How to Be Kind to Our Bodies Through Our Food Choices
March 24, 2014
Welcome to the weekly CVA blog! In it you will find famous
quotes, news and commentaries.
- Vegan Essentials
- Famous Quote: Samuel Johnson, English
- Benefits of a Veg Diet
- Bible Verse:
- Meat As Bad As Cigarettes
- This Week’s Video:
Nathan Brown, CEO of “Beyond Meat”
1. Vegan Essentials
There are some food items that vegans
discover they love to have in their shopping cart.
Essentials You Will Find in a Vegan Grocery Cart and learn what
they are and why we love them so much!
2. Famous Quote
cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business of life.
—Samuel Johnson, English author (1709–1784)
3. Benefits of a
The health benefits of a well-balanced plant-based diet
are more obvious to people than the non-health benefits. Here are 5 of
them that go beyond health: it helps conserve water, it helps protect
the atmosphere, it saves animals, it encourages kindness and it is an
act of truth.
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Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet That Have Nothing to do with Health
Plant-based diets are good for all of God’s Creation because they
promote healing, restoration and reconciliation. Transitioning to a
veg diet is good stewardship of our bodies, God’s animals and the
planet. It’s a win-win situation!
4. Bible Verse
"Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown
Animal agriculture is an industry that cannot possibly show
mercy to animals. By the same token, anyone who supports this industry
(when having the choice not to) is not showing mercy to farmed
animals, either. Therefore, if we truly want to be obedient to God and
show mercy to all creatures, adopting a plant-based diet should be an
5. Meat As Bad As Cigarettes
A new study
published in “Cell Metabolism” indicates that middle-age people who
eat a diet heavy on animal protein are more likely to die of cancer
than those who eat a low-protein diet. Similar rates were found on
smokers vs. non-smokers.
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dairy may be as detrimental to your health as smoking cigarettes,
It’s great that more studies such as the one above
raise awareness about the dangers of eating God’s animals. So, if
eating these creatures causes disease and not eating them seems to be
healthful… why eat them at all? Let’s choose compassion to God’s
animals and to our bodies.
6. This Week’s Video: Nathan Brown,
CEO of “Beyond Meat”
“Beyond Meat” CEO, Nathan Brown, was a guest
on CBS News. Watch the interview where
he explains why vegan meat and the benefits on the whole planet.
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