Eating Animals

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Award-winning novelist Jonathan Safran Foer challenges us to face some uncomfortable facts about our eating habits, and probes some of our fundamental instincts about right and wrong.

2015-09-02T12:03:13+00:00

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    Q: I read your article on Dangerous Dairy, and I cannot find on the internet any back up on what is discussed about dairy. Example, fecal matter (like milk), if this is not real fecal matter. What are you talking about? It is also stated that no other animals will drink other animals milk. This is not so, there are reports of baby animals, that lose their mothers and another species steps in to save the baby animals life. A dog saving a baby tigers life. A squirrel saving a pigs life, etc. It is a known fact that we have been eating dairy products for over 8,0000 years. I know that times have changed, but where are your facts were are you getting these facts to report such cause and effect? I would like to see this facts or websites. Thank you.

    A:

    Your problem may be the Inter-net. You can't be an exclusive Inter-net armchair researcher and expect to find everything, such as the information in my article. We can't give up on BOOKS for a computer screen!

    Everything I cover in my article can be scientifically backed up.

    RECOMMENDED:
    BOOK: Don't Drink Your Milk by Frank A. Oski, M.D.
    BOOK: Milk: The Deadly Poison, by Robert Cohen
    VIDEO: Let's Eat To Live - Vol. 8 "Milk" (shows filter screen with cow feces on it)
    Like the Bible says: ask and it shall be given.

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    Q: I have had gastric sleeve surgery and I have hit a wall with my weight loss due to a number of physical challenges and overall eating poorly (I am an emotional eater and have been very depressed due to my physical challenges). I am required to have between 80 and 100 grams of protein daily as a result of my surgery. Would you recommend the full body cleanse for someone like me? If so, would there be any modifications that you would recommend?

    A: The cleanse is still okay for you to do. Some people experience difficulties digesting capsules after having the procedure. If this applies to you we recommend doing the Liquid Version of the Full Body Cleanse. The capsules are always more potent however. You do have the option of emptying the contents of the capsules into freshly squeezed juices, smoothies or herbal teas. http://dherbs.com/store/liquid-full-body-cleanse-p-560.html

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    Q: I am feeling sluggish daily, I have changed my eating habits and I do not take any medications, Can you recommend something for a sista.

    A:

    Your body is saying: DETOX! DETOX! DETOX! Give the FULL BODY DETOX a try!!!

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    Q: Sir, I listen to you on the Warren Baletine show. My child face challenges with sickle cell, so if can get back with me about the sickle cell cleanse. The doctors are wanted to put her on a medicine call hydroxireia and that's a drug often used in cancer/aids patience. I do not want to do this, but my wife and I don't know where to go. Sir I humbly ask for your help. I would love to have my daughter one day give a testimonial of your product. Warren is my Frat brother, so if he says that you are the man, then I believe it.

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    You are wise for not giving the child the drug which is harmful. Make sure the child gets plenty of oxygen for her blood - add 10 drops of OXY-DROPSto each glass or cup of water. I recommend the VITAMIN C EXTRACT and CHILDREN IRON EXTRACT and give daily. Please read our 2 health articles on sickle cell if you haven't already. Visit our articles section!

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    Q: This is my 3rd day on the cleanse. Last night I woke up around 2:00 am and I couldn't rest because I was having cramping in my thighs and buttock area. It was uncomfortable. I got up and stretched, walked, took a epsom salt bath. Finally after 3 hours I was able to rest. When I went to work when I am actively moving around I am fine. But, when I sit for any period of time my leg and buttock cramp. What suggestions might you have? I am pleased with the cleanse, but I would like to remedy this uncomfortable feeling. I have increased my H2O and potassium through eating more than 1 banana. HELP!!!!

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    Sounds like a circulation problem! Start getting up to move around or stretch every 15-30 minutes! be religious in doing this!

    Sounds like you also need more potassium too. One banana isn't going to get the job done. You need to eat at least 5 bananas for minimum potassium. Otherwise, start taking 1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar in a cup of water (with a pinch of sea salt added to it) for minimum potassium.

    We would also recommend that you get a massage, preferably therapeutic deep tissue massage.

