Fork instead of scalpel: healthy living without meat

New DVD documentary "Fork instead of scalpel" - Healthy living without meat

How much one mocks here in Germany about the "obese disease", that is, obesity of many North Americans. In fact, the proportion of pathologically obese people in the United States and Mexico is over 30 percent. This makes them the undisputed leaders in the world! In addition, in 2009 alone, overweight illness-related illnesses in the United States alone caused approximately $ 150 billion - almost twice as much as 10 years earlier.

But the Germans have now caught up a lot - we are already number 1 in Europe in terms of obesity! Around 67 percent of adult men and 53 percent of women are too fat or even obese, so they have a body mass index (BMI) ≥ 25. A questionable record.

The 96-minute documentary "Fork instead of scalpel" (original title: "Forks Over Knives"; released: September 28, 2012; polyband Medien) shows that improper nutrition, especially the excessive consumption of animal protein, is the main cause of many common diseases. that sold over 200,000 copies in the U.S. in 10 months:

The renowned biochemist Prof. Dr. T. Colin Campbell led the so-called China Study in the 1970 and 1980s, probably the most comprehensive study, in which a direct connection between the consumption of animal products and the occurrence of diseases such as cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and autoimmune diseases such as Multiple sclerosis and rheumatism could be demonstrated in humans. Two western universities and the Chinese Academy for Preventive Medicine were involved.

In "Gabel instead of scalpel" patients are accompanied, among other things, whose state of health has improved in an impressive way after they have changed their diet to a purely plant-based diet. In addition, Prof. Campbell and other scientists have their say, who report on their research results and concrete ones Provide advice on how to successfully combat health damage and chronic diseases through vegan nutrition.

The undogmatic documentation makes it clear, without a forefinger, that one should say goodbye to wrong eating habits with a view to a healthy and livable future - and even without having to deal with the ethically questionable aspects of factory farming, gigantic animal feed production and the resulting environmental degradation. (pm)

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