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Who Benefits From You Being Sick? Eating You Alive Film Makers Reveal All

Who Benefits From You Being Sick? Eating You Alive Film Makers Reveal All

Who benefits from you being sick? Paul David Kennamer Jr. and Merrilee Jacobs discuss this, what do doctors really know about nutrition – if anything at all!?! (:60 clip here) – and the making of their film, Eating You Alive on Awesome Vegans with Elysabeth Alfano. Plus, they give some healthy diet tips of their own! You can subscribe to […]

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Go Vegan World Launches in Birmingham, England

Go Vegan World Launches in Birmingham, England

Award winning advertising campaign, Go Vegan World, launched in Birmingham on October 24th. Colorful and thought-provoking banners appear on Birmingham taxis, the Walsall digital billboard on the M6, and video screens at New St, the Bullring shopping centre, and The Loop.  The eye catching ads and videos feature headlines such as They Trust Us, We Butcher Them and Dairy Takes […]

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Vegan Diet Best for the Environment and Human Health

Vegan Diet Best for the Environment and Human Health

Vegetarian and vegan diets are best for the environment and human health, according to research published online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. Researchers assessed several regional models that incorporated environmental, economic, and health impacts associated with a dietary change in the future. Diets compared included proportional reduction in animal products, […]

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How Not to Die: An Exclusive Interview with Dr. Michael Greger

How Not to Die: An Exclusive Interview with Dr. Michael Greger

Dr. Michael Greger MD, a nutrition expert, physician, and founder of NutritionFacts.org, is the author of an amazing new book out on December 8, “How Not to Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease.” In it, he examines the 15 top causes of premature death in the U.S., including heart disease, cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure, […]

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Why is Eggplant Good For You?

Why is Eggplant Good For You?

By Dr. Mercola Eggplant is a popular part of Indian, Middle Eastern, and Chinese cuisines, but in the US the average American eats less than one pound per year. They are, perhaps, the least popular member of the Solanaceae family, which includes tomatoes, pepper, and potatoes, as well as some poisonous plants like Deadly Nightshade. For centuries, in fact, especially […]

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PETA Names NYC as America’s Most Vegan-Friendly City

PETA Names NYC as America’s Most Vegan-Friendly City

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has declared New York the nation’s most vegan-friendly city. To mark the occasion, PETA presented City Council members with a Manhattan skyline replica carved from vegetables, complete with a Chrysler Building made of radishes. “New York has really gone for the green,” Dan Mathews, Senior Vice President of PETA. “They’re really focusing […]

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Plant-Stock: A Weekend Event at the Esselstyn Family Farm

Plant-Stock: A Weekend Event at the Esselstyn Family Farm

Engine 2 Retreats presents the 3rd “Plant-Stock” gathering at the Esselstyn family farm in upstate New York. Come see the beautiful home and grounds featured in the documentary Forks Over Knives, while learning about healthy living and the plant-based lifestyle from the leading experts. The weekend will feature presentations by: • T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D., author of The China Study […]

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Top 10 Toxic Products You Don’t Need

Top 10 Toxic Products You Don’t Need

This is a guest post published on Care2.com by Margie Kelly from Healthy Child Healthy World. Advertisers spent an astonishing $144 billion in 2011 to entice you to buy more and more stuff, so it’s not surprising that you have a home full of things you don’t need. Here’s a list of 10 toxic products you absolutely don’t need; you can […]

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Tricks to Get Kids to Eat Healthier at Home

Tips like cutting vegetables into shapes, covertly pureeing greens into sauces, and modeling healthy behaviors can improve our children’s diets. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Tricks to Get Kids to Eat Healthier at School

Interventions to improve child nutrition at school have included everything from reducing cookie size, adding fruit to classroom cupcake celebrations, and giving vegetables attractive names, to more comprehensive strategies such as “veggiecation” curricula and transforming school cafeterias. Read full article: http://nutritionfacts.org/video/tricks-to-get-kids-to-eat-healthier-at-school/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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