- The Facts:The Intercept, in partnership with Sentient Media, have introduced an eight-part video series about factory farms, animal agriculture and animal rights, entitled “Animal Matters.” Episode three has just been released.
- Reflect On:Why do we eat animals? Why have we been made to believe that the human body requires meat and dairy when all of the evidence points to the opposite? Why do we participate and vote with our dollar to continue subjecting innocent beings to torture?
Read more & video: “Animal Matters: Episode 3” (9:59) via Why Do So Many Humans Believe Animal Life Has No Value Or Is Of Lesser Worth? — Collective Evolution
- The Facts:Another study has emerged showing that plant-based diets not only give endurance athletes an edge when it comes to heart health, performance, and recovery, but it also satisfies their nutritional needs.
- Reflect On:With so many examples and so much science showing how a vegan diet is nothing but beneficial for our own biology as well as the planet, why do some choose to not acknowledge it or claim that this information is false?
It’s concerning how so much focus is put on transitioning from fossil fuels to clean energy technology, and absolutely no attention is paid to animal agriculture. Everybody on the planet could drive electric cars and all industries could use clean energy technology and that still would not even compare to the environmental impact of everyone adopting a plant-based diet. Due to the fact that approximately 80 percent of the Amazon rainforest is destroyed for animal agriculture, reducing our meat and dairy production would provide us with an opportunity to restore Earth’s lungs. CO2 has been much higher in the past, but deforestation was never been this bad. How come CO2 and fossil fuels are constantly being addressed, yet animal agriculture and deforestation are virtually ignored? Read more
via New Study Shows What Vegan Diets Do For Heart Health, Endurance Athletes & Sport Performance — Collective Evolution
Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer
The dairy industry is big business, and globally is ‘expected to generate revenues worth USD 442.32 billion in 2019,’ while the U.S. dairy industry spends up to a billion dollars a year in advertising. With so much money on the line and the continual push by dairy advertisers, it’s difficult to convince people that drinking milk is another one of the false promises of the modern food problem.
So, does milk really do a body good, as the popular advertising campaign suggests?
According to American biochemist Dr. T. Colin Campbell, milk is one of the most harmful foods we are consuming, and he has the scientific research to back up this claim. Warning people that milk ‘turns on cancer’ and ‘leeches calcium from your bones,’ Dr. Campbell is well-known for his influential book, The China Study: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted And the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss, And Long-term Health. Based on a 20-year long study conducted by the Chinese Academy of Preventive Medicine, Cornell University, and the University of Oxford, The China Study documents serious negative implications of consuming milk…..Read more & videos: T. Colin Campbell, PhD: Link Between Dairy Protein, Casein, & Cancer” (9:24) and “Forks Over Knives – Calcium from dairy” (3:58)
via Top Scientist Exposes the Real Dangers of Milk: It ‘Turns on Cancer’ and ‘Leaches Calcium from Your Bones’ — Waking Times
In 2014, Harvard University stated that prescription drugs are the 4th leading cause of death. North American culture practically worships the pharmaceutical industry and often fails to recognize many of the issues within it. Many Americans are completely unaware that new prescription drugs have a 1 in 5 chance of causing serious reactions, even after being approved. In fact, approximately 1.9 million…Read more
via A Website Exposing How Much Big Pharma Pays Your Doctor — Collective Evolution
Educating people on the ethical, environmental, and health concerns that go hand in hand with a traditional diet, and how much being more mindful about the amount of meat and animal products you are consuming and encouraging the idea of consuming less of these products and avoiding products coming from factory farms, now that was….Read more
via Half A Billion Fewer Animals Were Killed Per Year Since 2007, Thanks To Consumers Ditching Meat — Era of Light
Alkalizing has become a very popular subject recently, and for good reason too! The emphasis on the importance of the bodies pH might seem like a new fashion, but the science and art of pH balancing have had a long tradition and unlike some other trendy theories, it has successfully withstood the test of time.…Read more
via How To Balance Your pH Levels And Find Out If You Are Too Acidic — Era of Light
Have you transitioned to a planet-based diet? Do you make an effort to reduce the amount of animal products you are consuming on a regular basis? If so, it is thanks to you that 500 million lives have been spared this year, and with continued awareness, that number continues to rise. It has become clear…Read more
via Half A Billion Fewer Animals Were Killed Since 2007 Because People Are Eating Less Meat — Collective Evolution
When it comes to diet, we all know that there is SO MUCH CONFLICTING INFORMATION OUT THERE as to what it really means to be healthy and what you should do to be healthy. Especially in the realm of plant-based eating, there is no shortage of confliction, and many are left very confused as to…Read more & short video
via If You Don’t Know Why A Plant-Based Diet Is Better For Your Health & The Planet, This Short Video Explains It — Collective Evolution
When we think of animal agriculture, we often focus on the animals who are tortured, killed, and then eaten. However, animal agriculture affects a lot more animals outside of the ones that are farmed for consumption. Meat-based diets have a significant impact on water and land, which means that the land animals and fish living in…Read more
via WWF Report Shows An Alarming Amount of Global Biodiversity Loss Due To A Growing Demand For Meat — Collective Evolution
It’s astonishing that there’s still such high demand for fur, leather, and other animal products in the fashion industry when there are so many cruelty-free alternatives that are equally as affordable, durable, and aesthetically appealing. Most of us living in industrialized nations are no longer living in the wild and require fur for warmth, as…Read more & photos
via Undercover Investigation Reveals Photos of Foxes Bred 5x Their Normal Size & Killed For Their Fur — Collective Evolution