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Imaginary Science: Dr. Campbell weighs in on new Atkins diet book

March 24, 10 at 08:24 PM

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Imaginary Science: Dr. Campbell weighs in on new Atkins diet book

Editor's Note: Celebrated research and author of THE CHINA STUDY T. Colin Campbell PhD recently made an AMAZON.COM book review of the new Atkins diet book called THE NEW ATKINS FOR A NEW YOU. You can read his review below,...

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Dishin' with the Skinny Bitches (VIDEO)

skinnybitch.net | March 24, 10 at 07:30 PM

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Dishin' with the Skinny Bitches (VIDEO)

We've all heard about them.  The bestselling SKINNY BITCH series of books. Skinny Bitch and its sequels are huge smash books for many reasons. The central reason is probably because authors Rory Freedman and Kim Barnouin don't pull any punches....

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6 Things I Learned When I Went Vegan for a Month

alternet.org | Heather Wood Rúdolph | March 24, 10 at 08:11 AM

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6 Things I Learned When I Went Vegan for a Month

Like just about everyone in America, I was hankering to go on a slimming detox diet after New Year's. But based on previous experiences with just about every form of cleanse, I knew I wanted a food-based diet. Eliminating everything...

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Men leave their own mark on veganism

boston.com | Kathleen Pierce | March 24, 10 at 08:01 AM

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Men leave their own mark on veganism

For most of his life Joe McCain subsisted on pepperoni and sausage pizza, steak bomb subs, and anything "fried, fried, or fried.'' In other words, says the Somerville police detective with a shaved head, snowy beard, and tattoos cascading up...

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Plant-based diet important for preventing prostate cancer

foodconsumer.org | March 23, 10 at 09:12 AM

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Plant-based diet important for preventing prostate cancer

Infertile men may be at higher risk of developing prostate cancer than fertile men, a new study published in the journal Cancer suggests.   The finding may help design a screening tool for prostate cancer.  The screening test, called prostate...

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Scarlett Johansson Urges Congress to Pass Healthy School Meals Act

pcrm.org | March 23, 10 at 09:07 AM

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Scarlett Johansson Urges Congress to Pass Healthy School Meals Act

Kids adore her in The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie. Parents love her in movies like The Other Boleyn Girl and Lost in Translation. And now, kids and parents alike are applauding actress and singer Scarlett Johansson's recent request to Congress to...

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An experiment with vegan living leads to new way of eating

The Oregonian | Grant Butler | March 23, 10 at 09:00 AM

An experiment with vegan living leads to new way of eating

OK, I'll admit it: It was a journalistic stunt. At least partly ... On Feb. 1, I flipped a culinary switch and became a vegan overnight. For a month, I planned to shop, cook and eat without any animal products....

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Alicia Silverstone: Vegan in Word and Deed

nytimes.com | March 23, 10 at 08:55 AM

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Alicia Silverstone: Vegan in Word and Deed

FORTY-FIVE minutes after a curtain call for her most recent Broadway play, Alicia Silverstone was searching a restaurant menu for comfort food. She settled on nachos and onion rings to start, and mulled beer selections with two girlfriends who had...

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Princeton Study: Want to be fat? High Fructose Corn Syrup Is the Answer!

princeton.edu | March 22, 10 at 10:20 PM

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Princeton Study: Want to be fat? High Fructose Corn Syrup Is the Answer!

Editor's Note: It's a shame they have to experiment on rats to show that high fructose corn syrup is one of the roots of obesity's evil. Just go to Disneyland and walk around a couple of hours and you can...

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What you ate as a kid can give you cancer

VegSource | Joel Fuhrman MD | March 17, 10 at 09:30 PM

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What you ate as a kid can give you cancer

Joel Fuhrman MD discusses a wide body of research showing that cancer risk is directly related to your diet as a child. So does that mean it doesn't matter what you eat as an adult?  That your risk is...

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The case against our food

ted.com | March 17, 10 at 09:15 PM

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The case against our food

It's so simple. Don't eat anything that comes from a factory - and that includes meat. The food industry is bigger than the oil industry and every bit as corrupt and manipulative. If they had their way, all food would...

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Obesity risks start before birth

LATIMES.COM | March 17, 10 at 09:01 PM

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Obesity risks start before birth

Pam Levin's daughter weighed less than 5 pounds at birth. But by the time the child turned 3, Levin and her husband had begun to bristle at some of the comments about her. "People would say, 'She's chunky' or 'She's...

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You're too fat to work for me

nytimes.com | March 17, 10 at 08:50 PM

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You're too fat to work for me

As a woman whose height and weight put me in the obese category on the body-mass-index chart, I cringed when Michelle Obama recently spoke of putting her daughters on a diet. While I'm sure the first lady's intentions are good,...

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Dogs offer clues to self-control

sfgate.com | March 17, 10 at 08:42 PM

Dogs offer clues to self-control

Can dogs teach us about self-control? According to an article from Miller-McCune magazine, a recent canine experiment on willpower provides insight into how humans stay focused. Although the whys and hows of self-control have been frequently pondered by and posed...

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Israel debates move to ban fur trade

CNN.COM | March 17, 10 at 08:57 AM

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Israel debates move to ban fur trade

It started with a graphic documentary on Israeli TV showing cats and dogs being skinned alive for their fur. The program also reported some clothes claiming to be made of synthetic fur were in fact made of real pelt. Legislation...

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A no-meat day? Michigan farmers have a cow

FREEP.COM | DAWSON BELL | March 17, 10 at 08:30 AM

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A no-meat day? Michigan farmers have a cow

So you're a "food elitist" when you want to improve your diet - and you can look forward to personal attacks from the Farm Bureau and Department of Agriculture. Michigan hunters and meat producers had a collective cow today at...

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Add a little chia to your diet - seriously!

postbulletin.com | Dawn Schuett | March 16, 10 at 06:59 AM

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Add a little chia to your diet - seriously!

Julie Eyrich reacted in an incredulous manner when first told that seeds used for a Chia Pet are also a superfood packed with nutrients."It takes a while to click with you," said Eyrich, a hairstylist who learned about chia seeds...

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Don't cry for me, Argentina

International Vegetarian Union | March 15, 10 at 11:18 AM

Don't cry for me, Argentina

Manuel Alfredo Martí is founder and leader of the Vegetarian Union of Argentina (UVA). Manuel kindly agreed to be interviewed for 'IVU Online News' as part of our series of interviews with leaders of vegetarian organizations. What made you decide...

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USDA veterinarian testimony: Meat production barbaric, inhumane

examiner.com | Jean-Pierre Ruiz | March 13, 10 at 08:54 AM

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USDA veterinarian testimony: Meat production barbaric, inhumane

In testimony before the US House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Dr. Dean Wyatt testified as to how the agency supports unhealthy practices at the national slaughterhouses and endangers the nation's meat food supply. Dr. Wyatt, a public health supervisory...

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Why Hitler Was Not a Vegetarian

Rynn Berry | March 11, 10 at 05:35 AM

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Why Hitler Was Not a Vegetarian

One of the comments often aimed at those such as myself, who write about famous vegetarians of the past--and how many of them were paragons of virtue who practiced non-violence and compassion--is the following: " But wasn't Hitler a vegetarian?'...

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