Photographer: G Monkie (CC)
The congressional briefing on Capital Hill on Thursday was a great experience. The fact that members of congress were willing (and actually interested) to listen to us is a positive sign. As I spoke I saw many of them nodding their heads in agreement very encouraging. Picture’s to follow
Scott is an elite Ultra Marathoner who holds the record for the Western States 100 miler and the Badwater 135 miler. He spoke of how his performance significantly improved once he switched to a vegan diet.
T. Colin Campbell (author of the China Study) spoke of findings made when researching his book. Simply put, countries with less meat / dairy consumption have lower levels of disease.
Following is my talk. Not word for word, but the general idea:
“The cells that make up our bodies including the brain will no longer exist within about a year”. Blood, skin, muscles, even bones will have completely been replaced by new cells fabricated from what we eat between now and then. The better quality the building blocks, the stronger, more functional the building. Our physical and mental vitality is directly tied to the quality of food we use to construct and fuel our bodies. Continue Reading / See Additional Photos