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All The News -- December 2010

Have they really patented nature? (VIDEO)

youtube.com | December 31, 10 at 09:53 PM

Read More: genetically engineered, gmo, monsanto, seed

Have they really patented nature? (VIDEO)

For 200 years, congress and the patent office did not allow for the patenting of life, for any part of nature. Food crops were deliberately excluded from patenting on moral grounds. In 1978 a patent on a genetically engineered microbe...

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Fat to Fit: Woman Goes Vegan, Loses 100 Pounds, Rids Herself of Illnesses

thedailytimes.com | December 26, 10 at 09:57 PM

Read More: fat to fit, vegan, weight loss

Fat to Fit: Woman Goes Vegan, Loses 100 Pounds, Rids Herself of Illnesses

At 49 and with deteriorating health, Janice Church knew she might not see 50. She had battled ulcerative colitis for years, high cholesterol, numbness like that experienced by stroke victims and severe depression. She was living in Maryland at the...

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13th International Vegan Festival, Malaga, Spain, June 2011

IVU Online News | International Vegetarian Union | December 23, 10 at 03:15 AM

13th International Vegan Festival, Malaga, Spain, June 2011

The Spanish Vegan Society (AVE) is hosting the 13th International Vegan Festival, which will take place in Malaga (Spain) from 4th to 12th June, 2011, and invites everyone to come and share some days in this wonderful event. The Festival...

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Top 5 Surprising Vegan Super Heroes (VIDEO)

youtube.com | December 22, 10 at 01:24 PM

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Top 5 Surprising Vegan Super Heroes (VIDEO)

In the pantheon of super heroes, Captain Planet is the clear environmental role model. Still, eco-minded actors and actresses have, increasingly, added a subtle green tint to characters that have, traditionally, lacked any environmental inclinations. The result: five surprising vegan...

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How vegetarians maintain bright moods

psychologytoday.com | December 22, 10 at 12:19 PM

Read More: happiness, mood, vegetarian

How vegetarians maintain bright moods

The bodily benefits of vegetarianism have long been known. Less meat typically means less saturated fat and more antioxidants, which leads to improved heart health. But the impact of vegetarianism on mental functioning is less clear. Nutritionist Bonnie Beezhold at...

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US Fast Food Outlets in India -- Going Veg

December 22, 10 at 07:35 AM

Read More: fast food, india, vegetarian

US Fast Food Outlets in India -- Going Veg

Leading American fast food chains, which globally are known for their non-vegetarian offerings, are raking in more moolah from their veggie delights in India following the lead of organised retail supermarkets which tend to avoid stocking non-vegetarian fresh produce items....

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Klingon Worf from 'Star Trek' goes vegan

theplantbaseddiet.com | December 21, 10 at 09:58 AM

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Klingon Worf from 'Star Trek' goes vegan

From Phoebe Chongchua: We visited Comic Con in San Diego and were pleasantly surprised to learn that actor, Michael Dorn (Star Trek: The Next Generation) is a vegan. In this video, he shares his strategy for keeping fit and why...

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Med school professors paid big bucks to whore for drug companies

December 21, 10 at 07:45 AM

Read More: corruption, drug companies, Eli Lilly and Company, Stanford University

Med school professors paid big bucks to whore for drug companies

Editor's Comment: Welcome to your medical system, where teaching hospital doctors receive millions of dollars to deliver speeches written by drug companies. The bottom line for the US medical industry? Just like everything else in American culture, it's about making...

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Study: Beetroot juice improves cardiovascular health

eurekalert.org | December 19, 10 at 12:05 AM

Read More: beetroot, beets, cardiovascular, juice, nitric oxide

Study: Beetroot juice improves cardiovascular health

New research into the health benefits of beetroot juice suggests it's not only athletes who can benefit from its performance enhancing properties - its physiological effects could help the elderly or people with heart or lung-conditions enjoy more active lives....

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What are America's top 10 healthiest grocery stores?

health.com | Pamela Paul | December 17, 10 at 08:36 AM

Read More: healthies grocery stores, whole foods

What are America's top 10 healthiest grocery stores?

Let's face it: Your weekly (or daily!) run to the grocery store is the foundation for your good health. So it's thrilling news that the supermarket industry is on a health kick--these days you'll likely find organic produce and "natural"...

