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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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  • Dec
  • 10

Bob Barker: Go Vegetarian to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

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Bob Barker is the former host of the television game show The Price Is Right, a longtime vegetarian (more than 30 years!), a philanthropist, and an animal rights advocate. He definitely knows what price people pay for eating meat and what benefits you’ll get by living a meat–free, compassionate lifestyle for your health , animals , and the planet ! Want …

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  • Mar
  • 7

Food for Thought: A Brainy Reason to Go Vegan!

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We all know that what we put on our plates can have a huge impact on our bodies , but as Dr. Neal Barnard, nutrition researcher at George Washington University and author of Power Foods for the Brain, pointed out in a recent appearance on CBS This Morning , what we eat impacts our brains, too. The good news is that the same foods that …

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  • Feb
  • 27

New Link Between Dementia and Diet

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There are two important health reasons for women to go vegan: heart disease and dementia . Researchers from the Mayo Clinic recently found that women with heart disease are three times more likely to develop cognitive problems that are associated with certain types of dementia. But thankfully, both men and women can work to prevent heart disease, dementia, and other degenerative illnesses by …

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  • Mar
  • 13

When Life Gives You Lemons, Reduce Your Stroke Risk?

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Citrus fruits are in season—and that’s perfect timing for a new study showing the link between increased citrus consumption and decreased stroke risk. You already know that five-a-day fruit and veggie consumption is good for your health, but now researchers are finding out specifically how and why. A recent study followed nearly 70,000 women over 14 years, having them report their food intake every …

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  • Dec
  • 22

An Alzheimer’s Researcher Speaks Out

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In a thoughtful opinion piece in The Chronicle of Higher Education Lawrence A. Hansen —an Alzheimer’s researcher at the University of California at San Diego who is also a PETA member—laments the reluctance of both animal experimenters and some animal rights activists to move toward any sort of common ground. But he reserves most of his criticism for institutional-animal-care-and-use committees, which are supposed to …

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