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Eating a Veg Diet Can Save the Environment

by Ingrid Taylor

  Eating a Veg Diet Can Save the Environment        Compelling new research shows that plant based diets are key to saving the environment. In a study published this April, a group of Austrian researchers looked at whether it was possible to feed the world without further deforestation.  According to the researchers, three-quarters of the Earth’s […]

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Celebrate Veg Life with Us at VegFest LA

by Lisa Levinson

  Visit our Sustainable Activism booth! WorldFest is back as VegFest LA, an all-vegan event with an international vegan food court, great live music, empowering speakers on health, environmental, humanitarian and animal topics, kids’ activities, animal adoptions, an eco-marketplace with over 150 vendors, cooking demos and more! This fun green-powered festival will inspire you about important […]

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San Francisco Residents: Take Action for Farmed Animals and Kids!

by Nadia Schilling

  San Francisco Residents: Take Action for Farmed Animals & Kids! The San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) ‘Future Dining Experience’ initiative decides the daily school lunches for over 53,000 children. Recently, the World Health Organization ranked processed meats alongside cigarettes with regard to their carcinogenic threat to human health. Encourage SFUSD to ditch processed […]

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James Cameron Reveals the Truth About the Meat Industry

by Nadia Schilling

  James Cameron Reveals the Truth About the Meat Industry Acclaimed film director James Cameron and New York Times columnist Mark Bittman talk about plant-based eating as a powerful way to help stop climate change. “Once James Cameron realized the impact livestock and animal products are having on the planet, he looked at his plate […]

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America’s Leading Cardiologist Advocates Vegan Diet

by Nadia Schilling

  America’s Leading Cardiologist Advocates Vegan Diet You know there’s something to a plant based diet when one of America’s leading cardiologists recommends it. Dr. Kim A. Williams, outgoing president of the American College of Cardiology, has been advocating a vegan diet for years to his patients.  In a 2014 interview with the New York […]

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Vegan Diet Reduces Risk of Prostate Cancer

by Mark Molloy

Vegan Diet Reduces Risk of Prostate Cancer  In November of last year, Yessenia Tantamango-Bartley and other scientists published a paper in the prestigious, peer-reviewed American Journal of Clinical Nutrition which demonstrated that “vegan diets showed a statistically significant protective association with prostate cancer risk.” It took a while, but popular media sources are finally starting […]

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Eating Animal Protein Increases Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

by Ingrid Taylor

  Researchers have found a connection between meat consumption and increased risk of Type 2 Diabetes. In a study published online this March in the American Journal of Epidemiology, researchers examined the dietary habits of over 200,000 people. They found that people who ate most of their protein from animal sources had a 13% higher […]

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New York Residents: Take Action for Farmed Animals!

by Nadia Schilling

  New York Residents: Take Action for Farmed Animals! The New York Times editorial board recently slammed factory farms for the horrific and  deliberate concealment of cruelty they inflict on farmed animals. Now, as a resident of New York, you  have a great opportunity to stop some of the worst abuses by supporting New York, […]

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Bull Runs for His Life from New York Slaughterhouse

by Nadia Schilling

Bull Runs for His Life from New York Slaughterhouse Recently in New York, a bull named Frank Lee ran for his life in absolute terror from a slaughterhouse in Queens. Eventually, the NY police department caught up with Frank after a caller reported him racing down Liberty Avenue near 160th Street towards the campus of […]

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Factory-Farmed Soy Tastes Just Like Meat

by Ingrid Taylor

  Factory-Farmed Soy Tastes Just Like Meat Vegetarians can finally enjoy the taste of meat with Greenwood Farms’ new “Nature’s Way” meatless products. According to Greenwood Farms, eighty percent of taste test participants couldn’t tell the difference between their products and regular meat. The secret to “Nature’s Way” authentic and mouthwatering taste is not in […]