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‘Skinny’ Authors Have New Goal: Making Men Buff 23.4.2009 NY Times: Books
Can the sassy, foul-mouthed, hectoring tone that prompted millions of women to buy “Skinny Bitch” work for men?

13 Breathtaking Effects of Cutting Back on Meat 22.4.2009 AlterNet.org: Discuss
The meat industry contributes to land degradation, climate change, air pollution, water shortage and pollution, and loss of biodiversity.
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L.A.'s new macrobiotic scene 22.4.2009 LA Times: Health
A little less earnest, a little more flavorful and luxurious -- L.A.'s macrobiotic restaurants are going mainstream.

For two weeks straight, the hot topic around the communal table at Seed Kitchen in Venice has been the transition from winter to spring.

Dave Hollander: John Salley: The Best Damn PETA Celebrity Period 22.4.2009 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
I mean, people eat the spoiled milk of a cow that a calf won't even eat. I mean a cow won't even drink that and I'm feeding it to my kids? That's crazy.
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Macrobiotic restaurants sprout across Los Angeles 22.4.2009 L.A. Times - Food & Dining
Now sprouting up across the city

Macrobiotic eating gets friendlier 22.4.2009 L.A. Times - Food & Dining
A little less earnest, a little more flavorful and luxurious -- L.A.'s macrobiotic restaurants are going mainstream.

For two weeks straight, the hot topic around the communal table at Seed Kitchen in Venice has been the transition from winter to spring.

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Is Local Food Better? 22.4.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
Is Local Food Better?
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Raw deal? Some feed their pets uncooked diet 21.4.2009 MSNBC

A small but vocal community of pet owners contends their pets benefit from eating the same kinds of food their furry ancestors gobbled: raw meats, bones and veggies.


Eight Things I learned At the Brewers Plate Local Food Fest 21.4.2009 TreeHugger
When the Brewers Plate idea was first floated, one had to wonder what they were thinking, scheduling an event with half a dozen of Toronto's best chefs a month before any fresh vegetables are available in Ontario. But in fact, that was entirely the point; to show that one can eat well, eat local and eat green, even in April. And last Friday night, at Hart House in the University of Toronto, they proved it. Things we learned: ... ...
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Weekday Vegetarianism: Can You Do It? 21.4.2009 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Once you cut meat out of your diet for five days a week, you'll find that you will eat less of it on the two...
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Rounding out the top 10 essays 21.4.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
    By Cheng Yeng Ng The Earth isn't something that anyone can save on their own, and in a land of independence and If-I-work-really-hard-I-can-do-anything, that daunts us.
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Vegetarian singer: Grilled meat better be human 21.4.2009 CNN: Top Stories
Parents danced with their young children to the infectious hip-hop beat of Lupe Fiasco on the main stage.
Is Local Food Better? Yes, But There's More 20.4.2009 Commondreams.org Views
by Sarah DeWeerdt

In 1993, a Swedish researcher calculated that the ingredients of a typical Swedish breakfast-apple, bread, butter, cheese, coffee, cream, orange juice, sugar-traveled a distance equal to the circumference of the Earth before reaching the Scandinavian table. In 2005, a researcher in Iowa found that the milk, sugar, and strawberries that go into a carton of strawberry yogurt collectively journeyed 2,211 miles (3,558 kilometers) just to get to the processing plant.

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Eating local means figuring out your "food miles" 18.4.2009 Seattle Times: Health
"Food miles" — how far food travels from the producer to your home — have become the latest preoccupation for folks concerned about their ecological footprint. But food miles are a complex matter not easy to calculate. King County's EcoConsumer Tom Watson has put together a guide to different options as you try to buy food produced closer to home — comparing farmers markets, natural food stores, home-delivery services, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) subscriptions, and full-service grocery stores.
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From the Community Blog: Animal, Vegetable, and Domino’s 18.4.2009 GOOD
This week in GOOD's community blog, reviews Barbara Kingslover's latest book, : 'The Kingsolver’s tested the concept of growing local food by trying to live a whole year solely on food grown by themselves or nearby. Surprisingly, they succeeded. Mostly. … The end of the book analyzes vegetarianism, suggests ways to find local/organic food, and has tips on canning and storing local food. As far as vegetarianism goes, it only makes eating locally considerably harder.… ...
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Red Meat or Chicken? Why It's Wise to Stay Away from Both 16.4.2009 AlterNet
Cutting out red meat while still eating chicken doesn't address the fact that the industrial model for raising both is very bad for the environment.
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Red Meat or Chicken? Why It's Wise to Stay Away from Both 16.4.2009 AlterNet
Cutting out red meat while still eating chicken doesn't address the fact that the industrial model for raising both is very bad for the environment.
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A Man With Opinions on Food With a Face 15.4.2009 NY Times: Most Emailed
In a new book, Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson — author, animal lover and vegan — draws on the argument that humans evolved primarily as herbivores.
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A Man With Opinions on Food With a Face 15.4.2009 NY Times: Most Emailed
In a new book, Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson — author, animal lover and vegan — draws on the argument that humans evolved primarily as herbivores.
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Is Eating Less Meat Better than Eating No Meat? 15.4.2009 GOOD
There is an by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson called The Face on Your Plate: The Truth About Food. I have a hard relationship with vegans and vegetarians. Partly because the idea of that diet repulses me, partly because I am pretty sure that I would need a disgusting amount of vegan food to get the number of calories I need on a daily basis (I'm not saying this… ...
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