1. 10

    Overall, our population is in the worst shape it's ever been. Children are in terrible shape. We have absolutely unprecedented numbers of obese and overweight children - one in three now. A generation ago it was something like one in ten.

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  2. 9

    It doesn't do a lot of good for your health to move from red meat to white meat, but it gets you further down the road towards making more substantial changes later.

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  3. 8

    Another advantage of avoiding sodas is that you will avoid the caffeine that is in many of them. Caffeine is a weak diuretic that causes calcium loss via the kidneys.

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  4. 7

    While it's certainly true that many people think that dairy doesn't have a cost to the animal, it's because they never went to a dairy farm.

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  5. 6

    To give a child animal products is a form of child abuse.

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  6. 5

    Meat consumption is just as dangerous to public health as tobacco use... It's time we looked into holding the meat producers and fast-food outlets legally accountable.

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  7. 4

    In my own life, I decided to leave meat off my plate in medical school, but was a bit slow to realise that dairy products and eggs are not health foods either.

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  8. 3

    Chicken fat, beef fat, fish fat, fried foods - these are the foods that fuel our fat genes by giving them raw materials for building body fat.

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  9. 2

    If beef is your idea of 'real food for real people,' you'd better live real close to a real good hospital.

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  10. 1

    The beef industry has contributed to more American deaths than all the wars of this century, all natural disasters, and all automobile accidents combined.

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  11. Last Update: 31 January 2023

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