A plant-based diet is capable of stopping and reversing 8 of the top 10 killers in the US ranked by the CDC for 2015 with death toll:
- Heart disease: 611,105
- Cancer: 584,881
- Chronic lower respiratory diseases: 149,205
Accidents (unintentional injuries): 130,557
- Stroke (cerebrovascular diseases): 128,978
- Alzheimer’s disease: 84,767
- Diabetes: 75,578
- Influenza and Pneumonia: 56,979
- Nephritis, nephrotic syndrome, and nephrosis: 47,112
Intentional self-harm (suicide): 41,149
These ailments are diseases of affluence and are completely unnecessary. Animal based foods kill, it really does not get any simpler than that.
If you are wanting to learn more about how a plant-based diet can transform your life please check out:
Forks Over Knives, Available on Netflix – Forks Over Knives is a documentary based upon the profound works of Dr. T. Colin Campbell and Caldwell Esselstyn who are 2 of the pioneers in the plant-based movement. The film covers much of what is discussed in the book The China Study. You will understand much more about your own health and how our society became so disease ridden over the past 50 years.
What The Health, Available on Netflix – Released in 2017, What the Health is one of the newest documentaries on plant-based health. This film does a great job of also connecting the environmental and animal benefits of living on plants.
PlantPure Nation – Available on Netflix – This is the sequel to Forks Over Knives. The producers go deeper into the industries relating to the health industry looking for answers to why our disease epidemic came to being.