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Elizabeth and Dennis Kucinich in DC promoting vegetarian lunch options

Daelyn Fortney | November 19, 09 at 08:42 AM

 Elizabeth and Dennis Kucinich in DC promoting vegetarian lunch options

Rep. Dennis Kucinich and wife Elizabeth were in Washington DC today promoting vegetarian school lunch options. The couple was joined by John Salley, vegetarian and retired NBA basketball star, and members of Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM). Elizabeth Kucinich...

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We're in the wrong business - we should be pushing junk food!

LATIMES.COM | P.J. Huffstutter and Jerry Hirsch | November 19, 09 at 07:23 AM

Read More: corporate shills, food, health, obesity

We're in the wrong business - we should be pushing junk food!

Corporate shills, or just moms looking for a good snack?  You be the judge. Reporting from Los Angeles and Fort Wayne, Ind. - On most days, Andrea Deckard can be found in her home office, digging through stacks of coupons...

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Movie popcorn: Heart Attack in a Cardboard Container

LATIMES.COM | November 19, 09 at 07:07 AM

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Movie popcorn: Heart Attack in a Cardboard Container

It's hard to picture someone mindlessly ingesting three McDonald's Quarter Pounders with 12 pats of butter while watching a movie. But according to new laboratory analyses commissioned by the nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest, that food is...

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Vegan eating good for body, Earth

WILDCAT.ARIZONA.EDU | Yael Schusterman | November 18, 09 at 09:35 PM

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Vegan eating good for body, Earth

Peggy Raisglid walked through the doors of a Unitarian church 20 years ago a "hardcore carnivore" and an hour later she walked out a "committed vegan." She heard a lecture that day on vivisection -- the process of cutting up...

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Recipe: Vegan Pumpkin Pie

November 18, 09 at 09:26 PM

Read More: holiday recipes, pumpkin pie, vegan, vegan recipes

Recipe: Vegan Pumpkin Pie

Editor's note: this recipe is excerpted from "Flying Apron's Gluten-Free & Vegan Baking Book" by Jennifer Katzinger, Sasquatch Books - available at amazon.com. CLICK HERE TO BUY BOOK NOW Pumpkin Pie Makes 1 (9-inch) pie 1 (15-ounce) can pumpkin purée...

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Keep the gravy, please pass the veggies

BANGORDAILYNEWS.COM | Emily Burnham | November 18, 09 at 09:20 PM

Read More: holidays, vegan

 Keep the gravy, please pass the veggies

Charlotte Zelz made a big decision last summer. A decision that would seem big to lots of other people, that is -- but to her, it just made sense. This past August, 12-year-old Charlotte gave up meat. "I never really...

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Group Calls for More Vegan Options on Campus

THEJACKONLINE.COM | Kaitlin Skeels | November 18, 09 at 09:13 PM

Read More: activism, healthy school meals, vegan

Group Calls for More Vegan Options on Campus

HSU sophomore Jenna Savage, a zoology junior, wants to make the world a more loving and compassionate place for animals. Jenna Savage and her sister Mary Sue Savage co-organize the AWARE club on campus. Though it is Jenna Savage's first...

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Holiday recipes from Main Squeeze Natural foods

COLUMBIATRIBUNE.COM | Marcia Vanderlip | November 18, 09 at 09:05 PM

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Holiday recipes from Main Squeeze Natural foods

BAKED SEITAN WITH VEGAN MUSHROOM GRAVY 1 package (about 1 pound) seitan 5 cloves garlic, minced 1 medium yellow or white onion, sliced thin 1/4 cup shoyu or good quality soy sauce Water to cover (about 5 to 7 cups)...

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Recipes to feed the vegetarian or vegan in your life

VISALIATIMESDELTA.COM | HILLARY S. MEEKS | November 18, 09 at 08:53 PM

Read More: holiday recipes, vegan, vegetarian

Recipes to feed the vegetarian or vegan in your life

You've got your holiday dinner all planned, then you find out about a last-minute guest. It would all be fine except ... they're vegetarian. Or vegan. Or even more difficult to cater to, a raw foodist. What to do? Local...

