Health Facts

350 MILLION PEOPLE WITH DIABETES

International Diabetes Federation. “Global Perspectives on Diabetes”. Diabetes Voice. Vol.57, 2012

World Health Organization. “GLOBAL REPORT ON DIABETES”. 2016

1 OUT OF 3 MEDICARE DOLLARS IS SPENT ON PEOPLE  WITH DIABETES

The Diabetes Care Project. “Diabetes Fast Facts”.

1 IN 10 HEALTHCARE DOLLARS IS SPENT ON PEOPLE  WITH DIABETES  

American Diabetes Association. “THE STAGGERING COSTS OF DIABETES IN AMERICA”.

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION REPORT HAS CLASSIFIED BACON & SAUSAGE AS CARCINOGENIC TO HUMANS

Aubrey, Allison. “Bad day for bacon: Processed Meats Cause Cancer WHO Says”. npr: the salt. Oct. 2015

“Carcinogenicity of consumption of red and processed meat”. The Lancet Oncology. Vol. 16. 2015

“IARC Monographs evaluate consumption of red meat and processed meat”. World Health Organization International Agency for Research on Cancer. PRESS RELEASE N.240. Oct. 2015

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY ENCOURAGES EATING PROCESSED TURKEY AND CANNED MEATS

“Shopping List: Basic Ingredients for a Healthy Kitchen”. American Cancer Society

IN THE US 1 OUT OF EVERY 4 DEATHS IS FROM CANCER

“Statistics for Different Kinds of Cancer”. Center for Disease Control and Prevention

TWO THIRDS OF ADULTS ARE EITHER OVERWEIGHT OR OBESE

“Overweight and Obesity Statistics”. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive Kidney Diseases

70% OF DEATHS AND MORBIDITY ARE LARGELY LIFESTYLE RELATED & PREVENTABLE

Booth, Frank, et al “Lack of exercise is a major cause of chronic diseases”. 

Comprehensive Physiology

“The Leading Causes of Death and Disability in The United States”. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention

MOST KIDS BY THE AGE OF 10 IN THE US HAVE FATTY STREAKS IN THEIR ARTERIES

Greger, M.D, Michael “Heart Disease Starts in Childhood”. NutritionFacts.org video. Volume 14. September 23rd, 2014

McGill Jr, Henry, et al “Origin of artherosclerosis in childhood and adolescence”. 

American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

IN THE NEXT TWENTY FIVE YEARS 1 OUT OF EVERY 3 AMERICANS WILL HAVE DIABETES

“Number of Americans with Diabetes Projected to Double or Triple by 2050”. Center for Disease Control and Prevention

DIABETES IS NOT CAUSED BY EATING A  HIGH CARBOHYDRATE DIET OR SUGAR

Greger, M.D, Michael “What Causes Insulin Resistance?” NutritionFacts.org video. Volume 33. January 6th, 2017

“Diet and Diabetes: Recipes for Success”. Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

Barnard, Neal, et al “Meat Consumption as a Risk for Diabetes”. 

Nutrients. 2014 Feb: 6(2) 897-910

Petersen, Kitt Falk, et al “Impaired Mitochondrial Activity in the Insulin- Resistant of Patients with Type 2 Diabetes”. The New England Journal of Medicine 2004;  350: 664-671

CARBOHYDRATE CONSUMPTION IS INVERSELY RELATED TO DIABETES

Ahmadi-Abhari, Sara, et al “Dietary intake of carbohydrates and risk of type 2 diabetes:  The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer-Norfolk Study”. 

British Journal of Nutrition: (2012) 111, 342-352

Roberts, Christian K, et al “Effect of a diet and exercise intervention on oxidative stress, inflammation and monocyte adhesion in diabetic men”. 

Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 73 (2006) 249-259

IF A CHILD GETS DIABETES, 19 YEARS COULD BE TAKEN OFF THEIR LIFESPAN

Leal, Jose, et al “Development of life-expectancy tables for people with type 2 diabetes”. European Heart Journal (2009) 30, 834-839

“Diabetes in the UK 2010: Key statistics on diabetes”. Diabetes UK

ONE SERVING OF PROCESSED MEAT PER DAY INCREASED RISK OF DEVELOPING DIABETES BY 51%

Pan, An, et al “Reat meat Consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes: 3 cohorts of US adults and an updated meta-analysis”. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. August 2011

Micha, Renata, et al “Unprocessed Red and Processed Meats and Risk of Coronary Artery Disease and Type 2 Diabetes- An Updated Review of the Evidence”. 

Current artherosclerosis reports. 2012 Dec;14(6): 515-524

AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION FEATURES RECIPES FOR RED & PROCESSED MEATS

“RECIPES FOR HEALTHY LIVING”. American Diabetes Association

“RECIPES FOR HEALTHY LIVING: Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp”. American Diabetes Association

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OVER 17 MILLION PEOPLE DIE EVERY YEAR FROM CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

“Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics”. American Heart Association

“Cardiovascular Diseases (CVDs)”. World Health Organization

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THE AMOUNT OF PEOPLE WHO DIE FROM CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE IS THE EQUIVALENT OF FOUR JUMBO JETS CRASHING EVERY SINGLE HOUR, EVERY SINGLE DAY, EVERY SINGLE YEAR

“Boeing 747”. Wikipedia

Math:

Average Amount of people in a jumbo jet: 500

500 x 4 (jumbo jets per hour) = 2,000

2,000 x 24 (hours in a day) = 48,000

48,000 x 365 (days in a year) = 17,520,000 people

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THE ROLES OF ALCOHOL, SUGAR, SMOKING AND MEAT-BASED DIET TOWARDS HEART DISEASE

Buttar, Harpal S, et al. “Prevention of cardiovascular diseases: Role of exercise, dietary interventions, obesityand smoking cessation”. 

Experimental and Clinical Cardiology. 2005 Winter; 10(4): 229-249

Rimm, Eric B, et al “Moderate alcohol intake and lower risk of coronary heart disease: meta-analysis of effects on lipids and haemostatic factors”. 

