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All The News -- November 2010

UK Supermarket chain pledges CCTV in abattoirs to stamp out cruelty

independent.co.uk | November 28, 10 at 08:35 AM

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UK Supermarket chain pledges CCTV in abattoirs to stamp out cruelty

A slaughterman slits the throat of sheep, then cuts off their heads while they are still alive. Secret footage shot inside a West Country slaughterhouse has reignited a row over abattoir cruelty, following a series of undercover films that have...

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Half of China's antibiotics fed to animals, causing health problems in human population

xinhuanet.com | November 28, 10 at 08:30 AM

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Half of China's antibiotics fed to animals, causing health problems in human population

Nearly half of the antibiotics produced in China are being fed to livestock rather than used to fight viruses in people, experts say. Of the 210,000 tons of antibiotics made in China each year, 97,000 tons end up in animals,...

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Kitchen Tools We Love

November 27, 10 at 08:33 AM

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Kitchen Tools We Love

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Meet Erick - vegan leader from Togo, West Africa

IVU Online News | International Vegetarian Union | November 27, 10 at 03:43 AM

Meet Erick - vegan leader from Togo, West Africa

New IVU International Council Member from Togo Erick Mokafo-Brhom Yeleneke is a new member of the IVU International Council. He is also President of Vegan Students Association, President of Vegetarian Society of Togo and Coordinator of the African League for...

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Making the Connection - Vegan VIDEO

IVU Online News | International Vegetarian Union | November 26, 10 at 11:44 AM

Making the Connection - Vegan VIDEO

 "Making the Connection" is a new British film which invites you on a journey - together with a chef, a farmer, a Member of Parliament, an athlete, a dietician, a poet - to explore an exciting lifestyle which combines delicious,...

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Consider the Turkey

theatlantic.com | November 24, 10 at 07:46 PM

Read More: animal intelligence, Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson, thanksgiving, turkey

Consider the Turkey

"Humans," Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson has written, "seem to take a perverse pleasure in attributing stupidity to animals when it is almost entirely a question of human ignorance." This dictum seems especially apt with Thanksgiving arriving tomorrow. No animal, after all,...

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The Myth of Moderation

diseaseproof.com | November 24, 10 at 07:21 AM

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The Myth of Moderation

We are now on the threshold of a beautiful holiday season that is filled with joy, family, wonderful traditions, and numerous dietary landmines. Traditional foods of the holiday season are typically the least healthy and most addictive foods that can trigger...

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Study: We're just 9 years away from 50% of Americans having diabetes

Sanjay Gupta MD | November 23, 10 at 09:57 AM

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Study: We're just 9 years away from 50% of Americans having diabetes

Diabetes or prediabetes predicted for half of Americans by 2020 More than half of all Americans will have diabetes or prediabetes by the year 2020, at a cumulative cost of $3.35 trillion unless something drastically changes with U.S. health trends, according...

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UCLA The Most Vegan-Friendly College in America

peta.org | November 22, 10 at 08:43 PM

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UCLA The Most Vegan-Friendly College in America

UCLA, Northwestern, & McMaster Win Most Vegan-Friendly Top Spots After thousands of votes, dozens of campus newspaper articles, and a whole lot of mouth watering, the top winners in this year's Most Vegan-Friendly Colleges competition have finally be announced! Congrats...

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Major Study: He who eats most veggies lives longest

time.com | November 22, 10 at 07:25 PM

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Major Study: He who eats most veggies lives longest

Your mom wasn't lying about those veggies. A new study released by the Archives of Internal Medicine reveals that people with high blood levels of the antioxidant alpha-carotene -- found in a variety of vegetables -- were less likely...

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The Starch Solution: Every Successful Culture was Largely Starch-based (VIDEO)

drmcdougall.com | November 20, 10 at 01:23 PM

Read More: diet, health, john mcdougall, starch solution, vegan

The Starch Solution: Every Successful Culture was Largely Starch-based (VIDEO)

The Starch Solution. What is it? According to John McDougall MD, it's the answer to many of the world's health, hunger and environmental problems. It's also the title of a fascinating talk by Dr. McDougall, which we are bringing you...

