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Dhanush, Mallika named hottest vegetarians


January 20th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Tamil superstar Dhanush and Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat have been voted the hottest vegetarians in a new poll by People for Ethical Treatment of ... Read more...

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Postal stamp sought to honour India’s vegetarian heritage


September 28th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has urged the postal department to issue a national stamp honouring the country's vegetarian heritage ahead of ... Read more...

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Shooting fish prices eating into Goan festivities


September 6th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 6 (IANS) Even Lord Ganesh, the 'vanquisher of troubles', could not come to the rescue of the average fish-loving Goan this Ganesh Chaturthi as fish prices first hit ... Read more...

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Europe’s oldest vegetarian restaurant on culinary crusade (With Images)


August 5th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Zurich, Aug 5 (IANS) Who said vegetarian cuisine is all about fruits, veggies and blandness? Europe's oldest vegetarian restaurant, the century-old Haus Hiltl here, can seduce a sworn meat lover ... Read more...

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Go vegetarian to ward off bowel disorder


July 20th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) A vegetarian diet seems to stave off common bowel disorder, characterised by cramps, gas, feeling of fulness, bouts of constipation or diarrhoea, say researchers. The disorder, ... Read more...

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Meat ration for Indian soldiers hiked


July 2nd, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Indian soldiers will now get to eat better quantity non-vegetarian meal on par with their officers, with the defence ministry approving a higher ration of ... Read more...

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Brand, Wiig named sexiest vegetarians


June 28th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 28 (IANS) Actors Russell Brand and Kristen Wiig have been named the sexiest vegetarians by the People for Ethical Treatment for Animals (PETA).They beat other vegetarians ... Read more...

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PETA hails Backstreet Boys for turning vegetarian


May 24th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) PETA, the animal rights activist group, is impressed with the Backstreet Boys band for giving up meat.Nick Carter recently revealed he and his bandmates have adopted ... Read more...

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Sonu Sood goes shirtless for PETA ad (With Image)


May 11th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Sonu Sood showed off his chiselled physique in "Dabangg" and now goes shirtless in an ad for animal rights group People for the Ethical ... Read more...

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Cavemen and cave bears may have competed for shelter 32,000 yrs ago!


April 27th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): Around 32,000 years ago, prehistoric humans might have had to compete with bears to settle into caves, according to a new study.The study on cave bears also shed ... Read more...

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Vegan lifestyle ‘ups risk of heart attack, stroke’


April 7th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 7 (ANI): People who follow a vegan lifestyle - strict vegetarians who try to eat no meat or animal products of any kind - may increase their risk of developing ... Read more...

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Miranda Kerr reveals her health and beauty secrets


March 10th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 10 (ANI): American supermodel and new mum Miranda Kerr has revealed the secrets behind her slim figure and radiant complexion.Writing on her KoraOrganics blog, the Victoria's Secret model and mother ... Read more...

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Vidya Balan, Shashi Tharoor named hottest celeb vegetarians


January 18th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Bollywood actress Vidya Balan and former union minister of state for external affairs Shashi Tharoor have been voted as the hottest celebrity vegetarians in an online ... Read more...

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Swank’s diet for ‘Million Dollar Baby’ caused her mercury poisoning


January 4th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): Hillary Swank used to be a vegetarian, but she had to gorge on fish to prepare for her role of a female fighter in the movie 'Million Dollar ... Read more...

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Sticking to a vegetarian diet may be good for kidney disease patients


December 24th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): A new study has suggested that sticking to a vegetarian diet can help kidney disease patients avoid accumulating toxic levels of phosphorous in their bodies.Kidney disease patients must ... Read more...

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Dinos’ evolving beaks were like ‘Swiss Army knives’


December 21st, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): A new study has claimed that beaks acted like Swiss Army knives for dinosaurs - it was "an evolutionary innovation", say scientists."As modern animals such as birds and ... Read more...

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Abducted official offered dog meat by Garo militants


December 5th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 5 (IANS) A Meghalaya government official, abducted and held hostage by Garo rebels for nearly two months, Sunday said he had been offered dog meat during his captivity but subsisted ... Read more...

