HEALTH FOCUS Affinity Group

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  • This is a "non-meetup" where you can join the Health Focus Affinity Group. This is NOT an announcement of an actual event.

    Is personal health your main reason for eating as you do?

    You may enjoy meeting other members with similar interest in the health benefits of going meat-free, dairy-free, egg-free.

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  • Josh O.

    I inherited a genetic predisposition for heart disease and dietary practices that had my father and grandfather die at the age of 52. I am now 58 years old. Through my participation with EarthSave Long Island/Healthy Planet, I learned about the health benefits of plant-based nutrition. I didn't get serious about following a whole food, plant-based diet until I was told I should prepare for an angiogram and stents in 2009. That was when my wife and I met with Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn Jr, author of the book, "Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease". I was so thrilled and excited by my health gains that I then registered into the course, "Plant-based Nutrition" that was created by T. Colin Campbell, author of "The China Study". I wanted to better understand what I had accomplished. I have begun giving talks, teaching courses and planning events so others can benefit from my healing journey.

    February 11, 2013

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    A former member

    There is no way to say whether personal health or ahimsa is my main reason for eating as I do. For example I don't eat animal fat both for ahimsa and health, I don't think it is unhealthy to eat moderate amounts of fish, but I don't for reasons of ahimsa, and it doesn't hurt any animals to fry vegetables, but I don't eat fried vegetables for health reasons.

    July 10, 2011

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  • Roy E.

    I am 56 years old. I have been a nutritarian for about 2.5 years. I also eat 98 percent vegan.... more

  • Steven S.

    Hi - Go Animals, go health!

  • Melissa F.

    Hi! I'm a new vegan as of May 31st, 2014 and I'm never looking back! It was the single most... more

  • Cristina

    Dedicated vegan for the past 3 years and many more years off and on before that. I really want... more

  • Karen N.

    I'm a long time "ethical" Veg., now WFPBNO (Whole Food, Plant Based, No added Oil) allegedly for... more

  • Elaine J.

    Hi Jennifer, you and I chatted on the phone a while back. I enjoy all my vegan friends in NY and... more

  • Mary B.

    I am a Board Certified Health Practitioner and Coach who has recently started to change my diet... more

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