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Blog Archive for May 2017

Hospitals Should Treat Processed Meats Like Cigarettes

Tuesday, May 30, 2017   Dr. Neal Barnard   processed meat, hospital food


In an ideal world, all hospitals would serve healthy, vegan menus—and we’re working on that.

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Indy 500 Fans: Milk Can Wreck Your Health

Friday, May 26, 2017   Dr. Neal Barnard   dairy


Indy 500 Fans

Milk can wreck your health. But the winner of this weekend’s Indianapolis 500—a 500-mile race around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway—will likely down a bottle of milk. It’s a dairy industry tactic meant to market milk to the event’s nearly 7 million fans.

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U.S. Should Stop Bullying Canada for Milk Money

Wednesday, May 17, 2017   Dr. Neal Barnard   dairy


Canada doesn’t want milk from the United States. That’s good news for the health of Canadians. Dairy products are dangerous: cancer, heart disease, bone fractures, and early death. But the United States keeps bullying Canada for milk money.

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Congratulations! Vegan Lunches for L.A. Schools

Wednesday, May 10, 2017   Dr. Neal Barnard   school lunch


Congratulations to the Los Angeles Unified School District! Yesterday, school board members unanimously voted in favor of bringing healthful plant-based options to L.A. schools next fall in a pilot program championed by students, parents, and doctors.

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Sonny Perdue: Keep Chocolate Milk Out of School Lunches

Tuesday, May 02, 2017   Dr. Neal Barnard   dairy


Dairy milk doesn’t do a body good—no matter the flavor or fat content—and shouldn’t be served in school lunches.

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