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To Medicate or Not to Medicate – That is the Question

To Medicate or Not to Medicate – That is the Question

Is your health worth a billion dollars?

I would like to think it is – given that your health fundamentally defines what you are able to do with your life, and whether it is one worth living.

I know this first hand as I reflect on my own changing welfare. Having lost over 65 pounds and defeating many diseases, I know that health is worth more than anything money can buy.

Unfortunately, in the modern world where corporations dot so much of the landscape, your health is not worth a billion dollars. Rather, an unhealthy you is far better for profits!

The pharmaceutical industry makes billions of dollars in profit every year. In 2013, it was reported that the top 11 pharma corporations made a combined total of $84 billion dollars in profit. These figures have only continued to grow into our current fiscal year. The gross earnings figure enters the trillion dollar range when you add other expenses, court costs, employee salaries, etc. and view total earnings as a whole.

How Not to Die by Michael Greger, MD - Book Review

How Not to Die by Michael Greger, MD - Book Review

Last year my wife and I had the pleasure of meeting Michael Greger on the Holistic Holiday at Sea Cruise. Despite having a significant claim to fame in the scientific community, he was very pleasant to meet. I thought I would share this little story before I dive into the full review of How Not to Die!

While many books on the vegan diet are circulating, How Not To Die is of significant importance because of the depth and detail, which is constructed heavily out of scientific research and study. Much of modern medicine has become a method for making money as a result of the pharmaceutical industry and big business lobbying the government, insisting that there view of the world is not only right, but should be forced upon the rest of society.

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