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All The News -- April 2010

Save the Planet: Eat Peanut Butter and Jelly

theatlantic.com | April 1, 10 at 10:55 AM

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Save the Planet: Eat Peanut Butter and Jelly

Michigan governor Jennifer Granholm recently declared March 20, 2010, "Michigan Meatout Day." In an aggressive "proclamation," she recited the myriad health benefits of a plant-based diet. It protects us from salmonella and E. coli O. 157. It reduces the risk...

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European Study Compares Bone Fracture Rates According to Diets

International Vegetarian Union | April 1, 10 at 08:33 AM

European Study Compares Bone Fracture Rates According to Diets

Paul Appleby is not only a veg activist in Oxford - www.ivu.org/oxveg - he's also a researcher in a major study of the links between food and health: EPIC (European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition) - epic.iarc.fr Here's a...

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Veg starter kits -- From PETA to Singapore, take your pick!

International Vegetarian Union | April 1, 10 at 08:13 AM

Veg starter kits -- From PETA to Singapore, take your pick!

Many organisations publish starter kits for those who want to dip their toes or even their entire bodies into veg waters. The Vegetarian Society (Singapore) just came up with its own: www.vss.sg/meat-less Below are urls for some more existing starter...

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V-Label -- It's not easy labeling veg food in Europe

International Vegetarian Union | April 1, 10 at 05:56 AM

V-Label -- It's not easy labeling veg food in Europe

World Consumer Rights Day is celebrated on 15 March and the official motto this year is 'Our money, our rights.' However, there are many other very important aspects of consumer interest and one of them is the right to clear...

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Vegetarian in Paraguay: Meet Ana Oneto, Pres of Paraguay Veg Union

International Vegetarian Union | April 1, 10 at 05:40 AM

Vegetarian in Paraguay: Meet Ana Oneto, Pres of Paraguay Veg Union

Ana Laura Rivarola Oneto is president of the Vegetarian Union of Paraguay - UVPy (South America). She kindly agreed to be interviewed for IVU Online News.  What made you decide to become a vegetarian? When did that happen? How old...

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Vitamin D Pills Are of Little or No Benefit and Some Harm

drmcdougall.com | John McDougall MD | April 1, 10 at 05:20 AM

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Vitamin D Pills Are of Little or No Benefit and Some Harm

According to popular opinions coming from friends, family, and physicians, most people are vitamin D deficient and in need of supplementation with pills. Evidence suggests that more than 40% of the worlds population is vitamin D deficient (1). A recent...

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Medical center's cafe promotes health with vegetarian menu

pressherald.com | Avery Yale Kamila | April 1, 10 at 04:48 AM

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Medical center's cafe promotes health with vegetarian menu

To say hospital food has a bad reputation would be an understatement. The gravy-covered mystery meat, fake mashed potatoes and green Jell-O tend to rival airplane food in universal scorn. he irony of health care institutions serving overcooked, highly processed,...

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