Re: THEOS-L digest 922
Feb 24, 1997 06:16 PM
by M K Ramadoss
At 10:00 AM 2/24/97 -0500, you wrote:
>In a message dated 97-02-23 20:12:02 EST, you write:
><< Eating meat, it is clear, can seriously damage your health. Lucky ol'
> me has avoided all this by turning veggie about seven years back. One
> of my better decisions, I think.
> Alan >>
>It's true that vegetarianism is a wise choice. Meats, fatty or otherwise, can
>cause hardening of the arteries and a buildup of cholesterol. My Jewish
>doctor, who's probably never heard of theosophy, encourages the eating of
>leafy vegetables and the avoidance of meat, eggs and diary products from the
>diet. With a history of high blood pressure, I find that keeping the
>cholesterol down is a matter of practical good sense. I've heard it said that
>anything dead is toxic, because it is decaying, and therefore unfit for food.
>Animals are raised on chemicals to produce abnormal growth and weight.
>Illness and sometimes death have resulted in eating meat containing harmful
>chemicals from cattle feed. Even flies won't go near the feces of of cattle
>that have been loaded up with chemical compounds.
>So if one boasts about eating meat to annoy vegetarians, who is it who's
>really being harmed in the long run? The vegetarians or the meat eater? Food
A good post. The facts are there for any one interested in. What anyone
wants to do with it is their job and it is their life.
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