The Change to Vegetarianism

There are many ways to become a vegetarian. This section outlines the changes and steps one often takes. The reader is given guidance regarding how to move from the present diet to lactovegetarian to vegan to a live-food, vegetarian diet. Enjoy the walk, take your time, and be gentle with yourself. Vegetarianism is about peace, and the first place to start is to be peaceful with yourself during the transition. Once you have made the major change to vegetarian, the individual diet that suits your own lifestyle and health needs will gradually emerge. Those who move too fast do not […]

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Insights on Soy: An Open Letter to Ocean and John Robbins

Insights On Soy

Dear Ocean, Thank you to both you and John for the heroic work you are doing in campaigning for veganism. As a holistic physician and successful vegan for more than 35 years, I feel completely aligned with your support of a plant-based diet. I’m writing this letter in response to John Robbins’ soy article (recently reprinted in 2013 in your newsletter as the most comprehensive article on soy). At one point in the ’60’s and ’70’s, when my personal community was literally making our own soy products for personal consumption, soy was seen as the great protein substitute for vegetarians and […]

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The Lion And The Lamb

Dear Ones, Some wonderful prophecies are coming true. “For every beast of the field, every bird of the sky, and everything that walks on the land, that has in it a living soul, all plant vegetation shall be for food.” -Bereisheet 1:30 “And the predators shall dwell in peace with the prey; they shall live and eat together peacefully, unthreatened.” -Isaiah 11:17 As we talk to you about the importance of a plant-source-only diet, it is really helpful to understand the bigger picture, which isn’t just about health and longevity.  Although the data does show plant-source-only eaters live longer such […]

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Gabriel’s Open Letter To Dr. Mercola

Dear Dr. Mercola, Thank you for your excellent, thoughtful, and sensitive discussion on vegetarianism and the China study.  I have been researching and exploring the benefits of a plant-source-only diet for over 38 years (since 1973).  Given the length of my practice and the scope of my experience, I have come to some working conclusions on the interrelated topics of diet, health, and longevity. I am writing this for the people who have become confused by your subtle, but clear avocation for a meat-centered diet over a plant-source-only diet, as they are tentatively inspired to shift from one paradigm of health […]

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