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All The News -- April 2010

Women Can Reduce Stroke Risk by Walking a Few Hours Per Week

webmd.com | April 9, 10 at 06:55 AM

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Women Can Reduce Stroke Risk by Walking a Few Hours Per Week

omen who walk two or more hours per week or who walk at a brisk pace can significantly reduce their risk of suffering a stroke, new research indicates. The findings are based on a study of the exercising habits of...

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The 10 Craziest Food Abominations Of All Time

ranker.com | Joanne | April 9, 10 at 05:54 AM

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The 10 Craziest Food Abominations Of All Time

WARNING: This list may make you fatter. Even just thinking about eating these items may be hazardous to your health. This list contains the worst recorded abominations in food that have been made (or forced upon the general public) in...

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Vegan for a Month

middleburycampus.com | Kristen Faiferlick | April 9, 10 at 05:42 AM

Vegan for a Month

About a month ago, I decided to try out veganism. I know what you're thinking. Vegans are tree-hugging, granola-loving liberals who only eat carrots and leaves. Well, bear with me, and maybe I can help draw a more accurate picture....

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Bangalore, India - Breaking bread with a group of vegans

Citizen Matters, Bangalore | Theresa Varghese | April 9, 10 at 05:17 AM

Bangalore, India - Breaking bread with a group of vegans

A Bangalore Vegan group meets once a month over a potluck meal where deep thought goes into what it eats. The venue is Lalbaug, the time two in the afternoon. It's a hot day, the kind where you'd prefer...

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Shampoos, chemicals in food cans 'could be linked to early puberty in girls'

telegraph.co.uk | Alastair Jamieson | April 8, 10 at 07:16 AM

Read More: Cancer, chemicals, phytoestrogens, puberty

Shampoos, chemicals in food cans 'could be linked to early puberty in girls'

Researchers investigating the use of phenols, phthalates and phytoestrogens, used in packaging as well as perfumes, lotions and shampoos, has found evidence they can cause harm by interfering with the body's hormones. A study of the effects of the three...

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China: Meat-free diet good for a healthy planet

China Daily | April 8, 10 at 12:43 AM

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China: Meat-free diet good for a healthy planet

EIJING, April 8 -- Former physicist Li Yu runs the city's first vegetarian restaurant. In 2008, Li Yu embarked on what some may perceive as a rather daunting mission: To convince as many people in China as he can not...

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McCartney Bans Meat on Music Tour

April 7, 10 at 09:38 PM

Read More: animal rights, Paul McCartney, Vegetarianism

McCartney Bans Meat on Music Tour

Beatle legend Sir Paul McCartney has banned meat from his latest tour, as he's serving vegetarian meals to all his crewmembers. Macca, as he is fondly called, is taking his 'Up and Coming Tour' through the US, South America and...

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Lea Michele, Star of GLEE, Makes PETA Public Service Announcement

peta.org | April 7, 10 at 06:33 PM

Read More: Animal rights, Glee, Lea Michele, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

Lea Michele, Star of GLEE, Makes PETA Public Service Announcement

=Scroll down for video= Glee cutie Lea Michele is using her impressive pipes to spread the word about animal cruelty in the fur industry. Lea's partnered with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals to urge fans to boycott furry...

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NYC Veggie Pride Parade -- Sunday May 16 -- Mark the Date!

veggieprideparade.org | Pamela Rice | April 7, 10 at 04:43 PM

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NYC Veggie Pride Parade -- Sunday May 16 -- Mark the Date!

Veggie Pride Parade NYC 2010 -- Sunday, May 16, 2010 Parade start: olde meat district, NYC; ends  at the north end of Union Square ParkThe reality today: Every vegan kid knows he or she is not likely to get a...

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Pamela Anderson Debuts Vegan Milkshake

April 7, 10 at 02:53 PM

Read More: Pamela Anderson, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, Vegan, Veganism

Pamela Anderson Debuts Vegan Milkshake

Guess whose milkshake brings all the soy to the yard? (OK, I've been waiting to make that joke ever since that song was released.) Pamela Anderson! Pamela is teaming up with PETA to create the first vegan shake at L.A.'s...

