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Vegan for a Month

middleburycampus.com | Kristen Faiferlick | April 9, 10 at 05:42 AM

Vegan for a Month

About a month ago, I decided to try out veganism. I know what you're thinking. Vegans are tree-hugging, granola-loving liberals who only eat carrots and leaves. Well, bear with me, and maybe I can help draw a more accurate picture....

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San Francisco is First U.S. City to Declare Mondays as "Veg Day"

SF Veg Society | Dixie Mahy | via IVU.org | April 7, 10 at 06:48 AM

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San Francisco is First U.S. City to Declare Mondays as "Veg Day"

It was a good milestone for vegetarian activist Dixie Mahy,  President of the San Francisco Vegetarian Society, to see her efforts come to fruition in a BOARD RESOLUTION on Tuesday, April 6,  2010The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously adopted...

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In social dealings, being older is being wiser

yahoo.com | RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | April 5, 10 at 01:30 PM

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In social dealings, being older is being wiser

It turns out grandma was right: Listen to your elders. New research indicates they are indeed wise -- in knowing how to deal with conflicts and accepting life's uncertainties and change. It isn't a question of how many facts someone...

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Weak Rules on Toxins and Safety Mean Americans Are Dying from "Safe" Products

nytimes.com | DAVID LEONHARDT | March 31, 10 at 09:47 AM

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Weak Rules on Toxins and Safety Mean Americans Are Dying from "Safe" Products

For 14 years until just last month, GlaxoSmithKline sold a denture cream called Super Poligrip that contained high levels of zinc. The zinc helped with adhesion and was probably safe so long as people used moderate amounts of cream. Indeed,...

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Inner city kid tries to overcome obstacles to healthy eating

layouth.com | Ernesto Pineda | March 27, 10 at 10:30 PM

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Inner city kid tries to overcome obstacles to healthy eating

Why is eating healthy so hard? by Ernesto Pineda, 18 A lot of times when I come home from school, Jack in the Box, McDonald's or Taco Bell is on the table. When I see the food, especially the hamburgers,...

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Forget vegan, he's a "hegan"

salon.com | Thomas Rogers | March 25, 10 at 11:07 PM

Read More: Lifestyle Choices, Rip Esselstyn, Veganism

For most of his life Joe McCain subsisted on pepperoni and sausage pizza, steak bomb subs, and anything "fried, fried, or fried.'' In other words, says the Somerville police detective with a shaved head, snowy beard, and tattoos cascading up...

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Mormon Word of Wisdom and Vegetarianism

Brett Wilcox | March 25, 10 at 04:45 PM

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Mormon Word of Wisdom and Vegetarianism

Sacrament meeting is definitely NOT the best place to come out of the closet. But by the time I made the announcement, I no longer had any misgivings about my identity or how I was going to live my life....

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Meat Free Monday Song - Paul McCartney

youtube.com | March 25, 10 at 07:15 AM

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Meat Free Monday Song - Paul McCartney

It's not Hey Jude, but it is Paul McCartney. And you gotta like the sentiments.   == Scroll Down for Video ==    ...

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Love on the Menu

earthsavebaltimore.org | Don Robertson | March 24, 10 at 10:53 PM

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Love on the Menu

What if one simple action had the power to change our lives and the lives of many others in deep and profound ways... I'm convinced that our food choices have that kind of power. I believe that all creatures share...

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Dishin' with the Skinny Bitches (VIDEO)

skinnybitch.net | March 24, 10 at 07:30 PM

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Dishin' with the Skinny Bitches (VIDEO)

We've all heard about them.  The bestselling SKINNY BITCH series of books. Skinny Bitch and its sequels are huge smash books for many reasons. The central reason is probably because authors Rory Freedman and Kim Barnouin don't pull any punches....

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6 Things I Learned When I Went Vegan for a Month

alternet.org | Heather Wood Rúdolph | March 24, 10 at 08:11 AM

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6 Things I Learned When I Went Vegan for a Month

Like just about everyone in America, I was hankering to go on a slimming detox diet after New Year's. But based on previous experiences with just about every form of cleanse, I knew I wanted a food-based diet. Eliminating everything...

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Men leave their own mark on veganism

boston.com | Kathleen Pierce | March 24, 10 at 08:01 AM

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Men leave their own mark on veganism

For most of his life Joe McCain subsisted on pepperoni and sausage pizza, steak bomb subs, and anything "fried, fried, or fried.'' In other words, says the Somerville police detective with a shaved head, snowy beard, and tattoos cascading up...

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An experiment with vegan living leads to new way of eating

The Oregonian | Grant Butler | March 23, 10 at 09:00 AM

An experiment with vegan living leads to new way of eating

OK, I'll admit it: It was a journalistic stunt. At least partly ... On Feb. 1, I flipped a culinary switch and became a vegan overnight. For a month, I planned to shop, cook and eat without any animal products....

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You're too fat to work for me

nytimes.com | March 17, 10 at 08:50 PM

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You're too fat to work for me

As a woman whose height and weight put me in the obese category on the body-mass-index chart, I cringed when Michelle Obama recently spoke of putting her daughters on a diet. While I'm sure the first lady's intentions are good,...

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Dogs offer clues to self-control

sfgate.com | March 17, 10 at 08:42 PM

Dogs offer clues to self-control

Can dogs teach us about self-control? According to an article from Miller-McCune magazine, a recent canine experiment on willpower provides insight into how humans stay focused. Although the whys and hows of self-control have been frequently pondered by and posed...

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A no-meat day? Michigan farmers have a cow

FREEP.COM | DAWSON BELL | March 17, 10 at 08:30 AM

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A no-meat day? Michigan farmers have a cow

So you're a "food elitist" when you want to improve your diet - and you can look forward to personal attacks from the Farm Bureau and Department of Agriculture. Michigan hunters and meat producers had a collective cow today at...

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Medicare at cost? Who can argue with that

March 10, 10 at 10:28 PM

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Medicare at cost? Who can argue with that

Rep. Grayson Introduces Bill to Allow Anyone to Buy Into Medicare at Cost Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) March 9, 2010 Read text of the bill here: http://grayson.house.gov/UploadedFiles/Public_Option_Act.pdf Scroll down for video.    ...

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Low-Fat Diet Tops Low-Carb in Long Run

webmd.com | March 2, 10 at 02:02 PM

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Low-Fat Diet Tops Low-Carb in Long Run

A low-carb diet may offer quick results, but a new study suggests that a low-fat diet may be best for long-term weight loss and maintaining a healthy weight. Researchers found obese people who followed a low-fat diet may be more...

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Interval training can cut exercise hours sharply

yahoo.com | Associated Press | February 26, 10 at 07:10 AM

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Interval training can cut exercise hours sharply

People who complain they have no time to exercise may soon need another excuse. Some experts say intense exercise sessions could help people squeeze an entire week's workout into less than an hour. Those regimens -- also called interval training...

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Cleveland Clinic and Obesity Epidemic Solutions

fortune.com | February 19, 10 at 10:11 PM

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Cleveland Clinic and Obesity Epidemic Solutions

Cleveland Clinic's CEO Delos Cosgrove MD says that health care costs can't be controlled unless the obesity epidemic is stopped. And they're stopping the epidemic at their hospital. Watch:...

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