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All The News -- May 2010

Psychology Today: Vegetarians have higher IQs than meateaters

psychologytoday.com | May 31, 10 at 06:45 AM

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Psychology Today: Vegetarians have higher IQs than meateaters

Another evolutionarily novel value is vegetarianism.  It is exceedingly unnatural for humans to be vegetarian. Humans are naturally omnivorous.  We are evolutionarily designed to eat both animal meat and plants.  Anyone who eschewed animal protein and ate only vegetables in...

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Researchers: Cell phones responsible for disappearance of honey bee

telegraph.co.uk | May 30, 10 at 03:26 PM

Read More: bee, cell phone, colony collapse disorder, mobile

Researchers: Cell phones responsible for disappearance of honey bee

The growing use of mobile telephones is behind the disappearance of honey bees and the collapse of their hives, scientists have claimed.   Their disappearance has caused alarm throughout Europe and North America where campaigners have blamed agricultural pesticides, climate...

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The Hard Sell on Salt

nytimes.com | May 30, 10 at 10:13 AM

Read More: food industry, processed foods, salt

The Hard Sell on Salt

With salt under attack for its ill effects on the nation's health, the food giant Cargill kicked off a campaign last November to spread its own message. "Salt is a pretty amazing compound," Alton Brown, a Food Network star, gushes...

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The Only Answer for Counteracting the Gulf Oil Gusher

culturechange.org | Jan Lundberg | May 30, 10 at 10:08 AM

Read More: Energy, Oil well, Petroleum industry, spill

The Only Answer for Counteracting the Gulf Oil Gusher

Washington, D.C. - If 100,000 barrels a day of crude oil are gushing out of the damaged sea-floor well underneath where BP's offshore oil rig used to perch, what can be done to offset this pollution immediately? Time is of...

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Language and the meat industry

IVU Online News | Arran Stibbe, PhD | May 29, 10 at 04:54 AM

Language and the meat industry

Language's Role in Promoting Vegetarianism Arran Stibbe, PhD, is a senior lecturer in English Language at University of Gloucestershire, UK. He kindly agreed to be interviewed for IVU Online News - for the full June 2010 issue see: www.ivu.org/news/online/June_2010.pdf 1. Hi Arran....

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Happy dairy propaganda vs. undercover reality (VIDEO)

youtube.com | May 28, 10 at 09:56 AM

Read More: animal cruelty, dairy, mercy for animals, ohio

Happy dairy propaganda vs. undercover reality (VIDEO)

Two interesting videos paint very different pictures of what life is like for cows in the Ohio dairy industry. You can watch both videos, and decide which is the truth. The first is produced by Ohio Dairy Famers, a dairy...

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Study: Overweight Girls Who Lose Weight Reduce Adult Diabetes Risk

nih.gov | May 28, 10 at 09:22 AM

Read More: diabetes, girls, National Institutes of Health, obesity, teen

Study: Overweight Girls Who Lose Weight Reduce Adult Diabetes Risk

Overweight girls who lose weight before they reach adulthood greatly reduced their risk for developing type 2 diabetes, according to researchers from the National Institutes of Health and Harvard University, who analyzed 16 years of data on nearly 110,000 women....

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Exclusive Arabic Vegetarian Evening in Abu Dhabi!!

Sandhya Prakash | May 28, 10 at 03:18 AM

Exclusive Arabic Vegetarian Evening in Abu Dhabi!!

Middle East Veg Group (MEVEG) presents For the first time in UAE Exclusive Arabic Vegetarian Evening !! In association with XING in Abu Dhabi Date - 29th May (Saturday) Time - 6.00pm to 8.30 pmVenue : AL SAJ Cafe &...

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Seminar for Health Professionals

Bob LeRoy, via IVU | May 28, 10 at 02:15 AM

Seminar for Health Professionals

Dear Friends--As many of you know, I've been working toward a long-range goal of establishing 2 permanent annual continuing-education-credit-awarding conferences for health professionals, regarding prevention of degenerative diseases through eating choices. I'm thrilled to announce that the first gathering of...

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THE NEW GOOD LIFE: Living Better Than Ever in an Age of Less

johnrobbins.info | May 25, 10 at 04:43 AM

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THE NEW GOOD LIFE: Living Better Than Ever in an Age of Less

 John Robbins was heir to the vast Baskin Robbins ice cream fortune and walked away from it in favor of making his own way in the world.  Moving to a small island home with his wife and their son, Robbins...

