How to Create a Vegan Easter Basket
It may seem like an insurmountable task to make an Easter basket forsomeone who doesn’t eat any animal products, but it’s not impossible.The key is to read ingredient labels and steer clear of milk, eggsand gelatin.
1. Start out by purchasing a woven wicker Easter …
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Here’s just a few of my articles:
By MARIAN BURROS
April 5, 2006
[Letters to the editor:
ARSENIC may be called the king of poisons, but it is everywhere: in
the environment, in the water we drink and sometimes in the food we
The amount is not enough to kill anyone in one fell swoop, but
arsenic is a recognized cancer-causing agent and …
Climate Change is the most serious problem we face in the 21st
century. Future generations are depending on us to do whatever we can
to turn things around.
The Union of Concerned Scientists, a group of over two thousand
scientists, has concluded that global warming is beyond dispute, and
already changing our climate. The last …
NEWTON CENTRE, Massachusetts, March 15, 2006 (ENS) – A majority of
Americans of all political beliefs are dissatisfied with what they
perceive as weak federal leadership on global warming and energy
issues, according to a public opinion poll released today. At the
same time they support the growing number of state and local efforts
(NOTE: if you go to the actual link of the article there’s a free ebook to download regarding all this as well)
The “Dirty Dozen” Food Additives You Really Need to be Aware Of
In the United States, more than 3,000 substances can be added to
foods for the purpose of preservation, …
Natural Health and Wellness Articles:
Sleep…something we all need to function.
But getting a good night’s
sleep isn’t always that easy for some.
Sleep is vital for production
and happiness as well as well being.
Here are a few tips to ensure
you get a good night’s sleep.
Try to stick to a routine and go to bed …
Know your produce numbers
There is something new for you to take note of when buying your fresh
fruits and vegetables. You may have recently noticed little numbered
stickers on all the produce. These numbers are referred to as
“PLU’s.” This stands for ‘price look up’. That is not all that they
mean, though. These …
[opinion from Asheville Citizen-Times]
Thousands of peer-reviewed climate scientists agree that global
warming is a very real threat to our existence, yet the concept is
still being challenged. Wealthy and powerful business interests have
put a stranglehold on meaningful federal legislation that would help
reverse the warming of our planet. In the last presidential election,
Food Not Bombs Activists Turn Themselves In to the FBI
March 31st, free-speech advocates and peace activists in the
United States are turning themselves in to the FBI, voluntarily.
The recently revealed “Terrorist Watch List” listed Food Not Bombs as
#7 for FBI surveillance.
Keith McHenry, co-founder of Food Not Bombs, will also be turning
The hard launch of The Meatrix II: Revolting is set for 12 a.m. EST TONITE! Thursday, 3/30 … but you can take a peak now if you’d like. The Flash animation has just gone live at www.themeatrix2.com.
Be sure to check out the companion site, The Meatrix 360° Interactive at (http://www.themeatrix.com/interactive/index.html).
Helping Our Kids Kick the Fruit Juice Habit.
by Cori Young
I get a lot of email each month from parents who are concerned about how much fruit juice their kids are drinking. Some are looking for reassurance, “Is it really that bad, it’s made out of fruit?” Or, “At least they’re …
The aluminum salts found in many antiperspirants could increase the risk of breast cancer. Other risk factors, such as shaving the armpits before using antiperspirants, may heighten the risk even further.
Aluminum salts, which account for 25 percent of the volume of some antiperspirants, can mimic the hormone estrogen. Chemicals …
March 28 2006
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the agency that claims to be
responsible for protecting consumers from dangerous food and drug
products, has just surrendered its primary responsibility. Recently,
an FDA advisory panel voted to recommend that a dangerous
prescription drug Tysabri, which was withdrawn from the market a year
ago due to …
In a new TIME survey, most people see global warming worsening — and
Sunday, Mar. 26, 2006
A large majority of Americans — 85% — say global warming is probably
happening, according to a new TIME magazine/ABC News/Stanford
University poll. An even larger percentage (88%) think global warming
threatens future generations. More than half …
Cloning May Lead to Healthy Pork
By GINA KOLATA
March 27, 2006
A group of university researchers said yesterday that they had
created what sounds like a nutritional holy grail: cloned pigs that
make their own omega-3 fatty acids, potentially leading to bacon and
pork chops that might help your heart.
For now, the benefits of the …
From Monday’s Globe and Mail
Scientists can grow frog and mouse meat in the lab, and are now
working on pork, beef and chicken. Their goal is to develop an
industrial version of the process in five years.
If they succeed, cultured or in vitro meat could be coming to a
supermarket near you. …
by Leonard Doyle
The Independent / UK
Tuesday, March 21, 2006
Across the frozen North Slope of Alaska, the region’s largest oil
accident on record has been sending hundreds of thousands of litres
of crude pouring into the Arctic Ocean during the past week after a
badly corroded BPO pipeline ruptured.
The publicity caused by the leak …
Meatout is an international observance helping individuals evolve to a wholesome, nonviolent diet of fruits, vegetables, whole grains. The purpose is to expose the public to the joys and benefits of a plant-based diet, while promoting the availability and selection of meat and dairy alternatives in mainstream grocery stores, restaurants, …
What do Mahatma Gandhi & Steve Jobs have in common?
By DAVID SCHMEICHEL
March 19, 2006
There are almost as many different kinds of vegetarians out there as
there are vegetables themselves. There’s even a name (“flexitarian”)
for those sliders who claim to be vegetarians, but surrender every
once in awhile to their cravings for a …