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    Q: My friend is in the hospital and she is in her early 30s. The doctor does not know whats wrong with her. She has said that one morning her feet were swollen and then days later her face. When she went to see her doctor, they ask for a urine sample and she said that she was bleeding and had bowel movements that just ran out of her. She also stated that she was given a pad for the bleeding and had to change within 5 min of putting it own. When she called me asking about eating natural and other things, I felt with her issues it was out of my league so I'm asking you. Do you have any suggestions on helping her?

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    Sounds like she's seriously toxic and needs to perform a FULL BODY DETOX followed by a TOTAL WOMAN CLEANSE. If she calls in for a consultation I can make an energetic and emotional diagnosis of what's going on in her life and in which she needs to change. Expelling blood and feces are signs of extreme elimination due to being severely backed up and toxic! There is help for her!

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    Q: WE ARE VEGETARIANS, AND WERE EATING A LOT OF SOY PRODUCTS UNTIL YOUR NEWS LETTER CAME OUT ABOUT SOY PRODUCTS. DOES IT MAKE A DIFFERENCE IF THEY ARE ORGANIC SOY PRODUCTS? WHAT IS WRONG WITH ORGANIC YOGURT? It doesn't matter if the soy is organic or not! What's wrong with organic yogurt?

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    Please read our article "DANGEROUS DAIRY". There's plenty wrong with it! But remember, soy is far better than meat and dairy!

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    Q: A friend of mine purchased the Full Body Cleanse for me but I am a little hesitant about starting the cleanse. I am afraid that I won't be able to go through with it and that maybe I am doing it for all the wrong reasons.I used to weight 140 pounds in high school, but after I went away to college stress and poor eating habits I gained 50 pounds.I have tried a few different things and when I did not notice results I stopped them. Will it be different this time? Will I actually lose weight? I was also considering trying The Female Cleanse after the Full Body Cleanse. Would that also help with weight loss?

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    If you follow the diet and take the herbs as recommended you will 100% loose weight. Not only will you be expelling toxins from your system with help of the herbs but you will also be adapting to a raw vegan diet. The diet alone will help you loose weight.
    The Female Cleanse is not design for weigh loss. If weight is what you are focused on then you should perform the Weight Release Cleanse, once you have performed the Full Body Cleanse that is. Never hesitate to call us at 866-434-3727, we would be more than pleased to walk you and guide you through the process.

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    Q: What do you tell someone that believes that eating meat is better than eating products not made of meat such as wheat pasta, brown rice, etc. My wife eats way too much meat, and she always says that she needs it for the protein. She doesn't work out or exercise regularly so I see it as just an excuse to continue the same old behavior. She's 5'6" and 205lbs and I think she should weigh 140 - 145 max. She's 43 years old and suffers from high blood pressure and swelling in the legs.

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    We provide you with all the ammo you need in our free articles. Read the articles WHAT IS MEAT?, PROTEIN PROPAGANDA, THE DANGERS OF EATING MEAT, etc. You'll have all the ammo you need to counteract or retort any meat-eater's argument about eating dead animal flesh!

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    Q: I want to stop eating meat but I don?t know what type of tofu I should start eating I'm so use to eating meat...should I substitute meat and start eating tofu.is Tofu bad or good.

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    Check out our Alternative Diet and Lifestyle manual ($11) and look under MEAT ALTERNATIVES! There are many tofu brands that are safe and beneficial.

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    Q: I WANT TO KNOW, IF I GO OUT TO EAT AT A RESTAURANT WHAT IS THE BEST THING TO ORDER? I HAVE A FEW BIRTHDAY DINNERS COMING UP AND I DONT WANT TO MESS UP MY DETOX BY EATING THE WRONG THING.....I WANT TO GET THE BEST OPTION POSSIBLE, IF THERE IS ANY?

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    I would suggest you eat salad and eat as much as necessary to stay full!

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    Q: Greetings, Dherbs.com. Yes there are two specific health challenges, that I am facing, a sinus problem of which I have taken four surgeries and still no relief with my breathing. Also please give me some information on the nutrition program. Thanks,

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    Okay, for maintenance, We recommend the following; SINUS FORMULA, MUCUS BUSTER FORMULA, PROSTATE FORMULA , COLON FORMULA, KHEMETIAN GOLD (for nutritional purposes) Take 3 capsules daily of each formula. Kemetian Gold is a liquid! Start eating at least 3-5 fruits daily for nutritional purposes. If you feel you need additional nutrition please consider our ELECTRIC GREENS CELL FOODFormula.