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Six Reasons You Should Avoid Dairy at all Costs (VIDEO)

youtube.com | May 24, 10 at 07:12 AM

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Six Reasons You Should Avoid Dairy at all Costs (VIDEO)

Got milk? Plenty of people think its perfectly healthy to drink, and advertisements would have you eating dairy all the time. But it may not be as healthy as you think. In this weeks UltraWellness blog Dr. Mark Hyman gives...

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Handful of pistachios could destroy cholesterol

telegraph.co.uk | May 24, 10 at 07:07 AM

Read More: Antioxidant, cholesterol, Heart disease, pistachio

Handful of pistachios could destroy cholesterol

A handful of pistachio nuts a day can help destroy bad cholesterol, ward off heart disease and prevent cancer, say scientists.   The findings published in the Journal of Nutrition follows previous research by the same team that discovered pistachios...

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UK National Veg Week launches video for parents of veg kids

ParentChannel.tv | via IVU | May 24, 10 at 05:57 AM

UK National Veg Week launches video for parents of veg kids

National Vegetarian Week in the UK - May 24-30, 2010 - kicks off with a video aimed at parents of children who choose to be vegetarian. Click here to watch the video on the host website, ParentChannel.tv: parentchannel.tv/video/choosing-be-vegetarian - and here for more...

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Elvis Presley's Doctor Claims He Died of an 'Embarrassing' Case of Chronic Constipation

foxnews.com | Hollie McKay | May 22, 10 at 09:40 PM

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Elvis Presley's Doctor Claims He Died of an 'Embarrassing' Case of Chronic Constipation

It has been widely reported that Elvis Presley died in 1977 from cardiac arrhythmia, an irregular heartbeat, possibly brought on by drug dependency, obesity and a weak heart. But the music legend's longtime friend and physician, Dr. George "Nick" Nichopoulos,...

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We're having a party Sunday, June 20 -- You're invited!

May 21, 10 at 04:58 PM

Read More: john robbins, meals for health

We're having a party Sunday, June 20 -- You're invited!

EarthSave requests the pleasure of your company for an Evening with John Robbins, for the benefit of EarthSave's Meals For Health program. DATE:  Sunday, June 20, 2010 - 4:00 pm - Beverly Hills...

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TED Talk: You can starve cancer with a healthy vegan diet

ted.com | May 20, 10 at 08:51 PM

Read More: angiogenesis, ted, video, william li

TED Talk: You can starve cancer with a healthy vegan diet

Many of society's most devastating diseases -- cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and Alzheimer's, to name a few -- share a common denominator: faulty angiogenesis, the body's growth of new capillary blood vessels. Given excessive or insufficient blood vessel growth, serious...

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Vegan Students Association of Togo, Africa

Mokafo-Brhom Yeleneke | via IVU | May 18, 10 at 11:47 AM

Vegan Students Association of Togo, Africa

[Togo is a small French-speaking country in west Africa, between Ghana and Nigeria]             I am Mokafo-Brhom Yeleneke, the president of vegan students association of Togo. Recently we organised some activities spreading veganism to population...

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Ocean fish could disappear in 40 years

news.com.au | May 18, 10 at 10:29 AM

Read More: Environmental Protection Agency, fish

Ocean fish could disappear in 40 years

THE world faces the nightmare possibility of fishless oceans by 2050 unless fishing fleets are slashed and stocks allowed to recover, UN experts warned. "If the various estimates we have received... come true, then we are in the situation where...

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Processed meats 'raise risk of heart disease'

May 18, 10 at 10:26 AM

Read More: heart disease, processed meat

Processed meats 'raise risk of heart disease'

Eating processed meats like bacon, ham and sausages can increase the risk of heart disease and diabetes, according to new research. Processed meats are already linked to a higher chance of developing bowel cancer but a round-up of worldwide research...

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Probing the link between slaughterhouses and violent crime

thestar.com | May 18, 10 at 10:22 AM

Probing the link between slaughterhouses and violent crime

To author Upton Sinclair, the hellish world of factory slaughterhouses was as dangerous to human beings as it was to pigs. He filled his 1906 novel The Jungle with meat-packing images that seem ripped from a slasher movie: "... and...

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