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Nuts: What does the science really say? (VIDEO)

November 29, 12 at 06:00 PM

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Nuts: What does the science really say? (VIDEO)

Let's be real. The most important thing you can do with your diet to protect your health is to minimize or avoid entirely animal foods. Fried foods, processed foods, salty, oily, crapped up sugary food -- lose them as well....

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Factory Farming's Days May Be Numbered

Ocean Robbins | November 27, 12 at 09:52 PM

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Factory Farming's Days May Be Numbered

In one of history's most stunning victories for humane farming, Australia's largest supermarket chain, Coles, will as of January 1 stop selling company branded pork and eggs from animals kept in factory farms. As an immediate result, 34,000 mother pigs...

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Native Foods Vegan Cafe -- Palm Springs Open! (VIDEO)

youtube.com | November 25, 12 at 09:49 AM

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Native Foods Vegan Cafe -- Palm Springs Open! (VIDEO)

Native Foods Vegan Cafe has reopened their Palm Springs location! Palm Springs was the first Native Foods outlet, originally opened in 1994. Now it's bigger and improved, and has lots of tasty vegan items! For more info, visit http://www.NativeFoods.com SCROLL...

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Vegan confessions from a retired soldier, prison guard and macho guy

Steven C DeLuca, US Army Retired | October 31, 12 at 07:45 PM

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Vegan confessions from a retired soldier, prison guard and macho guy

When I was 60 I had been working out and eating well for decades - or so I thought.  Sometimes that included lots of meat and for a few years I was a vegetarian.  I worked in health clubs as...

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Whole Foods Market's Plant-based Health Care for Employees (VIDEO)

October 23, 12 at 08:14 PM

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Whole Foods Market's Plant-based Health Care for Employees (VIDEO)

Whole Foods Market actually takes care of their sick employees -- and fellow businesses should take note. Watch Whole Foods founder, John Mackey, explain how he arrived at a decision to use plants instead of drugs to heal his employees....

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John McDougall MD - Solving America's Health Crisis (VIDEO)

October 22, 12 at 08:47 PM

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John McDougall MD - Solving America's Health Crisis (VIDEO)

Obesity, cancer, heart disease, type 2 diabetes...this country's health is plummeting. Then there's the cost of health care.  Out of control.  Threatening to bankrupt companies and the country. What's the solution? Well John McDougall MD has one.  It's simple,...

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Could Anyone Find This Animal Abuse Tolerable?

John Robbins | August 22, 12 at 08:45 AM

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Could Anyone Find This Animal Abuse Tolerable?

Yesterday, the USDA shut down operations at Central Valley Meat Co. in Hanford, California. The facility, located at the center of California’s dairy industry, slaughters California dairy cows when their milk production declines, and sells their meat to make hamburger...

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Nuts & Weight Gain: It's Worse Than We Thought

Jeff Nelson, vegsource.com | August 19, 12 at 06:08 PM

Read More: fat, nuts, research, studies, weight gain, weight loss

Nuts & Weight Gain: It's Worse Than We Thought

Newsletter subscribers recently wrote to me citing two scientific reviews on nuts and weight. An expert had told them these reviews showed that “90% of published studies suggest that nut consumption does NOT lead to weight gain.” They wanted to...

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How the ethical argument fails veganism

Jeff Nelson, vegsource.com | August 8, 12 at 01:41 PM

Read More: ethical, health, matt ball, messina, vegan, vegan outreach

How the ethical argument fails veganism

Okay, please excuse the incendiary title of this article.  Someone recently sent me links to a couple of articles from vegan websites with titles like "How the Health Argument Fails Veganism."These articles come from animal activists like Ginny Messina and...

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Sold as "Fat Free" and it's 100% Fat (VIDEO)

August 7, 12 at 09:44 PM

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Sold as "Fat Free" and it's 100% Fat (VIDEO)

Here is a short excerpt from the talk of Jeff Novick, MS RD, at the Healthy Lifestyle Expo in Los Angeles California last year.  SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO       Come to California and attend this eye-opening weekend event...