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    Q: I am looking for a product to help combat gas and bloating. I am uncomfortable after every meal. Now, my body can not assimilate both SENNA LEAVES and CASCARA SAGRADA together - much to strong. Please advise.

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    We suggest you give Digestion Aid, Intestinal Cleanser, and Activated Charcoal a try. These products should help normalize your digestive system.

    Also, choose vegetables that are high in SOLUBLE FIBER, as opposed to many dark, leafy greens that are high in INSOLUBLE FIBER.

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    Q: I am looking for a product to help combat gas and bloating. I am uncomfortable after every meal. Now, my body can not assimilate both SENNA LEAVES and CASCARA SAGRADA together - much to strong. Please advise.

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    We suggest you give Digestion Aid, Intestinal Cleanser, and Activated Charcoal a try. These products should help normalize your digestive system.

    Also, choose vegetables that are high in SOLUBLE FIBER, as opposed to many dark, leafy greens that are high in INSOLUBLE FIBER.

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    Q: I am trying to get through this period hoping that my eczema will improve soon. I bought some Vitamin E oil which helps a bit but it is very uncomfortable and irritated and has been for the past 5 days or so on both my face and neck.

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    ANSWER: Vitamin E is crap (soybean oil). Use olive oil, coconut oil, jojoba oil, or some other natural oil.

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    Q: I have these cysts on the side of my ribs I had one cut out and have another one I was concerned and wanted to know to naturally get rid of them .... also how do I free myself from sugar I read some of the articles and would like to change my eating habits would love to become a vegan where do I start.. help I'm 39 Hispanic male need to detox bad ran the family out the house. Need to get in shape I look young but feel old, I have inflammation in my joints in my spine.

    A:

    Your solution is: DETOX! DETOX! DETOX! Change your diet! You must start eating right! Read the book "Becoming Vegan." A great book!

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    Q: I have been experiencing diabetes for 14 years, using insulin twice daily along with another diabetes control pill (januvia). This has all been to no avail as I continue to suffer from the disease along with hypertension. As someone who has practiced spiritual principles for many, many years, I feel that I am pretty much in tune with my True Spirit. However, I realize that my eating habits and the use of medications are aiding in the continuance of the seeming illness. I would love to try your product but I have for many years suffered from a lost of control of appetite. The only program that has ever really helped to decrease my appetite was Atkins diet, which is near impossible to stay with. I lost weight and the sugars decreased. However, I was not able to continue eating only meats and virtually no fruit or veggies and therefore gained all the weight back. I even has a lap band inserted, which did nothing for the decrease of my appetite and I consequently found foods to eat which would go through the band. Please help!!

    A:

    Your situation is psychological and emotional in nature. Our Pancreas kit will greatly assist you (physically) in healing from diabetes. Please read our "Diabetes" article to better understand this insidious disease. You have work to do within, Beloved!

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    Q: My best friend is pregnant, and she developed Diabetes. She is now at 28 weeks. She already met the nutritionist, and changed her eating habits. I strong believe in alternative medicine. I would like your recommendation before having her try any products, since she's pregnant.

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    10-Day Electric Greens Cleanse. Highly recommended and great for pregnancy and diabetes!

    Please take time to read the following articles:
    Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and Detoxing
    Pre-Natal Health

    Product Links
    10-Day Electric Greens Cell Food Cleanse

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    Q: I had a baby 2 years ago. I lost the weight but my stomach still hangs out and is huge. I'm fine with my body just not my stomach. I've tried working out, but I don't always have enough time. What should I order to help with my healthier eating habits to reduce my stomach fat? I don't use the bathroom regularly?

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    I SUGGEST INTESTINAL JANITOR, BOWEL MOVER, AND DRINK PRUNE JUICE AT NIGHT BEFORE BED.

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    Q: I am curious, what you'd suggest in repairing gum tissue? The gum tissue was abraded due to heavy handed brushing. I use your herbal tooth powder formula, and have switched to a soft bristled toothbrush, and adhere to healthy eating and thought habits. What else what you recommend?

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    I would suggest you start gargling every morning and night with herbal tea (red raspberry tea or white oak bark or goldenseal root if you call deal with the taste). Swoosh in the mouth from side to side for a good 2 minutes. Swooshing with sesame seed oil for 10-20 minutes 2-3 times a week is also good to do for the health of the gums!