The DocumentaryDVD - 2005
Lyman is well aware of what goes into our livestock-- high doses of pesticides, growth hormone, and the ground-up remains of other animals. A fourth-generation Montana farmer, he regularly doused his cattle and soil with chemicals. It was only when he narrowly escaped paralysis from a spinal tumor that Lyman began to question his vocation and the effect it was having on people and on the land he loved. The questions he raised and the answers he found led him, surprisingly, to adopt a vegetarian diet. As a result, he lost 130 pounds and lowered his cholesterol by more than 150 points. He is now one of America's leading spokesmen for vegetarianism. Along the way, Lyman learned even more about the alarming dangers associated with eating meat. Here he blasts through the propaganda of the beef and dairy industries (and the government agencies that often protect them) and exposes an animal-based diet as the primary cause of cancer, heart disease, and obesity in this country.
Publisher: [United States] : Voice for a Viable Future, 2005.
Branch Call Number: DVD MOVIE DOCUMENTARY
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately ? min.) : color ; 4 3/4 in.
Alternative Title: Mad cowboy, the documentary (Motion picture)