Chapter 2: Healthy Is the New Gangster
Men who ate more animal protein: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/04/190410095951.htm.
Fifty percent of all deaths can be linked to diseases: GBD 2017 Causes of Death Collaborators, “Global, Regional, and National Age-Sex-Specific Mortality for 282 Causes of Death in 195 Countries and Territories, 1980–2017: A Systematic Analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017,” Lancet 392 (2018): 1736–1788.
Researchers have also found:https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/02/200225101323.htm.
Without good rest: https://health.clevelandclinic.org/happens-body-dont-get-enough-sleep.
On behalf of the American Society for Nutrition: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32889545.
Animal foods like meat, dairy, and eggs: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5540319.
Can lead to a higher risk: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/eclinm/article/PIIS2589-5370(19)30257-3/fulltext#seccesectitle0021.
Reduce your blood pressure: https://www.everydayhealth.com/hypertension/living-with/lifestyle-changes-help-you-lower-blood-pressure.
JAMA Internal Medicine: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24566947.
Journal of the American Heart Association: https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/JAHA.119.012865.
Journal of the American Heart Association study: https://www.pcrm.org/news/health-nutrition/plant-based-diets-lower-risk-death-heart-disease#:~:text=Higher%20adherence%20to%20a%20plant,with%20lower%20levels%20of%20adherence.
Plants reduce the risk: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27299701.
Lower your LDL cholesterol: https://nutritionfacts.org/video/cavities-and-coronaries-our-choice.
Progression of rheumatoid arthritis: https://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-inflammatory-meat-molecule-neu5gc.
Slow the growth of certain cancers: https://nutritionfacts.org/video/industrial-carcinogens-in-animal-fat-2.
Plants can also increase: https://nutritionfacts.org/video/breast-cancer-survival-and-trans-fat.
The key to a healthy gut: https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnut.2019.00047/full.
Reduces the risk of cognitive impairment: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25312617.
Reduces the risk of cognitive impairment: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5293796.
Can boost the happy hormone: https://nutritionfacts.org/video/a-better-way-to-boost-serotonin.
Can boost the happy hormone: https://nutritionfacts.org/video/plant-based-diet-mood.
Help with weight control: https://nutritionfacts.org/video/waistline-slimming-food.
, Treat cellulite: https://nutritionfacts.org/video/can-cellulite-be-treated-with-diet.
Slow the physical effects of aging: https://nutritionfacts.org/video/caloric-restriction-vs-animal-protein-restriction.
Underlying causes of impotence: https://www.peta.org.uk/blog/vegan-lovers.
Build muscle and strength: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3698202.
Better in vegans than they are in omnivores: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41430-020-0639-y.
Chapter 3: Protect Your Home
Industrial meat industry’s carbon emissions: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/dec/21/lifestyle-change-eat-less-meat-climate-change.
Goals outlined by the Paris Agreement: https://www.greenpeace.org.uk/resources/industrial-meat-deforestation-jbs.
Because of the feed that it needs to eat: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/freshwater/food.
Annual carbon emissions: https://www.greenpeace.org.uk/resources/industrial-meat-deforestation-jbs.
Cause of deforestation: https://www.greenpeace.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Greenpeace_WingingIt.pdf.
Between animals and humans: https://unearthed.greenpeace.org/2020/04/24/deforestation-amazon-next-pandemic-covid-coronavirus.
Three-quarters of new diseases: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3367654/pdf/05-0997.pdf.
More likely to get sick: https://www.unep.org/news-and-stories/story/10-things-you-should-know-about-industrial-farming.
Leaving more for trees and animals: https://www.thelancet.com/commissions/EAT.
Chapter 4: We Are All Animals
To varying degrees, sentient: Today, most scientists agree that all vertebrate animals—mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish—are, to varying degrees, sentient. A rich and varied collection of research has made the evidence impossible to dismiss.
Ability to reflect on their experiences: https://www.livescience.com/49093-animals-have-feelings.html.
Wag their tails when happy: https://www.pigspeace.org/main/didyouknow.html.
Shared by dolphins and apes: https://www.wired.com/2011/07/chimpanzees-dolphins-similar/
Similar to the human genome: https://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/10/science/10angier.html.
Calls from other females: https://www.wellbeingintlstudiesrepository.org/acwp_asie/127.