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Book Review: Finding Ultra: Rejecting Middle Age, Becoming One of the World's Fittest Men, and Discovering Myself

Jeff Nelson, vegsource.com | August 5, 12 at 05:57 PM

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Book Review: Finding Ultra: Rejecting Middle Age, Becoming One of the World's Fittest Men, and Discovering Myself

This is a plant-based book like none other out there.  I have to say, I did not expect this book to go where it did.  I want to be careful not to give any spoilers here, but you won't find...

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Can't lose the weight? It could be the nuts

Jeff Nelson, vegsource.com | July 26, 12 at 12:57 PM

Read More: absorption, cholesterol, diabetes, health, nuts, research, science, study, weight loss

Can't lose the weight?  It could be the nuts

We recently ran an article by Chef AJ talking about how she dropped the extra weight she had been trying to lose for years.  AJ had been eating a healthy plant-based diet – that included regular rich desserts and chocolate. ...

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Native Foods Vegan Cafe Comes to Santa Monica (VIDEO)

July 17, 12 at 09:18 PM

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Native Foods Vegan Cafe Comes to Santa Monica (VIDEO)

Native Foods Vegan Cafe opened yet another new outlet, this one in Santa Monica, California.They also expanded their Westwood, California, location and have a HUGE vegan restaurant there now!Watch this 90 second video to see these beautiful new vegan eateries!...

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How did Chef AJ lose all that weight? She gave up nuts.

Chef AJ | July 17, 12 at 08:22 AM

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How did Chef AJ lose all that weight?  She gave up nuts.

Editor's Note: We ran into our friend, Chef AJ, at a local vegan fair not long ago and were struck -- she's lost a lot of weight!  She then told a story of being in excellent health, but being questioned...

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Meat-Eating Wastes HUGES Amount of Water and Resources

July 1, 12 at 05:29 PM

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Meat-Eating Wastes HUGES Amount of Water and Resources

John Robbins was right in his groundbreaking 1988 book, Diet For A New America.  It takes enormous amounts of water and other resources to create meat.  If you don't care about the future of the planet or starvation of those...

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The Paleo Diet Is Uncivilized (And Unhealthy and Untrue)

John McDougall, MD | June 30, 12 at 09:08 AM

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The Paleo Diet Is Uncivilized (And Unhealthy and Untrue)

Low-carbohydrate (low-carb) diets are fueling the destruction of human health and our planet Earth. “Low-carbohydrate” means a diet high in animal foods and low in plant foods. Only plants synthesize carbohydrates (sugars). The body parts of animals, including red meat,...

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Native Foods Vegan Cafe -- Boulder Colorado Opens! (VIDEO)

June 29, 12 at 11:03 PM

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Native Foods Vegan Cafe -- Boulder Colorado Opens! (VIDEO)

SCROLL DOWN TO WATCH VIDEO Team VegSource recently traveled to Boulder, Colorado, where we ran in the Boulder Boulder 10K race, climbed the Flatirons, and celebrated the grand opening of Native Foods Vegan Cafe! And what an opening it was!...

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Low Carb Book Authors -- ARE FAT! (VIDEO)

June 28, 12 at 05:53 PM

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Low Carb Book Authors -- ARE FAT!  (VIDEO)

Low carb diet proponents are making a killing off diet book sales. But what about the authors themselves? If they eat their diet and it's so great, shouldn't they look thin and healthy?  We know the vegan diet doctors are...

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The Rise of Nonperfectionist Veganism

Hillary Rettig | June 27, 12 at 01:37 PM

Read More: activism, advocacy, judgmentalism, perfectionism, veganism

The Rise of Nonperfectionist Veganism

After my book The Lifelong Activist was published by Lantern Books in 2006, I gave a lot of talks to vegan groups, and also spoke with many individual vegans and vegan activists. Whenever I'd mention what I'd considered the self-evident...

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Beyond Meat -- It's cheaper, healthier and tastes better than meat

June 22, 12 at 08:53 AM

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Beyond Meat -- It's cheaper, healthier and tastes better than meat

It's called Beyond Meat, and it's made from plant protein, mainly soy and peas. In blind tests, it deceived meat-eaters every time. It contains no saturated fat, no gluten, it's cheaper than real meat, and they can't keep it in...

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