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All The News -- September 2010

Why Carrie Underwood became a vegetarian

musicrooms.net | via IVU | September 16, 10 at 02:50 AM

Why Carrie Underwood became a vegetarian

Carrie Underwood became a vegetarian because she didn't want to eat her pets. The country singer grew up on a farm with lots of animals and decided when she was just 13 she didn't want to feast on meat because...

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The corpse's cold hand still clutches a half-eaten McDonald's hamburger (VIDEO)

guardian.co.uk | via IVU | September 15, 10 at 05:00 AM

The corpse's cold hand still clutches a half-eaten McDonald's hamburger (VIDEO)

Unhappy meals: American doctors' TV ad features a corpse holding a hamburger and the line 'I was lovin' it'. McDonald's, which has thrived in the recession, isn't laughing. [scroll down to watch the ad] It is an image to sap...

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Veg*ism in Indonesia - the world's 4th largest population

IVU Online News | September 12, 10 at 08:20 AM

Veg*ism in Indonesia - the world's 4th largest population

Indonesia has a population of about 240 million people living on 17,508 islands - a population only exceeded by China and India with more than a billion each, and the USA with 307 million. So what happens there is of major...

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While millions go hungry: South Africa wants to sell grain to China - as livestock feed

AllAboutFeed | via IVU | September 11, 10 at 02:54 AM

While millions go hungry: South Africa wants to sell grain to China - as livestock feed

The South African government brought hope to grain farmers who are struggling to find alternative markets to dispose of surplus maize following a bumper crop that drove prices down.Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson said South Africa is talking...

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Dr. Campbell: Is Mercola Selling Snake Oil?

September 10, 10 at 09:50 AM

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Dr. Campbell: Is Mercola Selling Snake Oil?

  Editor's Note: As more and more people discover that healthy plant-based nutrition is the only medically proven way to prevent and reverse many serious diseases, certain health "experts" -- usually those with something to sell -- are feeling...

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Eat all you like then: Obesity surgery "could save UK millions"

Yahoo News | via IVU | September 8, 10 at 03:48 AM

Eat all you like then: Obesity surgery "could save UK millions"

Providing surgical treatment for people who are morbidly obese could save British taxpayer-funded health services and the wider economy hundreds of millions of pounds a year, leading surgeons said on Wednesday. In an economic impact assessment of obesity surgery, the...

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Low carb, animal-based diets associated with higher mortality (Atkins diet kills)

cnn.com | September 7, 10 at 07:29 AM

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Low carb, animal-based diets associated with higher mortality (Atkins diet kills)

Animal-based proteins and fats are associated with increased mortality rates, including increased cardiovascular mortality and increased cancer mortality, a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine concludes. But low-carbohydrate, high-protein diets composed mostly of plant-based proteins and fats...

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Berlin 'cannibal' restaurant exposed as vegetarian fake

Telegraph.co.uk | via IVU | September 7, 10 at 05:46 AM

Berlin 'cannibal' restaurant exposed as vegetarian fake

A website advertising for a new "cannibal" restaurant in Germany which appealed for humans to donate body parts for cooking has been exposed as a vegetarian hoax. The website for Flime called for diners to "donate any part of their...

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Prescription Drug Use Rose to Include Half of Americans in 2008

bloomberg.com | September 5, 10 at 09:27 AM

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Prescription Drug Use Rose to Include Half of Americans in 2008

Almost half of Americans took at least one prescription drug per month in 2008, an increase of 10 percent over the past decade, a U.S. study found. One of every five children ages 11 or younger took at least one...

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Is the Present Therapy for Coronary Artery Disease the Radical Mastectomy of the Twenty-First Century?

HeartAttackProof.com | Caldwell Esselstyn, MD | September 3, 10 at 07:44 PM

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Is the Present Therapy for Coronary Artery Disease the Radical Mastectomy of the Twenty-First Century?

Editor's Note: The following is an article by Caldwell Esselstyn, Jr. MD which appears in the current American Journal of Cardiology. To fully grasp how so many smart, right-minded people could get it so wrong, it might help to start...

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Cranberry juice can block Staph infections

bioscholar.com | September 2, 10 at 08:35 AM

Read More: cranberry juice, e coli, staph infection, Urinary tract infection

Cranberry juice can block Staph infections

Making a surprising discovery, researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) have found that cranberry juice cocktail blocked a strain of Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) from beginning the process of infection. The WPI researchers were expanding the scope of previous pioneering...

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Blanche marks 105th birthday - a life-long vegetarian

Bridlington Free Press | via IVU | September 2, 10 at 03:41 AM

Blanche marks 105th birthday - a life-long vegetarian

THOSE who argue that humans need meat in their diets should listen to 105-year-old Blanche Mannix, whose life-long vegetarianism certainly hasn't done her any harm. [the photo is from Blanche's 103rd birthday in 2008] Blanche, originally from Moose Jaw, Canada...

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