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Famous Vegetarians - T. Colin Campbell


Colin Campbell Cornell University, director of a study of 6,500 Chinese that found a close correlation between meat consumption and the incidence of heart disease and cancer.

Quotes:

In the next 10 to 15 years, one of the things you’re bound to hear is that animal protein, when consumed in excess of protein requirements, is one of the most toxic nutrients of all that can be considered. Risk for disease goes up dramatically when even a little animal protein is added to the diet.

Usually, the first thing a country does in the course of economic development is to introduce a lot of livestock. Our data are showing that this is not a very smart move and the Chinese are listening. They are realizing that animal-based agriculture is not the way to go.... We are basically a vegetarian species and should be eating a wide variety of plant food and minimizing our intake of animal foods.... Once people start introducing animal products into their diet, that's when the mischief starts.

Teen's Guide to Going Vegetarian by Judy Krizmanic and T.Colin Campbell
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