British Medical Journal. Vol. 319; Dec. 1999

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WITHIN MINUTES OF EATING DEAD MEAT BACTERIA TOXINS, THE BODY GETS A BURST OF INFLAMMATION, STIFFENING OR PARALYZING THE ARTERIES

Greger, M.D, Michael “Dead Meat Bacteria Endotoxin”. NutritionFacts.org video. Volume 9. July 6th, 2012

Erridge, Clett “The capacity of foodstuffs to induce innate immune activation of human monocytes in vitro is dependent on food content of stimulants of Toll- like receptors 2 and 4”. British Journal of Nutrition. (2011), 105, 15-23  

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BLOOD VESSEL DEMENTIA CAUSED BY CLOGGING-UP OF ARTERIES FROM STEADY STREAM OF FAT AND CHOLESTEROL

Morris, Martha Claire, Tangney, Christine C, “Dietary fat composition and dementia risk”. Neurobiology of Aging. 2014 Sep; 35 Suppl 2: S59-S64

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THE LEADING SOURCE OF SODIUM IN THE AMERICAN DIET FOR ADULTS IS CHICKEN

Drewnowski, Adam & Rehm, Colin D “Sodium Intakes of US Children and Adults from Foods and Beverages by Location of Origin and by Specific Food Source”. Nutrients. 2013; 5(6): 1840-1855

“What are they pumping into your chicken?” Consumers Union

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HETEROCYCLIC AMINES ARE CLEAR-CUT CARCINOGENS

“Chemicals in Meat Cooked at High Temperatures and Cancer Risk”. National Cancer Institute

Greger, M.D, Michael “Fast Food Tested for Carcinogens”. NutritionFacts.org video. Volume 3. November 18th, 2009

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AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY RECOMMENDS FISH AND POULTRY

“Main Dishes”. American Cancer Society

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MEN WITH A HIGH PROGNOSTIC RISK AND A HIGH POULTRY INTAKE HAD A 4-FOLD INCREASED RISK OF RECURRENCE OR PROGRESSION

Richman, Erin L, et al “Intakes of meat, fish, poultry and eggs and risk of prostate cancer progression”. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2010 Mar; 91(3): 712-721

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THE NUMBER ONE DIETARY SOURCE OF CHOLESTEROL IN AMERICA IS CHICKEN

“Cholesterol and Heart Disease”. Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine

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EATING 1 EGG PER DAY IS JUST AS BAD AS SMOKING 5 CIGARETTES PER DAY FOR LIFE EXPECTANCY

Greger, M.D, Michael “Eggs vs. Cigarettes in Artherosclerosis”. NutritionFacts.org video. 

Volume 12. March 11th, 2013

Baer, Heather J, et al “Risk Factors for Mortality in the Nurses’ Health Study: A Competing Risks Analysis”. American Journal of Epidemiology. Vol. 173, No. 3

Spence, J. David, et al “Egg yolk consumption and carotid plaque”. 

Artheroslcerosis xxx (2012) 1-5

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TIME: EAT BUTTER. SCIENTISTS LABELED FAT THE ENEMY. WHY THEY WERE WRONG.

“Time: Eat Butter. Scientists Labeled Fat The Enemy. Why They Were Wrong”. Diet Doctor

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THE NUMBER ONE SOURCE OF SATURATED FAT IS DAIRY

“Top Food Sources of Saturated Fat in the U.S.” Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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THE MAIN STUDY THAT STARTED THE SATURATED FAT MEDIA CRAZE

Siri-Tarino, Patty W, et al “Meta-analysis ofprospective cohort studies evaluating the association of saturated fatwith cardiovascular disease”. 

American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2010; 91: 535-46

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THE EGG INDUSTRY FUNDS STUDIES THAT CONFUSE CONSUMERS

Katz, David L, et al “Egg consumption and endothelial function: a randomized controlled crossover trial”. International Journal of Cardiology 99 (2005) 65-70

Greger, M.D, Michael “Eggs & Arterial Function”. NutritionFacts.org video. Volume 18. 

May 14th, 2014

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THE STRATEGY OF THE MEAT, DAIRY & EGG INDUSTRY IS TO CONFUSE THE PUBLIC, TO INTRODUCE DOUBT NOT UNLIKE THE TOBACCO INDUSTRY

“Smoking and Health Proposal”. Truth Tobacco Industry Documents

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EVEN IF YOU HAVE A GENETIC PRE-DISPOSITION IT DOES NOT NECESSARILY MEAN DISEASES WILL MANIFEST

Willett, Walter C, et al “Prevention of Chronic Disease by Means of Diet and Lifestyle Changes”.  Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries. 2nd edition. Chapter 44

“Genes and human disease”. World Health Organization

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AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION HEALTHY EATING

“Beef”. American Heart Association

“Pork”. American Heart Association

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FOUR WORRIES OF FISH: PCB’s, MERCURY, SATURATED FAT AND CHOLESTEROL

“Fish”. Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

“Cholesterol in Fish”. Fatsecret

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FISH HAVE BECOME MERCURY SPONGES

“What You Need to Know About Mercury in Fish and Shellfish”. U.S. Food & Drug Administration

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TOXINS BIO-ACCUMULATE IN FISH FLESH

Greger, M.D, Michael “Cannibalistic Feed Biomagnification”. NutritionFacts.org video. Volume 3. December 8th, 2009

Doréa, José G “Vegetarian diets and exposure to organochlorine pollutants, lead and mercury”. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2004

“How Fertilizers Harm Earth More Than Help Your Lawn”. Scientific American

Romero, Jaime, et al “Antibiotics in Aquaculture-Use, Abuse and Alternatives”. Health and Environment in Aquaculture

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93% OF DIOXIN EXPOSURE COMES FROM EATING ANIMAL PRODUCTS

“Dioxins and Furans: The Most Toxic Chemicals Known to Science”. Energy Justice Network

“Toxic Substances Portal-Polychlorinated Biphenyls”. 

CDC: Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry

“The Wrong Way to Detox”. NutritionFacts.org video

“Healthy Milk, Healthy Baby: Chemical Pollution and Mother’ Milk”. 

National Resources Defense Council

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COMMERCIAL ANIMALS ARE LARGELY FED GENETICALLY MODIFIED (GMO) CORN AND SOY

“Contribution ofGM Technology to the Livestock Sector”. 

International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications. Pocket K No. 11

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EATING ORGANIC MEAT WILL NOT HELP YOU AVOID CONTAMINANTS

Hernandez, Angel Rodriguez, et al “Consumption of organic meat does not diminish the carcinogenic potential associated with the intake of persistant organic pollutants (POPs)” Environmental Science and Pollution Research. April 2015

McMahon, Jeff “Radioactive Strontium Found in Hil, Hawaii Milk”. Forbes. April 27, 2011

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MOST OF THE WORLD’S GMO CROPS ARE CONSUMED BY LIVESTOCK WITH DAIRY COWS CONSUMING THE MOST PER ANIMAL

“Genetic Engineering: Feeding the EU’s Livestock”. GMO Compass

Beville, Ryan “How Pervasive are GMO’s in Animal Feed?” GmoInside.org. July 16th, 2013

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THERE IS A STRONG LINK BETWEEN DAIRY FOODS AND AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES

“Q & A: Diet, Arthritis and Autoimmune Diseases”. Michael Klaper, M.D. 

Nutrition-Based Medicine.

“Foods and Arthritis”. Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

Greger, M.D, Michael “Treating Multiple Sclerosis with the Swank MS Diet”. 

