January 2012 AGN VEG news
“We have the science to suggest that if you can make three changes -– give up all meat, all dairy, and refined foods including free oils -- you can avoid dying from cancer and heart disease. It’s being brought to life in a new documentary called Forks Over Knives. I saw it, I loved it, and I need all of you to see it too. This could be the Hail Mary of medicine.” ~ Dr. Mehmet Oz
EPA dioxin limit has National Chicken Council worried products could be declared “unfit for consumption”
An Interview with Jonathan Safran Foer
Jonathan Safran Foer, author of Eating Animals, answers concisely and honestly about his views on factory farming and its consequences on the planet. Foer believes environmentalists who continue to eat meat are going against the abundant scientific evidence that shows animal agriculture is devastating for the environment. To read the interview please visit http://www.theecologist.org/Interviews/739796/jonathan_safran_foer_environmentalists_who_eat_meat_have_a_blindspot.html
As stewards of God’s Creation we have been entrusted with the sacred task of taking care of the Earth and the creatures living on it. However, most Christians still support the animal agriculture industry and therefore contribute to many of the worst environmental problems, such as global warming and pollution of air, soil and water. The longer we continue ignoring this very fact, the more suffering and misery we create.
Eating Healthy on a Budget
Here’s a list of 15 superfoods that are very affordable and loaded with micronutrients! Please visit http://www.care2.com/greenliving/15-superfoods-for-under-20.html
Have a blessed day!
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With hearts as big as their biceps, these plant-strong bodybuilders prove that athletes can thrive on a vegan diet and even outcompete their meat-eating counterparts. Other top vegan athletes include Germany's strongest man Patrik Baboumian, the world's toughest woman Juliana Sproles, Ultraman Rich Roll, and more.
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