View The Engine 2 Kitchen Rescue DVD on Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 2:00 PM at The Haverhill Public Library, 99 Main St, Haverhill, MA. Former firefighter and triathlete and author of The Engine 2 Diet, Rip Esselstyn, guides two average families on a journey to dramatically boost their health by switching to a plant-based diet, and along the way demonstrates how to negotiate potential pitfalls and cook tasty meals. 52 minutes. Followed by a discussion led by plant-strong diet advocate and founder of Conscious Eating Events, Bob Minichiello, and samples of vegetarian dishes you can make at home. The program is sponsored by Whole Foods Andover; the store will generously provide a “Health Starts Here” raffle basket. Session runs from 2-4:30pm. Space is limited, registration is required. Register for The Engine 2 Kitchen Rescue screening or call 978-373-1586 x641. http://www.haverhillpl.org/blog/home/2012/08/conscious-eating-film-series-kicks-off-saturday-july-28-2pm/
Here is Colleen Patrick-Goudreau’s sensible and eloquent talk at the 2011 World Vegetarian Festival Weekend in San Francisco California sponsored by the San Francisco Vegetarian Society. The full title is: “From Excuse-itarian to Vegan: Addressing the Blocks and Debunking the Myths that Keep People from Making Changes”.
The major causes of death in Western countries are cardiovascular diseases and cancers. Abundant medical research linking these diseases to dietary and lifestyle factors, guidelines advanced by the American Heart Association, the American Cancer Society, and the Surgeon General, among others, counsel Americans to sharply reduce animal foods consumed and replace them with fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. In effect, they are recommending a more plant-based diet, which begs the question: Are humans designed to eat meat?
Milton Mills, M.D. has an extensive background in nutrition research, focusing on the role nutrition plays in the development of chronic diseases. He is a graduate of the Stanford University School of Medicine and is a practicing physician in the Washington, D.C. area. He also serves as the Associate Director of Preventive Medicine for the health policy group Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. He has lectured extensively throughout North America and is a Nutrition Health Education Video Spokesperson for the Discovery Health Channel.
Filming and editing by Dr William Harris M.D. on November 12, 2005 at McCoy Pavilion, Ala Moana Beach Park, Honolulu, Hawaii
Sponsored by: Vegetarian Society of Hawaii http://www.vsh.org