• Two articles in Yahoo Sports today outline at length, the growing trend of MMA athletes and fighters transitioning to and adopting a vegetarian or vegan diet for various reasons – and their positive results are measurable. In one, author Dave Meltzer focuses on the various reasons some fighters go or have gone veg (the full article HERE), and in the second, Meltzer focuses on Mac Dazig and Jon Fitch’s meal plan before his big fight (full article).

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• A new book, “Whitewash” by Joseph Keon, takes on “The Disturbing Truth About Cow’s Milk and Your Health”. Here is the official description:

Whitewash: The Disturbing Truth About Cow's Milk and Your Health…In Whitewash, nutritionist Dr. Joseph Keon unveils how North Americans unwittingly sabotage their health every day by drinking milk, and he shows that our obsession with calcium is unwarranted.
Citing scientific literature, Whitewash builds an unassailable case that not only is milk unnecessary for human health, its inclusion in the diet may increase the risk of serious diseases including:

  • Prostate, breast, and ovarian cancers
  • Osteoporosis
  • Diabetes
  • Vascular disease
  • Crohn’s disease