Plant-Based is the Best!
June 23, 2014
Welcome to the weekly CVA blog! In it you will find famous
quotes, news and commentaries.
- Jennifer Lopez Goes Vegan
- Famous Quote: Dr. Will Tuttle, The
World Peace Diet
- Arizona Jails Switch to Veg Meals
Verse: Psalm 119:30
- Eat Plant-Based to Reduce Prostate Cancer
- This Week’s Video: James “Lightning” Wilks
Jennifer Lopez Goes Vegan
Jennifer Lopez, who is a well-known
singer, actress and currently one of the judges in the TV show
“American Idol”, has adopted a vegan diet. She says, "You do feel
better. I do recommend the vegan diet because you wake up and feel
Please visit Jennifer
Lopez has gone vegan.
Many people look up to celebrities so it
helps our movement when someone like Jennifer Lopez, who is very
focused on her image and her health, recognizes the benefits of a
plant-based diet and decides to transition to it.
Actually, the taste that we prize in animal foods is more
like the sex we would have as rapists, for the prostitute may at least
consent and profit from our cravings, but the animal is always forced
against her will to be tortured and killed for our taste and
~ Dr. Will Tuttle,
The World Peace
3. Arizona Jails Switch to Veg Meals
All the jails in
Maricopa County, AZ, are transitioning to meat-free meals in order to
save costs. Of course, this translates to health benefits for the
inmates and to alleviating animal cruelty.
Please visit Arizona
Jail Goes Meat-Free.
Eating a plant-based diet can be a great
way to save money and to promote a healthier lifestyle. More
importantly it helps us to live in harmony with other creatures.
4. Bible Verse
(RSV) Psalm 119:30
I have chosen the way
of truth; I have set my heart on your laws.
Jesus taught us the
way of inner-truth; a way that glorifies God and honors all Creation.
Every day we are faced with choices and the path we chose reflects our
5. Eat Plant-Based to Reduce Prostate Cancer Rate
According to research presented this week at theAmerican Urological
Associationannual meeting a diet high in fiber and carbohydrates and
low in fat, protein, and dairy products may prevent prostate cancer.
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fat and dairy linked to prostate.
Science and our faith are on
the side of compassion and sustainability: a plant-based diet helps us
be good steward of our bodies. Let’s put our faith in practice by
aligning our food choices with Jesus’ teachings of compassion, mercy
6. This Week’s Video: James “Lightning” Wilks
James "Lightning" Wilks, an MMA fighter is best known to many for
winning The Ultimate Fighter TV challenge, US vs. UK. He holds a Black
belt in Tae Kwon Do and a Brown belt in Brazilian Jui Jitsu. Watch
this short video about
why James, one of the fittest people on the planet, decide to go 100%
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