NutritionFacts.org video. Volume 15. September 25th, 2013

Yadav, Vijayshree, et al “Low-fat, plant-based diet in multiple sclerosis: A randomized controlled trial”. Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders 9 (2016) 80-90

“The Multiple Sclerosis and Diet Saga”. McDougall Newsletter.

Villagran-Garcia, Edna F, et al “Introduction of pasteurized/raw cow’s milk during the second semester of life as a risk factor of type 1 diabetes mellitus in school children and adolescents”. Nutricion Hospitalaria. 2015; 32(2): 634-637

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MOST PEOPLE IN THE WORLD ARE LACTOSE INTOLERANT

“What is Lactose Intolerance?”. Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

“Lactose Intolerance”. Cleveland Clinic

Bloom, Gabrielle, Sherman, Paul W “Dairying barriers affect the distribution of lactose malabsorption”. Evolution and Human Behavior 26 (2005) 301.e1-301.e33

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US GOVERNMENT IS ENCOURAGING AMERICANS OF COLOR TO EAT FOODS THAT IT KNOWS IS GOING TO MAKE THEM ILL SO THAT IT WILL BENEFIT DAIRY FARMERS

“Men and Women”. United States Department of Agriculture ChooseMyPlate.gov.

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CHILDREN ARE SUFFERING FROM CONDITIONS LINKED TO DAIRY CONSUMPTION

“Milk: Does it Really Do a Body Good?”. Jay Gordon, MD FAAP Feb. 23, 2010

Danby, F. William “Acne and milk, the diet myth, and beyond”. 

Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 52(2):360-2 March 2005

Greger, M.D, Michael “National Dairy Council on Acne and Milk”. NutritionFacts.org video. 

Volume 8. May 10th, 2012

Dehghani, MD, Seyed-Mohsen, et al “The Role of Cow’s Milk Allergy in Pediatric Chronic Constipation: A Randomized Clinical Trial”. 

Iranian Journal of Pediatrics. 2012 Dec; 22(4): 468-474

Bondi, JD, MD, Steven A & Lieuw, MD, PHD, Kenneth “Excessive Cow’s Milk Consumption and Iron Deficiency in Toddlers”. Infant, Child & Adolescent Nutrition vol.1: no.3

Farahmand, Fatemeh “Cow’s Milk Allergy among Children with Gastroesophagael Reflux Disease”. Gut and Liver. 2011 Sep; 5(3): 298-301

“Milk Allergy”. Food Allergy Research & Education

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MILK IS A HORMONAL FLUID

“Study Suggests Full-Fat Dairy Products May Be Linked to Worse Survival” BreastCancer.org

Malekinejad, Haasan & Rezabakhsh, Aysa “Hormones in Dairy Foods and Their Impact on Public Health – A Narrative Review Article”. Iranian Journal of Public Health. 2015 Jun; 44(6): 742-758

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DAIRY PRODUCTS HAVE PUS

“Determining U.S. Milk Quality Using Bulk Tank Somatic Cell Counts, 2013”. 

USDA APHIS Centers for Epidemiology and Animal Health Sep. 2014  

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MILK DOES NOT BUILD STRONG BONES

Michaelsson, Karl, et al “Milk intake and risk of mortality and fractures in women and men: cohort studies”. British Medical Journal 2014, 349

Lanou, Amy Joy “Bone health in children”. British Medical Journal. 

2006 Oct 14; 333(7252): 763-764

Feskanich, Diane, et al “Calcium, vitamin D, milk consumption, and hip fractures: a prospective study among postmenopausal women”. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 

Feb 2003 vol. 77 no.2 504-511

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COUNTRIES WITH THE HIGHEST RATES OF DAIRY CONSUMPTION HAVE THE HIGHEST RATES OF OSTEOPOROSIS

Dhanwal, Dinesh K, et al “Epidemiology of hip fracture: Worldwide geographic variation”. 

Indian Journal of Orthopaedics. 2011 Jan-Mar; 45(1): 15-22

“Global Consumption of Dairy Products”. Canadian Dairy Information Center. 

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DAIRY LINKED TO MANY DIFFERENT TYPES OF CANCER

Kroenke, Candyce H, et al “High-and Low-Fat Dairy Intake, Recurrence, and Mortality After Breast Cancer Diagnosis”. Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 

Volume 105, Issue 9, 1 may 2013

Hausen, Harold zur & Villiers, Ethel-Michele de “Daily cattle serum and milk factors contributing to the risk of colon and breast cancers”. 

International Journal of Cancer: 137, 959-967 (2015)

Karger “Consumption of Cow’s Milk and Possible Risk of Breast Cancer”. Breast Care (Basel). 2010 Mar; 5(1): 44-46

“Risk factors for prostate cancer”. Canadian Cancer Society

Gao, Xiang, et al “Prospective Studies of Dairy Product and Calcium Intakes and Prostate Cancer Risk: A Meta-Analysis”. Journal of the National Cancer Institute, Vol. 97, No. 23, Dec. 7, 2005

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ONLY 5-10% OF CANCER IS GENETIC

“Family Cancer Syndromes”. American Cancer Society

“The Genetics of Cancer”. Natinal Cancer Institute

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ANY ANIMAL PROTEIN BOOSTS THE LEVEL OF CANCER PROMOTING GROWTH HORMONE IGF-1

Greger, M.D, Michael “Protein Intake & IGF-1 Production”. 

NutritionFacts.org video. Vol. 10, Oct. 2012

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DAIRY PRODUCTS INCREASE THE RISK OF CANCERS RELATED TO YOUR HORMONES

Barnard, M.D., Neal D. “Milk Consumption and Prostate Cancer”. Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

Chan, June M., et al “Dairy products, calcium and prostate cancer risk in the Physicians’ Health Study”. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Oct. 2001 vol. 74 no. 4 549-554

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DAIRY CAN INCREASE A MAN’S RISK OF GETTING PROSTATE CANCER 34%

“Milk and Prostate Cancer: The Evidence Mounts”. Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

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FOR WOMEN WHO HAVE HAD BREAST CANCER, JUST ONE SERVING OF WHOLE DAIRY A DAY CAN INCREASE THEIR CHANCE OF DYING FROM THE DISEASE 49%, AND DYING FROM ANY DISEASE 64%

Kroenke, Candayce H., et al “High-and Low-Fat Dairy Intake, Recurrence, and Mortality After Breast Cancer Diagnosis”. Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 

Volume 105, Issue 9. May 2013

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CASEIN PROTEIN, THE MAIN PROTEIN IN DAIRY PRODUCTS, ESPECIALLY IN CHEESE, CREATES CASOMORPHINS

Nguyen, Duc Doan, et al “Formation and Degradation of Beta-Casomorphins in Dairy Processing”. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition. 2015 Dec 6; 55(14): 1955-1967

“Breaking the Cheese Addiction: Step 3 Cleansing the Palate”. Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

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CASOMORPHIN MAY PLAY A ROLE IN SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME (SIDS) AND AUTISM

Greger, M.D., Michael “Cow’s Milk Casomorphin & Autism”. NutritionFacts.org video. Volume 8, May 9th, 2012

Kost, Natalya V, et al “B-Casomorphins-7 in infants on different type of feeding and different levels of psychomotor development”. Peptides 30(10): 1854-1860 August 2009

Greger, M.D., Michael “Cow’s Milk Consumption & Crib Death”. NutritionFacts.org video. 

