New Vegan Cafe, Local Food Tips, Veg'n Polling Results, Heart Disease Cure, Hip Hop Vegan, Change Your Genes, Food Crisis Solution, Milk on Trial, Food Miles, Egg Factory Undercover, Conferences
July 3, 2008
2) Other Local Food Tips from Members
3) How Many Vegetarians Are There? New poll results
4) Newswire: Cure for heart disease, hip hop vegan, change your genes, food crisis solution, milk on trial, do food miles matter?, egg factory undercover
5) Summer Conferences and Events
oven will be put to good use for a daily pizza special, vej style. Fruit and vegetable smoothies and a changing menu of desserts top off the offerings.
264 Washington Street
Malden, 100 yds. from the Oak Grove T station (Orange Line)
Sunday Brunch 11 A.M. - 3 P.M.
Ex-surgeon Caldwell Esselstyn Jr. espouses a noninvasive cure for heart disease
Plain Dealer (Cleveland Ohio)
June 9, 2008
"Esselstyn has turned his life's work to demonstrating that heart disease doesn't need to exist in the first place. And if it does, it can be reversed. The remedy is a plant-based diet, he says."
June 10, 2008
"Simmons is Vehemently Vegan"
Hip hop mogul Russell Simmons gives his reasons for being vegan for the last 15 years.
June 16, 2008, Reuters
"Healthy lifestyle triggers genetic changes"
"30 men underwent three months of major lifestyle changes, including eating a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes and soy products...
After the three months, the men had changes in activity in about 500 genes -- including 48 that were turned on and 453 genes that were turned off. The activity of disease-preventing genes increased while a number of disease-promoting genes, including those involved in prostate cancer and breast cancer, shut down...
changing what I eat and how I live?' That's pretty exciting."
June 17, 2008
"Food crisis solution: Go vegan"
Peter Singer, professor of bioethics at Princeton University, gives a commentary on the wastefulness of meat, dairy, and egg production, and why diets must change.
"Milk on Trial as Cornell Expert Testifies at Fired Teacher’s Hearing"
June 24, 2008
"After reading The China Study, the Kansas City Chiefs’ Tony Gonzalez dropped animal products from his diet," testified Campbell, and “this past season he broke the all-time record for the most catches, the most touchdown passes and the most yards gained of any NFL tight end in the history of the National Football League.”
April 16, 2008
Do food miles matter?
"...it's how food is produced, not how far it is transported, that matters most for global warming... In fact, eating less red meat and dairy can be a more effective way to lower an average U.S. household's
food-related climate footprint than buying local food." "switching to vegetables one day per week cuts the equivalent of driving 1160 miles per year."
years, illustrating startling animal neglect and abuse. More info and video here:
July 19 - 21, 2008
Arlington VA (metro DC)
"Designed to motivate, inspire, and teach advocates from around the globe." National conference plus Lobby Day on Capitol Hill.
July 27, 2008, 7 PM
Lexington Center, MA
Local farm animal advocates are linking in to the national fundraising effort to pass the CA voter initiative to ban some cruel farm practices.
International Macrobiotic Summer Conference
July 28 - August 3, 2008
Sponsored by the Kushi Institute
Health, natural foods, alternative medicine, environment, whole-foods vegan macrobiotic meals with gluten-free option
August 14-18, 2008
"Exposing and challenging the daily terror against animals"
Saturday, August 16, 2008
For health professionals (Continuing Ed credits available)
Breakthrough information on how foods fight cancer, featuring top cancer researchers
Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008
Reggie Lewis Athletic Center, Boston
Save the date!
http://www.bostonveg.org/foodfest/ (2007 info)