vegan for your health
Veganism isn’t about health, it’s about ethics and avoidance of animal exploitation. However the side effects of adopting a plant-based diet are amazing.
So when’s the last time you heard anyone say that type 2 diabetes or coronary heart disease can be cured rather than treated? The common ground with an increasing number of well-informed, elite plant-based doctors is having the right diet humans are designed for – no animal content at all, including dairy and eggs – can not only prevent a lot of the common western civilisation diseases, but can reverse them. Doesn’t take operations or drugs, just knowledge. Find the truth and sign up to Challenge22 below.
Also check out Dr Greger’s site with coronavirus survival tips: nutritionfacts.org
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, led by Dr Neal Barnard, is dedicated to saving and improving human and animal lives through plant-based diets and ethical and effective scientific research. With over 12,000 physicians and 175,000 members in the US and worldwide, the site is a wealth of resources., including a 21-day kickstart diet which includes an Android/IOS app.
By the same team who made Cowspiracy, this film covers the health benefits of a plant-based diet, revealing some of the interconnections between reports and their industry sponsors. You can watch the film on the site, and it’s also free on Netflix if you have a subscription. If you don’t have a Netflix subscription, sign up for a free 30 day trial or ask friends if they have it. You can also find the DVD at veganuary.com – merchandise. You can stream on whatthehealthfilm.com or check youtube for excerpts.
Great documentary showing the amazing feats made possible by a plant-based diet. Backed by some big names – Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jackie Chan, Lewis Hamilton, James Cameron – entertaining, informative and busts quite a few myths.
Another documentary which concentrates on the health aspects of a plant-based diet. You can watch the film on the site, and it’s also on Netflix if you have a subscription. Tip: if you don’t have a Netflix subscription, sign up for a free 30 day trial or ask friends if they have it!
Nutrition facts brings you what it says on the tin – facts, unbiased, about nutrition. Set up by Dr Michael Greger – author of “How not to die” – this is independent of any industry bias and provides peer-reviewed information about the impacts of what you eat.
For the latest information on plant-based nutrition, check out the legendary Dr Gemma Newman’s site – aka The Plant Power Doctor!
Plant-Based Health Professionals UK is a resource site and directory of UK physicians, allied health professionals and dieticians who support and promote the benefits of plants. If you’re looking for a health professional who understands the power of plant nutrition, check this out.
Dr Milton Mills is a physician who does a great job of explaining why human physiology is designed for eating fruit and veg, not animals. This is a quick – around 5 mins – video link.
Dr Caldwell B Esselstyn Jr is a physician who’s proved the possibilities for preventing and reversing coronary heart disease by adopting a wholefood plant-based diet. His website was originally called heartattckproof, which gives an idea of what he thinks can be achieved without medical intervention.
A guerrilla-style documentary that follows three meat- and cheese-loving New Yorkers who agree to adopt a vegan diet for six weeks and learn what it’s all about.