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Forks over Knives

This is a powerful documentary, written and directed by Lee Fulkerson. The introduction starts with 2 disclaimers : ‘The statements expressed in this film are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice’ ‘Viewers should seek their own professional counsel for any medical condition or before starting or altering any exercise or dietary plan’. There then follow a series of statements by various commentators regarding the health of the American nation – growing levels of obesity, coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes etc In fact, around 40% of Americans are obese and 50% are taking some form of prescription drug. The statin, Lipitor (prescribed to reduce chol

MHEAT from Sgaia Foods Ltd (review)

This review was organised by the VEGAN lifestyle ASSOCIATION [www.veganlifestyleassoc.com]. It has not been paid for and the products were sent free of charge. This is my genuine and unbiased review of the product. MHEAT is a commercially available seitan, made by Sgaia Foods Ltd of Glasgow. For those not familiar with seitan, it is an Asian plant based food, made from wheat gluten and sometimes referred to as ‘Wheat meat’. I was interested in trying this because my only experience with seitan has been what I make myself. I must point out at the start that, for me, there is absolutely no necessity for my plant based food to appear to be like meat and using refined wheat gluten is not really