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All The News -- October 2010

How My Family Started the Armour Meat Company (VIDEO)

Jeff Nelson, Founder VegSource.com | October 31, 10 at 11:03 AM

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How My Family Started the Armour Meat Company (VIDEO)

This year at the Healthy Lifestyle Expo, I decided to go back to the 19th Century in my family's history and show some photos and film -- yes film, from 1897 -- of the business my great-great-grandfather started in the...

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San Francisco World Veg Festival 2010 reports

The San Francisco Vegetarian Society | Dixie Mahy | October 31, 10 at 04:32 AM

San Francisco World Veg Festival 2010 reports

WORLD VEG FESTIVAL 2010   The 11th annual WORLD VEG FESTIVAL October 2 & 3, 2010 presented in the San Francisco County Fair Building, in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco was another great success with around 6,500 attendees over the...

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Boston Vegetarian Food Festival features the latest in vegan foods, cooking and knowledge

patriotledger.com | International Vegetarian Union | October 31, 10 at 12:00 AM

Boston Vegetarian Food Festival features the latest in vegan foods, cooking and knowledge

When former President Bill Clinton forsakes burgers for beans, it's a sign that a vegan diet is no longer fringe. Clinton announced in a CNN interview last month that he lost 24 pounds on an almost entirely vegan diet, just...

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EPIC Medical Study: High dairy = high prostate cancer risk

ecancermedicalscience.com | October 29, 10 at 09:42 AM

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EPIC Medical Study: High dairy = high prostate cancer risk

The first results from the EPIC study provide valuable insights into the influence of food groups and nutrients in gastric cancer, colorectal cancer, lung cancer , breast cancer and prostate cancer, reports the European Journal of Cancer. The fact that...

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Johns Hopkins Research: Meat Raises Pancreatic Cancer Risk

foodconsumer.org | October 28, 10 at 07:39 PM

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Johns Hopkins Research: Meat Raises Pancreatic Cancer Risk

A new study in the October 28, 2010 issue of the journal Nature suggests that the growth of pancreatic cancer is a slow process and it takes almost 20 years for the disease to develop from a pancreatic cancer cell...

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Come on, get happy -- scientists tell you how

latimes.com | October 26, 10 at 10:28 AM

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Come on, get happy -- scientists tell you how

Among the many wise things said by President Abraham Lincoln is this take on happiness: A person will be just about as happy as he makes up his mind to be. That sentiment is somewhat controversial among psychologists and other...

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Feelin' glad for my mom and dad

October 19, 10 at 08:03 PM

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Feelin' glad for my mom and dad

Rev. Heng Sure talks, tells stories, and sings Sunday morning at the Healthy Lifestyle Expo.  Not everyone has children, but everyone has (or had) parents. Here's a tune Heng Sure sang about children showing gratitude to parents. =SCROLL DOWN TO...

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GM soy linked to cancer, birth defects

ausfoodnews.com.au | October 19, 10 at 07:55 PM

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GM soy linked to cancer, birth defects

Monsanto's herbicide Roundup used on genetically manipulated (GM) Roundup Ready crops is linked to human cell death, birth defects, cancer and miscarriages, says a report released at the European Parliament by an international group of scientists. The report comes at...

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Vanilla Ice goes veg

mnn.com | Michael d'Estries | October 19, 10 at 11:32 AM

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Vanilla Ice goes veg

All right stop, collaborate and listen. Ice is back with my brand-new invention. Something grabs a hold of me tightly. Veggies on menu, daily and nightly. As much as some people may try, it's hard to dislike Vanilla Ice (a.k.a....

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Banning sodas from school and teaching healthy eating works!

latimes.com | October 18, 10 at 10:22 PM

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Banning sodas from school and teaching healthy eating works!

Excerpt:   Buchanan, whose daughter Skye is in fourth-grade at the school, has been working with Fremont for 11 years. He runs a program that introduces students to taste, label-reading and manners. The students shop at a farmers market, prepare...

