Monthly Archives: November 2012

Contaminated US Pork

If you’ve recently experienced fever, diarrhea and/or abdominal pain, make a mental note if you’ve recently eaten pork or a pork product. Our analysis of pork-chop and ground-pork samples from around the U.S. found that yersinia enterocolitica, a bacterium that … Continue reading

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Joel Fuhrman: The Doctor Is Out There – MensJournal.com

Here’s a neat article about a person that has showen that you can live a very active lifestyle on a plant based diet… The key scene in a health-and-fitness guru’s biography is almost always the “Eureka!” moment that launches him … Continue reading

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As China citizens embrace higher meat consumption, concern also grows

As China strains to meet its growing food needs, consumers insist that the government not cut corners. This report from Mary Kay Magistad is part of the “Food for 9 Billion” series, a NewsHour collaboration with the Center for Investigative … Continue reading

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Cracker Jack’d?

Cracker Jack isn’t the best snack in the world, fairly high in sugar and all, but it’s about to get worse: The makers of Cracker Jack are adding a little more pop to their candy-coated popcorn. Frito-Lay will introduce Cracker … Continue reading

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“Peanut Allergies More Common in Kids from Wealthy Families”

Interesting study: The researchers analyzed information from 8,306 children and adults whose blood samples were taken as part of a national health survey in 2005 to 2006. About 9 percent of participants had an elevated levels of antibodies to peanuts, … Continue reading

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Pepsi Introduces Fat Blocking Soda…

… and we’re sure nothing could possibly go wrong. Soda and healthy aren’t exactly synonymous, but Pepsi-Cola in Japan is trying to change that with a new fiber-infused drink. Dubbed the “Pepsi Special,” the soft drink set to go on … Continue reading

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Fast update from Beth

This fall has been nuts (ha… catch the pun?). We just finished our ever popular cheeze-making class last weekend. It was a hoot and is especially enjoyable when we can help plant based newbies realize they don’t have to give … Continue reading

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“Celiac: The Trendy Disease For Rich White People?”

Interesting reporting from Science2.0. Are you white and a little resentful that black people get their own cool disease, sickle cell anemia?  There is good news for you. Celiac disease is all the latest rage and you can be any … Continue reading

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Know how to keep weight off before you lose it – The Chart – CNN.com Blogs

Here’s another neat article… With all the talk about obesity in America, you might be surprised to know that most people are pretty good at losing weight.Weight loss programs have proven effective in helping people drop pounds. But keeping them … Continue reading

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