Volume 8. May 8th, 2012

Noni, Ivano De, et al “Review of the potential health impact of B-casomorphins and related peptides”. European Food Safety Authority Scientific Report (2009) 231, 1-107

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HUMAN BREAST MILK HAS 2.7G/LITRE OF CASEIN COMPARED TO 26G/LITRE FOR COW’S MILK  

“Milk Protein”. Milk Facts

Cow’s milk is 3.3% protein/g of which 82% is casein. At 1000g/litre = 27.06g Casein/litre

“Comparitive Lactation-Humans”. Lactation Resource Library

Human breast milk is 0.8% protein/g of which 25% is casein, at 1000g/litre = 2g Casein/L

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THERE ARE AT LEAST 450 DRUGS THAT ARE ADMINISTERED TO ANIMALS

“America’s Secret Animal Drug Problem”. Center for Food Safety. Executive Summary

September 2015

“Treatments for Dairy Cattle A-Z”. Drugs.com: Know more. Be sure.

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PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY SELLS 80% OF ALL ANTIBIOTICS MADE IN THE UNITED STATES TO ANIMAL AGRICULTURE

Loglishi, Ralph F. “Animals Consume Lion’s Share of Antiobiotics”. 

Food Safety News. Dec. 27, 2010

“2009 Summary Report on Antimicrobials Sold or Distributed for Use in Food-Producing Animals”. FDA: Department of Health & Human Services Sep. 2014

“FSIS National Residue Program for Cattle”. USDA Office of Inspector General. March 2010

Greger, M.D., Michael “Drug Residues in Meat”. NutritionFacts.org video. 

Volume 4. October 18th, 2010

“Antibiotic Resistance: NARMS- Combatting Antibiotic Resistance with Surveillance”. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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3,000 PEOPLE DIE EACH YEAR IN THE UNITED STATES FROM FOOD BORNE ILLNESSES

“Estimates of Foodborne Illness in the United States”. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

“How many people were killed on 9/11?”. Reference

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23,000 PEOPLE DIE EACH YEAR FROM ANTIBIOTIC-RESISTANT BACTERIA

“Antiobiotic resistance Threats in the United States, 2013”. 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

“Antimicrobials in Agriculture and the Environment: Reducing Unnecessary Use and Waste”. Review on Antimicrobial Resistance. December 2015

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WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION SAID THAT WE ARE NEARING A POST-ANTIBIOTIC ERA IN MEDICINE

“Antimicrobial Resistance: Global Report on Surveillance 2014”. World Health Organization

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SWINE FLU (H1N1) ORIGINATED IN NORTH CAROLINA

Greger, M.D., Michael “CDC Confirms Ties to Virus First Discovered in U.S. Pig Factories”. The Humane Society of the United States. August 26, 2009

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THERE IS APPROXIMATELY THE SAME NUMBER OF HOGS AS PEOPLE IN NORTH CAROLINA

“Quick Facts North Carolina”. United States Census Bureau

“2015 State Agriculture Overview North Carolina”. United States Department of Agriculture

“Identifying Opportunities and Impacts for New Uses of Hog Waste in Eastern North Carolina”. Department of City and Regional Planning. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Fall 2013

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10 MILLION PIGS IN NORTH CAROLINA PRODUCE THE WASTE EQUAL TO 100 MILLION HUMANS

“Comparing Swine Waste to Human Waste”. North Carolina Riverkeeper & Waterkeeper Alliance

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 IS THE EQUIVALENT OF THE ENTIRE HUMAN POPULATION OF THE EASTERN SEABOARD OF THE UNITED STATES FLUSHING THEIR TOILETS INTO NORTH CAROLINA

“East Coast of the United States Population: 112,642,503 (2010)”. Wikipedia

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LIQUID PIG MANURE IS PUMPED INTO WASTE PITS THAT LEACH INTO RIVERS AND STREAMS AND THEN SPRAYED UNFILTERED ONTO NEARBY FIELDS

Peach, Sara “What to Do About Pig Poop? North Carolina Fights a Rising Tide”. National Geographic. October 30, 2014

Bienkowski, Brian “Pig Poop Fouls North Carolina Streams”. Scientific American. 

February 18, 2015

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THERE IS A DISPROPORTIONATE NUMBER OF HOG FACILITIES LOCATED NEAR COMMUNITIES OF COLOR AND LOW INCOME COMMUNITIES

Macneil, Caeleigh “Hog waste threatens North Carolina’s rural poor”. 

The (Duke) Chronicle. March 28, 2016

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DEAD HOGS ARE PROCESSED INTO FEED AND FED BACK TO THE HOGS

Sapkota, Amy R., et al “What Do We Feed to Food-Production Animals? A Review of Animal Feed Ingredients and Their Potential Impacts on Human Health”. 

National Institue of Environmental Health Science. 2007 May; 115(5): 663-670  

“By-product feed Ingredients for Use in Swine Diets”. Pork Information Gateway

“United States Rendering and Feed-Manufacturing Industries: Evaluation of Practices with Risk Potential of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy”. USDA: APHIS: VS: 

Centers for Epdemiology and Animal Health. February 1993

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RAISING ANIMALS FOR FOOD PRODUCES MORE GREENHOUSE GASES THAN THE ENTIRE TRANSPORTATION SECTOR

“Livestock a major threat to environment”. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations:Newsroom

“Livestock’s Long Shadow”. Food and Agriculture Organization

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RAISING ANIMALS FOR FOOD IS THE LEADING CAUSE OF RAINFOREST DESTRUCTION, SPECIES EXTINCTION, OCEAN DEAD ZONES AND FRESH WATER CONSUMPTION

Hyner, Christopher “A Leading Cause of Everything: One Industry That is Destroying Our Planet and Our Ability to Thrive on It”. Stanford Environmental Law Journal

Margulis, Sergio “Causes of Deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon”. 

