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The Vegan Monologues Asks the Burning Question: Is That a Carrot in Your Pocket?

Social commentator and vegan Ben Shaberman collects humorous essays in book about the meat-free lifestyle BALTIMORE, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Apprentice House announces publication of its latest book, "The Vegan Monologues" (ISBN 9781934074367), which guides readers through the world of being ...

A Low-fat Vegan Diet Better than Standard Diabetes Diet

The American Diabetes Association published a study in the August issue of their journal, Diabetes Care. According to it, a low-fat vegan diet is more effective in treating// type-2 diabetes than the standard diabetes diet. Its effect may be even better than single agent therapy with oral diabetes ...

Better Blood Sugar Management with a Vegan Diet

Researchers from George Washington University verified the health benefits of a vegetarian diet and the ADA-recommended diet to assess the potential of both categories in the management of Diabetes, kidney function, cholesterol levels and weight loss.// The study was conducted on 100 adults, ...

Raw Vegan Diet Promises Lightweight, Healthy Bones

Researchers from Washington University School of Medicine identify yet another reason to indulge in a vegetarian diet. Yes! Uncooked vegetarian food has been found to play a critical role in the development// of lightweight, yet healthy bones. Surprisingly, individuals consuming such a diet have be...

Weight loss accomplished by high carbohydrate, vegan diet

While it is important to lose weight for health, it is equally important to lose weight in a healthy way. A diet plan with unlimited servings of fruits, vegetables, whole grains and other such nutritious foods// seems tempting isn’t it? It is even easier to adapt and follow and is more effective th...

New Online Solution for Food Allergy Sufferers. Allergiesandme.com Provides Needed Resources

...nut, Tree Nut, Dairy , Egg and Soy. Additionally, they can search for products that are Kosher, Organic, Salt-Free, Yeast-Free, Cholesterol-Free, vegan and Vegetarian. Many high-quality products from well known food manufacturers will be available, including, Enjoy Life, 1-2-3 Gluten Free, Shiloh ...

Explorer's Bounty Unveils New Line of Tribal Stone Crackers

...o being 100% certified organic and authentic, these artisan-baked crackers have no added sweeteners, are gluten free, allergen and fat free as well as vegan friendly. A starchy tuberous root, Yuca (also known as cassava) has earned the distinction of being the third largest source of carbohydrate...

'Eco-Atkins' Diet Sheds More Than Pounds

...gimen "has no real drawbacks" and has the advantage of not having higher carbs. "With plant diets, people can still turn to high carbs. You can have a vegan diet full of white stuff," she explained. This study was supported by the Canadian government, Canadian food distributor Loblaw Cos. Ltd. and the S...

Whole Foods Market(R) Lends $2.5 Million to Local Growers, Producers and Food Artisans

...are here to help them grow their businesses." Among loan recipients is Phoenix-based Laughing Giraffe Organics, which produces gluten-free, raw, vegan granola and macaroons. The loan enabled company owner and founder Justin Baumgartner to increase production and move beyond selling only at a local fa...

50 Million Americans Can Have Their Pie & Eat It Too!

...mmitted to making delicious, innovative foods that promote health and well being. Look for the company's premium tofu, fresh Asian noodles, wraps, and vegan sandwich spreads under the brand names Nasoya(R) and Azumaya(R), San Sui(R) and Vita(R). For more information, and quick and easy recipes, visit www...

Lamas Beauty International Announces Agreement With Macy's

... around the globe. All Lamas Beauty International products are paraben-free and sodium laurel sulphate-free, and the company is committed to producing vegan products that are completely free of animal by-products and are never tested on animals. Lamas Beauty International also uses innovative and eco-frien...

Vegan Buddhist nuns have same bone density as non-vegetarians

...y comparing the bone health of 105 post-menopausal vegan Buddhist nuns and 105 non-vegetarian women, matche...ecause their faith requires them to observe strict vegan diets all their lives. "We didn't study vegeta...Professor Nguyen and Dr Thuc Lan do not advocate a vegan diet, they note that fruits and vegetables are lik...

