend public school

The New Hampshire State Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case of a 10-year-old Christian girl who was ordered to attend public school. A lower court had ruled that the girl could no longer be home-schooled by her mother....

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Stanford BioChemist: Drop That Burger

Forbes.com | November 24, 09 at 11:36 AM

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Stanford BioChemist: Drop That Burger

Biotech whiz Pat Brown makes the global-warming case against animal farming.   Patrick O. Brown, a Stanford University biochemist, has changed science twice by giving stuff away. In the early 1990s Brown invented the DNA microarray, a tool that measures...

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Vegan NFL player opens new restaurant

BARRY JACKSON | November 24, 09 at 11:20 AM

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Vegan NFL player opens new restaurant

He's a Heisman Trophy winner, a former NFL rushing champion, a world-traveler, part-time college student and occasional massage therapist. And now you can add ``restaurant owner'' to Ricky Williams' résumé. The Dolphins running back is among the owners of PROOF,...

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Recipe: Vegan Mushroom Gravy

November 24, 09 at 11:10 AM

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Recipe: Vegan Mushroom Gravy

Ingredients 2 cups vegetable broth 3 cloves minced garlic 1/2 - 1 cup diced mushroom (leave some sliced) 1/2 diced onion 4 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 3/4 teaspoon thyme...

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Thanksgiving kudos to local vegetarian group

ONLINEATHENS.COM | November 24, 09 at 11:02 AM

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Thanksgiving kudos to local vegetarian group

Vegetarians are the Rodney Dangerfields of the food-consuming world. They truly get no respect, despite the fact they're living out a moral or health-related choice not to eat meat or, in many cases, not to consume any animal-related products. That...

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Recipe: Gnocchi in Pumpkin Sauce

Chef Jason Wyrick | November 24, 09 at 10:34 AM

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Recipe: Gnocchi in Pumpkin Sauce

Gnocchi in Pumpkin Sauce 4 cups whole wheat gnocchi 1 1/2 cups pureed pumpkin 1 1/2 cups almond milk 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon salt Basil Cream: 1/4 cup raw cashews, presoaked in water for 12 hours 1/4 cup...

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Recipe: Smoked Mushroom Roulade

VEGANCULINARYEXPERIENCE.COM | Chef Jason Wyrick | November 24, 09 at 10:24 AM

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Recipe: Smoked Mushroom Roulade

Smoked Mushroom Roulade 4 very large portobello mushrooms 8 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg 2 cups red wine Olive oil for brushing Pinch of salt Toothpicks Filling: 2 cups of cubed whole wheat French bread 1/4 of...

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In lieu of turkey, Thanksgiving sparks vegetable-inspired creativity

CNN.COM | Madison Park | November 24, 09 at 06:22 AM

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In lieu of turkey, Thanksgiving sparks vegetable-inspired creativity

(CNN) -- Going vegetarian on Thanksgiving doesn't mean forcing tofu into faux poultry or shaping legumes into meat-like blobs. Forget Tofurkey. Why bother, some vegetarians say, with the pretense? "That scares me," said Melissa Melcombe, a 25-year-old vegetarian. "If you...

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Our Place in the Cosmos (VIDEO)

November 23, 09 at 09:43 PM

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Our Place in the Cosmos (VIDEO)

Featuring Sagan, Dawkins, Kaku, Jastrow "Our Place in the Cosmos", the third video from the Symphony of Science, was crafted using samples from Carl Sagan's Cosmos, Richard Dawkins' Genius of Charles Darwin series, Dawkins' TED Talk, Stephen Hawking's Universe series,...

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Recipe: Butternut Squash Lemongrass Bisque, from Native Foods

NATIVEFOODS.COM | Chef Tanya Petrovna | November 23, 09 at 06:30 PM

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Recipe: Butternut Squash Lemongrass Bisque, from Native Foods

A great fall soup with a kick. Perfect for the holidays... and healthy! Butternut Squash Lemongrass Bisque- 1 med. butternut squash 2 onion chopped 1/4 cup olive oil 8 cups water 1 Tbsp. salt 1 12 inch lemon grass stalk...

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India offers no-beef climate solution

TheAge.au | November 23, 09 at 11:41 AM

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India offers no-beef climate solution

India's Environment Minister suggests the world adopt vegetarianism if it is to tackle the greenhouse emission problem, writes Matt Wade in Delhi. AS THE international community struggles to come up with a climate change deal, India's Environment Minister, Jairam...

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Give the "Gift of Health"

VegSource.com | November 23, 09 at 11:22 AM

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Give the "Gift of Health"

This holiday, consider giving DVDs and books that will save lives. VegSource offers educational materials you just can't get anywhere else....

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