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US allows corporations to kill people with impunity (VIDEO)

October 18, 10 at 10:17 PM

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US allows corporations to kill people with impunity (VIDEO)

Bayer knowingly sold contaminated medicine. This is the level of protection you can expect from the FDA, the Congress, and the White House. Another story that came and went and never stuck. Remember this when you're relying on drug companies...

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New findings blow up "Paleo" diet fad principles

Nytimes.com | October 18, 10 at 08:20 PM

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New findings blow up "Paleo" diet fad principles

Adherents to a popular fad called the "Paleo diet" say it is based on the fact that early man ate a meat-centered diet, and since cavemen were healthier than people today, then the Paleo diet is the "healthiest" diet for...

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Eating Animals: Jonathan Safran Foer - EXCELLENT VIDEO

fora.tv | October 18, 10 at 03:54 PM

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Eating Animals: Jonathan Safran Foer - EXCELLENT VIDEO

Every envrionmental problem in the world is directly tied to animal food production. Eating Animals, Jonathan Safran Foer's first nonfiction book, grew out of his need to justify dietary decisions to his children. A vegetarian and sometime vegan, Foer carefully...

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Henry Rollins on McDonald's (VIDEO)

youtube.com | October 10, 10 at 12:12 PM

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Henry Rollins on McDonald's  (VIDEO)

Warning: a little bad NSFW language in this otherwise very true and amusing clip about fast food -- from a bad-ass vegetarian, singer-songwriter, raconteur, stand-up comedian, spoken word artist, Henry Rollins. =SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO=      ...

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John Lennon: A CIA hit? Jesse Ventura thinks so

October 9, 10 at 08:39 PM

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John Lennon: A CIA hit? Jesse Ventura thinks so

Happy birthday, John Lennon! Scroll down to watch video of Gov. Jesse Ventura discussing theories on the assassination of John Lennon.       Had he not been murdered by forces unknown, John Lennon would have celebrated his 70th birthday...

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Steve-O Chooses Vegan Calm Over Jackass Lifestyle

tinygreenbubble.com | Alice Winchester | October 6, 10 at 10:22 PM

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Steve-O Chooses Vegan Calm Over Jackass Lifestyle

I live for the day when I am not shocked when I find out that someone is vegan. Today is not that day. First Mike Tyson. Then Bill Clinton. And now Steve-O, one of the stars of Jackass, a man...

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Jeffrey Masson: Dogs Have Greater Sense of Friendship than People

Andy Ross | October 6, 10 at 04:15 PM

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Jeffrey Masson: Dogs Have Greater Sense of Friendship than People

Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson first gained attention as projects director at the Freud Archives. Jeffrey's research led him to the conclusion that Freud erred in turning away from his insight that human misery was fueled by childhood sexual abuse. Masson speculated...

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Fast-Food Toy Ban for Junk Food Gets OK in San Francisco

cbsnews.com | October 6, 10 at 09:41 AM

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Fast-Food Toy Ban for Junk Food Gets OK in San Francisco

An effort in San Francisco to make fast-food meals marketed to children healthier passed a key vote Monday. A committee of the Board of Supervisors gave preliminary approval to a law that would prohibit fast-food restaurants from packaging toys with...

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Jeff Novick's FAST FOOD DVD (VIDEO)

vegsource.com | October 5, 10 at 06:28 PM

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Jeff Novick's FAST FOOD DVD (VIDEO)

Do you want to eat healthy, but hate to cook? Does cooking take too much time? Cost too much money? Is it too hard? Does your grocery shopping bag come from a drive-through? If the answer to any of these...

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UC Berkeley's 280-pound vegetarian living large

sfgate.com | October 5, 10 at 11:01 AM

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UC Berkeley's 280-pound vegetarian living large

As a big, burly lineman on the Cal football team, Richard Fisher can be fairly characterized as a meat-and-potatoes kind of guy, hold the meat. Please, hold the meat. Fisher, 6-foot-2 and 280 pounds, is a rarity in college football:...

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