Australian Naturopath Robyn Chuter: Unrefined Plant Foods Are BestPart 1
HOST: Hallo, radiant viewers, and welcome to today’s edition of Healthy
Living featuring vegan Australian naturopath and member of the
Australian Traditional Medicine Society Robyn Chuter who will discuss
why we should all pursue a healthy, vegan diet.
beginning her naturopathic practice in １９９５, Ms. Chuter has helped many
people recover from chronic illnesses such as high blood pressure,
diabetes and migraine headaches.
She is also a qualified
counselor and practitioner of Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT)
therapy, which Ms. Chuter says is a practical, effective way to help
clients overcome emotional suffering. We begin with Ms. Chuter’s
examination of the myth that humans are omnivores.
Humans are actually usually classed as being omnivores but there’s a
really interesting difference between us and true omnivores. So true
carnivores and true omnivores produce an enzyme called uricase. And
uricase breaks down uric acid. Now uric acid is a byproduct of protein
digestion. Human beings do not produce uricase, which is why humans get
Men in particular are susceptible to gout if they eat
too much protein and it’s purely and simply because we’re not designed
to handle vast quantities of uric acid. We can’t break it down. It
builds up; it does a lot of harm. Ms Chuter(f): We should not eat foods that we are not designed for.