vineri, 6 decembrie 2013

Meat, dairy, eggs, the NEW TOBACCO

Meat, dairy, eggs, the NEW TOBACCO

Not long ago, more precisely a few short decades back, smoking was recommended by doctors

“The Doctors’ Choice Is America’s Choice” The Physician in US Cigarette Advertisements, 1930–1953
Doctors started prescribing cigarettes to pregnant mothers
Vintage cigarette ads

Miraculously, things are changing and they change fast.

Kaiser Permanente is a leader. I have never commented on a hospital system before but I constantly find KP behind initiatives I support. Kaiser Permanente, with some $50 billion in annual revenue, owns 37 hospitals and employs 17,000 doctors, all on salary. They have 9 million members!

So imagine my delight when I saw the headline; KP urging all their doctors to recommend a plant-based lifestyle. The tide is coming in and it is George Halvorson, current CEO and his successor, Bernard Tyson, leading the way.

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine lawsuits against MEAT, DAIRY, EGGS industries & government for deceiving food labeling and advertisements

PCRM was established in 1985 by Dr. Neal Barnard as an advocacy organization for preventive medicine, nutrition and ethics in research. PCRM has a paid staff of 35, with a membership of approximately 9,000 physicians, and 120,000 supporting members, including dietitians, psychologists, nurses, veterinarians, other science and health professionals, and lay people who support ethical research, laboratory animal advocacy and nutrition based health and preventive medicine

In the newly revised Australian Dietary Guidelines released this week, Australia’s top health experts now agree with leading health advisory boards in the U.S. and Canada that well-planned vegan diets are a safe, healthy and viable option for all age groups. Government health experts worldwide are finally catching up with the large body of scientific evidence demonstrating that a vegan diet is not only a viable option for people of any age, but that eating plant foods instead of animal-based foods can confer significant health benefits, including reduction in incidence of obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart attack, stroke, and some types of cancer. - Read on at:

Chocolate, Cheese, Meat, and Sugar -- Physically Addictive


Dairy products to carry cigarette-style health warnings as Government uses 'shock tactics'

Meat is the new tobacco

Eggs vs. Cigarettes in Atherosclerosis

Study Claims Eggs Are As Unhealthy As Smoking -

Comparing eggs to cigarettes : Disease Proof

Milk & Cigarettes: what is worse?

PCRM | Meat is the New Tobacco: Exporting a Dangerous Habit

PCRM | Doctors Sue Safeway and Other D.C. Dairy Retailers for Failing to Warn about Lactose Intolerance

PCRM | Meat and Dairy Dangers Concealed in Dietary Guidelines, Says Lawsuit

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine lawsuits against MEAT, DAIRY and EGGS industries

Physicians group sues over USDA dietary guidelines

Physicians sue federal agencies over dietary guidelines

Big Meat imitates Big Tobacco in fighting the public’s right to know

Doctors endorse vegan and vegetarian diets for healthy pregnancies


The flesh of animals seems to be very hard to give up and there’re reasons why. According to Joel Fuhrman M.D. there are toxic metabolites in animal products that are therefore present in the people who eat them, and once the consumption of these animal products is dramatically lessened or eliminated, the presence of these toxic metabolites creates a hangover feeling. Please visit Is Meat Addictive? 


The Real Truth About Health Conference


Science and Health

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine




How to make a smooth, natural transition to a vegan lifestyle

How to quit bad habits: cigarettes, caffeine, chocolate, meat and dairy | Become the Best of You