Just as our bodies, our digestive system is often taken for granted and quite badly treated by most owners until it breaks. As the immune system is largely in the digestive system the consequences and connections to chronic diseases are clear. The physiological indication that we have harmed our gut is when we see that … Continue reading Leaky Gut – the Root to Illness
Category: Animals & Pets
Indifference is unhealthy
I couldn't agree more with Bernard Shaw; it's inhuman and unhealthy to be indifferent to others suffering whether it is the suffering of humans, animals or any living spices. Our 30 Day Vegan Challenge is coming to its end with November. Vegan diets shows the most beautiful transformations. What starts as a personal health benefit … Continue reading Indifference is unhealthy
Wittgenstein said, “Look….”
“….don’t think.” I have been a vegan/vegetarian off and on for around the last 20 years, and was still eating the occasional fish up until around 7 years ago when I made the final commitment to eliminate all animal products from my diet and life, including a few very beautiful leather goods. We were sitting … Continue reading Wittgenstein said, “Look….”
Compassion Is the Glue in “Connectedness”
An afternoon with Michael Milken
This was many years ago and by then I was already a vegetarian, maybe a vegan, I don't remember exactly but I had been hammering into my boss the importance of health, especially if high performance was our goal. We were in Palo Alto to visit the Cisco CEO, and then we drove to the … Continue reading An afternoon with Michael Milken
World Vegan Day – Take On the 30 Day Challenge
World Vegan Day is an annual event celebrated on 1 November, by vegans around the world. The Day was established in 1994 by Louise Wallis, then President & Chair of The Vegan Society UK to commemorate its 50th anniversary. Vegans around the world join together to celebrate animal rights. Animal advocates hold street stalls about veganism, host vegan potluck events, plant memorial … Continue reading World Vegan Day – Take On the 30 Day Challenge
What Does Being ‘Connected’ Really Mean?
Have you ever reflected upon what the ‘all is connected’ really means? To understand connectedness, I see our amazing world in us and outside us, with the kind of scientific thinking I have been taught (cause it works for me, no other reason) I have to think chemistry and energy, particles and vibrations. In this … Continue reading What Does Being ‘Connected’ Really Mean?
Methionine Restriction Reduce Cancer
The reasons why vegans have a much lower risk for getting cancer, and getting metastasis (recurrent cancer) are many. One is of course because the antioxidants are mainly found in fruits and vegetables and they fight any inflammation which is what cancer is. Most of our disease are inflammation based today; cancer, CVD, mental diseases, … Continue reading Methionine Restriction Reduce Cancer
“Grandpa, Did you Really Eat Animals?”
Think about it; it's not long ago doctors recommended smoking. Lucky Strike made publicity claiming it was good against cough. Or sportsmen recommend it to stay fit! This summer vacation I have been catching up on the latest science, a systematic and rather time consuming job, putting the pieces in the puzzle together trying to … Continue reading “Grandpa, Did you Really Eat Animals?”
The Feeling of Oneness is in All of Us – Bring it Out!
The willingness to stand up against abuse, in any form, comes when there is a fundamental feeling of oneness, when we let it out, because it's in all of us, in some a little bit deeper but it's there, and what stops it is based on fear. When we feel (Yes, I say feel because … Continue reading The Feeling of Oneness is in All of Us – Bring it Out!