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All The News -- November 2009

November is national vegan month - in Canada

EXAMINER.COM | Cali Hoffman | November 17, 09 at 09:01 PM

Read More: cancer, diabetes, environment, healthy lifestyle, heart disease, vegan

November is national vegan month - in Canada

November is National Vegan Month. This is a month for celebrating choice. Whether you are a carnivore, flexitarian, vegetarian or full-fledged vegan, take the opportunity this month to learn more about this animal-friendly lifestyle and what it means for your...

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Get a green job in two years

CNN.COM | Mina Kimes | November 17, 09 at 06:56 PM

Read More: green education, green jobs

Get a green job in two years

Community colleges have long held second-class-citizen status in the world of higher education. But they've suddenly become top tier when it comes to one important thing: training for new green-economy jobs. In recent months, administrators at two-year schools across the...

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Defeating Diabetes: Lessons from the Marshall Islands

Brenda Davis, RD | November 17, 09 at 06:55 PM

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Defeating Diabetes: Lessons from the Marshall Islands

Imagine children indulging in popsicles and soda for breakfast, or ramen noodles with dry Kool-Aid powder sprinkled on top. Picture families dining on white rice, meat and sweet beverages for lunch and dinner every day. What kind of meat? Spam,...

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Alicia Silverstone pens vegan cookbook - "The Kind Diet"

WSJ.COM | November 17, 09 at 05:58 PM

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Alicia Silverstone pens vegan cookbook - "The Kind Diet"

Actress Alicia Silverstone made a major decision about 11 years ago: She decided to go vegan. That meant eliminating meat and dairy from her diet, and instead eating whole grains and what she calls "magic foods" such as miso and...

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Study: 40% of U.S. May Be Obese by 2018

CBSNEWS.COM | November 17, 09 at 05:43 PM

Read More: cancer, diabetes, heart disease, obesity

Study: 40% of U.S. May Be Obese by 2018

f current obesity trends continue, more than 40 percent of adults in the United states will be obese and spending on the epidemic will quadruple to $344 billion by 2018, according to a new study released Tuesday. The study, sponsored...

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Holiday Meal Planning from Mary McDougall

DRMCDOUGALL.COM | Mary McDougall | November 17, 09 at 05:11 PM

Read More: holiday meal planning, holiday recipes, mary mcdougall

Holiday Meal Planning from Mary McDougall

I first shared this planning schedule with you in 2004 and I heard from quite a few people who used this schedule and shopping list for a successful Thanksgiving last year.  Since I plan to use this same schedule, and...

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Prescribing hikes instead of pills...is that legal in America?

WASHINGTONPOST.COM | Daphne Miller | November 17, 09 at 04:57 PM

Read More: alternative treatments, diabetes treatment, hiking

Prescribing hikes instead of pills...is that legal in America?

"I have a StairMaster right in my own basement, but honestly it's been there for years gathering dust and making me feel guilty," said Miriam, one of my patients. "It wasn't until I started walking the three-mile trail in the...

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If activists are silenced, who speaks for the animals?

PETA | JUSTIN GOODMAN | November 16, 09 at 09:57 PM

Read More: animal enterprises terrorism act, animal rights, cruelty, peta

If activists are silenced, who speaks for the animals?

In the last few years - ever since the passage of the chilling Animal Enterprises Terrorism Act and the implementation of an earlier incarnation of the law - the free speech rights of some animal activists have been trampled in...

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Fox News: If You're Still Eating Meat, This Is What You're Contributing To

FoxNews.com | Mercy for Animals | November 16, 09 at 03:42 PM

Read More: animals, cruelty, factory farming, undercover, video

Fox News: If You're Still Eating Meat, This Is What You're Contributing To

If you still eat meat, you're directly contributing to this. Get honest with yourself. Disturbing video of animal cruelty at Pennsylvania pig farm.  ...

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Dr. Joel Fuhrman rescues Alanis Morissette

CNN.COM | November 16, 09 at 10:12 AM

Read More: anorexia recovery, bulimia recovery, dr. joel fuhrman, eat to live, eating disorder recovery

Dr. Joel Fuhrman rescues Alanis Morissette

Alanis Morissette was the definition of "fierce" when she arrived on the American music scene with one of the big break-up songs of the '90s, "You Oughta Know." But behind that tough exterior were secrets of a difficult past. "As...

