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  • Nov
  • 20

Celebrate a Vegan Holiday

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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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  • Nov
  • 13

Old Before Their Time

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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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  • Nov
  • 4

Have You Heard the Surprising News About Salt?

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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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  • Oct
  • 22

Ellen and Edward Have Been Named the Sexiest Vegans Over 50 for 2014!

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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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  • Oct
  • 22

Want to Fight Breast Cancer? Think Green

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The most potent weapon against breast cancer could be in your kitchen.

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  • Oct
  • 9

Are You a Meat-Eating ‘Environmentalist’? Think Again

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PETA has long said that you can’t be a meat-eating environmentalist , and an alarming new study shows that we have no time to waste in ditching chicken kebabs and steak sandwiches and choosing humane veggie burgers and falafel instead. According to the Worldwatch Institute , our appetite for meat is taking a tremendous toll on precious resources such as land and water—while also taking …

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  • Sep
  • 30

Why Is Adopting an Animal Companion Good for Seniors?

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Research has shown that seniors benefit physically and mentally from having an animal companion.

Sure, adopting a homeless animal will improve his or her life, but did you know that an animal companion can improve your life, too? And we’re not just talking about rescued animals who have literally returned the favor and rescued their adopters. According to Alan Beck, director …

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