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Cut the meat consumption:

Eating meat is linked to obesity, due to the high content of fat contained in each burger, steak, chicken breast and even ground turkey.   Meat eaters have three times the obesity problems than do vegetarians, and nine times the obesity rate of vegans (strict vegetarians.)

Oprah Winfrey went vegan for 21 days -- and loved the cleansing and invigorating experience.   Her praise of the plant-based diet can be found on her website: Oprah.com.

Cutting out meat from your diet will not only help you lose the unwanted fat, it also helps fight and prevent some pretty debilitating diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer, and more.  

According to Dr. T. Colin Campbell of Cornell University, "Quite simply, the more you substitute plant foods for animal foods, the healthier you are likely to be. I now consider veganism to be the ideal diet.   A vegan diet--particularly one that is low in fat--will substantially reduce disease risks."

So here is a start to getting on the right track.   Of course, at least 30 minutes a day of strenuous exercise will speed up the process, and it's good for your emotional health as well as your heart and weight, and nothing can be more important than your health.   Without it -- life becomes a struggle instead of a joyful experience.  

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Tina Volpe is the author of The Fast Food Craze, Wreaking Havoc on Our Bodies and Our Animals, Canyon Publishing LLC, 2004; and co-author (with Judy Carman) The Missing Peace, The Hidden Power of Our Kinship With Animals (a Silver winner in the (more...)
 
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I read an article that it is not only foods but ad... by kappie on Sunday, Dec 23, 2012 at 8:33:10 AM
I am certain that all chemicals, medications and a... by Tina Volpe on Sunday, Dec 23, 2012 at 4:11:35 PM
"Eating meat is linked to obesity, due to the hig... by Provoked on Sunday, Dec 23, 2012 at 8:37:23 AM
I agree Provoked, and I'm happy that you are aware... by Tina Volpe on Sunday, Dec 23, 2012 at 4:09:46 PM
I can't wait till Michael Moore does a documentary... by Sister Begonia on Sunday, Dec 23, 2012 at 1:07:47 PM