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The Dark Side of Vitaminwater - John Robbins

John Robbins | August 5, 10 at 07:43 PM

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The Dark Side of Vitaminwater - John Robbins

Now here's something you wouldn't expect. Coca-Cola is being sued by a non-profit public interest group, on the grounds that the company's vitaminwater products make unwarranted health claims. No surprise there. But how do you think the company is defending...

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Meat Eaters Pack on More Pounds, Regardless of Calories

July 21, 10 at 06:24 PM

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Meat Eaters Pack on More Pounds, Regardless of Calories

Losing weight isn't as simple as calories in, calories out -- at least for those who eat meat. That's the surprising result of a new study that links meat consumption to long-term weight gain.Researchers out of Imperial College, London, tracked...

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Organic junk food is still junk food

Consumer Reports | Erin Gudeux | July 17, 10 at 11:42 AM

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Organic junk food is still junk food

The organic cheese puffs were the final straw.  I stared at the package, wondering: What are they thinking? Even if all the ingredients really are organic (which, as we've reported, they don't have to be to get an organic label)...

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Vegan Rep. Kucinich Pushes To End Tax Subsidies For Junk Food Advertising

HuffingtonPost.com | July 12, 10 at 11:39 PM

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Vegan Rep. Kucinich Pushes To End Tax Subsidies For Junk Food Advertising

As First Lady Michelle Obama spoke to the NAACP convention in Kansas City about childhood obesity Monday, Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) continued his work behind the scenes to stem junk food advertising to kids. A new bill introduced by Kucinich...

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Raw Food Chef, Cherie Soria, at IVU Congress (interview plus recipe)

International Vegetarian Union | July 12, 10 at 11:01 AM

Raw Food Chef, Cherie Soria, at IVU Congress (interview plus recipe)

Cherie Soria, www.RawFoodChef.com, well-known raw foods teacher, is the founder and director of Living Light Culinary Arts Institute and author of such publications as The Raw Revolution Diet, with Brenda Davis and Vesanto Melina. She will be presenting at the...

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Ignore the anti-soy scaremongers

guardian.co.uk | July 3, 10 at 04:02 PM

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 Ignore the anti-soy scaremongers

Last time I was interviewed for BBC Radio London, the presenter asked if soya foods were safe, then fell about laughing saying he didn't want to grow man-boobs. I've been asked if soya is safe for babies, can it interfere...

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Proposed US Dietary Guidelines: Eat a "plant-based diet"

webmd.com | Denise Mann | June 16, 10 at 07:03 AM

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Proposed US Dietary Guidelines: Eat a "plant-based diet"

By encouraging Americans to slash their salt intake, eat a plant-based diet, and increase physical activity, the newly proposed 2010 Dietary Guidelines take aim at the obesity epidemic. As it stands, two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese, and obesity...

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Processed food addiction: Engineered by American food companies

smh.com.au | June 15, 10 at 07:02 AM

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Processed food addiction: Engineered by American food companies

Overweight and obesity's cause might be dead simple - eat more kilojoules then you burn up and you'll store the extra kilojoules as fat. But David Kessler, a former commissioner with the US Food and Drug Administration, argues that there's...

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OIL TO NUTS: The Truth About Fats (Jeff Novick DVD)

DVD | June 7, 10 at 03:09 PM

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OIL TO NUTS: The Truth About Fats (Jeff Novick DVD)

It seems that every other day some new study comes out with conflicting information about fats, oils, nuts and seeds. Are you "going nuts" trying to sort the truth from the propaganda? Are all fats created equal? Is olive oil...

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Monsanto: Do not conduct research on our GM seeds

Yale University | bruce stutz | June 5, 10 at 09:33 AM

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Monsanto: Do not conduct research on our GM seeds

A battle is quietly being waged between the industry that produces genetically modified seeds and scientists trying to investigate the environmental impacts of engineered crops. Although companies such as Monsanto have recently given ground, researchers say these firms are still...

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Vegan restaurant chain expanding across US

Jeff Nelson | June 2, 10 at 10:56 AM

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Vegan restaurant chain expanding across US

We have long been fans of Chef Tanya and her chain of vegan restaurants called Native Foods Cafe. They are an amazing place to dine and we go every chance we get! Well, soon people across the USA will be...

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Handful of pistachios could destroy cholesterol

telegraph.co.uk | May 24, 10 at 07:07 AM

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Handful of pistachios could destroy cholesterol

A handful of pistachio nuts a day can help destroy bad cholesterol, ward off heart disease and prevent cancer, say scientists.   The findings published in the Journal of Nutrition follows previous research by the same team that discovered pistachios...

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Got Dairy? Not On These Pizzas! Tofurky Goes into Frozen Pizza Biz

Tofurkey | May 7, 10 at 08:54 AM

Got Dairy?  Not On These Pizzas! Tofurky Goes into Frozen Pizza Biz

Turtle Island Foods, makers of the popular Tofurky brand, is introducing the first frozen 100% Vegan Cheese Pizza in the country - a new line that has already won the coveted VegNews Best of Show Award at the Natural Products...

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Tony's Darts Away tempts Burbank vegans

LATIMES.COM | Charlie Amter | April 29, 10 at 09:44 PM

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Tony's Darts Away tempts Burbank vegans

Editor's Note: We'll check it out and let you know what we think! California beers and vegetarian fare are on tap at Tony Yanow's new venture.   For a city that bills itself as the "media capital of the world,"...

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Russian Biologists: GMO foods cause sterility in third generation

ruvr.ru | April 27, 10 at 07:08 AM

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Russian Biologists: GMO foods cause sterility in third generation

Editor's Note: From time to time we come across articles mentioning animal studies. We see these studies receiving attention in the media, and we see government bodies sometimes basing nutritional policy on such work, at least in part. Because this...

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Toxic seafood -- why would you eat fish?

youtube.com | April 26, 10 at 12:57 AM

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Toxic seafood -- why would you eat fish?

Many people look to fish as a safe, clean source of protein. And they feel it might protect them in some way against heart disease.It's a good theory. Scroll down to watch the video, which is the reality.    ...

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Health insurance companies invest billions in fast food chains

naturalnews.com | April 23, 10 at 08:18 AM

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Health insurance companies invest billions in fast food chains

Did you ever wonder how health insurance companies drum up future business? It's easy: Just invest in companies whose products cause chronic degenerative disease, driving people towards more health care needs and therefore more health insurance.And that's exactly what the...

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Ann Cooper talks school lunches (VIDEO)

ted.com | April 21, 10 at 07:21 AM

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 Ann Cooper talks school lunches (VIDEO)

Speaking at the 2007 EG conference, "renegade lunch lady" Ann Cooper talks about the coming revolution in the way kids eat at school -- local, sustainable, seasonal and even educational food. Ann Cooper cares -- a lot -- what kids...

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Report Says Contaminated Meat Is In Supermarkets

abcnews.com | April 15, 10 at 06:32 AM

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Report Says Contaminated Meat Is In Supermarkets

It is a frightening picture: beef contaminated with toxic heavy metals, pesticides and antibiotics making its way into the nation's supermarkets. Phyllis K. Fong, the Agriculture Department's inspector general, looked at how beef is tested for harmful substances. According to...

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Vegan soup at a baseball game? Only in Seattle!

SEATTLETIMES.COM | JACK BROOM | April 13, 10 at 10:15 AM

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Vegan soup at a baseball game? Only in Seattle!

"Take me out to the ballgame. Take me out with the crowd. Buy me some gluten-free, healthful snacks ... " Howzat? Fans headed to the Mariners' home opener Monday will see some unfamiliar players, not just on the field, but...

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