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PETA Prime for those in midlife or later Becoming a Vegetarian People are drawn to vegetarianism by all sorts of motives. Some of us want to live longer, healthier lives or do our part to reduce pollution. Others have made the switch because we want to preserve Earth’s natural resources or because we’ve always loved animals and are ethically opposed to eating them. Thanks to an abundance of scientific research that demonstrates the health and environmental benefits of a plant-based diet, even the federal government recommends that we consume most of our calories from grain products, vegetables and fruits. Why go veg? You’ll ward off disease. You’ll keep your weight down. You’ll live longer. Want more proof of longevity? You’ll build strong bones. People who are mildly lactose-intolerant can often enjoy small amounts of dairy products such as yogurt, cheese and lactose-free milk. You’ll reduce your risk of food-borne illnesses. You’ll ease the symptoms of menopause. You’ll have more energy. You’ll help reduce pollution. You’ll help reduce famine.
The Conscious Resistance The Pet Tree House Sochi, Russia - A dog shelter backed by a Russian billionaire is engaged in a frantic last-ditch effort to save hundreds of strays facing a death sentence before the Winter Olympics begin here. Already, hundreds of animals have been killed, with the local authorities apparently wanting the stray dogs cleared from the streets before Friday’s opening ceremony. While the authorities say the dogs can be wild and dangerous, reports of their systematic slaughter by a pest removal company hired by the government in recent months have outraged animal rights advocates and cast a gruesome specter over the traditionally cheery atmosphere of the Games. The handling of the matter has also sharply undercut the image of a friendlier, welcoming Russia that President Vladimir V. Putin has sought to cultivate in recent months. Dogs outside a snowboarding course in Sochi. “On Monday we were told we have until Thursday,” Ms. Video:
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