World Bank Working Paper No. 22

Machovina, Brian, et al “Biodiversity conservation: The key is reducing meat consumption”. Science of the Total Environment 536 (2015) 419-431

“What Causes Ocean “Dead Zones”?”. Scientific American

Gerbens-Leenes, P.W., et al “The water footprint of poultry, pork andbeef: A comparitive study in different countries and production systems”. Water Resources & Industry

Volumes 1-2, March-June 2013, 25-36

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AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION DIABETES DIET AND MEAL PLAN RECOMMENDS FOODS ASSOCIATED WITH CAUSING DIABETES  

“Recipes for Healthy Living: All of Our Recipes”. American Diabetes Association

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LOW FAT, PLANT-BASED DIET IS MORE THAN TWICE AS POWERFUL AT CONTROLLING AND/OR REVERSING DIABETES, THAN THE ADA DIET RECOMMENDING MEAT AND DAIRY

Barnard, Neal D, et al “A low-fat vegan diet and a conventional diabetes diet in the treatment of diabetes: a randomized, controlled, 74-wk clinical trial”. 

American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2009;89(suppl): 1588S-96S

Barnard, MD, Neal D, et al “A low-fat vegan diet elicits greater macronutrient changes, but is comparable in adherence and acceptibility, compared with a more conventional diabetes diet among individuals with type 2 diabetes”. Journal of The American Dietic Association. 

2009 Feb; 109(2): 263-272

Natale, MD, PHD, Claudia De, et al “Effects of a Plant-Based High Carbohydrate/High-Fiber Diet Versus High-Monounsaturated Fat/Low-Carbohydrate Diet on Postprandial Lipids in Type 2 Diabetic Patients”.  Diabetes Care. 2009 Dec; 32(12): 2168-2173

Micha, Renata, et al “Unprocessed Red and Processed Meats and Risk of Coronary Artery Disease and Type 2 Diabetes-An Updated Review of the Evidence “. 

Current Artherosclerosis Reports. 2012 Dec; 14(6): 515-524

Barnard, Neal, et al “Meat Consumption as a Risk Factor for Type 2 Diabetes”. 

Nutrients. 2014 Feb; 6(2): 897-910

Chiu, Tina H.T., et al “Taiwanese Vegetarians and Omnivores: Dietary Composition, Prevalence of Diabetes and IFG”. PLoS ONE. 2014; 9(2): e88547

Tonstad, MD, PHD, Serena, et al “Type of Vegetarian Diet, Body Weight, and Prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes”. Diabetes Care. 2009 May; 32(5): 791-796

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STUDIES REFERENCING THE LINK BETWEEN EXPOSURE TO DAIRY AT A YOUNG AGE AND TYPE 1 DIABETES

Villagran-Garcia, Edna F, et al “Introduction of pasteurized/raw cow’s milk during the second semester of life as a risk factor of type 1 diabetes mellitus in school children

and adolescents”. Nutricion Hospitalaria. 2015; 32(2): 634-637

Gottlieb, Scott “Early exposure to cows’ milk raises risk of diabetes in high risk children”. British Medical Journal. 2000 Oct 28; 321(7268): 1040

Muntoni, Sandro, et al “Nutritional factors and worldwide incidence of childhood type 1 diabetes”. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. June 2000 vol. 71 no. 6. 1525-1529

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COW MILK PROTEIN CAUSES ANTIBODIES IN THE BLOODSTREAM THAT ATTACK THE PANCREAS

“The Pancreas-Under Attack by Cow-Milk”. The McDougall Newsletter. July 2002. Vol. 1 No. 7

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AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION CORPORATE PARTNERS

“National Sponsors: Dannon Light & Fit Yogurt”. American Diabetes Association

Santora, Marc “In Diabetes Fight, Raising Cash and Keeping Trust”. New York Times. 

Nov. 25, 2006

“Healthy Living: American Diabtes Association”. BumbleBee

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AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY CORPORATE PARTNERS

“3.4- Hunger Relief, Charitable Giving, and Community Support”. 

Tyson Sustainability Report

“Corporate Alliances: Pizza Hut”. American Cancer Society

(48:42)

SUSAN G. KOMEN CORPORATE PARTNERS

Kinsman, Kat “Activists call foul on KFC bucket campaign”. CNN. April 28, 2010

“Learn More About Those Who Do More: Dietz & Watson, INC.”. Susan G. Komen

“Yoplait Announces Expanded Commitment to Breast Cancer Cause by Raising the Bar for Support to Long-Time Partner Susan G. Komen for the Cure”. Business Wire

(48:52)

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION CORPORATE PARTNERS

“Texas Beef Council partners with American Heart Association”. Progressive Cattlemen

“American Heart Association Certifies Three More Beef Cuts”. South Dakota Beef Industy Council

“Fostering and Developing Relationships with Influencers”. Kentucky Beef Council 2013 Annual Report

“Health and Nutrition”. Tyson Foods, Inc. 

“Unilever awarded American Heart Association Fit-friendly Award”. Unilever 2015

“National Supporters and Sponsors”. American Heart Association

“Awards & Recognition”. Conagra Brands

“Meet Our Sponsors: Thank You to Our Sponsors: Cargil, Inc.”. American Heart Association

(51:40)

USDA DIETARY COMMITTEE MEMBERS HAVE RECEIVED MONEY FROM ANIMAL PRODUCTS, SUGAR AND ALCOHOL INDUSTRIES

“Advisor Committee for Dietary Guidelines 2015”. Office of Disease Prevention

and Health Promotion

“Biographical Sketches of Committee Members: Steven A. Abrams, M.D.”. Institute of Medicine (US) Committee to Review Dietary Reference Intakes for

Vitamin C and Calcium

“Board of Directors: Tom Brenna, PhD, Director”. Seafood Nutrition Partnership

“Faculty Associates: Wayne W. Campbell”. Purdue University: 

Center on Aging and the Life Course

Herman, Jeff “Saving U.S. Dietary Advice from Conflicts of Interest”. 

Food and Drug Law Journal. Volume 65 Number 2. 2010

“Sustaining Members”. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

(52:26)

USDA ADMITTED THAT EGGS CANNOT LEGALLY BE LABELED: NUTRITIOUS, LOW FAT, PART OF A BALANCED DIET, LOW CALORIE, HEALTHFUL, HEALTHY, GOOD FOR YOU, OR SAFE

Greger, M.D., Michael “Who Says Eggs Aren’t Healthy or Safe?”. NutritionFacts.org video. Volume 17. Feb. 17th, 2014

Greger, M.D., Michael “Eggs & Cholesterol: Patently False and Misleading Claims”. 

Volume 13. July 3rd, 2013

(52:42)

ANIMAL PRODUCTS ARE PROMOTED THROUGH FEDERAL (USDA) COMMODITY CHECKOFF PROGRAMS

Sabet, Michael “Understanding The Federal Commodity Checkoff Program”. Prepared for the Agricultural Law Course at the Pennsylvania State University’s Dickinson School of Law. 

