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  • Oct
  • 13

Judging Compassion: Toronto Pig Save Cofounder on Trial for Helping Animals

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Toronto Pig Save cofounder Anita Krajnc is on trial. Her “crime”? Giving water to hot, thirsty pigs who were crammed into a metal transport truck on a swelteringly hot day in June 2015. As writer and Toronto Pig Save supporter Elizabeth Abbott explains in her Huffington Post blog post, “Judging Compassion: The Criminal Trial of […]

  • Oct
  • 6

What PETA Is Doing to Help Farmed Animals, Part 3: Online Outreach

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In part 2 of this series focusing on the many things that PETA does to help farmed animals, I talked about ways in which we work to attract media attention, putting—or keeping—animal rights issues in the news and reaching countless people worldwide. At the same time, PETA is also working to reach people on popular […]

  • Sep
  • 8

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 studies show that people who take prescription niacin, along with statins or another drug, called laropiprant, to combat […]

  • Jul
  • 21

Book Review: ‘The Sustainability Secret: Rethinking Our Diet to Transform the World’

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The Sustainability Secret: Rethinking Our Diet to Transform the World, by Kip Andersen and Keegan Kuhn, is the companion book to Cowspiracy, the groundbreaking documentary that investigates why leading environmental organizations don’t acknowledge that animal agriculture is the biggest contributor to climate change and environmental destruction. The book follows Kip and Keegan as they visit […]

  • May
  • 4

May Is the Perfect Time to Jump-Start Your Health

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It’s never too late to make a healthy change. Just ask Linda Middlesworth. At age 45, she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer, a wake-up call that prompted her to make some serious changes to her diet. She went from eating lots of fish, cheese, butter, and eggs to eating only vegan foods. As a result, […]

  • Mar
  • 4

Hold a Yard Sale for Animals

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Spring cleaning isn’t always the most pleasant task, but it’s worth it for the feeling of a sparkling, uncluttered house when it’s all over. Now, you can feel even better about this annual chore. Just gather up that jewelry that you haven’t worn in a decade, clothes that are like new but just don’t say […]

  • Oct
  • 27

Can Eating Apple Pie Help Build Strong Muscles?

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Fall means eating lots of hearty foods, including apple pie, pumpkin bread, fried green tomatoes, lentil soup, three-bean chili, and other filling vegan meals. And not only do these seasonal favorites treat your taste buds, they’re also good for your health. Vegan foods are cholesterol-free and chock-full of fiber and other nutrients. Researchers even suspect […]

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