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All The News -- January 2010

Fitness: Fallacy of the Fat Burning Zone

theepochtimes.com | James Goodlatte | January 30, 10 at 07:28 AM

Read More: burn zone, cardio, exercise, fat burn, Weight loss

 Fitness: Fallacy of the Fat Burning Zone

Stepping onto a cardio machine and choosing the "fat burn" program likely decreases the amount of fat one burns. While the "fat burn" program encourages exercisers to burn higher percentages of fat, the problem is that it encourages slower speeds,...

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Undercover Videos Show Ugly Realities Behind the Scenes of 'Factory Dairy Farms'

January 26, 10 at 10:09 AM

Undercover Videos Show Ugly Realities Behind the Scenes of 'Factory Dairy Farms'

Undercover videos produced by animal rights groups are fueling a debate over the need for new laws to regulate the treatment of American dairy cows. The graphic videos include one made inside a huge New York dairy operation where cows...

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Want to end urinary tract infections? Avoid chicken

pcrm.org | January 26, 10 at 08:04 AM

Read More: chicken, chicken foodborne illness, Escherichia coli. e. coli, Urinary tract infection

Want to end urinary tract infections? Avoid chicken

E. Coli from Chicken Causes Urinary Tract InfectionsBacteria from chicken products may be a major cause of urinary tract infections, according to a new study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Researchers examined urine samples from women...

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Shrimp: Health and Environmental Nightmare

alternet.org | Jill Richardson | January 25, 10 at 10:10 AM

Read More: Agriculture, Ecosystem, enviroment, epa, health, shrimp

Shrimp: Health and Environmental Nightmare

Shrimp's Dirty Secrets: Why America's Favorite Seafood Is a Health and Environmental Nightmare   Americans love their shrimp. It's the most popular seafood in the country, but unfortunately much of the shrimp we eat are a cocktail of chemicals, harvested...

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Low Vitamin D Linked to Colon Cancer

abcnews.com | MICHAEL SMITH | January 24, 10 at 11:33 AM

Read More: cancer, colon cancer, vitamin d

Low Vitamin D Linked to Colon Cancer

Low levels of circulating vitamin D are associated with a greater risk of colorectal cancer, European researchers say. A case-control study found that people in the top fifth of vitamin D levels had 40 percent lower risk for colorectal cancer...

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Animal Protein Linked to Increased Diabetes Risk

January 22, 10 at 12:27 PM

Read More: animal protein, diabetes, diet

Animal Protein Linked to Increased Diabetes Risk

Diabetes risk increases with higher intake of total protein and animal protein, according to a new study in this month's issue of Diabetes Care. Researchers analyzed the diets of 38,094 Dutch participants from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and...

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Sitting too much could be deadly

Associated Press | Maria Cheng | January 21, 10 at 01:28 PM

Read More: chair, exercise, heart disease, sitting

Sitting too much could be deadly

Here's a new warning from health experts: Sitting is deadly. Scientists are increasingly warning that sitting for prolonged periods -- even if you also exercise regularly -- could be bad for your health. And it doesn't matter where the sitting...

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Can You Be Fat & Fit? Nope

nytimes.com | GRETCHEN REYNOLDS | January 21, 10 at 01:06 PM

Read More: fat and fit, myths, obesity

Can You Be Fat & Fit? Nope

The idea that people can be overweight and yet still quite healthy began gaining scientific and popular credence some years ago, fueled by the publication of a number of studies showing that men and women who were a few pounds...

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Huge Benefits Seen From Eating Less Salt

nytimes.com | PAM BELLUCK | January 21, 10 at 12:59 PM

Read More: heart attack, salt

Huge Benefits Seen From Eating Less Salt

In a report that may bolster public policy efforts to get Americans to reduce the amount of salt in their diets, scientists writing in The New England Journal of Medicine conclude that lowering the amount of salt people eat by...

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Army Not a Veg-Friendly Place

armytimes.com | January 21, 10 at 07:51 AM

Army Not a Veg-Friendly Place

The following letter appeared in Army Times on January 21, 2010: A veggie dilemma There cannot be just one soldier in the ranks who embraces the vegetarian/vegan lifestyle. The Army limits soldiers who decide to embrace such a lifestyle to...

