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Dairy Hurts People and God’s Animals
January 19, 2015

Welcome to the weekly CVA blog!  In it you will find famous quotes, news and commentaries.

  1. Ditch Dairy and Feel Better
  2. Famous Quote: Gary L. Francione
  3. Plant-Based Diet: Prevention and Cure for Cancer?
  4. Bible Verse: Matthew 5:7
  5. Dairy’s Link to Certain Cancers
  6. Featured Video: Nutrient Blocking Effects of Dairy

1. Ditch Dairy and Feel Better

These are five health benefits of ditching dairy from our diet. Of course, you'll be ditching the cruelty, too!

  • Better digestion
  • Diminishing of food addictions such as to cheese and milkshakes
  • Decrease in risk of certain cancers
  • Decrease in joint pain
  • Decrease in blood cholesterol levels

Please visit Some Common Health Concerns That May Disappear Once You Ditch Dairy.

Cow’s milk might just be the most unnatural food that humans consume on a regular basis. Cow’s milk is for calves; not even for grown-up cows! Milk is very species-specific so drinking the milk of another species, and throughout a lifetime, has proven to be negative for human health.


2. Famous Quote

“Every time you drink a glass of milk or eat a piece of cheese, you harm a mother. Please go vegan.”
― Gary L. Francione


3. Plant-Based Diet: Prevention and Cure for Cancer?

Dr. Colin Campbell, professor emeritus in nutritional biochemistry at Cornell University, has set to fight a trillion-dollar industry, the animal agriculture industry, because his research findings show that animal products, including meat, fish and dairy, trigger chronic diseases and impaired health, and pose a greater risk than heredity or environment. In fact, he has linked casein, a protein abundant in cow’s milk, with breast cancer.

Please visit Can Cancer Be Prevented --And Even Cured-- Through Diet? This Scientist Is Convinced It Can  

A plant-based diet is a powerful and effective way to prevent and reverse many diseases. It should be of no surprise that this diet is God’s ideal one for us, as prescribed in the book of Genesis.


4. Bible Verses:

(RSV) Matthew 5:7

"Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.”

How can we expect mercy when we don’t show mercy to the tens of billions of animals raised for food (and this is just land animals!), who suffer unimaginably in factory farms, transport trucks and slaughterhouses?

If we want mercy, we should be merciful; if we want to be loved, we should be loving; even we want to be free, we should not enslave others. It is the golden rule.


5. Dairy’s Link to Certain Cancers

According to a study published in the British Journal of Cancer dairy might increase rates of lung, breast and ovarian cancers. Researchers followed 22,788 lactose intolerant participants from Sweden as well as their immediate family members. It turns out that the incidence rates for lung, breast, and ovarian cancers was lower among the lactose intolerant compared to those who included dairy in their diet.

Please visit Dairy Linked to Lung, Breast and Ovarian Cancers

Showing compassion to dairy cows and therefore not stealing their milk, their babies and their lives, helps us take better care of our health.


6. Featured Video: Nutrient Blocking Effects of Dairy

Dairy seems to block the absorption of phytonutrients. Watch Dr. Greger explain why dairy should not be part of a healthy diet.

Please visit Nutrient Blocking Effects of Dairy.


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