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Thirty Days, Thirty Reasons, Thirty Ways: Go Vegetarian In October!

Kathy Stevens | Posted 11.28.2012 | Food
Kathy Stevens

So on Monday, October 1, is World Vegetarian Day--the kickoff for Vegetarian Awareness Month than runs throughout October. If you've been toying with the idea of going vegetarian, then let me be your cheerleader, and let the following lists inform and inspire! Good luck...and please share your journey!

Trust a Veg Researcher? Nestle Says No, Barnard Says Yes. (Video)

Linda Watson | Posted 08.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Linda Watson

What's a researcher to do when results call for a personal makeover? I thought the obvious answer was "learn and adapt."

Susan G. and KFC: An Unholy Alliance

Christina Pirello | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

Their stated goal is to 'make the single largest donation to fight breast cancer ever' with their 'Buckets for the Cure' campaign. So I guess now we have to eat a breast to save a breast. Yikes!

Healthy Lifestyles Neglected In Favor Of Pharmaceuticals

Christina Pirello | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

With all we know about nutrition's impact on health, to remotely hint that eating a healthy diet and exercising has little if any impact on reducing our risk of disease is irresponsible at best.

Children Are Living Messages We Send to a Future We Will Not See!

Christina Pirello | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

Our kids are fat and at risk of dying young now. We must change the way we think about nourishing our kids.

A Titanic Health Care Plan

Neal Barnard, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Neal Barnard, M.D.

While health care coverage should be viewed as a basic necessity, it has become a way of compensating for our diet excesses. It is a luxury of titanic proportions.

It's American Diabetes Month

Christina Pirello | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

Type 2 diabetes is such an American epidemic that we can skip giving kids bikes for Christmas and move right to the wheelchairs they'll be needing later in life. Forget the basketballs, baseball gloves and bats.