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Blog Entries Tagged as Michelle Kretzer

  • Jun
  • 15

Want to Spend an Evening With Ingrid Newkirk?

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Love her (as most compassionate people do) or hate her (as most people in animal-abusing industries do), there’s no denying that PETA President Ingrid Newkirk is a magnetizing firebrand for animal rights. She’s currently crisscrossing the country, meeting with animal advocates and abusers on their home turf during her speaking tour, “ The Naked Truth: An Animal Rights Radical at Large .” Whether they’re laughing at some …

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  • May
  • 8

Cow’s Milk is Bad Moos’ for Moms

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Let’s just clear this up: No one needs to drink cow’s milk. Ever. It’s a calorie-rich, nutrient-poor beverage that’s been linked to numerous illnesses, and consuming it hurts both human and bovine mothers.

So what about all the health claims for milk that we’ve been hearing ever since we could walk? The story of milk seems to …

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  • Apr
  • 8

Are You a SuperAger?

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Researchers at Northwestern University are trying to unlock the secrets of why some octogenarians have memory capabilities on a par with people 20 to 30 years younger, earning them the designation of “ SuperAgers .” A recent study gave scientists some clues. SuperAgers’ brains appear to have a thicker anterior cingulate cortex, part of the brain involved with …

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  • Mar
  • 10

Looking to Boost Your Brain Power?

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Trying to stay sharp? You might be interested in Lumosity , a company that specializes in “brain training” to help people sharpen or test their cognitive skills. The company offers brain games and other activities to help people maintain their focus and concentration.

Of course, if you really want to boost your brain , it’s important to eat vegan foods, too. Research …

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  • Mar
  • 3

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 medical studies indicate …

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  • Dec
  • 17

Milk: It Does a Body … Bad

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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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  • Nov
  • 25

Why We Should Give Thanks For Animals

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Most of us share our homes with animals, so we know that they provide us with companionship, teach us how to love unconditionally and help us enjoy the outdoors and get more exercise. But wild animals also quietly provide us with many other benefits that we rarely notice. As we count our blessings this Thanksgiving, let’s …

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