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

The Healthy Food Movement: Strength in Unity
February 1, 2016

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

  1. Vegan Bodybuilding!
  2. This Week’s Famous Quote: Liam Hemsworth
  3. Dairy Consumption and Parkinson’s Disease
  4. Animals Raised for Food Are Given More Antibiotics than Ever
  5. This Week’s Video: The Healthy Food Movement: Strength in Unity

1. Vegan Bodybuilding!

Learn from Barny Du Plessis, winner of Mr Universe 2014, who shares why he eats a vegan diet and feels healthier than ever before!

Please visit Bodybuiders Are Catching the Vegan Virus.



2. This Week’s Famous Quote

After all the information I gathered about the mistreatment of animals, I couldn't continue to eat meat. The more I was aware of, the harder and harder it was to do.

 ~ Liam Hemsworth, Australian actor


3. Dairy Consumption and Parkinson’s Disease

Abundant scientific evidence indicates that cow’s milk is detrimental for human health. And now, a new article in Time magazine states:

Studies have found a connection between the consumption of dairy products and a higher risk of developing Parkinson disease, the neurodegenerative disorder that affects motor neurons in the brain.

Please visit Drinking Milk Is Linked to Parkinson's Disease: Study


4. Animals Raised for Food Are Given More Antibiotics than Ever

In spite of the warnings by the scientific community, the animal agriculture industry’s overuse of antibiotics is increasing. Mother Jones states with clarity this serious problem:

The meat industry's massive appetite for antibiotics just keeps growing. That's the takeaway from the Food and Drug Administration's latest annual assessment of the issue, which found that agricultural use of "medically important" antibiotics—the ones that are prescribed to people when they fall ill—grew a startling 23 percent between 2009 and 2014.

Please visit We're Eating Less Meat--But Using More Antibiotics on Farms than Ever

5. This Week’s Video: The Healthy Food Movement: Strength in Unity

The health movement is a powerful one that can also help encourage compassion and sustainability. Dr. Greger explains in this short video how we can be more effective by not letting minor disagreements divide us.

Watch The Healthy Food Movement: Strength in Unity.


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