April 2010

(52:53)

CHECKOFF PROGRAMS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR MEAT & DAIRY SLOGANS

“Uncle Sam Says: Eat More Meat!”. Meatonomics: The Bizarre Economic

of Meat and Dairy. December 9, 2014

(53:07)

THE DAIRY CHECKOFF PROGRAM GIVES MONEY TO MARKET CHEESE HEAVY PRODUCTS (EXAMPLE: $12 MILLION TO DOMINO’S)

Simon, Michelle “Whitewashed: How Industry and Government Promote Dairy Junk Foods”. EatDrinkPolitics. June 2014

“Dairy Checkoff Leader Tells Farmers From Across the Country How They Can Help Grow Sales and Trust”. Hoard’s Dairyman. Nov. 15, 2013

Moss, Michael “While Warning About Fat, U.S. Pushes Cheese Sales”. The New York Times. Nov. 6, 2010

(54:51)

DAIRY INDUSTRY SPENDS AT LEAST $50 MILLION PROMOTING ITS PRODUCTS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Butler, Kiera “The Surprising Reason Why School Cafeterias Sell Chocolate Milk”. 

Mother Jones. Nov. 18th, 2015

(55:52)

MEAT AND DAIRY SPEND AT LEAST $557 MILLION ANNUALLY PROMOTING THEIR GOODS THROUGH CHECKOFF PROGRAMS

“The Meatonomic$ Index”. Meatonomics: The Bizarre Economics of Meat and Dairy. August 22, 2013

Becker, Geoffrey S. “Federal Farm Promotion (“Check-Off”) Programs”. 

CRS Reports for Congress. October 20, 2008

(56:00)

MEAT AND DAIRY SPEND AT LEAST $138 MILLION LOBBYING CONGRESS

“Congressional Catering: How Big Food and Agriculture Special Interests Wield Influence in Congress and Undermine Public Health”. Center for Science in the Public Interest. June 2015

Coleman, Rob “Food Lobby Spends $101 Million in 2015 to Avert GMO Labeling”. Environmental Working Group. February 25, 2016

Flynn, Dan “Slicing Into Food Industry’s $40 Million Lobbying Efforts”. 

Food Safety News. March 3, 2012

(56:09)

AG-GAG LAWS CRIMINALIZE WHISTLE-BLOWERS WHO PHOTO-DOCUMENT ABUSES BY THE ANIMAL AGRICULTURE INDUSTRY

“Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act”. govtrack: S. 3880 (109th) 

“Personal Responsibility in Food Consumption Act of 2005 (Cheeseburger Bill)”. 

govtrack: H.R. 554 (109th)

Wilking, Cara L & Daynard, Richard A “Beyond Cheeseburgers: The Impact of Commonsense Consumption Acts on Future Obesity-Related Lawsuits”. 

Food and Drug Law Journal. Volume 68 Number 3 2013

(56:51)

BIG TOBACCO HAS PAID $400 BILLION TO STATE MEDICAID PROGRAMS

“The Master Settlement Agreement: An Overview”. Tobacco Control Legal Consortium

(57:45)

AMERICAN EGG BOARD CONSIDERS EGG-ALTERNATIVE HAMPTON CREEK A “CRISIS AND MAJOR THREAT” TO THE FUTURE OF THE AMERICAN EGG INDUSTRY

Thielman, Sam “USDA scrambles to investigate egg lobby as CEO resigns”. 

The Guardian. 23 October, 2015

“Agricultural Marketing Service Compliance and Analysis Program Compliance Report: 

Review Report”. United States Department of Agriculture    

(58:48)

WE HAVE A $5 BILLION STENT INDUSTRY

“Stents Market Tops $5 Billion, Led By Drug-Eluting Devices”. Kalorama Information. 

Nov 30, 2012

(58:52)

WE HAVE A $35 BILLION STATIN DRUG INDUSTRY

Cooper, Rachel “Statins: the drug firms’ goldmine”. The Telegraph. 19 Jan 2011

(61:07)

IN THE U.S, TREATING CHRONIC DISEASE IS A $1.5 TRILLION INDUSTRY

“Wellness as a Business Strategy”. Society for Human Resource Management

“Fighting Chronic Disease: The Case for Enhancing the Congressional Budget Analysis Process”. Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease

(61:15)

$1.5 TRILLION IS THE GDP EQUIVALENT OF THE TENTH RICHEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD

“Gross domestic product 2015”. Worldbank

(61:20)

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION AND AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION ACCEPTING MILLIONS OF DOLLARS FROM PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES

“Honoring People Who Are Making A Difference: Corporations”. American Cancer Society

“Our Corporate Supporters: Banting Cirlce Supporters”. American Diabetes Association

“Sponsor Thank You”. American Heart Association

(61:40)

THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY SPENDS MORE MONEY ON LOBBYING THAN ANY OTHER SINGLE INDUSTRY

“Lobbying Top Industries”. Open Secrets.org: Center for Responsive Politics

(61:50)

JAKE CONROY FORMERLY IMPRISONED ACTIVIST

Black, Comrade “Effective Activism & State Repression: An Interview with Jake Conroy on how SHAC Campaign nearly bankrupt one of the largest animal testing labs in the world”. Vancouver Media Co-op. February 8, 2013

(62:54-64:10)

FORMER CHIEF USDA MEAT INSPECTOR: MAD-COW DISEASE WHISTLEBLOWER NAME WITHHELD TO PROTECT IDENTITY

“Felicia Nestor Affidavit” Citizen.org

“BSE, or Mad Cow Disease Cases Identified in the United States”. 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Broxmeyer, Lawrence “Thinking the unthinkable: Alzheimer’s, Creutzfeldt-Jacob and Mad Cow disease: the age-related reemergence of virulent Foodborne, bovine tuberculosis or losing your mind for the sake of a shake or a burger”. 

medical hypotheses. 21 October 2004

Walton, Don “Why line speed is ‘non-negociable'”. Lincoln Journal Star. June 1, 2003

(64:15)

TESTING SHOWS 88% OF PORK CHOPS, 90% OF GROUND BEEF AND 95% OF CHICKEN BREASTS SAMPLED WERE CONTAMINATED WITH FECAL BACTERIA

“2010 Retail Meat Report”. FDA: National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS)

(65:10)

DO WE HAVE TO EAT MEAT TO GET ENOUGH PROTEIN?

McDougall, John “Plant Foods Have a Complete Amino Acid Composition”. 

Circulation. June 25, 2002

Mangels, PhD, RD, Reed “Protein in the Vegan Diet”. The Vegetarian Resource Group

Tuso, MD, Phillip J, et al “Nutritional Updates for Physicians: Plant-Based Diets”. 

The Permanente Journal. 2013 Spring; 17(2): 61-66  

Greger, M.D., Michael “Do Vegetarians Get Enough Protein?” NutritionFacts.org video. 

Volume 19. June 6th, 2014

Rizzo, Nico S, et al “Nutrient Profiles of Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian Dietary Patterns”. 

Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietics. 2013 Dec; 113(12): 1610-1619

(65:19)

ALL PROTEIN IS INITIALLY MADE BY PLANTS

“Nitrogen Metabolism”. Plant Cell Biology

“The Nitrogen Cycle”. Boundless.com: Microbiology

“Nitrogen Cycle”. Wikipedia for Schools 2008/2009

(65:48)

PLANTS ARE LOADED WITH PROTEIN

“The Protein Myth”. Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

MacMillan, Amanda “14 Best Vegan and Vegetarian Protein Sources”. Health.com

Greger, M.D., Michael “Plant Protein Preferable”. NutritionFacts.org video. 

Volume 6, November 1st, 2011

(66:20)

MOST AMERICANS GET ABOUT TWICE THE PROTEIN THEY NEED

Shanker, Deena “Enough With the Protein, America”. Bloomberg. November 4, 2016

Jones, MS, RD, Jessica “The Protein Myth: Why You Need Less Protein Than You Think”. Huffington Post Blog. Nov. 20th, 2012

(66:25)

MOST AMERICANS GET LESS THAN HALF OF THE FIBER THEY NEED

Zelman, MPH, RD, LD, Kathleen “Fiber: How Much Do You Need?”. WebMD

Greger, M.D., Michael “Where Do You Get Your Fiber?”. NutritionFacts.org. 

September 29th, 2015

(66:48)

HUMAN MILK HAS THE LOWEST PROTEIN CONTENT OF ANY OTHER SPECIES

“Nutrition for Infants and Children: Breastfeeding Human Milk Versus Animal Milk”. Nutrition MD

“Dairy production and products: Milk Composition”. Food and Agricultue

Organization of the United Nations

(67:27)

THE LARGEST, STRONGEST TERRESTRIAL ANIMALS ON THE PLANET ARE ALL HERBIVORES

Listverse Staff “Top 10 Herbivores You Probably Want To Avoid”. 

Listverse. January 10, 2010

(67:41)

VITAMIN INTAKE, OVERALL NUTRITION GO UP ON A PLANT-BASED DIET FROM A MEAT-BASED DIET  

Tuso, MD, Phillip J, et al “Nutritional Update for Physicians: Plant-Based Diets”. 

The Permanente Journal. 2013 Spring; 17(2): 61-66

(68:18)

THE FOOD THAT YOU EAT DETERMINES THE BACTERIA THAT LIVE IN YOUR GUT

Koeth, Robert A, et al “Intestinal microbiota metabolism of L-carnitine, a nutrient in red meat, promotes artherosclerosis”.  Nature Medicine. 2013 May; 19(5): 576-585

Greger, M.D., Michael “Carnitine, Choline, Cancer, & Cholesterol: The TMAO Connection”. NutritionFacts.org video. Volume 13. April 26th, 2013

Wang, Zeneng, et al “Gut flora metabolism of phosphatidylcholine promotes cardiovascular disease”. Nature. 2011 Apr 7; 472(7341): 57-63

(69:17)

HUMANS CLOSEST LIVING RELATIVES ARE CHIMPANZEES, WHOM GET 97% OF THEIR CALORIES FROM PLANTS

Gibbons, Ann “Bonobos Join Chimps as Closest Living Relatives”. Science. June 13, 2012

Dunn, Rob “How to Eat Like a Chimpanzee” Scientific American Guest Blog. 

August 2, 2012

(69:24)

COMPARING THE ANATOMY OF OMNIVORES TO FRUGIVORES

Roberts, William C “Twenty questions on artherosclerosis”. Proceedings

(Baylor University. Medical Center). 2000 Apr; 13(2): 139-143

Roberts, MD, William C “We think we are one, we act as if we are one, but we are not one”. The American Journal of Cardiology. October 1, 1990. Volume 66, Issue 10, Page 896

(71:11)

YOU CAN STOP AND REVERSE HEART DISEASE WITH PLANT-BASED DIETS

Ornish, MD, Dean, et al “Intensive Lifestyle Changes for Reversal of Coronary Heart Disease”. Journal of the American Medical Association. December 16th, 1998. Vol 280. No. 23

“Halt heart disease with a plant-based, oil-free diet”. Harvard Health Publications

Ornish, Dean, et al “Can lifestyle changes reverse coronary heart disease? 

The Lifestyle Heart Trial”. The Lancet. July 1990. Vol. 336 No. 8708 Pages 129-133

(71:30)

WHEN PEOPLE ADOPT A FULLY PLANT-BASED DIET THEIR CHOLESTEROL LEVELS PLUMMET WITHIN A FEW DAYS

“Making Sense of Foods: Understanding Cholesterol: Guidelines for Lowering Blood Cholesterol”. NutritionMD

Wang, Fenglei, et al “Effect of Vegetarian Diets on Blood Lipids: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials”. Journal of the American Heart Association. October 27th, 2015

(71:46)

WHEN PEOPLE ADOPT A FULLY PLANT-BASED DIET BLOOD PRESSURE COMES DOWN

Goldhammer, D.C., Alan “High Blood Pressure”. T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies. October 15, 1997

Gustafson, Craig “Alan Goldhammer, DC: Water Fasting-The Clinical Effectiveness of Rebooting Your Body”. Integrative Medecine: A Clinician’s Journal. 2014 Jun; 13(3): 52-57

(71:55)

99.4% WERE ABLE TO AVOID MAJOR CARDIAC EVENTS BY GOING PLANT-BASED

Esselstyn Jr, MD, Caldwell B, et al “A way to reverse CAD?”. The Journal of Family Practice. July 2014. Vol 63, No 7

(73:34)

BY GETTING RID OF HEART DISEASE, THE UNITED STATES WOULD SAVE $48 TRILLION, 3x THE GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT

Murphy, Kevin M. & Topel, Robert “The Economic Value of Medical Research”. Semanticscholar. September 1999

“United States GDP”. Trading Economics

(73:53)

WE TOOK 174 CONSECUTIVE PATIENTS WITH HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE AND ALL LOWERED THEIR BLOOD PRESSURE ENOUGH TO ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR MEDICATION

Gustafson, Craig “A Clinician’s Journal: Alan Goldhammer, DC: Water Fasting-The Clinical Effectiveness of Rebooting Your Body”. Integrative Medecine: A Clinician’s Journal. 

