posted on Dec, 30 2011 @ 01:25 AM
Before you drop the steak, you might want to consider that the evidence for vegetarianism and veganism is hardly conclusive or even all that great.
Most of the actual
evidence points squarely at avoiding grains and sugars, and getting more animal (not seed, not trans) fats. Pretty much
everything T. Colin Campbell has produced has been thoroughly debunked online - you might want to check out Raw Food S.O.S. and Chris Masterjohn.
Here's a few links that are worth reading regarding Forks Over Knives:
-is-the-science-legit-a-review-and-critique/ Niesy's very thorough critique provides great information on why this documentary is so very
knives-pictorial-review.html Chris Masterjohn discusses some of the things the documentary got right along with what it got wrong.
CSICOP even weighs in, and not in favour of the 'rational' vegetarian movement.
If you really want to make a difference on your health, put down the bagel and coke. I'd hazard a guess that the one who lost 22lbs in India was
probably consuming a lot less sugar in the form of high fructose corn syrup, and possibly less wheat. I lost 50 lbs last year - do you want to know
how? I pigged out on fatty meats and ate lots of dairy and eggs, and I stayed the hell away
from wheat, sugar, grains, and processed
carbohydrates. I also avoided artificial sweeteners. My health measures improved on all counts, from C-Reactive Protein to cholesterol to blood
I suggest picking up a copy of Good Calories, Bad Calories
by Gary Taubes, it'll be a real eye opener. Leave behind your heart-destroying
whole grains and anything-but-harmless sugar and go grab some bacon and a good juicy steak. Your body will thank you for it. Oh, and eat vegetables
too - they're still good for you. Just not the starchy ones.