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All The News -- January 2011

Kids won't eat healthy school lunches? Balderdash!

ohio.com | January 12, 11 at 10:03 AM

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Kids won't eat healthy school lunches?  Balderdash!

These days the country seems to be at a heightened awareness of healthful eating, particularly among our young people, where obesity rates have reached shocking levels. But for all the hype and talk, getting kids off the pop and chips...

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Do the Workout Challenge with Jeff and Willie!

Jeff Nelson, Founder VegSource.com | January 10, 11 at 07:57 PM

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Do the Workout Challenge with Jeff and Willie!

Behold a source of contention in our family room!  My 14-year-old son Willie and I are soon starting the workout program P90X together. And so I told my wife that I wanted a "power tower" for Christmas, that allows for...

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Firefighters kicking cholesterol to the curb (VIDEO)

January 8, 11 at 06:45 PM

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Firefighters kicking cholesterol to the curb (VIDEO)

Come on baby light my veggies! Two programs recently started in firehouses in different states, programs designed to get firefighters in shape -- using a low fat, 100% plant-strong diet. The first is in Bethesda, Maryland, where Whole Foods Market...

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Q&A with T. Colin Campbell PdD, Author of The China Study

nytimes.com | TARA PARKER-POPE | January 8, 11 at 07:58 AM

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Q&A with T. Colin Campbell PdD, Author of The China Study

Six years ago a small Texas publisher released an obscure book written by a father-son research team. The work, based on a series of studies conducted in rural China and Taiwan, challenged the conventional wisdom about health and nutrition by...

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Germany Halts Sale of Poultry, Pork, Egg Due to Dioxin Contamination

huffingtonpost.com | January 8, 11 at 07:50 AM

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Germany Halts Sale of Poultry, Pork, Egg Due to Dioxin Contamination

Germany froze sales of poultry, pork and eggs from more than 4,700 farms Friday to stem the spread of food contaminated with cancer-causing dioxin, as fears grew that farmers could have been using tainted livestock feed for months. South Korea...

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To Bee or Not to Be? Insects, amphibians and birds dying off

washingtonsblog.com | January 6, 11 at 05:51 PM

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To Bee or Not to Be? Insects, amphibians and birds dying off

Bees - upon which the entire human food chain rests - are suffering a sharp decline. As the Guardian pointed out Monday: The abundance of four common species of bumblebee in the US has dropped by 96% in just the...

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Nina and Randa in New "She's A Vegan" Music Video

January 6, 11 at 03:41 PM

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Nina and Randa in New "She's A Vegan"  Music Video

Nina and Randa were cast in a video to help promote Mario Van Peeble's upcoming film "We The Party." It was a fun afternoon boogying with rappers and fellow dancers!   ==SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO==   Nina and Randa with...

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Strategic Planning: A 10-Step Program to Sustaining Health-Promoting Habits

healthpromoting.com | Alan Goldhamer, D.C. | January 6, 11 at 10:07 AM

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Strategic Planning: A 10-Step Program to Sustaining Health-Promoting Habits

Adopting a health-promoting diet and lifestyle is one of the most difficult tasks facing modern human beings. Even people who are health conscious have a difficult time implementing a health-promoting diet, designing and sticking to a regular exercise program, and...

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Legislatures in four states: Put vegan options on school lunch menus

Max Kramer | January 6, 11 at 09:25 AM

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Legislatures in four states: Put vegan options on school lunch menus

This week, President Obama signed the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act-the first major bipartisan bill enacted by a deeply polarized congress since the election. The act will replace junk food in school lunches and vending machines with more healthful options. Several...

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Vegan diets becoming more popular, more mainstream

washingtonpost.com | January 6, 11 at 09:21 AM

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Vegan diets becoming more popular, more mainstream

-- You've come a long way, vegan. Once mocked as a fringe diet for sandal-wearing health food store workers, veganism is moving from marginal to mainstream in the United States. The vegan "Skinny Bitch" diet books are best-sellers, vegan staples...

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The Leveraged Buyout of the US - Financial Coup d'Etat (VIDEO)

youtube.com | January 5, 11 at 10:07 PM

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The "Tapeworm Economy" "We are literally changing the way countries are governed - no longer by governments but by corporations." Former Assistant Secretary of Housing under George H.W. Bush Catherine Austin Fitts blows the whistle on how the financial...

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Kale for Keen Vision - 69% Lower Glaucoma Risk with Darkest Greens

dole.com | January 5, 11 at 06:21 PM

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Kale for Keen Vision - 69% Lower Glaucoma Risk with Darkest Greens

January is when many make resolutions to turn over a new leaf -- it's also National Glaucoma Awareness Month. So why not combine the two by resolving to eat more dark leafy greens, like kale and collards. Why? A recent...

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Forks Over Knives - One Week Run in Portland Starting January 7

January 4, 11 at 01:14 PM

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Forks Over Knives - One Week Run in Portland Starting January 7

Forks Over Knives is a new movie that features some of our favorite people! Let me name a few: Caldwell Esselstyn Jr MD T. Colin Campbell PhD John McDougall MD Pam Popper PhD Neal Barnard MD Matt Lederman MD Alona...

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Whitewash: The book that demolishes dairy (read a free chapter!)

January 4, 11 at 12:24 PM

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Whitewash: The book that demolishes dairy (read a free chapter!)

Ever gotten into a discussion and wished you had access to the multitude of reasons why dairy is probably the worst food on the planet? Well if so, you are in luck. Joseph Keon PhD has just written one of...

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How a bone disease was redefined to create a blockbuster, super-profitable drug

npr.org | January 4, 11 at 10:30 AM

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Katie Benghauser had no concept of all the forces that combined to bring the box of pills to the bottom shelf of her medicine cabinet. All she knew was that three years ago she went in for a routine checkup...

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Obesity Epidemic Spurs Demand for Oversized Caskets

abcnews.com | January 4, 11 at 10:25 AM

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Obesity Epidemic Spurs Demand for Oversized Caskets

The fatter Americans get, the more businesses stretch to accommodate them; even funeral homes, and casket and mortuary lift retailers. About one-third of U.S. adults are obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. About 17...

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Update: Farm Animals Get 80 Percent of Antibiotics Sold in U.S.

wired.com | Maryn McKenna | January 4, 11 at 01:00 AM

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Update: Farm Animals Get 80 Percent of Antibiotics Sold in U.S.

Two weeks ago, I broke the news of a new FDA report that estimated for the first time the amount of antibiotics sold in the United States every year for use in agriculture: 28.8 million pounds. That long-awaited report didn't...

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VegSource's Nina and Randa in New Commercials! (VIDEO)

youtube.com | Jeff Nelson, Founder VegSource.com | January 3, 11 at 08:01 PM

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VegSource's Nina and Randa in New Commercials! (VIDEO)

Nina and Randa recently shot a couple of commercials which are on the air! In the first, they're featured with Men's Doubles stars Bob and Mike Bryan -- this commercial is airing all this month on ESPN, which is covering...

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Huge health benefits of purple fruit (VIDEO)

abcnews.com | January 3, 11 at 06:41 PM

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Are you eating a lot of grapes and blueberries? I have at least one smoothie a day (made with my Vitamix 5200) which contains a couple cups of blueberries.  My wife and kids drink them too pretty much daily, and...

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Huge new screening (and drug treatment) push for Alzheimer's disease

naturalnews.com | January 3, 11 at 10:17 AM

Huge new screening (and drug treatment) push for Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's researchers are pushing for the disease to be redefined so that treatment can begin years earlier than under current practices. Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia, and can currently be conclusively diagnosed only with an autopsy....

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