Have you watched this movie?
If not, I highly recommend it. It was great watching it with Isaac (age 14) and Abby (almost 13). Isaac hasn't stopped talking about it - about how eating a plant based diet can actually reverse some types of diabetes, heart disease, and even cancer. Of course he like to share the more graphic open heart surgery scenes. Abby made a list of the vegetables and fruits she likes.
The studies didn't seem to say that having a pasture raised burger once a month or even a glass of raw milk each day is harmful, but what is harmful is the quantity of meat, sugar, and corn syrup the average American consumes and of course this is now relevant to people all over the world as more and more adopt that American diet.
It amazes me that more doctors don't work with their patients to change their diets before prescribing drugs, or maybe it really doesn't. Are doctors not aware that diet is key, or are they really getting large kick-backs from pharmaceutical companies, or has the health care system made it so that they cannot spend a decent amount of time with each patient to even consider nutrition counseling.
I do believe that ultimately it is the responsibility of each of us to take the time to learn what works best for our bodies and most of it is truly common sense.
Did you see this movie? What did you think?