Life at Its Best

Presented by Walter Veith

Season 1, Episode 1

Season 1

1. Life At Its Best

In this lecture, the significance of primary nutrients, carbohydrates, proteins & fats in the diet are discussed.How much protein do we need? Can one survive on the vegetarian diet? These are questions addressed in this video.

2. Your Health Your Choice

What influences do our lifestyles choices have on our health? In this lecture, the role of drugs and common stimulants such as tea and coffee is discussed. There is also a discussion on the role of food additives as causative factors in allergic reactions, hyperactivity, and disease.

3. Sitting on a Time Bomb

The animal husbandry industry has dramatically changed over the last decades. Farm animals are fed recycled animal protein feeds, manure, and petrochemical waste, In this lecture, the ramifications of antibiotics, mad cows disease and infectious diseases are discussed and analyzed.

4. Udderly Amazing

Are dairy products good for us? For centuries, we have been led to believe that dairy products should form an essential component of our diets. New evidence implicates dairy in not only allergenic responses, but in potentially lethal diseases such as osteoporosis, leukemia, diabetes, and many others.

4. Health and Happiness

Does vegetarianism offer a viable alternative for diets rich in animal products? Is it healthy to choose a vegan lifestyle and how does one ensure adequate quantities of all essential nutrients? These issues and many other factors pertaining to a healthy lifestyle are discussed in-depth in this lecture.