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Militant to Dilettante Vegan: Moby & Miyun Park's "Gristle"

expressnightout.com | April 7, 10 at 02:48 PM

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Militant to Dilettante Vegan: Moby & Miyun Park's "Gristle"

IF YOU'RE ABOUT to bite into a hamburger or chow down on some chicken, you might want to wait until you finish this article. After reading Moby's new book "Gristle: From Factory Farms to Food Safety (Thinking Twice About the...

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Power Plate's Well-Rounded Diet Could Save Your Life

pcrm.org | April 7, 10 at 10:48 AM

Read More: nutrition, pcrm, power plate, usda

Power Plate's Well-Rounded Diet Could Save Your Life

America faces an epidemic of diet-related diseases. So it's time for the federal government to step up to the plate and help spread the word about healthful nutrition. As the U.S. Department of Agriculture revises the Dietary Guidelines for Americans,...

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US Farmers Oppose 'Big Ag' in Anti-Trust Hearing

i-sis.org.uk | Dr. Eva Novotny | April 7, 10 at 07:49 AM

Read More: big ag, monsanto, royalties, seed

US Farmers Oppose 'Big Ag' in Anti-Trust Hearing

After years of suffering what amounts to "corporate feudalism" at the hands of agbiotech giants like Monsanto, farmers are now fighting back as the US government launches an unprecedented anti-trust enquiry.  A major grievance is that the required seed licence...

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San Francisco is First U.S. City to Declare Mondays as "Veg Day"

SF Veg Society | Dixie Mahy | via IVU.org | April 7, 10 at 06:48 AM

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San Francisco is First U.S. City to Declare Mondays as "Veg Day"

It was a good milestone for vegetarian activist Dixie Mahy,  President of the San Francisco Vegetarian Society, to see her efforts come to fruition in a BOARD RESOLUTION on Tuesday, April 6,  2010The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously adopted...

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In social dealings, being older is being wiser

yahoo.com | RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | April 5, 10 at 01:30 PM

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In social dealings, being older is being wiser

It turns out grandma was right: Listen to your elders. New research indicates they are indeed wise -- in knowing how to deal with conflicts and accepting life's uncertainties and change. It isn't a question of how many facts someone...

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Should You Eat That? Reading Food Labels

vegsource.com | April 5, 10 at 10:36 AM

Read More: dvd, food label, health food, ingredients, jeff novick

Should You Eat That? Reading Food Labels

Scroll down to watch this video excerpt from Jeff Novick's 90-minute presentation on food labeling. Entitled Should I Eat That? How to Choose the Healthiest Foods, Jeff Novick MS, RD, LD, LN presents an easy clear method for understanding whether...

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Vancouver Vegetarian directory lists restaurants, businesses

Canadian Press | April 5, 10 at 08:53 AM

Vancouver Vegetarian directory lists restaurants, businesses

VANCOUVER, B.C. -- A new vegetarian directory lists over 100 restaurants, businesses and organizations in the Vancouver area.It is available online at www.earthsave.ca/vegdirectory and is also being distributed to local tourist outlets and hotels.Restaurants range from Greens and Gourmet on...

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New Pig-Friendly Children's Book

April 5, 10 at 07:23 AM

Read More: animal rights, books, children, farm sanctuary, granny gomez, jigsaw

New Pig-Friendly Children's Book

Looking for a children's picture book that inspires compassion for farm animals? Granny Gomez & Jigsaw (Disney-Hyperion, 2010) tells the story of a mountain-climbing, drum-playing old woman who adopts a baby pig for a very good reason: to prevent him...

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Jakarta, Indonesia - A true haven for vegans

The Jakarta Post | Agustina Wayansari | April 4, 10 at 05:34 AM

Jakarta, Indonesia - A true haven for vegans

As in most other developing countries, vegetarianism has been a bit slow to catch on here in Indonesia. In a country where the more pressing question is how to feed the millions of inhabitants with the scant food available, and...

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American Idol Winner Ruben Studdard Loses 100 Pounds On Vegan Diet

youtube.com | April 2, 10 at 10:15 PM

Read More: American Idol, Ruben Studdard, veganism, weightloss

American Idol Winner Ruben Studdard Loses 100 Pounds On Vegan Diet

Ruben Studdard -- the American Idol winner --  recently lost 100 pounds by going VEG.  Ruben explained his weight-loss on The Wendy Williams Show, saying, "I went to vegetarianism about a year-and-a-half ago, and then about 6 months ago I started...

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