Will The Real Protein Please Stand Up; Julia Ross, Author of The Diet Cure and The Mood Cure – Part II

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Today on the podcast we finish up our conversation with Julia Ross. We discuss the key differences between animal and supposed vegetable protein as well as the effect on the kidneys.  

Julia Ross Interview, Diet cure Mood cure

What to expect when you suddenly increase your caloric intake and answer questions from our audience. If you missed the first half of Julia’s interview about the connection between mood disorders, cravings, and protein, you can catch it here.

Highlights from today’s episode:

4:00 ~ An alternative to factory farming and positive changes in animal slaughter.

10:28 ~ Why you need to eat at least 2100 calories a day to lose weight.

17:00 ~ Diets aren’t self-discipline nor will power.

23:02 ~ Julia answers questions from our audience.

Grab a copy of Julia’s Books and start down the road to breaking free of diets and improve your mood.

2 thoughts on “Will The Real Protein Please Stand Up; Julia Ross, Author of The Diet Cure and The Mood Cure – Part II

  1. Not all slaughter houses use Temple’s technique so we have to be realists. Factory farming continues to be horrific. I think it’s insensitive to white wash people’s belief that this is harmful. I really admire Julia’s work and struggle with eating animal products, not because I "have too much time on their hands" but because I’m a caring human being.

    1. You’re absolutely right! We have to be realists. I was not aware that I was whitewashing anything with regards to factory farming. To my mind, it takes an active role in not supporting those CAFO outfits specifically — not meat as a whole, but finding viable solutions. Sadly, many have simply rejected all animal product consumption instead of working on improving the system, when there are way better options. Avoiding without a viable solution has opened the floodgates for factory farming to do whatever it wants without scrutiny — until decades later people realized that small farmers, not CAFOs had been put out of business. It has also led to much confusion over what constitutes real food, leaving many people at a health disadvantage. Pasture farming and more sensible slaughter practices have raised the bar and shed light on what the corrupt meat industry would claim "couldn’t be done" (these stubborn industries always claim that there’s no way around whatever they do — we have corrupt farmers here too in Hawaii making such claims). It takes a certain sensitivity to realize that in the west most of us have 1st world problems and that our ability to focus on suffering of animals to the extent that we have taken it is quite a luxury compared to the struggle people face on every level developing nations. That is what I was referring to.

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