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Blog Archive for December 2014

Swedish Vegan Jonas Von Essen Again Claims the World Memory Championship!

Monday, Dec 15, 2014   Dr. Neal Barnard   vegan


A plant-based diet can do more than keep you healthy and improve your mood—it boosts brainpower too, if the experience of 23-year-old Swedish student Jonas Von Essen is any example. On Dec. 14, for the second year in a row, Von Essen won the World Memory Championship, a competition that attracts entrants from dozens of countries who complete a wide range of mental challenges.

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USDA “Beefing” Up Special Interest Marketing Funds

Monday, Dec 08, 2014   Dr. Neal Barnard   animal products, industry influence, government and food policy


It Remember the old "Beef. It's What's for Dinner" advertisements? Those were sponsored by the beef checkoff program.


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