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All The News -- September 2010

Nina & Randa and Justin Bieber

September 30, 10 at 03:29 PM

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Nina & Randa and Justin Bieber

==SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO== Our little VegSource twins are growing up! Remember back when they were 3-years-old, when we opened the website? Well they just turned 17 and today are featured in mega-pop star Justin Bieber's new music video, "U...

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Jack LaLanne's 10 Commandments (VIDEO)

September 30, 10 at 02:36 PM

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Jack LaLanne's 10 Commandments (VIDEO)

97-year-old Jack LaLanne knows a few things. Back years ago, he gave his list of 10 points for healthy living.  Good stuff. =Scroll Down for Video=  ...

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Factory Farms: The high costs of cheap meat

latimes.com | September 26, 10 at 10:01 AM

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Factory Farms: The high costs of cheap meat

If you adjust for inflation and income, Americans have never spent less on food than they have in recent years. And yet many feel we've also never paid such a high price. U.S. Department of Agriculture figures show the average...

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KFC & McDonalds arrived in China, obesity on the rise

aolnews.com | September 26, 10 at 09:53 AM

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KFC & McDonalds arrived in China, obesity on the rise

As the Chinese economy beefs up, so are its citizens ... to the point where "Fat" is no longer just a popular name, but also the description for 100 million Chinese citizens.That number is small compared to China's 1.5 billion...

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Meat Wastes Water

IVU Online News | International Vegetarian Union | September 26, 10 at 04:43 AM

Meat Wastes Water

Clean water for drinking and other human needs such as irrigation is a precious and increasingly scarce resource. Indeed, the increasing scarcity of water is one more reason to promote vegetarianism. Meat production not only pollutes water, due to the...

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Putting a Veg Spin on Holidays

IVU Online News | International Vegetarian Union | September 26, 10 at 03:41 AM

Putting a Veg Spin on Holidays

Meat features prominently in many holidays worldwide. Here is an example from Chile of how veg*n activists are seeking to start new traditions. In Chile, the country's independence from Spain is celebrated on 18-19 Sep, with meat eating playing a...

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Tina Fox Elected IVU Fellow

IVU Online News | International Vegetarian Union | September 26, 10 at 12:34 AM

Tina Fox Elected IVU Fellow

[photo: Tina with Sir Paul McCartney back in 1999, when he accepted a posthumous IVU award on behalf of Linda. Tina is from Liverpool like Sir Paul.] Tina Fox needs no introduction to the leaders of IVU member societies, who will...

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Nairobi and Dubai Veg Congresses in December

International Vegetarian Union | September 25, 10 at 10:52 AM

Nairobi and Dubai Veg Congresses in December

If anyone is interested in joining IVU Manager, John Davis, at both the veg congresses in Nairobi and Dubai in December, they can easily be linked by using Emirates Airlines, based in Dubai. They fly from most parts of the...

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Caldwell Esselstyn Jr. MD & Dean Ornish MD Explain Bill Clinton's Diet to CNN

cnn.com | September 24, 10 at 11:14 PM

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Caldwell Esselstyn Jr. MD & Dean Ornish MD Explain Bill Clinton's Diet to CNN

On Friday, September 24, CNN's Wolf Blitzer interviewed Caldwell Esselstyn Jr MD and Dean Ornish MD, the doctors whose diet former President Bill Clinton has used to successfully return to his high school weight -- and to reverse his serious...

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Jakarta proposal for meat-free mondays to link with IVU World Veg Congress

TheJakartaPost.com | via IVU | September 24, 10 at 11:09 AM

Jakarta proposal for meat-free mondays to link with IVU World Veg Congress

The Indonesia Vegetarian Society (IVS) called for the implementation of a meat-free Monday campaign in the city to improve the health of residents as well as to help save the environment.IVS Jakarta coordinator Roeddy Zeng said Friday the organization had...