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Study: Watermelon lowers blood pressure

November 19, 10 at 06:29 AM

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Study: Watermelon lowers blood pressure

No matter how you slice it, watermelon has a lot going for it -- sweet, low calorie, high fiber, nutrient rich -- and now, there's more. Evidence from a pilot study led by food scientists at The Florida State University...

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Drug companies pay drug pusher MDs millions

latimes.com | November 18, 10 at 10:21 AM

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About 48 of the more than 1,730 California doctors who received money from pharmaceutical companies over the past 21 months have been the subject of disciplinary action, a database compiled by the investigative news organization ProPublica found. While that...

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USDA Mad Cow Inspector Faked Tests Showing No Mad Cow in US Herd -- Indicted

washingtonpost.com | November 18, 10 at 10:17 AM

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USDA Mad Cow Inspector Faked Tests Showing No Mad Cow in US Herd -- Indicted

OMAHA, Neb. -- A former Nebraska cattle inspector has been indicted on charges that he faked reports about mad cow disease, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Wednesday. Galen Niehues, 41, of Cozad, was charged Tuesday in U.S. District Court in...

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Rip Esselstyn - Meals For Health in the News

earthsave.org | November 17, 10 at 12:29 PM

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Rip Esselstyn - Meals For Health in the News

Previously we told you about the plant-based intervention underway in a small rural dairy town in Pennsylvania, involving EarthSave Board member and Good Food Ambassador, Rip Esselstyn. You can read the previous story here. Well recently, Rip returned to Mercersburg...

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Do Not Fly -- TSA Naked Xray Machines "Will Cause Cancer" -- Top Radiation Expert

youtube | November 16, 10 at 09:30 PM

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Do Not Fly -- TSA Naked Xray Machines "Will Cause Cancer" -- Top Radiation Expert

TSA is out of control. Passengers can now be subject to dangerous and privacy-violating "naked" scanners, and physical "pat downs" which in any other context would constitute sexual assault. England banned these same x-ray machines, but they have been put...

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Study: Vegans have more DHA and Omega-3 than Fish-Eaters

November 15, 10 at 01:52 PM

Read More: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Fish oil, Omega-3 fatty acid, Veganism

Study: Vegans have more DHA and Omega-3 than Fish-Eaters

So you think you need to eat fish to get lots of longchain Omega-3s? Not if you're vegan. Some plant-based eaters think that adding fish oil to your diet will help due to rich Omega-3 fats found in fish. But...

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May I Be Frank - Vegan Raw Film Review

Robin Collins | November 14, 10 at 08:43 PM

Read More: cafe gratitude, may i be frank, movie, Raw foodism

May I Be Frank - Vegan Raw Film Review

Serendipity leads to transformation. On the day, three-and-a-half years ago, that Frank Ferrante wandered into Café Gratitude on Ninth Avenue and Irving Street in San Francisco, he was 54 years old and weighed 287 pounds. Depressed and lonely, Frank was a recovering drug and...

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Cutting teen salt could save future health costs

cnn.com | November 14, 10 at 08:15 PM

Read More: hypertension, salt, teens

Cutting teen salt could save future health costs

Reducing the amount of salt teens eat by 3 grams per day - that's about 1,200 milligrams or a 1/2  teaspoon - could lead to a 68 percent decrease in the number of teenagers with hypertension and also lower the...

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Cellphones and Cancer - A Far-From-Settled Issue

nytimes.com | RANDALL STROSS | November 14, 10 at 12:13 PM

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Cellphones and Cancer - A Far-From-Settled Issue

WARNING: Holding a cellphone against your ear may be hazardous to your health. So may stuffing it in a pocket against your body. I'm paraphrasing here. But the legal departments of cellphone manufacturers slip a warning about holding the phone...

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