Blog Entries Tagged as vegetarian

  • 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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  • Mar
  • 31

To Honor the Legacy of César Chávez, Eat Your Veggies

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César Chávez is an American hero, and I had the honor of meeting him some 30 years ago, when PETA presented him with an award for recognizing that nonviolence begins with what we eat. A new Hollywood biopic about the celebrated labor leader opened on March 28 and people across the nation recognize March 31 as César Chávez …

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  • Mar
  • 18

Fashion Icon Vivienne Westwood Gets Her Toes Wet in Vegetarian Campaign

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In honor of World Water Day , Vivienne Westwood has forgone fashion in  favor of her birthday suit in a new video about the meat industry’s depletion of  world water supplies. “I am an eco-warrior, but I take long showers with a clean  conscience because I’m vegetarian,” says Westwood as she bathes in the video.

An impassioned environmentalist, Vivienne reveals …

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  • Dec
  • 17

For Holiday Cards: Vegetarian Stars Featured on PETA Stamps!

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Just in time for the holiday season, PETA has launched its 2013 edition of U.S. postage stamps featuring 20 famous vegetarians and vegans . Whether it’s to benefit animals, your health, or the environment, there are many reasons to embrace a compassionate, meat-free diet. Plus, you’ll be in great company!

These limited-edition stamps, featuring some of world’s most dynamic vegetarians, are the real deal, so you can …

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  • Dec
  • 10

Bob Barker: Go Vegetarian to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

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Bob Barker is the former host of the television game show The Price Is Right, a longtime vegetarian (more than 30 years!), a philanthropist, and an animal rights advocate. He definitely knows what price people pay for eating meat and what benefits you’ll get by living a meat–free, compassionate lifestyle for your health , animals , and the planet ! Want …

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  • Oct
  • 7

Want Fresh, Organic Produce That Is Affordable?

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Do you love eating fresh, organic produce that is in season? What if you could get sustainably harvested fruits and veggies and support your local economy without ever setting foot in a store? Joining a CSA allows you to do so!

Community-supported agriculture (CSA) is a system of food distribution that allows individuals to pledge their support to a …

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  • Aug
  • 14

Eight Things You Can Do Today to Help Animals

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Has this ever happened to you? You read about some wonderfully heroic thing that someone “out there” does and you wonder why you aren’t out there doing great things too? We read about activists holding an eye-opening demonstration and we think, “Why can’t I do something like that?”

We want to help … we want to help …

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