At least seventy five percent of the food in supermarkets, even less at most schools and restaurants, is not what we call food at all, in the sense that it’s gene manipulated, pesticide saturated, and additive bloated. It's not very natural at all, not the animal foods either, and the basic rule for staying healthy … Continue reading What is (healthy) food?
Today, and the whole month of October is the official WHO Mental Health Awareness Day dedicated to de-stigmatizing mental health and raising awareness about this huge problem. Every 40 seconds someone succeeds in taking their lives. At the same time, mental illnesses are the biggest cause of disability and illness in the world. Depression alone is … Continue reading WHO Mental Health Day
In my first of a series of 3 blogs - I explored the fact that we eat animals even if it’s immensely clear scientifically that it’s killing us and nature, leaving the Earth to a destiny of a dusty over-heated desert, a scenario well depicted in the movie Interstellar. Thankfully few doubt our human contribution … Continue reading A Culture of Predators
Picture a chicken walking around gracefully with its grand feathers beaming, or a fish swirling in the sparkling water, or a cow looking at you with it’s big eyes. Now, if I tell you to kill it and rip it open with your teeth, would you want to do that, could you? Probably not as … Continue reading Animal Sourced Food is Toxic for Humans
As most ancient cultures (and often common sense) the Yoga tradition recommends a clean, non-refined plant-based diet to stay healthy. Yogis know that animal sourced food is seen as a "low-value" food that drains us of energy and health. It makes us sluggish, and in the long run makes us ill. Modern science has vastly proven the ancient Yogic … Continue reading Nutrition – 1st of 5 Pillars of Yoga
The future (very soon) will probably imply food shortage or at least shortage of space to grow it. Countries like Saudi Arabia and China are buying land to produce feed to produce meat for a growing population. Other countries like yours and mine are buying land as speculation. Among the largest buyers are state owned … Continue reading Bugs Are Not Here to Bug Us
When meat putrefies in the intestine it creates toxic substances, one of them being ammonia, which kills pretty much everything around it. A 50 year old person that eats a typical western diet of animal sourced protein (eggs and dairy included) will have produced about 70 kg of ammonia, the equivalent of 3500 litres of … Continue reading When meat putrefies in the gut