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All The News -- February 2011

Confirmed: Sea Lice From Salmon Farms Infecting Wild Fish

alternet.org | February 12, 11 at 02:34 PM

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Confirmed: Sea Lice From Salmon Farms Infecting Wild Fish

The first link between salmon farms on the British Columbia coast and elevated levels of sea lice on juvenile Fraser River sockeye salmon has been demonstrated by new research published today. While there has been speculation that lice from captive...

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Jeff Novick's FAST FOOD Saves $$ and Lives! (VIDEO)

youtube.com | February 11, 11 at 09:56 PM

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Jeff Novick's FAST FOOD Saves $$ and Lives! (VIDEO)

Do you own Jeff Novick's FAST FOOD DVD yet? This DVD shows you how to make a dozen delicious and healthy dishes -- in ten minutes or less, from start to finish. Jeff provides the "missing link" in healthy plant-strong...

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High fructose corn syrup is poison, so FDA has been asked to re-name it "corn sugar"

February 11, 11 at 10:13 AM

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High fructose corn syrup is poison, so FDA has been asked to re-name it "corn sugar"

What's in a name? The National Consumers League (NCL) thinks quite a lot, when it comes to food ingredients. The Washington-based consumer group is taking issue with a proposal before the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to change the name...

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Junk food makes kids stupid -- really!

February 10, 11 at 07:04 PM

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Junk food makes kids stupid -- really!

Diets high in fats, sugars and processed foods are lowering toddlers' IQs, a new study has suggested. It found eating habits among three-year-olds shape brain performance as they get older. A predominantly processed food diet at the age of three...

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Household Insecticides May Be Linked to Autoimmune Diseases

health.com | February 10, 11 at 06:58 PM

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Household Insecticides May Be Linked to Autoimmune Diseases

New research suggests a link between women’s exposure to household insecticides — including roach and mosquito killers — and the autoimmune disorders rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. The scientist did not find a direct cause-and-effect relationship between insecticide exposure and the...

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Help your knees feel better with -- grapes!

February 10, 11 at 06:54 PM

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Help your knees feel better with -- grapes!

Editor's note: Note that this article mentions animal studies. We see animal studies receiving attention in the media, and we see government bodies sometimes basing nutritional policy on such work, at least in part. Because this kind of information is...

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Stroke Rising Among Young People

nytimes.com | February 10, 11 at 06:47 PM

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Stroke Rising Among Young People

More young people and adults in their 30s and 40s are being hospitalized for stroke, even as stroke rates are dropping in older people, new data show. The findings, reported this week at the American Stroke Association conference in Dallas,...

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STUDY: A Diet Soda A Day Kills You 61 Percent Quicker

msnbc.com | February 9, 11 at 11:35 PM

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STUDY: A Diet Soda A Day Kills You 61 Percent Quicker

Just as you were starting to feel virtuous for having switched from sugary sodas to low- or no-calorie substitutes, a new study comes along suggesting that diet sodas might be bad for your head and your heart. The study, which...

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John McDougall VIDEO: Pills Won't Save You

vegsource.com | February 8, 11 at 09:34 AM

Read More: autoimmune disease, john mcdougall, medication, multiple sclerosis, pills

John McDougall VIDEO: Pills Won't Save You

Today Dr. McDougall has a message for you: most drugs that doctors prescribe -- are a racket. You might think that's a pretty strong word. But racket is pretty accurate, unless you wanted to use con, swindle, shakedown or --...

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Prototype Vegans - earlier than you think...

The Vegan - Vegan Society | John Davis | February 4, 11 at 01:25 PM

Prototype Vegans - earlier than you think...

by John Davis, manager and historian of the International Vegetarian Union. - a double-page article for the Winter 2010 issue of The Vegan, magazine of the Vegan Society in the UK. Now on their website: We all know that the...

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Study: Bad eating habits, not genes, are cause of obesity and illness

February 4, 11 at 10:30 AM

Read More: diet, genes, lifestyle, obesity

Study: Bad eating habits, not genes, are cause of obesity and illness

Poor eating and activity habits, not genetics, are the underlying causes for most cases of adolescent obesity, new research suggests. The finding stems from an analysis involving more than 1,000 Michigan sixth-grade students who participated in the Project Healthy Schools...

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Processed People film helps school go plant-strong!

February 3, 11 at 02:38 PM

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Processed People film helps school go plant-strong!

A school district in Sag Harbor, New York, recently decided it had to clean up its act and provide healthier, plant-strong alternatives. What was the inciting event?  VegSource's own film, PROCESSED PEOPLE. Bridgehampton Union Free School District is participating in...

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Excess Weight and Alopecia

dole.com | February 2, 11 at 09:44 AM

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Excess Weight and Alopecia

Fat-Related Inflammation Might Weaken Hair Follicles Miss Nebraska took the crown in last month's Miss America contest -- but Miss Delaware won a special place in our hearts. Kayla Martell began losing her hair at age 13 due to alopecia,...

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It's Never Too Late to Live Longer

dole.com | February 2, 11 at 05:58 AM

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It's Never Too Late to Live Longer

Eat Healthy After 70 & You'll Boost Chances of Reaching 80 by 24% Say you've made it to the ripe old age of 70 after a lifetime of not-so-great eating habits -- why change now? Because you may live longer,...

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Bio Char -- It can save the planet!

February 1, 11 at 02:12 PM

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Bio Char -- It can save the planet!

Have you heard of Bio Char? These are little briquettes of charcoal that may come to the planet's rescue. Bio-char is one of the most exciting developments in science today. It is an ancient method of enhancing soil fertility and...

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Pharmaceutical$ For Everyone!

Natural News TV | February 1, 11 at 12:44 PM

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Pharmaceutical$ For Everyone!

In her book, "Our Daily Meds," Melody Petersen documents how the pharmaceutical industry has completely corrupted the practice of medicine in the US. According to statistics she cites, in 2007 94% of all US doctors reported receiving gifts or cash...

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Deceiving consumers about ingredients? Standard corporate behavior today

Natural News TV | February 1, 11 at 12:36 PM

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Deceiving consumers about ingredients? Standard corporate behavior today

In the old days, people who adulterated or lied about food ingredients were jailed - assuming a lynch mob didn't prevent them from making it to trial. But times have changed. If you can afford the right lawyers, lobbyists and...

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San Francisco Activists against live poultry sales sue farmers' market and vendor

sfgate.com | February 1, 11 at 12:25 PM

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San Francisco Activists against live poultry sales sue farmers' market and vendor

What started out at the Heart of the City Farmers' Market as a cultural conflict between animal rights activists trying to block live poultry sales and vendors catering to hundreds of Chinese customers, has taken a legal turn. On Wednesday...

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Texas Stroke Belt -- Should we confiscate their deep fat fryers?

nytimes.com | February 1, 11 at 12:13 PM

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Texas Stroke Belt -- Should we confiscate their deep fat fryers?

The proof of Anderson County’s live-hard, die-young culture is in the bread pudding — and the all-you-can-eat fried catfish, the drive-through tobacco barns and the dozens of doughnut shops that dot this East Texas county of about 57,000. In a...

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Def Leppard's Phil Collen Has Rock and Roll Vegan Abs

latimes.com | February 1, 11 at 11:49 AM

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Def Leppard's Phil Collen Has Rock and Roll Vegan Abs

Most people know Phil Collen as the lead guitarist for Def Leppard. But once his shirt comes off, Collen is known for something else -- an amazing set of abs. These days Collen gets asked about his fitness routine more...

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