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VEGAN DIET

VEGAN DIET

 

"For as long as man continues to be the ruthless destroyer of lower living beings he will never know health or peace.  For as long as men massacre animals they will kill each other.  Indeed, he who sows the seeds of murder and pain cannot reap joy and love."

Pythagoras (c. 570-495 BC),

ελληνικά (Ellinika or Greek) philosopher and mathematician

 

The second leading preventable cause of death in America is poor diet and physical inactivity (see chapters Eating & Drinking and Exercise).  The first is tobacco (see chapter Tobacco).  The third is alcohol (see chapter Alcohol).[58]

 


We strongly recommend eating a vegan diet.

 

A vegan diet is one which is free from animal components.  So no meat nor fish and also no milk, eggs, cheese, etc..

 


There's no nutritional requirement to kill.  All your protein requirements can be gotten from beans and your iron intake from vegetables.

 

Even if you choose to stay carnivorous then clean up your diet energies by buying only free-range eggs and meat.  In this way you're supporting the humane treatment of the animals that you're using.  You're also avoiding the harsh energies associated with eating unhappy animals.  You know cops profile people who torture animals as serial killers.  Battery farming tortures animals.  For this reason alone it's highly recommended to avoid all fast food restaurants.  Let alone the barely skilled workers employed who've been known to, for instance, undercook meat to allow tapeworms to be passed on to their customers.

 

Watch a few episodes of the CSI (2000-2015) TV show and you'll see ketchup being used to simulate blood in the lab.  Ketchup, a tomato sauce, red like blood, actually has the consistency of blood.  It's a bottle of fake blood for murderous carnivores to add to their diet.

 

A vegan diet frees one from reliance on animals (increasing internalization, a tenet).  So no animal farming is necessary to fulfill one's diet.  When humans live off-world, away from Gaia (Earth), a vegan diet won't require animals to be brought with them from home.  It helps with keeping your subsistence farm small and manageable.  The UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) states that livestock feed production consumes 26% of Gaia's ice-free land.

 

We don't eat honey.  Honey is a product of bees.  Society steals honey from them.  'What are they gonna do about it?' they think.  That's not the point.  Theft is wrong.  Plus it's produced by animals and we instead chose independence.  Instead we eat agave cactus and maple tree syrups, occasionally and in small amounts.

 

When choosing factory made juice you might want to consider whether they managed to extract all the worms from the apples or if you'd be partly drinking worm juice.

 

We don't use silk as it's an animal product.

 

Obviously fur clothing is an abomination.  Fur is the skin of animals torturously killed solely for the fashion industry.

 

We use as little leather as possible.  Apart from rare occasions it's easily avoidable, for clothing and furniture.

 

We don't use feathers because they're from torturously murdered ducks.  No wool because it's stolen from sheep to their detriment.  If they were happy to be cold they wouldn't have grown wool.

 

Historically there were so many people who'd rather hunt animals than grow crops because it's far, far quicker, and they're slothful.

 

Be respectful of all life even brainless; plants.  Hæmoglobin in the blood of animals, like us humans, is exactly the same molecule as chlorophyll in the sap of plants except that it's based around an iron (Fe) atom in hæmoglobin and around a magnesium (Mg) atom in chlorophyll.  We are much alike.  We don't use cut flowers.  Instead opting for living flowers in pots.  Get a live xmas tree.  Keep it during the year and save money next xmas.  Rather than killing a tree for two weeks decoration.  Plus it'll be softer and there'll be no needles to clean up.  Society is in a vase of cut flowers.  The status quo thinking is so short sighted and EZ living that they kill the flowers to enjoy them yet thus can only enjoy them for a few days.  Rather than growing the flowers, caring for them; providing warmth, light, arable soil and water, so they could enjoy them for the entire natural lifecycle of the flowers.  In fact the status quo thinking is such that this senseless killing of a lifeform is not even seen as an act of destruction.  It's instead portrayed as something beautiful albeit short lived.

