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  • May
  • 26

Doctor in the House: the Lowdown on Saturated Fats

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As seen in PETA’s current issue of Animal Times magazine, Neal Barnard, M.D., author of Power Foods for the Brain, answers your questions about nutrition and health. Q: I know trans fats are unhealthy, but what’s the verdict on saturated fats? A: Saturated fat, which is found primarily in meat and dairy foods, is without a […]


  • May
  • 25

John Joseph: Plant-Based, Punk, and Primed for Action

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By day, Meat Is for Pussies author John Joseph bikes, runs, and swims, training for the grueling Ironman triathlons that he started competing in four years ago, at the age of 49. By night, he performs equally grueling high-energy live sets with his legendary hard-core punk band, the Cro-Mags. How does this 53-year-old modern-day Renaissance […]


  • May
  • 16

Need Help Going Vegan? Get a Vegan Mentor!

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Not sure how to go vegan? Sign up for PETA’s Vegan Mentor Program and a seasoned vegan will guide you to a cruelty-free lifestyle.


  • May
  • 4

May Is the Perfect Time to Jump-Start Your Health

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It’s never too late to make a healthy change. Just ask Linda Middlesworth. At age 45, she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer, a wake-up call that prompted her to make some serious changes to her diet. She went from eating lots of fish, cheese, butter, and eggs to eating only vegan foods. As a result, […]


  • Apr
  • 28

Why the Heir to the Baskin-Robbins Empire Doesn’t Eat Ice Cream

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If John Robbins’ last name sounds familiar to you, it may be because his father was one of the founders of the world’s largest ice cream company, Baskin-Robbins. Robbins was groomed from a young age to help take over the family business—he even grew up with an ice cream cone–shaped swimming pool in the backyard. […]


  • Apr
  • 27

Why This Classically Trained Pastry Chef Went Raw

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Today, Vikki Sgro-Konopka is a raw vegan who whips up delectable French desserts from unlikely sounding ingredients, but it took a health crisis to get her to change her lifestyle. Vikki grew up as part of a big Italian family in Philadelphia. Food was everywhere, all the time, and holiday dinner tables overflowed with dairy-laden […]


  • Apr
  • 21

Get Expert Advice From Doctors Dean Ornish, Neal Barnard, and Many More—for FREE

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What do primatologist Jane Goodall, U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, Dr. Dean Ornish, and Farm Sanctuary co-founder Gene Baur have in common? They’re all participating in the fifth annual Food Revolution Summit, a free weeklong online event taking place from April 30 to May 8, during which renowned author John Robbins will discuss the future of […]


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