I was working, in my volunteer role, at Oak Island today… manning the reception centre, dressed in pirate gear, because I can..
After the tours take off I am on my lonesome so today I took with me my new book.. “The China Study”.
I’m only a few chapters in but briefly let me tell you it is about the most comprehensive nutritional study ever undertaken … part of the conclusions it draws (and has proved) is that reducing our animal protein consumption (meats, eggs, milk etc) to 5% or under and increasing our plant consumption has a remarkable effect on our bodies… coupled with wholefoods (rather than processed) and some daily exercise a “plant based diet” lowers blood pressure, prevents us from getting cancer, prevents and turns around heart disease and controls diabetes…
When you take a look at rations during WWII you notice that animal proteins were cut back and people ate lots more vegetables and complex carbohydrates like potatoes… the health of the nation really did improve.
I’ve always been so sure that adapting to a diet high in vegetables and fruits and low in animal protein is good for you and reading “The China Study” is confirming that..