'Life-Changing' Podcast Celebrates Its 100th Episode with Food for Thought on Eating Healthfully in a Recession

... the spiritual, social, and practical aspects of a vegan lifestyle, Colleen has appeared on the Food Networ... National Public Radio. Her first book, The Joy of vegan Baking, won VegNews Magazine's "Cookbook of the Year," and her second cookbook The vegan Table is due out in June 2009. Contact:...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PessPac -- Feb. 18, 2009

...4 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Soybean product fights abnormal protein involved in Alzheimer's disease Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry A vegan food renowned in Asia for its ability to protect against heart attacks also shows a powerful ability in lab experiments to prevent formation of the cl...

CEO of iZO Cleanze Completes Day 50 of 100-Day Juice Cleanse

...t. After day 100 I will celebrate--with a raw salad, of course." Post-100 days, Tim plans on reconnecting his body with solids slowly by eating vegan soup, light salads, and a fully vegan, 80-90% raw diet. He will maintenance cleanse his body every 2 months with a 5 day iZO Juice Feast. Tim's tran...

Steaz Launches Organic, Fair Trade Energy Shot

... with B vitamins, and is rich in antioxidants like Vitamin C. Like all Steaz products, Steaz Energy Shot is Fair Trade Certified(TM), USDA Organic and vegan certified. In partnership with Native Energy, Steaz offsets its organization's estimated carbon footprint(1) by funding high quality projects that red...

blinkx Signs Premiere Fitness Partners to Help Users Find the Perfect Health Regimen and Routine

... their workouts off with a nutritious, gluten-free vegan meal, courtesy or recipes from Everyday Dish TV, the one-stop-shop for healthy and creative vegan cooking. "With so many people vowing to imp... with an emphasis on information and useful tools. vegan and vegetarian cooking at its finest. ...

Hairspray Exposure Ups Risk for Birth Defect in Sons

...t their risk of a having a boy with hypospadias by 36 percent. The study also contradicted previous studies by finding no link between a vegetarian or vegan diet and offspring with hypospadias. The study recently was accepted for publication in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives . Mor...

Introducing GoodBelly(TM) the New Probiotic Fruit Drink Line

...pdf ). (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080714/NYM043 ) New GoodBelly is the first fruit-based dairy-free, soy-free, wheat-free and vegan probiotic product of its kind in the United States and is available in two product lines: GoodBelly Probiotic Fruit Drink -- New GoodBelly Probiot...

Omega-3, Some Omega-6 Fatty Acids Boost Cardiovascular Health

... unsaturated. Vegetable oils should be used but in moderation." More information A guide to omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids is offered by the vegan Society . SOURCES: Hannia Campos, Ph.D., senior lecturer, nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston; Jeremiah ...

Lifestyle Changes Affect Cancer Genes

... prostate cancer. PSA is a blood marker for prostate growth. In September 2005, they reported that after intensive lifestyle changes -- consuming a vegan diet with about 10 percent of calories from fat, walking 30 minutes six times a week, and practicing stress management one hour daily -- men with earl...

Aromatherapy Luxuries for the Eco-Friendly Traveler

... products are detoxifying and relaxing, while nourishing, hydrating and protecting the skin and body. Pharmacopia body care is also organic, pure, and vegan and so reduces exposure to toxins and harmful ingredients. Based on authentic aromatherapy and herbalism, the emotional and therapeutic benefits of th...

The AVANI Spa Debuts at the Abbey Resort

...nts. AVANI will also feature skin and body care products from highly respected lines including: Phytomer, Kerstin Florian, BodyCoffee and SpaRitual, a vegan nail line. "The spa allows guests and visitors to pamper themselves in a true spa experience with modern services and products offered to soothe the...

Vegan diet promotes atheroprotective antibodies in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

... A gluten-free vegan diet may improve the health of patients with rheum...itutet has shown in a new study that a gluten-free vegan diet has a beneficial effect on cardiovascular ris...when a group of patients who kept to a gluten-free vegan diet for a year were compared with a control group...

Galaxy Nutritional Foods Announces Third Quarter FY2008 Earnings Conference Call for Friday, February 8, 2008

...oduce section and provides calcium and protein without cholesterol, saturated fat or trans-fat. Other popular brands include: Rice, Veggy, Vegan, Rice vegan and Wholesome Valley. Galaxy Nutritional Foods, Inc. is dedicated to developing nutritious and delicious food products made with high quality natural ...

