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In Memoriam Judi Gelardi

on June 27, 2014

With sadness we note the passing of our longstanding member and former President of MHVS, Judi Gelardi. Judi continued with our successful events and added new ones and got us involved in many community outreach activities. We remember her dedication,  enthusiasm and friendship.  Condolences may be sent to her husband and son – Gib Hauge […]

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Dr Michael Gregor Dr. Michael Gregor recently launched a nutritional website.  He states “A year in the making, NutritionFacts.org is a labor of love featuring all the videos from all my past Latest in Clinical Nutrition DVDs split into hundreds of bite-sized topical segments that can be searched and shared. Everything’s free. It’s strictly noncommercial (no […]

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Yes, Vegetarians Get Enough Protein: according to the results of 2007-2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention {CDC), the average person eats about double the amount of protein that their body requires,   The CDC further states that with some planning, a vegetarian diet can easily meet […]

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This wonderful PETA video of Neil deGrasse Tyson has him going into deep ethical issues of why we need to pay more attention to the way we treat animals [e.g., eating them] using some interesting SyFi comparisons as illustrations. View video here.

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A new report released July 19, 2011, and reported in the Huffington Post claims the science is now clear: Eating too much meat is bad for your health. The so-called Meat Eater’s Guide, compiled by the Environmental Working Group, is generating buzz for its “cradle-to-grave look at the environmental impact of 20 popular types of […]

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Living a Cruelty Free Life

on July 24, 2011

Maya Gottfried writes for the Huffington Post how she incorporated being vegan and  living a cruelty-free lifestyle (with no animal products) into transforming her entire household. Just as with her diet, she felt overwhelmed by the idea at first., but she claims that in the end it was a surprisingly easy transition.  In fact she […]

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Another Reason to Go Veg!

on July 24, 2011

The American Institute for Cancer Research site lists results of what it calls the most comprehensive and authoritative report on colorectal cancer risk ever published. The study concluded that red and processed meat increases risk of developing cancer. It also supports earlier evidence that foods containing fiber [like fruit and veggies] offer protection against colorectal […]

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And so, at this point, most all of us are now aware of the agreement between United Egg Producers and the HSUS to support a mutually acceptable federal legislation proposal, one which would provide, among other things, a national standard of welfare for this nation’s approximately 280 million egg-laying hens.  Anyone aware of the truly indescribable suffering imposed upon […]

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On July 7th, two groups that are normally at odds with each other — the Humane Society of the United States and the United Egg Producers [who produce factory farmed eggs] — came to a landmark agreement that could result in a complete makeover of the U.S. egg industry and improve the treatment of the […]

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The blog “Best Life” posted this two-day vegan diet on its website. It is an interesting article for those people who are curious about veganism.

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