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All The News -- April 2011

Forks Over Knives on Dr. Oz (VIDEO)

youtube.com | April 30, 11 at 02:38 PM

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Forks Over Knives on Dr. Oz (VIDEO)

This past week, health icons, Caldwell Esselstyn Jr MD, T. Colin Campbell PhD, Rip Esselstyn and Neal Barnard MD appeared on a 30-minute segment of The Dr. Oz Show to introduce the new film, Forks Over Knives. Wath the opening...

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Are you taking Vitamin D, Calcium, Fish Oil, CQ10 or other supplements? You may be getting lead

April 26, 11 at 07:01 AM

Are you taking Vitamin D, Calcium, Fish Oil, CQ10 or other supplements? You may be getting lead

Below are some of the alerts out there on a wide variety of supplements.  Our advice: if you're vegan, other than Vitamin B12, why do you need these? What are you realistically unable to get that you need to expose...

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Study: Fish oil increases aggressive prostate cancer

April 26, 11 at 06:41 AM

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Study: Fish oil increases aggressive prostate cancer

Study after study shows omega-3 fatty acids, like those found in fish oil, are great for the heart. But new research suggests the same may not be true for men’s prostates. Researchers with the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in...

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Pregnant women exposed to pesticides have children with slightly lower IQ, studies show

latimes.com | Marissa Cevallos | April 25, 11 at 10:31 AM

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Pregnant women exposed to pesticides have children with slightly lower IQ, studies show

Pesticides on fruits and vegetables may be harmful to a developing fetus — slightly. Children whose mothers were exposed to low doses of a specific class of pesticides may have a slightly lower IQ in later childhood, three new studies suggest....

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Vegetarian Dietary Patterns Are Associated With a Lower Risk of Metabolic Syndrome

April 25, 11 at 10:25 AM

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Vegetarian Dietary Patterns Are Associated With a Lower Risk of Metabolic Syndrome

Vegetarian Dietary Patterns Are Associated With a Lower Risk of Metabolic Syndrome The Adventist Health Study 2 Nico S. Rizzo, PHD1,2, Joan Sabaté, MD, DRPH1,3, Karen Jaceldo-Siegl, DRPH1,3 and Gary E. Fraser, MD, PHD3 Corresponding author: Nico S. Rizzo, nrizzo@llu.edu....

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An apple a day keeps bad cholesterol away

consumerreports.org | April 25, 11 at 09:26 AM

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An apple a day keeps bad cholesterol away

Here’s a heart-healthy reason to prescribe yourself an apple a day: Women who ate dried apples every day for a year lowered their LDL (bad) cholesterol by 23 percent, according to a study funded by the U.S. Department of...

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Sugar Is a Poison, Says UCSF Obesity Expert

April 25, 11 at 08:44 AM

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Sugar Is a Poison, Says UCSF Obesity Expert

The rise of obesity is usually blamed on too much eating and not enough exercising, but Robert Lustig, MD, a UC San Francisco pediatric neuroendocrinologist, asks us to look beyond the obvious. Yes, more Americans are overweight today than 30...

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International Vegan Festival, June 2011, Spain

IVU Online News | International Vegetarian Union | April 21, 11 at 03:49 AM

International Vegan Festival, June 2011, Spain

Francisco Martin is a well-known name among veg activists worldwide. He is also the organiser of the 13th International Vegan Festival, to be held from Saturday 4 June to Sunday 12 June 2011 at Hotel Elimar, Rincón de la Victoria...

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Interview with IVU Historian

IVU Online News | International Vegetarian Union | April 21, 11 at 03:02 AM

Interview with IVU Historian

Supreme Master TV recently broadcast a three part mini-series on the "International Vegetarian Union and the Venerable History of Vegetarianism", based on interviews with John Davis, IVU Manager and Historian, during the 1st Mid-East Veg Congress in Dubai, December 2010....

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Going Plant-Strong in Sacramento with Meals For Health (VIDEO)

April 14, 11 at 08:39 PM

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Going Plant-Strong in Sacramento with Meals For Health (VIDEO)

EarthSave's Meals for Health -- a 30-day intervention program where low-income families are taught to eat a healthy plant-based diet -- has been getting a lot of positive local coverage in the Sacramento area! Two local channels recently ran stories....

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Want to convince your friends to go vegan? Show them photos of meat and pretend it's vegan -- like VegNews does!

Jeff Nelson, Founder VegSource | April 14, 11 at 06:06 PM

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Want to convince your friends to go vegan? Show them photos of meat and pretend it's vegan -- like VegNews does!

QuarryGirl -- a fabulous vegan blogger who we on VegSource follow regularly -- has broken an important story.  The story is linked below at the end of my commentary. The bottom line of the QuarryGirl story is this: For several...

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