THE WAR ON THE FLESH: Monopolies, Power, and Disease (Portuguese Title: A GUERRA CONTRA A CARNE: Monopólios, poder e doença)
August 30, 2021
The book A WAR AGAINST MEAT analyzes the facts surrounding meat consumption and human health, and notes the intensity and frequency of criticism made of the consumption of animal foods:
“Contrary to what many scientific researches claim, foods of animals are a tool to improve people's health.” These constant attacks on the flesh occur so vigorously that the author goes on to investigate the existence of a possible war against the flesh.
Based on scientific studies, the author dissects issues related to human biology and also integrates medical, nutritional, evolutionary, comparative zoology and political science knowledge. A true investigative work that lays bare the consumption of animal foods contextualizing it with culture, health and public policies.
The book has been described as surprising, direct, revealing, accurate and with remarkable clarity, bringing an original understanding of the potent effect of food and the promotion of human health.
The author, pediatrician and homeopath Cláudio Magalhães Brasil, who has been dedicated for over thirty years to the prevention and restoration of the health of the chronically ill. Graduated from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Cláudio Brasil works at Conceição Hospital and at his clinic, where he develops work focused on safe approaches to health, such as lifestyle changes, especially with animal-based food.