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Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in India, says expert (Nov 14 is World Diabetes Day)


November 13th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Nov 13 (IANS) Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in the country and is increasing with "tsunamic" speed, a top expert of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) said here Saturday."More than 75 ... Read more...

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Adding monounsaturated fats to diet ‘improves cholesterol levels’


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): A new study found that the addition of monounsaturated fat (MUFA) to a cholesterol-lowering dietary portfolio in patients with mild to moderate elevated cholesterol levels increased HDL by ... Read more...

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How a vegetarian diet can prevent cancer


October 28th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 28 (ANI): It's a known fact that vegetarian diet helps fight cancer, but a new research suggests that plants may protect us from cancer in a far more novel way ... Read more...

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Eat meat, save the planet: Former Brit Vegan


September 20th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.20 (ANI): An eco-warrior who lives on a 'sustainable living' commune and spent six years as a vegetarian has written a book that says Britons should continue to eat some ... Read more...

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Caring for pets shaped human evolution: Study


August 11th, 2010 - 10:46 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): Dogs, cats, cows and other domesticated animals may have been vital to human evolution, a new theory suggests.The uniquely human habit of taking in and employing animals ... Read more...

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Thanks to Popeye, kids eat more vegetables


August 9th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Cartoon character Popeye, known for his bulging biceps and vegetarian diet, is responsible for encouraging millions of children to eat spinach, a study has shown. Scientific research has now ... Read more...

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Is Chelsea Clinton going to have a vegan wedding?


July 29th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chelsea Clinton’s upcoming wedding is being hailed as the biggest event of the summer and it will be held at the Astor Courts in the ... Read more...

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Fran Healy Keeps Promise Made To Paul McCartney, Turns Vegetarian


July 29th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fran Healy known as the front man of Travis has kept his promise made to Paul McCartney. He wrote so in his blog recently. The singer ... Read more...

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Montreal bans Pamela Anderson’s bikini ad for PETA (With Image)


July 15th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 15 (IANS) An animal rights poster showing "Baywatch" actress Pamela Anderson in a bikini with her body parts marked as pieces of meat has been banned by authorities in Montreal. ... Read more...

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Olivia Wilde Voted As The World’s Sexiest Vegetarian


July 3rd, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Hollywood actress Olivia Wilde has been voted and named as the World's Sexiest Vegetarian by officials at People For Ethical Treatment For Animals (PETA) in ... Read more...

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Eat less meat to tackle climate change: UN panel


June 3rd, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) Eating meat causes environmental degradation and the world population needs to become vegetarian to tackle climate change, says a UN panel. Experts believe that the greatest cause of ... Read more...

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Veg diet can help you score with opposite sex: Study


May 24th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 24 (ANI): Rather than a suntan, a vegetarian diet will help you score more with the opposite sex, claim scientists.Soaking up the sunrays won't make you as popular with ... Read more...

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Vegetarian diet can help keep the toxins away


May 18th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Sticking to vegetables for five days a week can significantly reduce the body's amount of antibiotics and phthalates - a common chemical added to plastics - says a ... Read more...

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Mike Tyson turns vegetarian


May 13th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) Former world boxing champion Mike Tyson, who once bit off part of Evander Holyfield's ear during a fight, has now become a vegetarian. Tyson, 43, said he has ... Read more...

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Isabel Lucas voted Australia’s Sexiest Vegetarian Celeb for 2010 by PETA


April 28th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 28 (ANI): Actress Isabel Lucas has been voted Australia's Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrity for 2010 by PETA.Lucas went vegetarian after watching the documentary Earthlings at the home of Anthony Kiedis, the ... Read more...

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Rich ritual food killed ancient Egyptian priests


February 26th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have determined that lavish banquets offered to ancient Egyptian gods blocked the arteries of priests who took the food home to their families, ... Read more...

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Going veggie may do more harm to the environment than eating meat


February 12th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): A new study has determined that becoming a vegetarian can do more harm to the environment than continuing to eat red meat.According to The Times, the study by ... Read more...

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Amisha Patel is not keeping well


December 8th, 2009 - 7:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Amisha Patel has been unwell for a while and has been diagnosed with gastro infection. She is getting treated at a suburban hospital by the same doctors who treated Amitabh Bachchan, ... Read more...

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