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This is the BEST Father’s Day Gift You Could Ever Give

Our sons live across the country now, but my gift to my husband, Bill, was us re-watching the movie, Forks Over Knives.

It was about 3 years ago, when we watched it for the first time.  After it was done, my husband turned to me and firmly said, “I’m going vegan.  You don’t have to, but I am.”  I was filled with trepidation.  What would we eat?  But I shakily said with a gulp, “If you’re going to, I will to.”  Bill now says, that inside, he was so scared that he was silently screaming, “No! No!  I didn’t mean it!  I was only kidding!”  But he never shared that.  He said OK.  And from that moment on, we never looked back and changed our lives.



We got our copy of Forks Over Knives from the library, but you can watch it for a nominal fee on Netflix and YouTube.  Get more info at  There you can sign up for free newsletters with recipes, etc.

Show Dad how much you care.  Watch the movie with him (and Mom)!

Happy Father’s Day.

American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR): CRU: High-fat Dairy May Increase Risk of Breast Cancer Death

“After an average of almost 12 years, women who consumed more than one serving a day of high-fat dairy foods had a 49% increased risk of dying from breast cancer during the course of the study!”

Osteoporosis: The Real Causes and Unexpected Product that Might Contribute Most

By Kimberly Snyder


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Further evidence suggests that dairy may even be detrimental to bone health. In the China Study, Dr. T. Colin Campbell discovered data that indicated that dairy protein (and other animal proteins) not only didn’t prevent osteoporotic bone loss, but that its consumption led to a state of acid-induced bone dissolution that resulted in demineralization.Studies around the world also suggest that countries with the highest intake of dairy products (including the United States) also have the highest incidence of osteoporosis. Likewise, countries that consume fewer dairy products have lower rates of the disease.

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Hold the Cheese Please! Cheese can mess with your Manhood!


Researchers at Harvard have found out that, men who eat just three portions of cheese a day have poorer quality sperm compared to others.


It is a known fact that hypertension – responsible for decreasing semen count– is caused by fatty foods such as gravy, butter, cheese, bacon and chocolate. Out of all these, cheese has been alleged as a major culprit.

Scientists at Harvard school of Public and Health in Boston have revealed that young men who eat more than three slices of cheese a day may be risking their chances of becoming fathers according to a new study. Male fertility can be affected by a variety of factors including environmental hazards as well as lifestyle factors, especially their eating habits.

In the study, the diets of 189 healthy men aged 19-25 were compared. Each of them filled a Questionnaire which questioned their daily diet consisting of fruits, meat, dairy products and others types of food during a week. Even their sperms were tested in the labs to understand their speed and shape.

It was discovered that the sperm of men who ate more than three portions of full-fat dairy food a day was 25 percent poorer quality than those who had less.

The study, led by Myriam Afeiche explained that the female hormone oestrogen present in cow’s milk may be held responsible for affecting men’s fertility. Pesticides that find their way into the dairy products may also be blamed, she added.

The study proves that globally loved and hogged cheese may have more to it than just its taste after all. Still planning to order that Cheese Pizza with extra cheese on top?

Low-Fat Vegan Oatmeal Raisin Cookies VegNews TV

Just made these.  No added sugar or artificial sweetner, no dairy.  They were chewy, hearty deliciousness!  Laura


Got Milk? You Don’t Need It

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