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To vegan or not to vegan? The 2017 movie What the Health? presents its case for adopting an animal-free diet, but does the science the filmmakers cite support their claims?
In the latest pod, Tina and Leah go to the movies and review the first of three food-related films, separating the wheat from the chaff, fact from fiction.
Whether you’ve already seen the movie or not, you will want to hear their take!
Links we mentioned on this episode and other cool stuff:
Definition and History of Veganism The Vegan Society
IARC Definition of Group 1 Carcinogens (scroll to page 2)
Known and Probable Carcinogens cancer.org
Cancer: Carcinogenicity of the consumption of red meat and processed meat
The Sweet Danger of Sugar Harvard Health Publishing, Harvard Medical School
Intakes of meat, fish, poultry, and eggs and risk of prostate cancer progression DOI: 10.3945/ajcn.2009.28474
Are Eggs Risky for Heart Health? Harvard Health Publishing, Harvard Medical School
How It's Made: Cholesterol Production in Your Body Harvard Health Publishing, Harvard Medical School
What is cholesterol? Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Dairy and Breast Cancer Risk Study from 2013
A Study Suggests Milk Increases the Risk of Breast Cancer, but AICR Experts Say Not So Fast March 2020, aicr.org
Pesticide Drift epa.gov
Feeding Seaweed to Cattle Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emission by 82% College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, UC Davis
Six percent of a chimpanzee's diet consists of meat and eggs Jane Goodall Institute
Article on gastric acid levels of humans. See chart on page 3 for chart of mammal and bird stomach pH levels
The Evolution of Stomach Acidity and Its Relevance to the Human Microbiome
Shining the Spotlight on Trans Fats Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health