Blog Entries Tagged as vegan

  • 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
  • 22

Did You Know That Going Vegan Could Reduce Your Risk of Cancer?

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A new study from the U.K. says extra pounds and obesity increase a person’s risk of cancer.

“You are what you eat” has never been truer. Researchers in the U.K. have found that people who are overweight or obese have a greater risk of developing the most common types of cancer. A seven-year study of 5 million people concluded that carrying extra …

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  • Aug
  • 27

Ooh La La—Vegan Splendor in France

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Vegans who are worried that the land of fromage and foie gras won’t provide them with a warm welcome should fret no more. All-vegan French inns such as the Auberge Bouyssour give the compassionate traveler the chance to enjoy the splendor of the French countryside and world-famous French cuisine.

The inn, a charming family-run establishment nestled in green hills …

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  • Aug
  • 12

Try Vegan, and You Won’t Be Left High and Dry

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When news hit that Detroit was cutting off water to thousands of residents who were behind in paying their bills, the critics, not surprisingly, came out in full force. What might surprise you is that some of those throwing stones were aiming not at city officials but at PETA—after one of our members hit upon a way …

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  • Aug
  • 2

But My Doctor Said I Should Eat Fish …

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Open any health or women’s magazine, and you’ll eventually come across a recommendation to “eat more fish.” Fish perplexingly continues to be touted as a “health food,” despite the fact that many of the species that people commonly consume-most notably tuna-are contaminated with mercury and other toxins. So why is it considered “healthy”? Because-compared to other meats, …

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  • Jul
  • 7

PETA Prime Book Club: Morrissey’s Autobiography

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If you know anything at all about Morrissey , you know that he is never one to shy away from controversy , especially when it comes to speaking up for animals (or speaking out against the Royals , but that’s another blog). So you won’t be surprised that some of the most memorable passages in his bestselling memoir, simply titled Autobiography, are about …

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  • Jun
  • 27

Thriving as a Vegan Cheapskate

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Everyone likes to save money. But some of us really like to save money. We don’t view a trip to the grocery store as a chore—we view it as an odyssey. We hear the Mission: Impossible theme music playing in our heads as we stealthily dart down the aisles, wielding our weapon of choice—a shopping cart—and daring …

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