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  • Sep
  • 16

Fit, 50-Plus, and Fabulous … There’s Still Time to Enter PETA Prime’s Contest!

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Calling all 50-and-over vegans! PETA Prime is excited to annouce the start of the 2014 contest . Show the world how sexy and beautiful being vegan at any age is.

PETA is looking for the sexiest vegan man and woman over 50, and we’re giving each winner an unforgettable three-night stay for two at a luxurious Guatemalan eco-resort .

If you’re a vegan …

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  • Sep
  • 2

Keep Animals Safe From Fall Poison Dangers

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About this time every year, there’s a tree on my mom’s street that sprouts a large, orangey mushroom at its base. This is a “chicken of the woods “ mushroom that, you guessed it, tastes just like chicken. Rinsed, sliced into chunks, and sautéed, it’s the perfect cruelty-free addition to pasta sauce and stir-fries.

However, not all mushrooms are as kitchen-ready …

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  • Aug
  • 20

Recipe: Granola Goes Glam

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Everyone knows that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But when you’re in a rush to get out the door, it can be all too tempting to grab a bagel or cereal bar and hit the road—or worse, skip breakfast altogether.

Mistress Ginger ‘s Glamola Granola to the rescue! Whip up a batch of this …

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  • Aug
  • 15

How Much Protein Do I Need?

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If I had a dollar for every time someone asked me, “But where do you get your protein ?” I might have enough money to buy a lifetime supply of tofu .

It’s easy to get all the proteins that your body needs while also enjoying many of your favorite vegan foods . Ironically, what people often don’t realize is that …

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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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  • Aug
  • 2

But My Doctor Said I Should Eat Fish …

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Open any health or women’s magazine, and you’ll eventually come across a recommendation to “eat more fish.” Fish perplexingly continues to be touted as a “health food,” despite the fact that many of the species that people commonly consume-most notably tuna-are contaminated with mercury and other toxins. So why is it considered “healthy”? Because-compared to other meats, …

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  • Jul
  • 25

Fish-Oil Myth Busted—Again

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Fed up with hearing about the supposed health benefits of eating oily fish or taking fish-oil supplements? Your ears may be off the hook permanently. That’s because an article published in the British newspaper The Telegraph cites new draft guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence that suggests that the impact of eating a diet rich …

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