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L.A.'s Crossroads restaurant hosts Farm Sanctuary event
L.A.'s Crossroads restaurant hosts Farm Sanctuary event

People who care about animals, about healthful eating and about the environment are finding common ground -- “finally the right idea at the right time,” said a cardiologist who was among the speakers at a dinner at vegan hot spot Crossroads. Dr. Dean Ornish, a professor of medicine at UC San Francisco, also said that many health problems can be prevented or even reversed with diet and exercise. While the organizers of the Monday night dinner in Los Angeles, the animal rescue and advocacy organization Farm Sanctuary, promote a vegan diet, Ornish noted that every bit helps. Not ready to turn vegan? Meatless Monday is a start. “What’s personally sustainable is...

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