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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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  • 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 That’s because an article published in the British newspaper The Telegraph cites new draft guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence that suggests that the impact of eating a diet rich …

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  • 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
  • 3

Craving Savings? Here’s a Coupon!

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If you love hearty, healthy bread as much as I do, check out the “killer” breads from Dave’s Killer Bread. These organic, vegan breads can be found at many supermarkets and are packed with nutty goodness and nutrition. Print out a coupon and pick one up and let us know what you think in the comments. Here’s the website and printable …

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  • Jul
  • 2

Undercover Exposé—Pigs Suffer and Die at Top Breeder

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A disturbing undercover investigation reveals that lame and injured pigs are left to suffer and that many pigs die at a worldwide leader in pig production. Their bodies and spirits are broken, and they need your help.

This video was captured by a PETA investigator at a leading supplier to other pig meat companies of pig semen and the sows …

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