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The Top Ten Dairy & Meat Industry Lies

The Top Ten Dairy & Meat Industry Lies

"It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth
when you know that you would lie if you were in his place."
- H. L. Mencken

The top ten most powerful employees of the dairy
industry are compensated an average of $500,000
per year in salary and benefits. It is virtually
impossible to be paid so much money and not follow
the "company" line...

By eating animal products, one shows no compassion
to the human body. By eating dirty fuel consisting
of cholesterol, saturated animal fat, and relatively
large amounts of sulfur-based amino acids (methionine
and cysteine), one places considerable stress upon
the body's skeletal, cardiovascular and immune systems.

It is easer for the fairy and meat industry to
purchase a doctor's integrity, than it is for a
loser-of-a-man to purchase the favors of a streetwalker.

Ten lies promoted by those who would have you
eat meat and cheese:

1) Meat eaters have lower rates of heart disease
than do vegetarians.

THE REAL SCIENCE:

"Significant atherosclerosis is rare in peoples
whose diet over the life span is predominantly
vegetarian and low in calories, total lipids,
saturated lipids and cholesterol."

Nutrition and Athersclerosis by Louis Katz. 1958

THE REAL SCIENCE:

2) Meat eaters have lower rates of all of
humankind's major diseases than do vegetarians.

"Scientific data suggest positive relationships
between a vegetarian diet and reduced risk for
several chronic degenerative diseases and conditions,
including obesity, coronary artery disease,
hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and some
types of cancer."

Journal of American Dietetic Association, 11/97, 97(1)

THE REAL SCIENCE:

3) Vegetarians have higher mortality rates than
meat eaters.

"Vegetarians often have lower mortality rates
from several chronic degenerative diseases than
do non vegetarians."

British Medical Journal, 1996; 313

THE REAL SCIENCE:

4) A vegetarian diet is not appropriate for a
pregnant woman or nursing mother.

"Vegan diets are appropriate for all stages of the
life cycle, including during pregnancy and lactation."

Am J Clin Nutr. 1994;59(suppl):1176S-1181S.

THE REAL SCIENCE:

5) Children born to vegetarians are smaller
than children born to meat eaters.

"Vegan diets can meet the nutrient and energy needs
of pregnant women. Birth weights of infants born
to well nourished vegetarian women have been shown
to be similar to birth-weight norms and to birth
weights of infants of non vegetarians."

Pediatrics. 1989;84

THE REAL SCIENCE:

6) Meat eaters obtain more vitamins and nutrients
than vegetarians, because the animals they eat also
consume vegetables.

"Vegetarian diets offer disease protection benefits
because higher concentration of antioxidants such
as vitamins C and E, carotenoids, and phytochemicals."

Am J Clin Nutr. 1996;63(suppl)

THE REAL SCIENCE:

7) It is a proven fact that vegetarians have higher
rates of heart disease than meat eaters.

"Mortality from coronary artery disease is lower in
vegetarians than in non vegetarians."

British Medical Journal, 1994; 308

THE REAL SCIENCE:

8) Meat eaters have lower rates of diabetes than
do vegetarians.

"Type 2 diabetes mellitus is less likely to be a
cause of death in vegetarians than non vegetarians."

Am J Clin Nutr. 1988;48(suppl)

THE REAL SCIENCE:

9) Meat eaters have lower rates of breast cancer than
do vegetarians.

"Breast cancer rates are lower in populations that
consume plant based diets."

American Cancer Society Cancer Facts and Figures, 1994

THE REAL SCIENCE:

10) Meat eating men make for better lovers because
they have higher rates of the male sex hormone.

THE REAL SCIENCE:

"The study measured testosterone levels in 696
Oxford University men. Of the study participants,
233 were vegan (ate no animal products) and 237
were vegetarian (ate milk and dairy products).
The remaining 237 subjects were men who ate meat
on most days of the week...vegans had higher
testosterone levels than vegetarians and meat
eaters."

British Journal of Cancer, 83(1), July 2000

Robert Cohen
http://www.notmilk.com
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