18/09/13 08:39 Filed in: articles | environment
’Forks over Knives
’ is an American documentary that explores the effect of reducing the animal protein in a person’s diet and the health benefits that can give. On the face of it, you might think it would be a polemic pushing an ethical eating agenda but, in fact, it has a very different message. Although the contributors to the documentary do discuss animal welfare, the message they impart is about human health. The documentary explains that there is extensive scientific research that shows that a diet that contains more than 10% animal protein carries a large increased risk in cancer
. I checked for supporting scientific evidence for such a bold claim and found that there is
a lot of evidence supporting that view. Here’s a useful link at the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
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