Meat products contain much more fat and calories than the unrefined plant-based foods thus contributing to obesity by causing leptin resistance. Meat, like fish or dairy, also contain no dietary fiber. And fiber, which is found only in unrefined plant foods, plays very important role in fighting obesity because it absorbs water increasing the volume of food in the stomach without adding calories. In addition, fiber also increases the level of adiponectin thus helping us to control body metabolism and appetite. That is why according to Dr. Dean Ornish the unrefined and rich in fiber plant-based diet should be called the “eat more and weigh less” diet. It means that the less meat is consumed, and the more plant-based products rich in fiber in the diet, the better should be the results. Read more
Obviously in any cloudy country, such as England, almost every person is deficient in vitamin D. But the situation is not much better also in hot and sunny regions since people living there do not expose their bodies to the sun on a regular basis. In India, for instance, 80% of people are deficient in vitamin D!
Cow’s milk and all the products of which milk is one of the ingredients may contain numerous dangerous factors such as cancer cells, bacteria, leukaemia virus, prions (the same which cause mad cow disease), cholesterol, triglycerides, antibiotics, dioxins, and many other risk factors. Read more
The mass media all-over the world being excited by some studies (sponsored by egg and dairy industry) have been encouraging people to consume eggs and dairy products without fear of developing high cholesterol levels and experiencing heart attack or stroke. So, let us try to find out whether they are right. Read more