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Weeds by Mary T. Hoffman

George Eisman
Registered Dietitian and Nutrition Educator for the Coalition for Cancer Prevention (CCP)
(1950 - )

“Eating animal products not only engenders suffering and shortens the lives of other beings; it also engenders suffering and shortens the lives of the people eating those products.  We can have a perfectly adequate, well-balanced and health-promoting diet by just eating whole plant foods.  The facts that animal agriculture causes great environmental destruction and contributes to inequities in food resource availability are even further evidence that seeking a vegan diet is the RIGHT thing to do, on every level.”
“Possibly the most harmful myth about food is that dairy products are a necessary part of the human diet.  Other than mother’s milk in infancy, no mammal has the need for milk from its own mother or anyone else's.  The link between dairy consumption and cancer risk is well-established, as you would expect, given that milk is naturally full of growth hormones for the infant it is intended for. When we consume these hormones into adulthood, we increase our risk of cancer, which is a disease of abnormal growth. Growth hormones are naturally in the milk. Additional hormones added by commercial dairy producers is just a small additional insult.  And the suffering that goes on at dairy operations is an abomination against nature and motherhood, as calves are wrested from their dedicated mothers so that we may take all the milk.”

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