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Sea Shepherd's Paul Watson : our ships are vegan

guardian.co.uk | via IVU | September 24, 10 at 05:05 AM

Sea Shepherd's Paul Watson : our ships are vegan

My editor wanted me to ask you: Why is killing a whale worse than killing a pig, for example, when a pig is intelligent, too?I get this question from the Japanese a lot, and I find it offensive. How can...

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Natalie Portman: Jonathan Safran Foer's Eating Animals Turned Me Vegan

HuffingtonPost.com | September 23, 10 at 09:03 PM

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Natalie Portman: Jonathan Safran Foer's Eating Animals Turned Me Vegan

Jonathan Safran Foer's book Eating Animals changed me from a twenty-year vegetarian to a vegan activist. I've always been shy about being critical of others' choices because I hate when people do that to me. I'm often interrogated about being...

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Carrot vending machines a surprise success

grist.org | September 23, 10 at 03:53 PM

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Carrot vending machines a surprise success

Funding for the National School Lunch Program is set to expire in less than ten days -- and no sign of movement on the school lunch bill (aka the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010). Insiders are still hoping that...

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Pollution Takes Its Toll on the Heart

sciencedaily.com | September 23, 10 at 03:51 PM

Pollution Takes Its Toll on the Heart

The fine particles of pollution that hang in the air can increase the risk for sudden cardiac arrest, according to a new study conducted by a team from Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center and The Feinstein Institute for Medical...

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Number of fat people in US to grow, report says

AP | September 23, 10 at 03:44 PM

Number of fat people in US to grow, report says

PARIS - Citizens of the world's richest countries are getting fatter and fatter and the United States is leading the charge, an organization of leading economies said Thursday in its first ever obesity forecast. Three out of four Americans will...

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President Clinton Credits Caldwell Esselstyn MD for Decision to go Plant-Based

CNN | September 21, 10 at 09:45 PM

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President Clinton Credits Caldwell Esselstyn MD for Decision to go Plant-Based

SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO Watch Bill Clinton on CNN describe to Wolf Blitzer how the trailblazing work of Cleveland Clinic surgeon Caldwell Esselstyn Jr. led Clinton to embrace a nearly 100% plant-based lifestyle, losing 24 pounds in the process and...

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Cloris Leachman, 85 - and 50 years vegetarian

contactmusic.com | via IVU | September 21, 10 at 09:04 PM

Cloris Leachman, 85 - and 50 years vegetarian

Veteran actress CLORIS LEACHMAN has followed her diet for 50 years after becoming a vegetarian at the age of 35.The Young Frankenstein star gave up meat in an effort to get healthy after she was struck down with hayfever, arthritis and...

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Mercersburg Pennsylvania Goes Plant-Strong with Rip Esselstyn (VIDEO)

EarthSave.org | September 21, 10 at 11:52 AM

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Mercersburg Pennsylvania Goes Plant-Strong with Rip Esselstyn (VIDEO)

SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO Last week EarthSave board member Rip Esselstyn and EarthSave CEO Jeff Nelson traveled to the small rural town of Mercersburg, PA, to undertake a unique project.  Rip had been invited by local Mercersburg physician, Liz George,...

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Mine protesters put on vegan campsite fun day

shropshirestar.com | via IVU | September 21, 10 at 03:25 AM

Mine protesters put on vegan campsite fun day

[The Wrekin is a large hill in the otherwise flat landscape of North Shropshire, England] A fun day with a difference was on offer in the shadow of The Wrekin when protesters fighting plans to mine coal at the beauty...

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Bill Clinton goes mostly vegan to reverse heart disease (VIDEO)

yahoo.com | September 17, 10 at 08:29 AM

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Bill Clinton goes mostly vegan to reverse heart disease (VIDEO)

Bill Clinton talks about going veg to reverse heart disease, so he can be healthy in the years ahead to see his potential grandchildren. Scroll down for video. We also have this from ecorazzi.com: "I'm trying to be one of...

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