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5 Fun-Filled Ideas for Meatless Mondays

by: Alina on 07/21/2014

Time to eat less meat? The answer is a definite yes when you start Googling, watch Netflix’s documentaries, or end up in the vegetarian section of a bookstore. Loads of reports and analyses show that there are long-term negative effects from meat consumption on your body and on the earth. And eating less meat will help you live longer and …

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Bike to Work Week!

by: Alina on 05/26/2014

Several of us here at New Society are joining in the fun of British Columbia’s Bike to Work Week, May 26-30. Bike to Work BC is a registered nonprofit society created to “experience the joy of an ever-increasing number of people safely commuting by bicycle … and encourage more people in all BC communities to commute by bicycle through Bike …

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Whitewash: The Disturbing Truth about Cow's Milk and Your Health

by: EJ on 11/12/2010
Posted in: Health

Twenty-four million Americans suffer from diabetes, and one in three children are overweight or obese. Studies show that poor diet and physical inactivity are poised to overtake tobacco as the leading actual cause of death in the US. Dr. Joseph Keon, author of Whitewash: The Disturbing Truth about Cow's Milk and Your Health explodes the biggest …

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John Robbins on Huffington Post

by: EJ on 10/08/2010
Posted in: Health

This afternoon I was working with Joseph Keon on his upcoming book, Whitewash:The Disturbing Truth about Cow's Milk and Your Health. We were discussing the foreword which has been written by John Robbins, author of Diet for a New America. He asked if I had seen John's post on his Huffington Post blog this morning, entitled, "How Bad is McDonald's …

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Not So Pretty - The Story of Cosmetics

by: Heather on 07/22/2010
Posted in: Health

The latest video from the folks at The Story of Stuff Project takes on the environmental toxins lurking in our homes - specifically in our personal care products. With her signature style of clear, accessible explanations and gentle humor, host Annie Leonard looks at how the $50 billion beauty industry puts dangerous, untested and carcinogenic …

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