Phony 'Physicians Committee' Suing Restaurants is Animal-Rights Trojan Horse, says CCF

... Grilled Chicken Lawsuits are the Latest Salvo in vegan Diet War WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom criticized the misleading Physicians Commi...

As Winter Approaches, Risk for Vitamin D Deficiency Increases

...iver oil products, including a more palatable lemon flavor. Trend #2 - vegan options Vitamin D deficiency is of particular concern to strict vegetaria...ssential nutrient. The industry has responded to this need by developing vegan vitamin D supplements that are made without using any animal products. ...

Nourishment Is Essential to a Youthful Appearance. Time to Feed Your Face with Serum_G

...re to form the most advanced beauty treatment available today. The key points to the CollagenFusion System are: -- CollagenFusion only uses organic, vegan and plant based ingredients in conjunction with specially designed peptides and the company's intellectual property, Collamin_GA to deliver a ...

PETA Hails McCartney for Boycotting Animal-testing Charities

... a donation out of me for that very fact. There are better alternatives but you're not allowed to challenge the status quo," he added. And the vegan legend's pronouncement has been highly praised by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. "Animal testing charities don't just miss out o...

Heather Mills Gives Cooker Demo on Veg Recipes

... show will also have a talk on being a vegan. "Heather is on the front cover of a leaflet that has been sent out. The event will describe easy vegan cooking that leaves even the meatiest appetite begging for more and will consists of a talk, 'Why I'm A Vegan,'" the Daily Express quoted the source, ...

Dairy Intake Relates With Twins Birth – Research Find

...n milk when consumed by women. Thus more ovulation results which paves way to higher amount of egg being released from the ovary. When comparing vegan and dairy-consuming women for blood levels of IGF, the latter scores over 13 percent. Rate of twin birth have raised probably since 1975, which ...

Eat Dairy Products To Have Twins, Says Study

... Some research has shown that vegan women's levels of IGF are lower than those of othe...re as saying. But there are other reasons that vegan women might bear twins less frequently, he points ...Alternatively, there might be other nutrients that vegan women lack. Twins tend to run in families, showing...

Vegetarianism: An Antidote To Obesity

...rition Reviews, found the best of the clinical studies isolated the effects of diet by keeping exercise constant. The researchers found that a low-fat vegan diet leads to weight loss of about 1 pound per week, even without additional exercise or limits on portion sizes, calories or carbohydrates. "Ou...

Thumbs up in weight loss for vegetarian diets: scientific review

...ercent lower than that of meat-eaters. The researchers found that a low-fat vegan diet leads to weight loss of about 1 pound per week, even without additiona...ng hungry." Dr. Barnard puts it this way that, "There is evidence that a vegan diet causes an increased calorie burn after meals, meaning plant-based food...

Reduced Weight Gain Is Seen In People Who Switch To A Vegetarian Diet

...ntly working at the Britain's Cancer Research UK charity and the University of Oxford. Scientists said that meat eaters who changed to a vegetarian or vegan diet gained the least weight. It was also found that lowest weight gain came in people with high intake of carbohydrates and low intake of protein...

Vegetarianism is in: a weight loss diet

...tions to loose weight it has been found that a diet low in fat and based on vegan principles is effective.// This has been suggested by the doctors with t...eal Barnard, the study’s lead author, “The study participants following the vegan diet enjoyed unlimited servings of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and ot...

Vegan(ism) not so 'in' and healthy for children

... vegan diets have captured the hearts and meal tables of ...eficiency previously seen in the children. The vegan diet can provide you with more energy, nutrition, ...bursting with goodness. said a spokesperson of the vegan Society in the UK. Thus there is a controversy ...

Change In Diet May Slow The Progression Of Prostate Cancer

...ecided not to follow conventional treatment for the disease. The study participants were randomly divided into two groups. The first was placed on a vegan diet consisting primarily of fruits, vegetables, wholegrains and legumes and were given supplements of soy, vitamins and minerals and participated in ...

Raw Food Eating Leads To Low Bone Density

...on physical conditions. The results show that people who prefer such a diet may become thinner and yet may not have much problems of health related to vegan diet. On the whole it may be a healthier option to eat raw vegetarian food, if you can maintain the protein intake through enough portions of legumes ...
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