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About that environmental impact of eating meat...

WASHINGTONPOST.COM | James E. McWilliams | November 15, 09 at 11:34 PM

Read More: environment, global warming, vegetarianism

About that environmental impact of eating meat...

I gave a talk in South Texas recently on the environmental virtues of a vegetarian diet. As you might imagine, the reception was chilly. In fact, the only applause came during the Q&A period when a member of the audience...

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Sarah Palin takes aim at vegetarians in Going Rogue

EXAMINER.COM | Daelyn Fortney | November 15, 09 at 09:44 PM

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Sarah Palin takes aim at vegetarians in Going Rogue

Sarah Palin's highly anticipated memoir, Going Rogue: An American Life, will hit the bookshelves November 17. In the book, Palin traces her experiences from small town Alaskan girl to being on the national stage as the GOP vice presidential nominee....

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Is junk food as addictive as drugs?

ABCNEWS.COM | WENDY BRUNDIGE and ERIC NOLL | November 15, 09 at 03:36 PM

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Is junk food as addictive as drugs?

For Cari Banks, one of the hardest things to say no to is food. "I could eat half a pack of Oreos and milk and consider it nothing," she said. "I would eat it, pretty much without thinking." But new...

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Analyzing the flesh eaters

NYTIMES.COM | JENNIFER SCHUESSLER | November 15, 09 at 08:22 AM

Read More: carol j. adams, eating animals, jeff masson, jonathan safran foer, michael pollan, vegetarian history

Analyzing the flesh eaters

Back in 1990, when a scholar named Carol J. Adams published "The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory," it was nominated for the Diagram Prize, an annual award given to the book with the most inherently ludicrous title....

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Health Hero - T. Colin Campbell PhD

DietDoctor.com | November 15, 09 at 08:06 AM

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Health Hero - T. Colin Campbell PhD

T. Colin Campbell is a retired professor of nutritional biochemistry at Cornell University who is on a mission to share his compelling research on nutrition and diet with the world. T. Colin Campbell is a retired professor of nutritional biochemistry...

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Lobbyists slime their way into Congressional Record

NYTIMES.COM | ROBERT PEAR | November 15, 09 at 08:03 AM

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Lobbyists slime their way into Congressional Record

In the official record of the historic House debate on overhauling health care, the speeches of many lawmakers echo with similarities. Often, that was no accident. Statements by more than a dozen lawmakers were ghostwritten, in whole or in part,...

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FDA Tells Beverage Manufacturers They Have 30 Days to Prove Combo of Caffeine and Alcohol is Safe

CBSNEWS.COM | November 13, 09 at 04:09 PM

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FDA Tells Beverage Manufacturers They Have 30 Days to Prove Combo of Caffeine and Alcohol is Safe

They're not! The Food and Drug Administration is challenging makers of alcohol-infused energy drinks to prove their beverages are safe, citing complaints that the products can cause risky behavior and injury. The FDA issued a letter Friday to 30 beverage...

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Yuck factor: Pollard Farm Makes Genetic Copies of Livestock

ABCNEWS.COM | Karl Plume | November 13, 09 at 04:05 PM

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Yuck factor: Pollard Farm Makes Genetic Copies of Livestock

To the untrained eye, Pollard Farms looks much like any other cattle ranch. Similar looking cows are huddled in similar looking pens. But some of the cattle here don't just resemble each other. They are literally identical -- clear down...

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On-off fasting helps obese adults shed pounds

YAHOO.COM | Anne Harding | November 13, 09 at 12:23 PM

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On-off fasting helps obese adults shed pounds

Fasting every other day can help obese people lose weight, a small study hints. Even though the study participants ate whatever they wanted on their non-fasting days, they lost an average of 5.6 kilograms (about 12 pounds) after eight weeks,...

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Breaking the homeschool barrier

SS-TIMES.COM | Sara Gentry | November 13, 09 at 12:06 PM

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Breaking the homeschool barrier

With a little effort and research, Tom and Cheryl Littlejohn have found ways to give their children a well-rounded education and avoid the homeschool stigma Although homeschooling certainly has a longer heritage than formal education, it remains a sticky subject...

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