2014 Jun; 13(3): 52-57

(74:02)

CROHN’S DISEASE & MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS REMISSION RATES BEST EVER ACHIEVED FROM PLANT-BASED DIET

Chiba, MD, Mitsuro, et al “Plant-Based Diets in Crohn’s Disease”. The Permanente Journal. 2014 Fall; 18(4): 94

Greger, M.D. FACLM, Michael “Plant-Based Diets for Multiple Sclerosis”. NutritionFacts.org. May 21st, 2013

(74:25)

SUPPRESSION OF HUMAN PROSTATE CANCER AND BREAST CANCER CELL GROWTH GIVEN THE BLOOD OF A VEGAN, IN VITRO

Ornish, Dean, et al “Intensive Lifestyle Changes May Affect the Progression of Prostate Cancer”. The Journal of Urology. Vol. 174. 1065-1070, September 2005

Barnard, R. James, et al “Effect of a Low-Fat, High-Fiber Diet and Exercise Intervention on Breast Cancer Risk Factors and Tumor Cell Growth & Apoptosis”. 

UCLA Department of Physiological Science.

Greger, M.D, Michael “Ex Vivo Cancer Proliferation Bioassay”. NutritionFacts.org video. Volume 10. September 17th, 2012

(75:44)

DR. WALTER KEMPNER, IN THE 1940’S WAS REVERSING SOME OF OUR WORST KILLER DISEASES FROM DIET ALONE

McDougall, John “Walter Kempner, MD-Founder of the Rice Diet”. 

The McDougall Newsletter. December 2013. Vol. 12, Issue 12  

Kempner, M.D, Walter “Treatment of Hypertensive Vascular Disease with Rice Diet”. 

Arch Intern Med. 1974;133(5): 758-790

Greger, M.D, Michael “Kempner Rice Diet: Whipping Us into Shape”. 

NutritionFacts.org video. Volume 22. December 8th, 2014

(76:24)

WE ARE NOT TAUGHT ABOUT THE POWER OF FOOD IN MEDICAL SCHOOL

Adams, Kelly M, et al “Status of nutrition education in medical schools”. 

The American journal of clinical nutrition. 2006. Apr; 83(4): 941S-944S

(76:42)

THERE WAS A BILL INTRODUCED MANDATING PHYSICIANS GET 7 HOURS OF NUTRITION TRAINING EVERY 4 YEARS

Greger, M.D, Michael “Nutrition Education Mandate Introduced for Doctors”. NutritionFacts.org video. Volume 6. November 11th, 2011

Greger, M.D, Michael “Doctors Know Less than They Think about Nutrition”. NutritionFacts.org video. Volume 6. November 10th, 2011

(77:22)

ACADEMY OF NUTRITION AND DIETICS PUTS OUT NUTRITION FACT SHEETS FROM THE INDUSTRIES THEMSELVES

Brownell, Kelly D & Warner, Kenneth E “The Perils of Ignoring History: Big Tobacco Played Dirty and Millions Died. How Similar is Big Food?”. The Milbank Quarterly. 

2009 Mar; 87(1): 259-294

“Meet Our Sponsors: Academy National Sponsor: National Dairy Council”. 

EatRightPro: Academy of Nutrition and Dietics

Greger, M.D, Michael “Academy of Nutrition & Dietics Conflicts of Interest”. NutritionFacts.org video. Volume 19. June 30th, 2014

  “Coca-Cola Ends Eight-Year Partnership With Academy Of Nutrition And Dietics”. Dieticians for Professional Integrity. Sep. 28, 2015

(77:47)

IF YOU EAT MEAT THE CHANCES OF GETTING DIABETES ARE ABOUT 1 IN 3

Qi, Lu, et al “Genetic predisposition, Western dietary pattern, and the risk of type 2 diabetes in men”. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 

2009 May; 89(5): 1453-1458

(77:51)

IF YOU EAT MEAT CHANCES OF GETTING CANCER IF YOU’RE A MAN 1 IN 2, IF YOU’RE A WOMAN 1 IN 3

“Meat Consumption and Cancer Risk”. Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

(77:56)

IF YOU EAT MEAT YOU’RE CHANCES OF GAINING WEIGHT ABOUT 2 IN 3

“Meat Eater’s Guide Report: Meat and your Health”. Environmental Working Group

Greger, M.D, Michael “Thousands of Vegans Studied”. NutritionFacts.org video. 

Volume 3. October 29th, 2009

(80:14)

THERE ARE NO STUDIES SHOWING THAT EATING EGGS AND MEAT IN MODERATION CAN TURN YOUR HEART DISEASE AROUND AND GET BETTER

Greger, M.D. FACLM, Michael “What About Eating Just a Little Meat?”. NutritionFacts.org. October 11th, 2016

(80:44)

PLANT-BASED DIET MAKES YOU HYPERTHYROID? 

“Plant-Based Diets Cut Hyperthyroid”. Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. June 24, 2015

(81:07)

THERE IS NOTHING IN AN ANIMAL-BASED DIET THAT YOU CAN’T GET IN AN HEALTHIER FORM SOMEWHERE ELSE

Skerrett, MA, Patrick J & Willet, MD, DrPH, Walter “Essentials of Healthy Eating: A Guide”. 

Journal of midwifery & women’s health. 2010 Nov-Dec; 55(6): 492-501

(81:26)

THE HEALTHIEST, CHEAPEST, SAFEST SOURCE OF VITAMIN B12 IS A FORTIFIED FOOD OR SUPPLEMENT

Greger, M.D, Michael “Cheapest Source of Vitamin B12”. NutritionFacts.org video. 

Volume 7. February 7th, 2012

McDougall, John “Vitamin B12 Deficiency-the Meat-eaters’ Last Stand”. 

McDougall Newsletter. November 2007, Vol. 6, No. 11

(81:34)

WHAT ABOUT PEOPLE WHO SAY THEY NEED TO EAT MEAT FOR THEIR BLOOD TYPE OR THEIR GENES?

Cusack, Leila, et al “Blood type diets lack supporting evidence: a systematic review”. 

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2013

(83:20)

THERE IS A COMMON BELIEF THAT EATING PLANT-BASED IS EXPENSIVE

Paschal, Terrence “Plant Based on a Budget Challenge-Family of 4-Week 1”. 

Plant Based on a Budget

(84:00)

DAVID CARTER: FORMER NFL DEFENSIVE LINEMAN

Darby, Luke “The Real-Life Diet of a Vegan NFL Defensive Lineman”. Gentlemen’s Quarterly. August 11, 2015

(84:38)

TIMOTHY SHIEFF: WORLD CHAMPION FREERUNNER, NINJA WARRIOR

“Great Vegan Athletes”. Great Vegan Athletes

(85:20)

MU JIN HAN: AGELESS DRUG FREE ATHLETE

“Fearless Mu”. Facebook

(85:47)

TIA BLANCO: PROFESSIONAL SURFER, ISA WORLD SURF CHAMPION (X2)

“Vegan Tia Blanco is dominating the surfing world”. Rise of the Vegan. October 6, 2016

(86:04)

RICH ROLL: ULTRA-ENDURANCE ATHLETE AUTHOR, FINDING ULTRA & PLANTPOWER WAY

Volpe, Heidi “The Plant-Based Ultraman” Outside. Oct 26, 2012

 

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