Demonstrate empathy: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3183383.
Similar to the rest of the vertebrates: https://www.wellbeingintlstudiesrepository.org/acwp_asie/75.
Emotions in mammals: https://www.livescience.com/49093-animals-have-feelings.html.
Put into small buckets: https://www.livescience.com/49093-animals-have-feelings.html.
Local anesthetic: https://www.livescience.com/49093-animals-have-feelings.html.
Delivered gentle strokes: https://www.livescience.com/49093-animals-have-feelings.html.
Confined to boxes or stalls: https://www.sierraclub.org/michigan/why-are-cafos-bad.
Overdose of growth drugs: https://modernfarmer.com/2013/04/this-is-what-humane-slaughter-looks-like-is-it-good-enough.
Stressful and unhygienic: https://www.aspca.org/protecting-farm-animals/animals-factory-farms.
Final laying cycle: https://www.aspca.org/protecting-farm-animals/animals-factory-farms.
Without painkillers: https://www.aspca.org/protecting-farm-animals/animals-factory-farms.
Sent for slaughter: https://www.aspca.org/protecting-farm-animals/animals-factory-farms.
Number that is steadily increasing: https://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2016/12/fda-antibiotic-use-food-animals-continues-rise#:~:text=Approximately%2070%25%20of%20all%20medically,96%25%20from%202009%20to%202015.
Harms environmental and human health: https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/one-root-cause-of-pandemics-few-people-think-about.
Over the past decade: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7106093.
Chapter 5: They’re Trying to Kill Us
Chapter 9: You Won’t Go Hungry: Legumes, Grains, Proteins, and Meal-Making Fats
Lower your risk of heart disease: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27301975.
Lower risk of heart disease: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27524801.
Eating the fewest: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26629253.
Less belly fat: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/18005489.
Improved insulin sensitivity: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/12145012.
Reduce inflammation: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24478050.
Inflammation-related chronic conditions: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/17556700.
Reduction in inflammatory markers: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25646321.
Skin conditions like eczema: https://www.todaysdietitian.com/newarchives/050114p16.shtml.
Reduction in LDL cholesterol levels: https://www.nutritionletter.tufts.edu/healthy-eating/health-benefits-of-legumes.
Lower risk of breast cancer recurrence: https://nutritionfacts.org/topics/soy.
Ease the symptoms of menopause: https://www.fitday.com/fitness-articles/nutrition/healthy-eating/the-truth-about-non-fermented-vs-fermented-soy-protein.html.
Chapter 11: Daily Dosage: Carbohydrates, Fats, and Proteins
Sports scientists agree: Robert Cheeke and Matt Frazier, The Plant-Based Athlete: A Game-Changing Approach to Peak Performance. New York: HarperOne, 2021.
Didn’t matter whether it was plant-or animal-based: https://academic.oup.com/ajcn/article/105/3/714/4569695.
Chapter 15: CYA: Cover Your Assets (with Vitamins and Supplements)
Less systemic inflammation: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4429650.
Lower rates of heart disease and cancer: https://www.nomeatathlete.com/iron-for-vegetarians.
Chapter 16: Start F***ing: Intermittent Fasting
In order to survive: Intermittent fasting in ancient hunter-gatherer societies. [AU: Please review highlight. Should this be a sentence?] Leo Pruimboom, Begoña Ruiz-Núñez, Charles L. Raison, and Frits A. J. Muskiet, “Influence of a 10-Day Mimic of Our Ancient Lifestyle on Anthropometrics and Parameters of Metabolism and Inflammation: The ‘Study of Origin.” BioMed Research International 2016 (2016): 6935123. https://doi.org/10.1155/2016/6935123.
In order to survive: Intermittent fasting in ancient hunter-gatherer societies. [AU: Please review highlight. Should this be a sentence?] Jake Jacobson, “Increase Your Healthspan by Mimicking Hunter Gathers’ Meal Frequency.” Journal of Evolution and Health 2, no. 1 (March 14, 2017). https://doi.org/10.15310/2334-3591.1063.
In order to survive: Intermittent fasting in ancient hunter-gatherer societies. [AU: Please review highlight. Should this be a sentence?] Elizabeth Marshall Thomas, The Old Way: A Story of the First People, New York: Picador, 2007.