Archives for November 2012

  • Nov
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Forget Powerball we have already won life’s lottery

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Hope springs eternal, no matter how slim the odds. You can see that in the long lines for Powerball tickets, despite how cold it is outside in most of the 42 states where the jackpot has climbed to hundreds of millions of dollars.

No one can be blamed for wanting to win a windfall that makes Skyfall,

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  • Nov
  • 29

A Recipe for Romance

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Remember that classic U2 song “Two Hearts Eat as One”? Wait, what? It’s not “eat”? Well, maybe it should be!

The world’s longest-married couple , 107-year-old Karam Chand and his 100-year-old wife, Katari, have lived in wedded bliss for 87 years. And we don’t think it’s any coincidence that the long-lived lovebirds are both vegetarian. Healthy hearts stay together longer, and one …

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  • Nov
  • 28

Do Vegans Live Longer?

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Researchers at Loma Linda University in California have been conducting a study to determine whether vegetarians and vegans live longer than the rest of the population, and so far, the answer seems to be a resounding “Yes!”

Although the research—which originally began in 1958 and includes various studies on Seventh-day Adventists, who typically eat a plant-based diet as part of …

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  • Nov
  • 27

Be an Angel This Holiday Season

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The lonely dog sitting on a patch of dirt in the bitter cold with a heavy chain pulling at his or her neck isn’t enjoying life—that dog is miserable, just as you or I would be if we were left out in the ice, snow, and freezing temperatures of winter. The season is a long, cruel test …

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  • Nov
  • 26

Help PETA in Three Minutes

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We just got word of an opportunity for PETA supporters to make a significant donation to help end animal abuse that takes just three minutes and doesn’t cost a cent.

If you bought an LCD television, computer screen, or laptop between 1999 and 2006, you are owed money from a settlement because the manufacturers of those products …

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  • Nov
  • 23

Fighting the Big Four: Diabetes

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In a recent post, I explained how four of the biggest health problems facings Americans—heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, and cancer—can be prevented, and in the case of some diseases, even reversed, by exercising and eating healthy animal-friendly foods. In this post, I want to focus on type 2 diabetes, a debilitating and potentially deadly disease that has …

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  • Nov
  • 22

Our Mom’s Famous Vegan Holiday Roast

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We long ago solved the Thanksgiving (and holiday) turkey-dinner “problem.” Our Ma’s recipe for a vegan holiday roast and two different gravies is below. It’s become a true tradition in our family. As you can see, the roast is really a high-protein “dressing,” and just a warning–this recipe makes a very large amount, so make sure that …

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