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Our World Is In Peril. How Do You Cope? - John Robbins

May 5, 10 at 11:30 AM

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Our World Is In Peril.  How Do You Cope? - John Robbins

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High doses of vitamins may promote cancer

sciencedaily.com | May 5, 10 at 06:16 AM

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High doses of vitamins may promote cancer

High doses of antioxidant nutritional supplements, such as vitamins C and E, can increase genetic abnormalities in cells, which may predispose supplement-takers to developing cancer, according to a new study from the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute. The study, led by Eduardo...

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Vegetarianism in Cambodia

Peace Cafe | Maureen Chen | May 5, 10 at 06:12 AM

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Vegetarianism in Cambodia

I have been living in Asia for over 25 years and have seen the development of Vegetarianism in many countries. Even when I became a vegetarian in Australia 35 years ago, some people would ask what I eat when...

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Mike Tyson Goes Vegan

usatoday.com | May 4, 10 at 10:08 PM

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Mike Tyson Goes Vegan

According to the AP Story linked below, Tyson has gone vegan and credits feeling really good to that, saying he's not got the drama in his life he had. He sure is looking good, having lost weight and slimmed down....

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'Green' exercise quickly 'boosts mental health'

bbc.co.uk | May 4, 10 at 04:34 PM

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'Green' exercise quickly 'boosts mental health'

Just five minutes of exercise in a "green space" such as a park can boost mental health, researchers claim. There is growing evidence that combining activities such as walking or cycling with nature boosts well-being. In the latest analysis, UK...

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Bullies Target Obese Kids

yahoo.com | May 4, 10 at 04:26 PM

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Bullies Target Obese Kids

For kids, a few extra pounds may invite trouble from the schoolyard bully. New research suggests that just being overweight increases the risk of being bullied. And factors that usually play a role in the risk of being bullied, such...

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Where's the beef? Indians don't want to know

Los Angeles Times | Mark Magnier, via IVU | May 4, 10 at 07:23 AM

Where's the beef? Indians don't want to know

photo: Devotees put colored powder on a cow as they celebrate Holi, the Hindu festival of color, in Vrindavan, in northern India. As many as 1.5 million cows are smuggled out of India into Bangladesh each year. (Manish Swarup, Associated...

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DC to use soda tax in campaign against childhood obesity

washingtonpost.com | May 2, 10 at 11:44 AM

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DC to use soda tax in campaign against childhood obesity

The D.C. Council plans to give final approval Tuesday to school nutrition and physical education standards that would be among the strictest in the country, mandating that low-calorie and low-fat meals be served to about 71,000 students and eventually tripling...

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VIDEO: EarthSave helps major food bank go plant-based

earthsave.org | May 2, 10 at 08:43 AM

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VIDEO: EarthSave helps major food bank go plant-based

EarthSave and Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services are joining together to create an innovative pilot program. Meals for Health is a 60-day intervention program where underprivileged people are taught to eat a healthy plant-based diet. John McDougall MD, Rip...

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Marie Celeste Syndrome Wipes Out a Third of US Bee Population (Again)

guardian.co.uk | Alison Benjamin, The Observer | May 2, 10 at 08:37 AM

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Marie Celeste Syndrome Wipes Out a Third of US Bee Population (Again)

Disturbing evidence that honeybees are in terminal decline has emerged from the United States where, for the fourth year in a row, more than a third of colonies have failed to survive the winter. The decline of the country's estimated...

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Woody Harrelson wants veggie choices in schools

May 2, 10 at 07:33 AM

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Woody Harrelson wants veggie choices in schools

Vegan actor Woody Harrelson is urging U.S. government officials to support a bill enforcing healthy eating in schools across America. The "Cheers" star swears by his hardcore vegetarian diet and is known for providing his movie co-stars with alternatives to...

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New - Ethiopian Vegan Association

International Vegetarian Union | Emmanuel Eyoh | May 2, 10 at 12:58 AM

New - Ethiopian Vegan Association

We now have a new organization - Ethiopian Vegan Association. The brain behind the EVA is Dr Anteneh Roba a USA based medical doctor. Those that attended the Ghana congress will remember him with his  wonderful presentation and illustrations. He...

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Food from factory farms is killing us

montrealgazette.com | Bob Weinstein | May 1, 10 at 07:10 AM

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Food from factory farms is killing us

It took decades, countless studies, frightening real-life sagas and legislation to convince consumers that cigarette smoking could kill them. Even then, it hasn't stopped enough people from smoking to put any of the giant cigarette companies out of business. It's...

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Cattle Feed A Major Source of Ozone Pollution

nytimes.com | SINDYA N. BHANOO | May 1, 10 at 07:03 AM

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Cattle Feed A Major Source of Ozone Pollution

The smog in California's San Joaquin Valley has puzzled scientists for years. Even though the region is largely rural and agricultural, its smog levels exceed those of densely populated cities like Los Angeles. Some have speculated that animal waste or...

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