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An edible wall? Check out the ultimate "greens" house

NYTIMES.COM | KEN BELSON | November 18, 09 at 08:21 PM

Read More: edible walls, green living, vegetables

An edible wall? Check out the ultimate "greens" house

IN most ways, the Barthelmes Manufacturing Company is a typical sheet metal fabricator. Five days a week, machines here stamp out thousands of computer cases, electrical patch panels and other items for companies like United Technologies. Yet a growing part...

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Chef Tanya opens yet another vegan restaurant

OCREGISTER.COM | ELYSSE JAMES | November 18, 09 at 02:45 PM

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Chef Tanya opens yet another vegan restaurant

Native Foods, a vegan restaurant founded by Chef Tanya Petrovna, is opening its third Orange County restaurant on Wednesday. The restaurant serves mostly organic vegan food created by Petrovna, who's working on her third cookbook. "We're really excited. This is...

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Rihanna looks nasty in fur

November 18, 09 at 02:25 PM

Rihanna looks nasty in fur

And anyone who wears fur looks bad too!...

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India Orders All Circus and Zoo Elephants to Be Moved to Wild Life Sanctuaries

http://abcnews.go.com/Travel/wireStory?id=9073457 | NIRMALA GEORGE | November 18, 09 at 02:06 PM

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India Orders All Circus and Zoo Elephants to Be Moved to Wild Life Sanctuaries

Editor's note: A victory for the elephants! All elephants living in Indian zoos and circuses will be moved to wildlife parks and game sanctuaries where the animals can graze more freely, officials said Friday. The decision affects around 140 elephants...

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Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs and Wear Cows

Patti Breitman | November 18, 09 at 01:59 PM

Read More: book review, meat production, patti breitman, why we love dogs

Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs and Wear Cows

New book by Melanie Joy, Ph.D. The vast majority of Americans view eating meat as natural, normal and necessary while recognizing that vegetarianism is an ideology, or belief system. Thanks to Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs and Wear Cows...

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Egyptian Mummies Had Clogged Arteries

November 18, 09 at 01:12 PM

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Egyptian Mummies Had Clogged Arteries

VegSource Note: The wealthiest in Ancient Egypt ate the richest food. In a way, they foreshadowed today's culture, except that now even the poorest can eat like a Pharoah. As John McDougall MD often says, we eat like kings and...

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A vegan horror movie? (VIDEO)

November 18, 09 at 11:55 AM

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A vegan horror movie? (VIDEO)

Ed. Note: Both of the leads are actually vegans -- and this film is made by vegans.  It's called "Living Arrangements" and poses the question: What does a vegan, who wants to respect all life, do when their roommate is...

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Fight With Your Lover? Your Words Can Affect Your Health

LATIMES.COM | LEE DYE | November 18, 09 at 10:52 AM

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Fight With Your Lover? Your Words Can Affect Your Health

Fighting with your lover? If you use the wrong words, you could prolong the conflict, jeopardizing your own health as well as that of your partner. But use the right words thoughtfully and you not only have a better chance...

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Environmentalists find ways to get meat-eaters to make the switch to a veg diet

REUTERS.COM | Marc Gunther | November 18, 09 at 07:34 AM

Read More: activism, environment, green, vegan

Environmentalists find ways to get meat-eaters to make the switch to a veg diet

At the Net Impact conference last week, a waiter stopped by before lunch to ask if anyone at our table wanted a vegetarian meal instead of chicken. Just one or two people did. This, as it happens, is typical. When...

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Cat Declawing Ban Spreads Through Calif.

LATIMES.COM | November 18, 09 at 07:30 AM

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Cat Declawing Ban Spreads Through Calif.

Two Southern California cities have voted to ban the declawing of cats, joining San Francisco and Santa Monica in outlawing the practice. The Beverly Hills City Council voted 5-0 Tuesday night to approve a declawing ban, except in cases of...

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Food fight: Sarah Palin ticks off vegetarians and vegans in her new book, 'Going Rogue'

LATIMES.COM | Lindsay Barnett | November 18, 09 at 06:43 AM

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Food fight: Sarah Palin ticks off vegetarians and vegans in her new book, 'Going Rogue'

Sarah Palin's highly anticipated book, "Going Rogue," is not likely to win any literary awards, but it's very likely to sell a gazillion copies.  (It's currently Amazon's No. 1 bestselling book, besting even the likes of Stephen King and Dan...

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