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The Top 21st Century Plant-Based Nutrition Guides

Janice Stanger, Ph.D. | January 20, 10 at 04:00 PM

Read More: books, diet

The Top 21st Century Plant-Based Nutrition Guides

Author and researcher Janice Stanger provides her list of 34 OF THE TOP 21ST CENTURY PLANT-BASED NUTRITION GUIDES   2000The McDougall Program for Women (paperback edition), John McDougall, M.D. and Mary McDougallBecoming Vegan, Brenda Davis, R.D. and Vesanto Melina, M.S.,...

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Ten Reasons Whole Foods Will Win the Next Decade of Healthy Eating

Janice Stanger, Ph.D. | January 20, 10 at 03:55 PM

Read More: books, diet, janice stanger

Ten Reasons Whole Foods Will Win the Next Decade of Healthy Eating

The top nutrition breakthrough of the last decade was the demonstration that whole, unprocessed plant foods are the healthiest diet. Pioneering researchers and passionate consumers published at least 34 books between 2000 and 2009 proving the nutritional advantages of a...

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Chocolate, Cheese, Meat, Sugar: Physically Addictive Foods (VIDEO)

Healthy Lifestyle Expo | Neal Barnard MD | January 20, 10 at 02:31 PM

Read More: food seduction, neal barnard, pcrm, physicians committee for responsible medicine, sugar, video

Chocolate, Cheese, Meat, Sugar: Physically Addictive Foods (VIDEO)

Neal Barnard MD discusses the science behind food additions. Willpower is not to blame: chocolate, cheese, meat, and sugar release opiate-like substances. Dr. Barnard also discusses how industry, aided by government, exploits these natural cravings, pushing us to eat more...

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USDA 'shorter life expectancy' error

Daelyn Fortney | January 20, 10 at 06:44 AM

Read More: error, obesity, usda

USDA 'shorter life expectancy' error

For the first time ever, the USDA is being honest about our food situation in this country. As posted on the USDA blog: Childhood obesity is one of the greatest public health crises facing the United States and the USDA...

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Starbucks adds vegan cookies to product line

Daelyn Fortney | January 20, 10 at 06:38 AM

Read More: lucy's cookies, snacks, starbucks, vegan

Starbucks adds vegan cookies to product line

Starbucks has added a full line of low calorie snack items to its menu. Among those goodies is Lucy's Cookies which are made without milk, eggs, or any other animal-based raw material. The product is produced in a dedicated facility...

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Vault.com names Farm Sanctuary a top U.S. internship

Daelyn Fortney | January 20, 10 at 06:31 AM

Read More: animal rights, farm sanctuary, internship, vegan

Vault.com names Farm Sanctuary a top U.S. internship

Vault.com has named Farm Sanctuary as one of the Top 10 Most Unusual Experience Internships in America for 2010. The career intelligence website recognized Farm Sanctuary's unique ability to provide interns with opportunities to advocate for farm animals and connect...

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MFA asks 'Why love one but eat the other'

Daelyn Fortney | January 20, 10 at 06:25 AM

Read More: boston, mercy for animals, vegetarian

MFA asks 'Why love one but eat the other'

Mercy For Animals (MFA) has launched a month-long pro-vegetarian bus ad campaign in Boston. The ads feature cute baby animals and read, "Why love one but eat the other? Choose Compassion. Choose Vegetarian. Pigs, cows, and chickens experience pain, suffering,...

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Kellie Pickler credits vegetarian diet for increased energy

Daelyn Fortney | January 20, 10 at 06:16 AM

Read More: celebrities, kellie pickler, vegetarian

Kellie Pickler credits vegetarian diet for increased energy

Kellie Pickler is featured in the "Healthy Hollywood" section of this month's issue of Shape magazine. The country music star shares her thoughts on reading, hanging out with happy people, and being a vegetarian. "About a year and a half...

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Meat & Dairy Cause Cancer (VIDEO)

January 19, 10 at 05:53 PM

Read More: animal protein, cancer, t. colin campbell, vegan

Meat & Dairy Cause Cancer (VIDEO)

This is Professor T. Colin Campbell PhD's FULL presentation at the 2003 VegSource Healthy Lifestyle Expo. In the 45 minute talk, Professor Campbell discusses the powerful evidence demonstrating that animal protein is one of the most carcinogenic substances people are...

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Obesity treatment for kids works, panel says

msnbc.com | January 19, 10 at 07:46 AM

Read More: children, Diabetes mellitus, obesity, Pediatrics, Weight loss

Obesity treatment for kids works, panel says

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