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Pork: Did Leviticus 11:7 Have It Right?

Pork:  Did Leviticus 11:7 Have It Right?

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  • Pork consumption has a strong epidemiological association with cirrhosis of the liver -- in fact, it may be more strongly associated with cirrhosis than alcohol
  • Other studies also show an association between pork consumption and liver cancer as well as multiple sclerosis.
  • Several factors may be behind these health risks, including pork raised on grains and seed oils, making it high in omega-6 fats, as well as the fact that most pork consumed in the United States is processed (processed meats are known to increase the risk of cancer)
  • Being scavenger animals, pigs are also prime breeding grounds for potentially dangerous infections; even cooking pork for long periods is not enough to kill many of the retroviruses and other parasites that many of them harbor (this is true even of pasture-raised pork)

By Dr. Mercola

Levitical guidelines label the pig an "unclean" animal, and prohibit the consumption of pork.


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