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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

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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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Cooking Channel Debuts Vegetarian TV Show! (VIDEO)

youtube.com | December 9, 10 at 09:59 PM

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Cooking Channel Debuts Vegetarian TV Show! (VIDEO)

The Veg Edge debuted Thursday night on The Cooking Channel -- the first all veg cooking and travel show! The Veg Edge journeys the country unearthing a new breed of vegetarians. From a punk rock vegan in L.A. to...

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Weight Watchers gets it -- says load up on fruits and veggies

thepacker.com | December 4, 10 at 10:24 AM

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Weight Watchers gets it -- says load up on fruits and veggies

Fruits and vegetables don't count toward Weight Watchers International point limits under a new system called PointsPlus. "We needed a program that recognized that calories are most definitely not created equal," David Kirchhoff, chief executive officer, said in a news release....

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7-Eleven to offer vegan food options at 8 NYC locations

nydailynews.com | December 3, 10 at 09:48 PM

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7-Eleven to offer vegan food options at 8 NYC locations

Noodles, dumplings have no meat, dairy, egg The home of the Big Gulp has gone vegan.All-night convenience store chain 7-Eleven has added artichoke spinach noodles, vegetable lo mein and two types of dumplings - all minus meat, egg or dairy...

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Kitchen Tools We Love

November 27, 10 at 08:33 AM

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Kitchen Tools We Love

See http://www.vegsource.com/cookware/...

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The Myth of Moderation

diseaseproof.com | November 24, 10 at 07:21 AM

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The Myth of Moderation

We are now on the threshold of a beautiful holiday season that is filled with joy, family, wonderful traditions, and numerous dietary landmines. Traditional foods of the holiday season are typically the least healthy and most addictive foods that can trigger...

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Major Study: He who eats most veggies lives longest

time.com | November 22, 10 at 07:25 PM

Read More: archives of internal medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, vegetables

Major Study: He who eats most veggies lives longest

Your mom wasn't lying about those veggies. A new study released by the Archives of Internal Medicine reveals that people with high blood levels of the antioxidant alpha-carotene -- found in a variety of vegetables -- were less likely...

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Study: Watermelon lowers blood pressure

November 19, 10 at 06:29 AM

Read More: blood pressure, heart disease, hypertension, watermelon

Study: Watermelon lowers blood pressure

No matter how you slice it, watermelon has a lot going for it -- sweet, low calorie, high fiber, nutrient rich -- and now, there's more. Evidence from a pilot study led by food scientists at The Florida State University...

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A Bountiful Vegan Thanksgiving -- Recipes From Your Favorite Chefs

November 9, 10 at 11:55 AM

Read More: holiday, nava atlas, recipies, thanksgiving

A Bountiful Vegan Thanksgiving -- Recipes From Your Favorite Chefs

Vegan recipes for your holiday feasts, from appetizers to desserts! Isn't that what you were looking for? VegSource highly recommends this delectible compendium of holiday recipes from many of your favorite vegan chefs! Compied and edited by famed cookbook author...

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GM soy linked to cancer, birth defects

ausfoodnews.com.au | October 19, 10 at 07:55 PM

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GM soy linked to cancer, birth defects

Monsanto's herbicide Roundup used on genetically manipulated (GM) Roundup Ready crops is linked to human cell death, birth defects, cancer and miscarriages, says a report released at the European Parliament by an international group of scientists. The report comes at...

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New findings blow up "Paleo" diet fad principles

Nytimes.com | October 18, 10 at 08:20 PM

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New findings blow up "Paleo" diet fad principles

Adherents to a popular fad called the "Paleo diet" say it is based on the fact that early man ate a meat-centered diet, and since cavemen were healthier than people today, then the Paleo diet is the "healthiest" diet for...

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Fast-Food Toy Ban for Junk Food Gets OK in San Francisco

cbsnews.com | October 6, 10 at 09:41 AM

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Fast-Food Toy Ban for Junk Food Gets OK in San Francisco

An effort in San Francisco to make fast-food meals marketed to children healthier passed a key vote Monday. A committee of the Board of Supervisors gave preliminary approval to a law that would prohibit fast-food restaurants from packaging toys with...

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Do We Have a Right to Know If Our Food Has Been Genetically Modified?

washingtonsblog.com | October 4, 10 at 01:25 PM

Read More: fda, gmo, salmon

Do We Have a Right to Know If Our Food Has Been Genetically Modified?

The FDA is close to approving genetically modified (gm) salmon. See this and this. We know that at least some genetically modified foods may harm the environment. See this and this. And serious questions have been raised about whether some...

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KFC & McDonalds arrived in China, obesity on the rise

aolnews.com | September 26, 10 at 09:53 AM

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KFC & McDonalds arrived in China, obesity on the rise

As the Chinese economy beefs up, so are its citizens ... to the point where "Fat" is no longer just a popular name, but also the description for 100 million Chinese citizens.That number is small compared to China's 1.5 billion...

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Carrot vending machines a surprise success

grist.org | September 23, 10 at 03:53 PM

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Carrot vending machines a surprise success

Funding for the National School Lunch Program is set to expire in less than ten days -- and no sign of movement on the school lunch bill (aka the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010). Insiders are still hoping that...

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Cranberry juice can block Staph infections

bioscholar.com | September 2, 10 at 08:35 AM

Read More: cranberry juice, e coli, staph infection, Urinary tract infection

Cranberry juice can block Staph infections

Making a surprising discovery, researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) have found that cranberry juice cocktail blocked a strain of Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) from beginning the process of infection. The WPI researchers were expanding the scope of previous pioneering...

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Maggot Omelettes Served: Rodents, Maggots Found at 2 Iowa Egg Farms

ap | August 30, 10 at 04:03 PM

Read More: Chicken, Eggs, maggots

Maggot Omelettes Served: Rodents, Maggots Found at 2 Iowa Egg Farms

Food and Drug Administration investigators have found rodents, seeping manure and even maggots at the Iowa egg farms believed to be responsible for as many as 1,500 cases of salmonella poisoning. FDA officials released their initial observations of the investigations...

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Animals avoid GMOs even when starving - you should too

nongmoshoppingguide.com | August 22, 10 at 08:12 AM

Read More: Genetically modified, gmo

Animals avoid GMOs even when starving - you should too

The American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) recently released its position paper on Genetically Modified foods stating that "... GM foods pose a serious health risk". The AAEM called for a moratorium on GM food, with implementation of immediate long-term...

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