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Yoga helps even little ones channel energy, emotion

CNN.COM | Ashley Fantz | November 13, 09 at 11:25 AM

Read More: children, yoga

Yoga helps even little ones channel energy, emotion

Gigi reaches up into her sun salutation. She steps back into her high lunge and kicks her legs straight into plank pose, a push-up she holds without wobbling for 10 seconds before looking up impatiently at her yoga teacher. It's...

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Senator Dorgan: "We Essentially Have Had Modern-Day Bank Robbers, No Accountability, System Rigged"

November 13, 09 at 10:12 AM

Read More: politics

Senator Dorgan: "We Essentially Have Had Modern-Day Bank Robbers, No Accountability, System Rigged"

Senator Dorgan: "We Essentially Have Had Modern-Day Bank Robbers ... and There's Been No Accountability ... There's No Question the System Is Rigged" At VegSource we steer clear of politics for the most part. But when a rare piece of...

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Al Gore: I'm not a vegetarian but I have cut back sharply on meat (VIDEO)

youtube.com | November 13, 09 at 07:59 AM

Read More: al gore, climate change, global warming

Al Gore: I'm not a vegetarian but I have cut back sharply on meat (VIDEO)

Climate change campaigner Al Gore believes turning vegetarian could aid the battle against global warming. Substituting more fruit and vegetables in an everyday diet was the responsible thing to do, he said. In the clip below, Gore is asked about...

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California "Happy Cows" commercial shooting in - New Zealand!

LATIMES.COM | Richard Verrier | November 13, 09 at 07:23 AM

Read More: dairy, happy cow commercial

California "Happy Cows" commercial shooting in - New Zealand!

It doesn't matter where they shoot the commercial, the cows aren't really happy... The California Milk Advisory Board may have shot itself in the hoof. The board, which promotes the state's dairy farmers and is overseen by the California Department...

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New factory to help unravel mystery that's tofu

SFGATE.COM | Patricia Yollin | November 13, 09 at 07:16 AM

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Too bland. Too rubbery. Too spongy. Too puzzling. When the subject is tofu, these are often the adjectives. This soy product gets bashed and trashed, and nobody knows it better than Minh Tsai, who has spent five years convincing...

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Fasting to save my life - should I go veg or vegan?

November 13, 09 at 06:16 AM

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Fasting to save my life - should I go veg or vegan?

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AARP's "Vitality Project" Getting Seniors to Go Vegan

SEATTLETIMES.COM | WILLIAMS and CONDON | November 12, 09 at 09:04 PM

Read More: activism, healthy food

AARP's "Vitality Project" Getting Seniors to Go Vegan

Hardware store owner and heart attack survivor Leo Aeikens spent most of his life with a hankering for meat, cheese and ice cream. But an ambitious effort aimed at making his entire southern Minnesota town healthier has Aeikens calling himself...

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Open Season on Yellowstone Wolves

NDRC.org | November 12, 09 at 09:03 PM

Read More: hunting, wolf, yellowstone

Open Season on Yellowstone Wolves

She was known as 527, but she was much more than a number. She was one of Yellowstone's beloved wolves. Wolf 527 was beloved by wolf-watchers and wildlife biologists who chronicled her courageous life. Sadly, she was also one of...

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Falcons Player Gets with PETA to Save Animals

SEATTLETIMES.COM | PAUL NEWBERRY | November 12, 09 at 09:01 PM

Read More: animal rights, PETA

Falcons Player Gets with PETA to Save Animals

Here's a change in Atlanta: A Falcons player showing some love for animals. Providing quite a contrast to Michael Vick's gruesome dogfighting operation, tight end Tony Gonzalez and his wife, October, posed in the nude for an anti-fur advertisement from...

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Superfoods you should be eating

CHICAGOTRIBUNE.COM | Julie Deardorff | November 12, 09 at 08:48 PM

Read More: healthy food, super foods

Superfoods you should be eating

Many of us tend to eat what we know and what we can pronounce and prepare. To help steer your cart in a new direction, try incorporating these healthful foods that you probably aren't eating--but should be--into your diet. Kamut...

