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These wonderful vegans are the inspiration behind the Local Harvest brand.

Rowdy Girl Sanctuary

From Texas Cattle Ranch to Vegan Farm Animal Sanctuary

Renee-Feeding-StormyIn a past life they Renee & Tommy Sonnen were Texas ranchers and hunters.  They loved the rodeo, rode horses, ate barbeque, and had a collection of leather boots. Today, they are compassionate about rescuing farm animals and harboring them safely on Rowdy Girl Sanctuary, Inc. where they experience a life of love and freedom.  Through education they are able to provide a paradigm shift to ranchers who have bound animals to the cruelty of factory farming ending in brutal death. They value sharing their unique experiences, vegan way of life, compassionate farming, and Veganic gardening with everyday Texans and the world. Through spirituality they touch the life forces on Earth and bring awareness to food sources, humanity, and to many environmental concerns.

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Proteinaholic

How Our Obsession with Meat Is Killing Us and What We Can Do About It

Garth Davis, M.D. & Howard Jacobson

Dr Garth Davis and ProteinaholicAn acclaimed surgeon specializing in weight loss delivers a paradigm-shifting examination of the diet and health industry’s focus on protein, explaining why it is detrimental to our health, and can prevent us from losing weight.

Whether you are seeing a doctor, nutritionist, or a trainer, all of them advise to eat more protein. Foods, drinks, and supplements are loaded with extra protein. Many people use protein for weight control, to gain or lose pounds, while others believe it gives them more energy and is essential for a longer, healthier life. Now, Dr. Garth Davis, an expert in weight loss asks, “Is all this protein making us healthier?”

ProteinaholicThe answer, he emphatically argues, is NO. Too much protein is actually making us sick, fat, and tired, according to Dr. Davis. If you are getting adequate calories in your diet, there is no such thing as protein deficiency. The healthiest countries in the world eat far less protein than we do and yet we have an entire nation on a protein binge getting sicker by the day.
As a surgeon treating obese patients, Dr. Davis was frustrated by the ever-increasing number of sick and overweight patients, but it wasn’t until his own health scare that he realized he could do something about it. Combining cutting-edge research, with his hands-on patient experience and his years dedicated to analyzing studies of the world’s longest-lived populations, this explosive, groundbreaking book reveals the truth about the dangers of protein and shares a proven approach to weight loss, health, and longevity.

proteinaholic.com