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  • 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. […]


  • Mar
  • 25

For Healthy Bones, Go Nuts

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Studies left and right are proving that the milk mustaches in those “Got Milk?” ads are covering up more than upper lips. The desperate dairy industry is using a massive advertising campaign to promote its product as healthy. But it seems that the answer to healthy bones may lie in beans, nuts, and grains. Numerous […]


  • Mar
  • 4

New Study Finds That Going Vegan Can Slash Risk of Prostate Cancer

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PETA UK’s blog reports on a study funded by the World Cancer Research Fund that found that men who avoided meat, dairy and eggs reduced their risk of developing the disease by a third.


  • Mar
  • 2

How I Beat Cancer, Lost Weight, and Found My Voice by Going Vegan

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When I was 45 years old, I had some major health issues. Despite being a gym nut, I was 45 pounds overweight, my total cholesterol was 358, and I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer. I was shocked, as I thought what I ate was healthy—mostly vegetarian foods with lots of cheese, butter, eggs, and fish. […]


  • Feb
  • 24

Learning New Tricks

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You know that saying “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks”?  I wanted to share my recent story proving that that old adage is untrue and that it’s really never too late for anyone to learn something new. I am from southern Louisiana, where the culture is closely identified with food but rarely of […]


  • Feb
  • 19

5 Ways to Connect With Others and Help Animals

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It’s no surprise that having close friends or family members can help us lead healthier, happier lives. But did you know that being lonely can literally make you sick? According to an article by Dr. Sanjay Gupta in O, The Oprah Magazine, loneliness can increase your risk of mortality by 45 percent. In contrast, obesity […]


  • Dec
  • 15

Cheese Is So Addictive That One Doctor Calls It ‘Dairy Crack’

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“Say ‘cheese’”? You’d better rethink that. In a recent study, researchers at the University of Michigan looked at which foods are most addictive. Cheese is super-addictive, they concluded. Dr. Neal Barnard, founder and president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, calls cheese “dairy crack.” Here’s why: Cow’s milk contains casein, a protein that becomes […]


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