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  • Apr
  • 22

Vegan Survival Guide Giveaway

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Every year, hundreds of books cross our desks here at PETA and the PETA Foundation. Some, such as those that promote hunting, do not meet good ends . Ahem. But others are so informative and entertaining that we want to give a copy to everyone we know. And that’s why we’re offering Prime readers a chance to win The Vegan Survival Guide: …

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  • Apr
  • 17

Join the Food Revolution Summit!

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Few issues have as great an impact on animals , the environment , and your health as the modern American diet. From the intense suffering of billions of chickens, pigs, and other animals on factory farms to the huge health-care costs of treating heart disease, diabetes, cancer and the multitude of other sometimes fatal ailments that frequently have a link to a person’s diet, …

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  • Mar
  • 18

Fashion Icon Vivienne Westwood Gets Her Toes Wet in Vegetarian Campaign

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In honor of World Water Day , Vivienne Westwood has forgone fashion in  favor of her birthday suit in a new video about the meat industry’s depletion of  world water supplies. “I am an eco-warrior, but I take long showers with a clean  conscience because I’m vegetarian,” says Westwood as she bathes in the video.

An impassioned environmentalist, Vivienne reveals …

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  • Mar
  • 6

Health Problem—Vegan Solution

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Health news can be pretty daunting. Virtually every day, we hear discouraging news about heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. But it’s not all gloom and doom. Let’s take a look at the following three recent reports and focus on ways that we can stay healthy:

●    According to Yale University researchers, cold weather, high …

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  • Feb
  • 28

Signed Book Contest! From Fighting Fires to Fighting Bad Eating

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As the daughter of a retired firefighter, I am excited that firefighter-turned–health activist and food writer Rip Esselstyn has come out with a follow-up to his bestselling The Engine 2 Diet  called My Beef With Meat .

Esselstyn advocates a “plant-strong” eating plan powered by grains, fresh fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts, and seeds. The book is filled with delicious recipes and practical advice about how—and …

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  • Feb
  • 10

It’s Never Too Late to Go Vegan

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“Change may be scary and challenging, but we’ve seen that before. We haven’t gotten to where we are in life without change.”

This quote, taken from the preface of Never Too Late to Go Vegan: The Over-50 Guide to Adopting and Thriving on a Plant-Based Diet by Carol J. Adams, Patti Breitman, and Virginia Messina, M.P.H., R.D., …

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  • Feb
  • 4

New Test Saves Thousands of Mice

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Happy news for mice! Tens of thousands of mice will be spared agonizing deaths  every year following the landmark approval of a more accurate toxicity test for shellfish eaten by humans in the U.S. The Interstate Shellfish Sanitation  Conference formally approved the test at its meeting last week.

For decades, state fisheries throughout the U.S. …

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