 

Famous vegans include musician Miley Cyrus (1992-), actors Alicia Silverstone (1976-), Emily Deschanel (1976-), Natalie Portman (1981-), Joaquin Phoenix (1974-), Woody Harrelson (1961-), Jared Leto (1971-), Mena Suvari (1979-), Persia White (1972-), Tobey Maguire (1975-), Liam Hemsworth (1990-) and Jessica Chastain (1977-), and there are more famous vegetarians like Pamela Anderson (1967-).

 

Director and scriptwriter James Cameron (1954-) and actor, former Mr. Olympia and politician Arnie Schwarzenegger (1947-) both recommend cutting down on your meat intake to help fight climate change.  Over half of global greenhouse gases come from animal agriculture.[59]

 

Apparently 100 billion (100,000,000,000) animals are slaughtered globally every year.

 

In 2015, the World Health Organization's (WHO's) International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classified red meats as "probably carcinogenic to humans" and processed meats as "carcinogenic to humans."[60]

 

A vegan diet is different.  Don't try to cling on to the carnivore group by eating fake meat like tofurky (tofu turkey), vegan eggs, vegetarian sausages, soya milk, etc..  Be proud to be different.  One can't on the one hand be appalled at the egg farm practice of grinding up live, new born, male chickens then on the other hand wanting to appear to support such a practice by eating vegan eggs.  Move on.

 

Some very strong animals eat vegan diets including the gorilla, bull, rhinoceros, hippopotamus and horse.

 


Long-term vegetarians live on average 3.6 years longer than their meat-eating counterparts.[61]  This is adding an extra 5% to one's lifespan.

 

Frozen fruit puree, like what's sold as baby food, makes a delicious vegan sorbet desert which is very low in calories with its no added sugar and no added fat.

Cute Holy Cow (bull) by leather goods photographed in पोखरा (Pokhara), नेपाल (Nepal) days before a Hindu festive slaughtering of ½ million cattle (2015).

 

"To become vegetarian is to step into the stream which leads to nirvana."

Buddha (c. C6-C4 BC)

 

Recipes

Spiced Lentils and Veg

15 mins preparation, 20 mins cooking.

Serves 2.  Cost around $2 per person including organic lentils and vegetables.  250 calories per serving.

High in protein, vitamins and minerals including iron.  Low in carbs and calories.  No added oil, salt or sugar.

 

25g cilantro fresh chopped finely

1 stick lemongrass topped and tailed and chopped into 3

1 tbsp garlic granules or powder

1 tbsp garam masala

2 large pinches white pepper to taste

1 can lentils including the water

1 medium-large zucchini topped and tailed and chopped finely e.g. slice length ways in 3 then rotate 90 and slice length ways in 3 to make a 9 piece matrix then slice finely

1 large onion chopped finely

35g baby spinach chopped finely

70g frozen peas

1 green bell pepper deseeded and chopped finely

 

Use a pot.  Add the spices.  Heat until the color starts to change.  Add the remaining ingredients, cover and leave to cook over a low heat.

 

Mashed Butter Beans With Vegetables and Herbs

15 mins preparation, 30 mins set & leave cooking.

Serves 2.  Cost around $1½ per person for organic ingredients.  Each serving provides 160 calories, 22g protein, ½ of the recommended daily intake of lipids (fats) plus carbs, vitamins and minerals.  Eating both servings in a day gives an 80kg (175lb) dieter of their protein requirement and 100% of their lipids for only 320 calories.

High in protein, vitamins and minerals.  Low in carbs and calories.  No added oil or sugar, salt to taste.

 

1 can butter beans in water

Fine grain sea salt to taste

1½ tbsp chia seeds

1 tsp dried oregano

1 tsp dried basil

1 tsp dried marjoram

1 tsp garlic powder

1 tbsp onion powder

2 medium onions, diced finely

½ large yellow bell pepper, diced finely

Handful baby leaf spinach, chopped finely

3 heaped tbsp (30g) pea protein powder

200ml spring water

 

Add the beans and water to a non-stick pan.  Mix in the protein powder.  Add the remaining ingredients.  Cover.  Cook on a low heat for 30 mins.  Transfer to another container.  Mash with a masher.  Try serving in a wooden bowl and eating with a wooden spoon.