Shitty Beef

Grain Fed Cows…

Grass Fed Cows…

Grain-Fed Beef Statistics

•Americans consume over 65 lbs of beef per person, per year according to the USDA.

• Grain-Fed Beef represents nearly 90% of the total beef consumed in the US. University of Illinois

• Animals raised in Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) are routinely fed hormones and antibiotics to combat disease and fatigue.

• The most lethal form of E. Coli, 0157:H7 “is believed to have evolved in the gut of feedlot cattle. These are animals that stand around in their manure all day long, eating a diet of grain that happens to turn a cow’s rumen (stomach) into an ideal habitat for E. coli 0157:H7. (The bug can’t survive long in cattle living on grass)” Michael Pollan, The Vegetable-Industrial Complex, The New York Times.

• The six hormones commonly used in conventional production include three which are naturally occurring Oestradiol, Progesterone and Testosterone—and three which are synthetic Zeranol, Trenbolone, and Melengestrol.

Hormone residues in the meat of “growth enhanced” animals and can disrupt human hormone balance, causing developmental problems, interfering with the reproductive system, and even leading to the development of breast, prostate or colon cancer. European Union’s Scientific Committee on Veterinary Measures Relating to Public Health

• Grain used in conventional beef diets are virtually all genetically modified.

• Most disease in CAFO’s is through extensive fecal exposure.

SHITTY BEEF

Grass-Fed Beef Health Statistics

• Highly digestible saturated fats that don’t contribute to inflammation and thus can lower problematic cholesterol levels.

• 2 to 4 times higher in heart-healthy and cancer fighting Omega 3’s

• Only grass-fed meats possess the rare and extremely powerful anti-cancer agent, Conjegated Linoleic Acid (CLA)

• Over 7 times more Vitamin E than feedlot beef. Vitamin E is one of the most effective antioxidants available to our body and possess a diverse host of other beneficial attributes.

HEALTHY BEEF

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Stay Away From Soy


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Soy is been promoted as the miracle food that will feed the world while at the same time prevent and cure all manner of diseases.

Soy is nothing but a multi-million dollar marketing strategy based on scanty facts, half-truths and lies. The soy industry is one of the world’s most wealthy and powerful multi-billion dollar industries.

Most people remain unaware that soy is known to contain an array of potent chemical toxins. Soybeans are widely known to contain a gamut of natural toxins – and it makes no difference whether they are organic. The modern manufacturing processes of high-profit industries make no effort to remove these potent toxins. High levels of phytic acid, trypsin inhibitors, toxic lysinoalanine and highly carcinogenic nitrosamines are all present in soy products.

Phytoestrogens that disrupt endocrine function and are potent antithyroid agents are present in vast quantities in soy, including the potentially devastating isoflavone Genistein. Infants exclusively fed soy-based formula have 13,000 to 22,000 times more estrogen compounds in their blood than babies fed milk-based formula, the estrogenic equivalent of at least five birth control pills per day. Premature development of girls has been linked to the use of soy formula, as has the underdevelopment of males. Infant soy formula has been linked to autoimmune thyroid disease.

Among the many health problems linked to a high-soy diet are:

Thyroid problems as mentioned above, including weight gain, lethargy, malaise, fatigue, hair loss, and loss of libido
Premature puberty and other developmental problems in babies, children and adolescents
Cancer
Brain damage
Reproductive disorders
Soy allergies
Studies reviewed by Dr. Kaayla T. Daniel, PhD. and colleagues have found that soy does not reliably lower cholesterol, and in fact raises homocysteine levels in many people, which has been found to increase your risk of heart disease, stroke, and birth defects. In fact, according to Dr. Daniel, soy can increase your risk of heart disease.

And there’s more:

Since soybeans are high in natural toxins, they are also known as antinutrients. This includes a large quantity of inhibitors that deter the enzymes needed for protein digestion. Further, these enzyme inhibitors are not entirely disabled during ordinary cooking. The result is extensive gastric distress and chronic deficiencies in amino acid uptake, which can result in dangerous pancreatic impairments and cancer.
Soybeans contain hemaglutinins, which cause red blood cells to clump together. Soybeans also have growth-depressant substances, and while these substances are reduced in processing, they are not completely eliminated.
Most soybeans (over 80%) are genetically modified, and they contain one of the highest levels of pesticide contamination of all foods.
Soybeans are very high in phytates, which prevent the absorption of minerals including calcium, magnesium, iron and zinc, all of which are co-factors for optimal biochemistry in your body.

Reposted by Eddie Lester
Author: Alicia Fong


Saturated Fat, Still the Enemy?

Nutritional health to this day has focused on a diet that is low in fat; specifically saturated fat. In recent years, nutritional research has been slowly uncovering the truth behind what saturated fat really does to body composition and body systems.

My view on saturated fat is to add it to every meal, in its purest forms (coconut oil and organic animal fats), to promote satiety. Using the most pure forms of saturated fat such as coconut oil help to decrease total body fat. This is because, when you eat saturated fats as part of your meal, they slow down absorption so that you can go longer without feeling hungry. In addition, they act as carriers for important fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E and K. Dietary fats are also needed for the conversion of carotene to vitamin A, for mineral absorption, and for a host of other biological processes. I found this article, written by Tim Ferris, the man who wrote The Four Hour Work Week and The Four Hour Body, while researching about this important topic.

These are the benefits Tim Ferris mentions in an article on September 9, 2009 regarding his book and saturated fat:

1) Improved cardiovascular risk factors Saturated fat plays a key role in cardiovascular health. The addition of saturated fat to the diet reduces the levels of a substance called lipoprotein (a) that correlates strongly with risk for heart disease. Research has shown that when women diet, those eating the greatest percentage of the total fat in their diets as saturated fat, lose the most weight.

2) Stronger bones Saturated fat is required for calcium to be effectively incorporated into bone. According to one of the foremost research experts in dietary fats and human health, Dr. Mary Enig, Ph.D., there’s a case to be made for having as much as 50 percent of the fats in your diet as saturated fats for this reason.

3) Improved liver health Saturated fat has been shown to protect the liver from alcohol and medications, including acetaminophen and other drugs commonly used for pain and arthritis.

4) Healthy lungs For proper function, the airspaces of the lungs have to be coated with a thin layer of lung surfactant. The fat content of lung surfactant is 100 percent saturated fatty acids. Replacement of these critical fats by other types of fat makes faulty surfactant and potentially causes breathing difficulties.

5) Healthy brain Your brain is mainly made of fat and cholesterol. The lion’s share of the fatty acids in the brain are actually saturated. A diet that skimps on healthy saturated fats robs your brain of the raw materials it needs to function optimally.

6) Proper nerve signaling Certain saturated fats, particularly those found in butter, lard, coconut oil, and palm oil, function directly as signaling messengers that influence metabolism, including such critical jobs as the appropriate release of insulin.

7) Strong immune system Saturated fats found in butter and coconut oil (myristic acid and lauric acid) play key roles in immune health. Loss of sufficient saturated fatty acids in white blood cells hampers their ability to recognize and destroy foreign invaders, such as viruses, bacteria, and fungi.

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