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Peak Moment Conversations: The Vegetarian Myth

What we eat is destroying both our bodies and the planet, according to author Lierre Keith, a recovering twenty-year vegan. While she passionately opposes factory farming of animals, she maintains that humans require nutrient-dense animal foods for good health. A grain-based diet is the basis for degenerative diseases we take for granted (diabetes, cancer, heart disease) - diseases of civilization. Annual grain production is destroying topsoil and creating deserts on a planetary scale. Lierre urges the restoration of perennial polycultures for longterm sustainability.

Published: 6/02/2011 470 Views 0 Comments
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Producer: Migrator
Theme: Well-Being/Lifestyle
License: Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Generic
Rating: TV-G
Language: English
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