.. (Michael Greger - MD, physician, author and recognized worldwide as a professional lecturer in nutrition, food safety and public health problems, he devoted a number of scientific publications topic of vegetarianism and its therapeutic properties Dr. Gerber is the author of the remarkable book "Bird flu: our incubation virus »(bIRDFLU: AVIRUSOFOUROWNHATCHING);« Karbofobiya: the terrible truth about low-carb mania America »(CARBOPHOBIA: THESCARYTRUTHABOUTAMERICA'SLOW-CARB CRAZE))
Below are abstracts of one of his lectures,
dedicated to healthy eating.
• In school, children are constantly in dehydrated state, and just one glass of water improves their cognitive abilities.
• One teaspoon nutritional yeast in half a day reduces the risk of respiratory infections disease, improves orientation, reduces fatigue and stress (Please note: nutritional yeast - those are not the most common thermophilic yeast is sold in every store)
• The use of fungi increases twice the production of antibodies, strengthens the immune system.
• Dr R. Swank discovered that the cause of multiple sclerosis is mainly caused by the consumption of animal fats. He proved that in the transition to vegetable nutrition may stop progression of the disease. The result, which made Dr. Swank in the treatment of multiple sclerosis, currently has no analogues among the drugs, nor among other invasive techniques in the treatment of this disease.
• Essential tremor develops as a result of increased amounts of neurotoxins in the patient's blood. Neurotoxins found mostly in beef, chicken, pork, fish.
• Studies have shown that countries that consume large amounts of food of animal origin, have the same list of diseases: obesity, cardiovascular disease, hernia, problems of the gastrointestinal tract, hemorrhoids, varicose veins, colon cancer, diverticulosis, cholelithiasis, whereas all these diseases are extremely rare among the nations that have predominantly vegan and vegetarian diet.
• Tooth decay - a consequence of malnutrition. IF YOU ARE look at the teeth of people who lived 10,000 years ago, before the invention of the toothbrush, you will find that they did not have caries. They do not brush your teeth, because the candy has not yet been invented. Furthermore, dental problems arise due to improper digestion, which in turn is caused by inharmonious supply. Tooth decay is prevented by proper vegetarian diet.
• Cardiovascular disease - the main cause of death of the Western world's population. These diseases occur as a result of atherosclerosis, fatty arterial occlusion. Atherosclerosis, in turn, is caused by elevated levels of LDL (low density lipoprotein), the so-called bad cholesterol in the blood. To reduce LDL, it is necessary to reduce consumption: trasnzhirov (animal fats, hydrogenated vegetable fats and refined vegetable oils) and animal cholesterol. Trans fats are found in large quantities in pork, chicken, eggs and cakes. Even half of the eggs increases cholesterol levels in the blood.
• It is known that cervical cancer is often caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV). Woman with good immune systems can get rid of the virus within a year, and only a woman with a low risk of suffering from immune complications and cervical cancer. Studies have shown that vegetarian HPV occurs much less frequently than the myasoedok. Also vegetarian women much less get cancer, including cervical cancer than myasoedki. And even if the tumor Cancer is already present, a healthy vegetable diet can reverse disease progression.
• The high level of consumption of animal fats increases the vaginal pH level, which contributes to the development of bacterial vaginosis.
• saturated fat intake leads to a reduction in sperm counts by 38%. The fact that animal fats contain ksenoestrageny - pollutants that disrupt the endocrine system
• erectile dysfunction and coronary heart disease may be regarded as a consequence of the same reasons - the inflamed or clogged arteries. The cause of arterial disorders caused by elevated levels of cholesterol, which occurs as a result of consumption of animal fats (see. Above).
• Plant power virtually eliminates the problems with constipation.
• Cancer tumors can not grow without blood supply. Many fitosoderzhaschie substances from vegetables, fruits, berries Blutwurst able to block the stimulation of the cancer, and thereby stop the progression of the disease.
• Many forms of cancer is the absolute dependence of methionine, ie. E. Without these amino acids can not develop a tumor. The main sources of methionine: chicken, fish, meat, eggs. Restriction methionine can be achieved with a vegetarian diet. Vegetables, fruits, legumes, nuts contain a very low amount of methionine.
• Frequent consumption of cruciferous vegetables (cabbage all varieties) reduces by half the development of cancer.