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29 MILLION POUNDS of Antibiotics Used to Promote Growth in Food Animals During 2009

foodpolitics.com | Marion Nestle PhD | December 15, 10 at 05:54 PM

Read More: antibiotic, Antibiotic resistance, meat

29 MILLION POUNDS of Antibiotics Used to Promote Growth in Food Animals During 2009

I was interested to read FoodSafetyNews this morning and learn about the FDA's new count of the number and pounds of antibiotics used to promote the growth of farm animals used as food. Because this is the first time...

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Vegan Holiday Celebration - Millennium Style (VIDEO)

youtube.com | Jeff Nelson, Founder VegSource.com | December 14, 10 at 12:39 PM

Read More: ann wheat, eric tucker, larry wheat, millennium restaurant, thanksgiving

Vegan Holiday Celebration - Millennium Style (VIDEO)

This Thanksgiving, the Nelsons were in San Francisco where they celebrated the holiday at world-renowned, gourmet vegan restaurant, Millennium. PS: See if you can spot the famous vegan cookbook author in the clip! ==SCROLL DOWN TO WATCH VIDEO==  ...

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Book Review: WHITEWASH: The Disturbing Truth About Cow's Milk & Your Health

Ruth Heidrich, Ph.D. | December 14, 10 at 08:06 AM

Read More: cancer, Dairy, Health, Milk, obesity

Book Review: WHITEWASH: The Disturbing Truth About Cow's Milk & Your Health

WHITEWASH: The Disturbing Truth About Cow's Milk & Your HealthBy Joseph Keon, Ph.D.Reviewed by Ruth Heidrich, Ph.D  If you or anyone you care about still consumes dairy products, the information in this book can be life saving. Why? Well, it...

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vegsource.com | December 12, 10 at 09:11 PM

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Subscribe to our FREE Email Newsletter for new videos and info!

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Breakthrough Discovery on the Causes of Autism

huffingtonpost.com | Mark Hyman MD | December 12, 10 at 07:41 AM

Read More: autism, causes, cure

Breakthrough Discovery on the Causes of Autism

Imagine being the parent of a young child who is not acting normally and being told by your doctor that your child has autism, that there is no known cause, and there is no known treatment except, perhaps, some behavioral...

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From John Robbins: Who's Done More Damage, Bernard Madoff or Alan Greenspan?

huffingtonpost.com | December 11, 10 at 01:34 PM

Read More: alan greenspan, bernard madaoff, Fraud, john robbins, Ponzi scheme

From John Robbins: Who's Done More Damage, Bernard Madoff or Alan Greenspan?

Exactly two years ago today, I received a phone call from hell. My financial adviser and close friend, with whom I had invested all of my family's life savings, called to tell me that overnight we had lost 95 percent...

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5th Asian Veg Union Congress to be held in Hangzhou, China

International Vegetarian Union | December 10, 10 at 11:04 PM

5th Asian Veg Union Congress to be held in Hangzhou, China

The 5th Asian Veg Union Congress to be held in Hangzhou, China 8th-9th November 2011The City of Hangzhou is one of the seven ancient capital cities in China. It has a population of 3.72 million and has a long history...

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"Nearly Everyone in US Gets Cancer"

vegsource.com | December 10, 10 at 07:29 PM

Read More: DVD, healthy lifestyle expo, joel fuhrman, video

"Nearly Everyone in US Gets Cancer"

Want to know the secret to a happy, healthy life? Here it is: Eat, drink, and be merry. But you want to eat, drink, and be merry in the right way. Our brand new Healthy Lifestyle Expo DVD features experts...

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Heart Disease and Cancer: Listen to Foremost Expert Tell How to Prevent Them

December 10, 10 at 05:48 PM

Read More: cancer, esselstyn, heart diseaes, interview

Heart Disease and Cancer: Listen to Foremost Expert Tell How to Prevent Them

Caldwell Esselstyn Jr MD -- the doctor whose program Bill Clinton has turned to in order to reverse his heart disease -- was recently in Australia and New Zealand where he was invited to make presentations before coronary health...

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Minimally processed food a healthy goal - Marion Nestle PhD MPH

sfgate.com | December 10, 10 at 08:05 AM

Read More: junk food, marion nestle, processed foods

Minimally processed food a healthy goal - Marion Nestle PhD MPH

Nutrition and public policy expert Marion Nestle answers readers' questions in this monthly column written exclusively for The Chronicle. E-mail your questions to food@sfchronicle.com, with "Marion Nestle" in the subject line. Q: I may be preaching to the choir...

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