190x109-Join-Prime-Book-Club

    About PETA Prime
    Are you ready to make a big difference for yourself, animals, and the Earth through simple day-to-day choices? PETA Prime has all the information you need to live a healthy, humane, and rewarding life.

    192-weekly-top10-button2b

Health

  • Jul
  • 29

A Must-Read for New Vegans

Posted by at 11:42 AM | Permalink | No Comments


Letters-to-a-New-Vegan-602x965

I sure could have used the new book Letters to a New Vegan: Words to Inform, Inspire, and Support a Vegan Lifestyle when I went vegan 23 years ago, after receiving a mailing from PETA. The book might have made my first few weeks as a vegan less … well, clumsy. It’s full of wise and warm letters from everyday vegans and well-known animal advocates alike, including PETA President Ingrid …

Posted to Health | Posted to Tags: , , ,

  • Jul
  • 16

But My Doctor Said I Should Eat Fish …

Posted by at 8:45 AM | Permalink | 1 Comment


fish

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, …

Posted to Health | Posted to Tags: , , ,

  • Jul
  • 13

You’re Not Eating Enough Vegetables

Posted by at 11:24 AM | Permalink | No Comments


Americans are not getting close to eating enough fruits and vegetables daily, a new government report finds.

Posted to Health

  • Jul
  • 1

Meet the Woman Who Went Vegetarian at 86

Posted by at 1:24 PM | Permalink | No Comments


This warmly-written, inspiring article by Sherrey Reim Glickman, the late grandmother of Jasmin Singer from  Our Hen House , proves that it really is “never too late to change the world.”

Posted to Health | Posted to Tags: ,

  • Jun
  • 24

The True Cost of Cheap Leather

Posted by at 9:33 AM | Permalink | Comments (8)


WearLeather1

When a multistory building that housed several clothing factories collapsed in Bangladesh in 2013, killing more than 1,100 garment workers, the world got a rude awakening: Our cheap clothes come at a high cost to others. This issue is back in the news now that police in Bangladesh have filed formal murder charges against dozens of people for …

Posted to Health | Posted to Tags: , , ,

  • Jun
  • 22

Risotto, Dressed for a Party

Posted by at 6:55 PM | Permalink | 1 Comment


Arancini – from the Italian word for “orange” – are delectably creamy rice balls with a crispy, crunchy coating. This recipe gets its creaminess from starchy short-grain Arborio rice and an added vegan béchamel sauce. For a healthier twist, the balls are baked instead of deep fried. With a light coating of bread crumbs and herbs, they will …

Posted to Health | Posted to Tags: , ,

  • Jun
  • 9

Are Meat-Eaters Selfish?

Posted by at 9:27 AM | Permalink | Comments (8)


According to a new study by an international team of researchers, your thoughts about marriage equality and racial justice could be linked to your affinity for steaks and sausages. In other words, if the idea of killing another living being for dinner doesn’t leave a bad taste in your mouth, then you’re probably not too bothered by …

Posted to Health | Posted to Tags: ,

About Health

Improve your health, save animals, and protect the planet.

Recent Comments

Disclaimer

The information and views provided here are intended for informational and preliminary educational purposes only. From time to time, content may be posted on the site regarding various financial planning and human and animal health issues. Such content is never intended to be and should never be taken as a substitute for the advice of readers' own financial planners, veterinarians, or other licensed professionals. You should not use any information contained on this site to diagnose yourself or your companion animals' health or fitness. Readers in need of applicable professional advice are strongly encouraged to seek it. Except where third-party ownership or copyright is indicated or credited regarding materials contained in this blog, reproduction or redistribution of any of the content for personal, noncommercial use is enthusiastically encouraged.