Articles by Heather Moore

  • Jan
  • 20

Lower Your Cholesterol, Naturally

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Every so often comes a rash of studies that portray statins, such as Lipitor, Crestor, and Vytorin, as the next best thing since sliced bread—or lentil soup. The latest round of such studies even suggests that these cholesterol-lowering drugs can reduce the risk of repeat heart attacks in people who have already had a heart attack or …

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  • Sep
  • 11

What’s Changed Since PETA’s Historic Silver Spring Monkeys Case?

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It’s been 33 years since PETA’s precedent-setting Silver Spring monkeys’ case —the case that resulted in the nation’s first arrest and criminal conviction of an animal experimenter for cruelty to animals, the first confiscation of abused animals from a laboratory, and the first U.S. Supreme Court victory for animals used in experiments as well as a revamp of a failed inspection system …

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  • 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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