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Yoga in India: Cultural Immersion, Self-Knowledge

ABCNEWS.COM | ILANA D. ARAZIE | November 12, 09 at 06:28 PM

Read More: meditation, yoga

Yoga in India: Cultural Immersion, Self-Knowledge

I needed an escape, a vacation that would shake me out of my routine, and leave me with more than souvenirs and digital photos. So when the yoga center in New York where I'm learning to meditate organized a two-week...

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Don't change your diet, take drugs instead (sarcasm!)

ABCNEWS.COM | BRIAN ROONEY and BONNIE MCLEAN | November 12, 09 at 06:09 PM

Read More: diet pills, obesity, weight loss

This article and whole notion of using drugs to try to get healthy -- is pretty disgusting... At 177 pounds, Meg Evans of San Diego, Calif., now has enough agility to play goalie for her amateur soccer team. Evans, a...

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Recipe: Cranberry-Glazed Butternut Squash

WASHINGTONPOST.COM | Stephanie Witt Sedgwick | November 12, 09 at 04:02 PM

Read More: butternut squash, cranberry, thanksgiving recipe

I look for simple ways to dress up vegetables without too much fuss or too much fat. This is a recipe I came up with that would be a lovely addition to any meal and especially good for a holiday...

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Dieting, hikes help man turn his life around

SFGATE.COM | Tom Stienstra | November 12, 09 at 02:55 PM

Read More: exercise, hiking, lifestyle change, outdoors

Dieting, hikes help man turn his life around

Four years ago, my brother-in-law, Tom Vance, weighed 361 pounds, had high blood pressure and sleep apnea and was miserable from a divorce. He's since used hiking at Bay Area parks to help turn his life around, including losing 115...

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Homeschool Theatre Troupe stages Canterbury Tales

November 12, 09 at 12:11 PM

Homeschool Theatre Troupe stages Canterbury Tales

Homeschool Theatre Troupe steps into another era, taking children and adults into Geoffrey Chaucer's classic, "The Canterbury Tales."   Sponsored by the Sharron Baucom Dale City Recreation Center, the play follows a lively story-telling contest among a group of...

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U.S. School System Discourages Divergent, Creative Thinkers

NEWSBLAZE.COM | Dr. Yvonne Fournier | November 12, 09 at 12:02 PM

Read More: education, homeschool, homework

U.S. School System Discourages Divergent, Creative Thinkers

Dear Dr. Fournier: My husband and I lived in a city where the public school system was terrible so I have homeschooled my children since day one. But he was recently transferred with his job and now we live in...

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Shark Attack Left Him Paralyzed; Veg Food Helped Him Walk Again

DiseaseProof.com | Joel Fuhrman MD | November 12, 09 at 10:56 AM

Read More: bruce lurie, joel fuhrman md, why i'm veg

Shark Attack Left Him Paralyzed; Veg Food Helped Him Walk Again

A great white shark almost cost Bruce Lurie his life. Now, three years later, a recuperating Bruce continues to pay tribute to Dr. Fuhrman for the nutritional guidance that put him on the path to recovery. It all started as...

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Studies suggest overweight kids are coronary time bombs

CNN.COM | John Blake | November 12, 09 at 08:56 AM

Read More: childhood obesity, exercise, fast food, heart disease

Studies suggest overweight kids are coronary time bombs

Russell Pate was driving through a neighborhood one late afternoon when he noticed something odd. He couldn't hear the sounds of children playing. No jump rope patter. No squeals of a bike's brake. No crack of a bat -- just...

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Selling Lessons Online Raises Cash and Questions

NYTIMES.COM | WINNIE HU | November 12, 09 at 08:07 AM

Read More: curriculum, homeschool, public school

Selling Lessons Online Raises Cash and Questions

Between Craigslist and eBay, the Internet is well established as a marketplace where one person's trash is transformed into another's treasure. Now, thousands of teachers are cashing in on a commodity they used to give away, selling lesson plans online...

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Quietly making the jump to a meatless existence

Eric Pilch | November 12, 09 at 06:44 AM

Read More: why i'm veg

Quietly making the jump to a meatless existence

For years, I considered making the switch to vegetarianism. Part of me was subtly rebelling against my parents and part was growing increasingly aware of the moral arguments behind vegetarianism. Peter Singer's seminal work Animal Liberation, scanned in an afternoon...

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