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May 20, 2020 - Forks over Knives

I Went Plant-Based to Avoid Needing Statins. The Results Have Been Incredible

I Went Plant-Based to Avoid Needing Statins. The Results Have Been Incredible
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Looking online for help, I eventually stumbled across the Forks Over Knives documentary. I watched it and was stunned! There was one nugget in the movie that made all the difference for me.

I appreciated the ethical concerns of eating animals and understood the health implications of eating red meat, as well as the outsize impact of meat production on our natural resources. But Forks Over Knives made me recall doing chores as a kid on the farm. Never once did we feed our cattle, pigs, or chickens any meat.

We gave them grain, and let them loose in the pasture until they were large enough that we could eat them. They didn’t need meat to grow. The plant-based way of eating made sense.

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