July 2007


By Dr. Robert V. Duvall, DPT, MPT, ATC, MGFI The S-I joint is one of the most misunderstood areas of the human body. It has been the source of much controversy in the medical community for many years. Much of the debate relies on the fact that there are few reliable evaluation methods for the […]

By Steve Hefferon, CMT, PTA Back pain affects millions of people each and every year. For many, there lives are never the same. Unfortunately, many people suffer for weeks, months and even years unnecessarily and one of the reasons is the lack of good information. Much of the information that is given to people regarding […]

Below you’ll find some of the most frequently asked questions about veganism. Have fun while learning Isn’t it hard to go vegan? It can be, especially if you hold yourself to too high a standard. But the important thing is to make changes you feel comfortable with, at your own pace. While reducing your consumption […]

Try out these easy to follow vegan recipes. Remember that the flavor resides in the variety. Vegan Wholemeal Spaghetti Serves: 2 Ingredients Tiny chopped tomatoes 1 large onion, chopped finely Tomato puree 1 clove of garlic, peeled and crushed (optional) 4 oz. (100g) mushrooms, sliced 1 eating apple, cored and grated (don’t grate until just […]

Vegan organizations maintain that animals have certain rights, and as such is not ethical for humans to use animals in ways that infringe those rights. Legal theorist Gary L. Francione argues that sentience in animals is sufficient to grant them moral consideration and that adopting veganism should be regarded as the “baseline” action taken by […]

Replacing animal products is quite simple. From vegan ice-cream to cream cheese and cheatin’ meats (great for beginners), there is quite literally nothing that you can’t find a vegan replacement for! It’s true, not everyone likes the idea of ‘substitutes’ for animal products – and honestly, they are completely unnecessary in terms of providing all […]

A vegan (vee-gun) is someone who, for various reasons, chooses to avoid using or consuming animal products of any kind. Veganism (also strict or pure vegetarianism) is a philosophy and lifestyle that seeks to exclude the use of animals for food, clothing, or any other purpose. The most popular reasons for becoming a vegan are […]

Like the pharmacologically active compounds in marijuana or Cannabis sativa (being THC or tetrahydrocannabinol primary psychoactive cannabinoid found in cannabis), Anandamide exerts its effects through binding to and activating specific cannabinoid receptors, designated ‘CB1’ and ‘CB2’. CB1 is found in the central nervous system and in some other organs, including the heart, uterus, testis and […]

By Stephen Leahy, IPS-Tierramerica. Countries in the Southern Hemisphere are exposed to high ultra violet (UV) radiation during spring when the Antarctic ozone hole opens. Higher UV levels are linked to increases in skin cancer, cataracts and eye lesions, and other diseases. However governments can help the ozone layer to recover by reducing and eliminating […]

By Lim Li Ching (Third Word Network) Organic farming largely excludes synthetic inputs – pesticides, herbicides and fertilisers – and focuses instead on biological processes such as composting and other measures to maintaining soil fertility, natural pest control and diversifying crops and livestock. Organic agriculture gives priority to long-term ecological health, such as biodiversity and […]

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