Health and Nutrition
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news and commentaries.
1. Cheese, the latest junk food
Famous quote – George Bernard Shaw, writer, Nobel laureate
3. One more reason to skip cow’s milk
4. Bible verse – Psalm 86:5
Hormones in beef: Learn the facts!
Are vegetarian and vegan diets healthy for infants and children?
1. Cheese, the latest junk food: According to new regulations in
commercials promoting cheese will be banned during children's TV
programs in Great Britain. A new Government drive is trying to reduce
children's exposure to foods high in fat, salt and sugar and cheese
definitely falls under these descriptions; therefore, cheese is to be
treated as junk food under new advertising rules for children's
Not surprisingly, The National Farmers' Union is not happy
with this new regulation and spokesman Anthony Gibson said, “There is no
such thing as a bad food. It is just how much of it you eat, in what
balance and how much exercise you take.”
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2. “It is my view that the vegetarian manner of living, by its purely
physical effect on the human temperament, would most beneficially
influence the lot of mankind.”
~ George Bernard Shaw, writer, Nobel
3. One more reason to skip cow’s milk: A recent study led by German
scientists indicates that milk eliminates the protective effect against
cardiovascular disease that some teas have. Tea has been shown to
improve blood flow and the ability of the arteries to relax. Scientists
are also trying to determine if the anti-cancer properties of tea might
be affected my milk.
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4. (RSV) Psalm 86:5: “For thou, O Lord, art good and forgiving,
abounding in steadfast love to all who call on thee.”
We are made in the image of a loving and forgiving God, and we are
called to witness God’s love to all Creation by being forgiving,
compassionate and merciful.
5. Hormones in beef: Learn the facts! With little regard for the cows
or the humans that eventually eat them, the beef industry pumps growth
hormones into upwards of 80 percent of beef cattle raised in the U.S.
each year. These hormones are intended to boost growth rates and
increase body mass--think cows on steroids.
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6. Are vegetarian and vegan diets healthy for infants and children?
According to the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine they are
the optimal diets for them.
Read about the long-term advantages and
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