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Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

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THE HEALTH OF VEGANS

A trip back to the 1990s & earlier. Remembering pioneering vegans. With links to great ‘sources’ for folk who like to go deeper! Firstly – a circa 1993 vegan leaflet by Kathleen Jannaway Note – the black text is all Kathleen’s – the original leaflet was only text – the images we have selected / added. “THE HEALTH OF VEGANS” When, in 1944, a small group of vegetarians became aware…

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Celebrity Interviews/ Health/ Nutrition/ Video

Watch: Dr. Neal Barnard on the Vegan Diet, Preventing Alzheimers, and Your Health

At Southern California’s ‘Healthy Taste of LA’ event this November, the Cows met up with Dr. Neal Barnard, the founder and director of Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. PCRM (http://pcrm.org) is a nonprofit organization that promotes preventive medicine, conducts clinical research, and encourages higher standards for effectiveness in research. Dr. Barnard, is a highly respected doctor who advocates a plant food diet for optimal health, and is a longtime vegan…

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Events/ Health/ Nutrition

Don’t Forget to Eat Your Veggies

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, so remember to eat plenty of vegetables and other healthy vegan foods to help prevent Alzheimer’s disease as well as cancer, strokes, heart disease, and other life-threatening illnesses. Research shows that people who avoid “bad fats”—the kind found in meat, eggs, and dairy products—cut their risk of Alzheimer’s disease by about two-thirds. A recent study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease suggests…

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