Articles by Heather Moore

  • Aug
  • 6

Like Mushrooms? You’ll Love This Recipe

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Niacin is an essential and beneficial nutrient, a B vitamin that’s necessary for the health of your hair, skin, eyes, liver, and nervous system. It helps your body make hormones and metabolize carbohydrates, fats, and protein. But recent studies show that people who take prescription niacin, along with statins or another drug, called laropiprant, to combat high cholesterol, may …

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  • Jul
  • 16

Study Shows Animal Protein Is as Deadly as Tobacco

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Eating meat can be as hazardous to your health as smoking cigarettes . That’s the conclusion of a new study that links animal protein to an increased risk of early death for people in their 50s and early 60s.

Researchers followed 6,381 people aged 50 and over who took part in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey and found that those aged 50 to 65 who ate high-protein diets—those that are …

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  • Jul
  • 14

The Winners of PETA’s 2014 Vegetarian-Friendly MLB Stadium Rankings Are …

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Take me out to the ball game. Take me out with the crowd. Buy me some … vegan pot stickers and black-bean burgers? Yep, that’s right. There’s no need for animal-friendly baseball fans to settle for peanuts and Cracker Jack anymore. Many MLB stadiums have a stacked lineup of vegetarian fare, everything from veggie dogs and faux chicken …

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  • Jun
  • 23

Go Vegan, Urges Scientist and Breast Cancer Survivor

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Yet another leading scientist, Dr. Jane A. Plant , is urging women to give up dairy products to beat cancer . Dr. Plant, a breast cancer survivor herself, believes that breast cancer is overwhelmingly linked to animal-based foods. In a recent Telegraph article , the British scientist explains that Chinese women living in China rarely get breast cancer, primarily because they eat healthy plant …

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  • Jun
  • 9

Come Walk (or Run) With the Pack

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Attention, marathoners, mall walkers, couch potatoes, and cheerleaders: We hope you’ll all join the 2014 PETA Pack  and walk, swim, jog, or run to raise money for animals. Last year, the PETA Pack, which included more than 500 participants from coast to coast and around the world, raised more than $96,000 to expose and end cruelty to animals.

This year, the pack wants …

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  • Jun
  • 6

Vegan-Friendly Retirement Spots

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When I moved to Sarasota, Florida, about six years ago, I figured that I was getting a jump on retirement. In addition to being warm and sunny, the area offers a variety of vegan-friendly restaurants and plenty of fun and relaxing activities for people of all ages.

Although Sarasota is practically paradise and therefore a popular retirement and …

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  • Jun
  • 2

Want to Reduce Your Risk of Strokes by One-Third?

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Not many people wear ribbons or run marathons in commemoration of American Stroke Month, but strokes are the fourth leading cause of death—and a leading cause of long-term disability—in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), strokes kill approximately 130,000 Americans every year—that’s about one American every four minutes.

Fortunately, new research suggests that you can reduce your risk of a stroke by almost a third just by …

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