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What do we “know” about nutrition?

“The foods you consume can heal you faster and more profoundly than the most expensive prescription drugs, and more dramatically than the most extreme surgical interventions, with only positive side effects.” -T. Colin Campbell If I told you that by eating only plants you could enrich your life and your health without the help of prescription drugs or supplements, would you believe me? Now if I told you that eating meat will give you the protein your muscles need to be big and strong, and by drinking milk your bones will be close to unbreakable? The later sounds like a statement we’ve heard many times throughout our lives, am I right? And most likely they are ideas you have long accepted to be true. I know I haven’t been spared from this sermon either. But I’m curious… If you agreed with the sentence about a plant-based diet, you’ve probably already done some research on your own about the subject. But if you agreed with the sentence on meat and dairy, I want to ask you …