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All The News -- December 2009

Excess Pounds Triple Risk of Periodontal Disease

December 1, 09 at 03:16 PM

Read More: health, obesity, periodontal disease

Excess Pounds Triple Risk of Periodontal Disease

Most folks already know that obesity vastly increases your risk of heart disease, diabetes and cancer. Now, new research provides yet more incentive to slim down: Excess weight can undermine your oral health. A recent study published in the Journal...

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Where can you find decent airport food? PCRM serves up the info

PCRM.ORG | December 1, 09 at 01:34 PM

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Where can you find decent airport food? PCRM serves up the info

Airport Food Rated for Healthy Options Detroit Flies High with Perfect Score; Chicago Takes a Nosedive; and San Francisco is Most Improved WASHINGTON--Holiday travelers with layovers in Detroit, San Francisco, Phoenix, and other busy hubs will easily find healthful,...

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Becoming vegetarian will help save the planet

NYDAILYNEWS.COM | Rosemary Black | December 1, 09 at 01:26 PM

Read More: environment, global warming, vegan, vegetarian

Becoming vegetarian will help save the planet

Here's a reason to be a vegetarian or, at least, a semi-veggie: Trimming your meat consumption by 30% would benefit you and the rest of the planet, according to research reported by Reuters. The most meat-loving nations would have healthier...

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ADA's vegetarian "expert" says: Eat meat on holidays to fit in!

NPR.ORG | December 1, 09 at 01:13 PM

Read More: thanksgiving, turkey, vegan, vegetarian

ADA's vegetarian "expert" says: Eat meat on holidays to fit in!

Editor's Note: Yet another example why the American Dietetic Association (ADA) has no credibility. The only question remains is this: Where should "vegetarian exepert" Dawn Jackson Blatner stuff her turkey? Remember that when you are taking nutritional advice from the...

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Diabetes expert: Try vegetarian lifestyle

UTICAOD.COM | Mike DeDoncker | December 1, 09 at 12:59 PM

Read More: caroline trapp, diabetes, pcrm, vegan

Diabetes expert: Try vegetarian lifestyle

Caroline Trapp wants you to give yourself three weeks -- OK, four counting a week to prepare to do it right -- to become a vegetarian. Trapp, a nurse practitioner and director of diabetes education and care for the Physicians...

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Wesleyan Named 'Most Vegetarian-Friendly College'

Olivia Bartlett Drake | December 1, 09 at 10:25 AM

Read More: peta, Wesleyan University

Wesleyan Named 'Most Vegetarian-Friendly College'

Wesleyan University was named the 2009 Most Vegetarian-Friendly College in the United States by Peta2. According to the Peta2 website, "the acclaimed liberal arts college, which has a history of social justice activism, lives up to the hype when it...

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Stella McCartney and Morrissey to Make Vegan Shoes

December 1, 09 at 10:14 AM

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Stella McCartney and Morrissey to Make Vegan Shoes

While rumors of Stella McCartney partnering with Leona Lewis on a new line of animal-friendly clothing are still swirling, we've got confirmation from the cruelty-free designer that rocker Morrissey and her are launching a new vegan shoe collection. "I'm working...

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Apocalypse Cow: Can vegan celebs save the planet?

December 1, 09 at 10:05 AM

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Apocalypse Cow: Can vegan celebs save the planet?

On Ecorazzi.com, self-proclaimed provider of green gossip, Paul McCartney and other green celebs offer meat-free Christmas recipes while Cate Blanchett muses on the Copenhagen climate summit. Ever since Al Gore's 2006 Oscar-winning movie "An Inconvenient Truth" put climate warming at...

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Jonathan Safran Foer: American Terrorist?

huffpost.com | Mikko Alanne | December 1, 09 at 08:32 AM

Read More: Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act, eating animals, jonathan safran foer

Jonathan Safran Foer: American Terrorist?

The laudable work done by bestselling author Jonathan Safran Foer in revealing deplorable conditions of farm animals -- is illegal and constitutes terrorism. With the publication of Jonathan Safran Foer's captivating and powerful book, Eating Animals, much has been said...

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