You have to hand it to the dairy industry’s marketing geniuses. They’ve paid everyone from Chris Brown to Katie Couric to shill for cow’s milk and persuaded the likes of the National Football League, Quaker, and Taco Bell to jump onboard. But as researchers investigate all the health claims that the milk industry makes, they’re coming up short on …
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An Emmy-winning news anchor and investigative reporter, Ellen is an outspoken and energetic advocate for a vegan lifestyle. She has written several books, including Paleo Vegan and Eat Vegan on $4 a Day. At 61, this brainy boomer is also the picture of health!
PETA’s Sexiest Vegan Over 50 winner blogs on her journey to becoming vegan, the health benefits …
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Chances are, if you’re hosting a holiday feast this year, you’ll have at least one friend or family member who will be a little flustered by the feathered fowl at the center of the table. For either ethical or health reasons, many people are making the switch to a vegetarian or vegan diet.
These delicious recipes will …
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Anyone who suffers from arthritis knows how painful a disease it is. Even pulling a weed or buttoning a blouse can be just too difficult. Senior citizens aren’t the only ones who suffer from this debilitating condition.
Elephants used in circuses are susceptible to developing arthritis because they spend most of their lives in chains. They endure hours on …
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New studies suggest that slashing sodium intake isn’t necessary for heart health—and consuming potassium could offset sodium’s effects and protect your heart.
If you’re a fan of salty foods but also want to keep your blood pressure in check, take heart. A new study on sodium intake from McMaster University indicates that switching to a very low-sodium diet might not be …
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Here they are, the winners of the 2014 Sexiest Vegan Over 50 contest! The two lucky winners will each receive a three-night stay at Laguna Lodge, a luxurious Guatemalan eco-resort. Start preparing for your run for the title of 2015 Sexiest Vegan Over 50— go vegan !
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The most potent weapon against breast cancer could be in your kitchen.
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