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Healing with Plants
March 10, 2014

Welcome to the weekly CVA blog!  In it you will find famous quotes, news and commentaries.

  1. Got High Cholesterol? Go Vegan!
  2. Famous Quote: Albert Einstein
  3. 9 Million Pounds of Meat Recalled
  4. Bible Verse: Galatians 6:9
  5. Preventing Cancer with Plant-Based Foods
  6. This Week’s Video: Alzheimer's & Diet - Neal Barnard, MD

1. Got High Cholesterol? Go Vegan!

According to a study published this month in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition people who eat plant-based diets have lower cholesterol levels than those who eat animal products. Researchers examined data and blood samples from 1,694 participants from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition-Oxford (EPIC) study and concluded that those who ate a vegan diet consumed the most fiber, the least total fat and saturated fat, and had the healthiest body weight and cholesterol levels, of all the diet groups (including vegetarians).

Please visit Cholesterol Levels Lower in Vegan

It makes sense that when we replace animal products --which contain cholesterol-- with plant-based foods --which don’t contain cholesterol-- our cholesterol levels lower to a healthy level promoting heart health. Indeed, a vegan diet is God’s ideal for us.

2. Famous Quote

“It is my view that a vegetarian manner of living, by its purely physical effect on the human temperament, would most beneficially influence the lot of mankind.”
~ Albert Einstein

3. 9 Million Pounds of Meat Recalled

The staggering figure of 9 million is the number of pounds of meat recalled processed by Rancho Feeding Corp. in Petaluma, CA. It turns out that this meat was uninspected and produced between Jan, 2013 and Jan, 2014. A whole year’s worth of meat supply!

Please visit 9 million pounds of beef recalled, USDA reasoning is suspect.

The meat of abused cows ended up as waste. This adds insult to injury, since there really is no need to victimize God’s animals in the first place.

Hopefully, this case will help more people realize that our animal-based food system is corrupted and doesn’t contribute to the healing and reconciliation. 

4. Bible Verse - (RSV) Galatians 6:9

“And let us not grow weary in well-doing, for in due season we shall reap, if we do not lose heart.”

We live in a world were much victimization takes place, which can be very disheartening. However, we should always try to stay positive and to do our best to bring healing and reconciliation to Earth, because our efforts do make a difference in us and those around us. 

5. Preventing Cancer with Plant-Based Foods

Dr. Neal Barnard, President of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, explains why at least 1/3 of annual cancer deaths in the U.S. are due to dietary factors. He shares with readers how plant-based foods can dramatically decrease cancer rates.

Please visit Preventing Cancer With A Plant-Based Diet By Dr. Neal Barnard.

The Bible tells us in the book of Genesis that God prescribed a plant-based diet for us, since everything we need can be obtained from plants. Today’s rates of cancer and other chronic diseases indicate that it is wise to stick to only eating plant-based foods and encourage others to do so.

6. This Week’s Video: Alzheimer's & Diet - Neal Barnard, MD

 We can learn help reduce the rates of many diseases, including Alzheimer’s, by eating foods that nourish our bodies and heal them.

Please visit Alzheimer's & Diet - Neal Barnard, MD

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