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  • Feb
  • 2

Octogenarian Bodybuilder’s Vegan Lifestyle Inspired Many

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We were saddened to hear of the sudden, unexpected death last week of vegan bodybuilder Jim Morris, 80, who inspired so many with a chiseled physique that belied his age. A former bodyguard of Elton John, Jim broke the color barrier in bodybuilding, and he broke the age barrier by posing in the buff at […]

  • 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 […]

  • Dec
  • 10

Can Going Vegan Slow Parkinson’s Disease?

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Joe and Margene Clyde knew that they were onto a good thing. The Winchester, Oregon, couple—he’s 77, she’s 75—went vegan just over a year ago, and it wasn’t long before they were reaping the benefits. Margene’s body mass index dropped from a lofty 29 to a svelte 22, and Joe lost 20 pounds. But when […]

  • Aug
  • 26

Interview With Star Tenor Lance Ryan

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Standing on the stages of the world, singing himself into the hearts of his audience, star tenor Lance Ryan is a devoted vegan. He talked with PETA Germany’s PETA50Plus, and we’re sharing the interview with PETA Prime readers. Lance Ryan is one of the most sought-after tenor heroes in the world. Besides the tenor roles […]

  • Aug
  • 5

Eat Meat-Free Meals for a Longer Life

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Women tend to outlive men. That’s just how it is. But a new study from the University of Wisconsin–Madison suggests that this wasn’t always the case. Both men and women born in the 19th century had similar life expectancies—much shorter than men and women born in the 20th century. It wasn’t until the late 19th […]

  • Jul
  • 16

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 […]

  • Jul
  • 1

Meet the Woman Who Went Vegetarian at 86

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This warmly-written, inspiring article by Sherrey Reim Glickman, the late grandmother of Jasmin Singer from Our Hen House, proves that it really is “never too late to change the world.”

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