Letter to the editor: Vegan diet fights cancer

As many readers know, October was Breast Cancer month, but they may be unaware of some of the statistics that are associated with this disease. Yes, although there may be some new, more effective, targeted methods of treatment and better digital mammograms for earlier detection since 1999 when I was diagnosed, the following facts are still frightening: •  One in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. •  ln 2020 an estimated 276,480 new cases of invasive breast cance … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Can Vegan diet aid vs. COVID?

History could provide us with valuable information about improving our overall health — and perhaps in extension helping us to cope better with COVID-19. World-famous Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, author of “Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease,” explains the foll … (read more)

Letter to the editor: We must rethink our food choices and farming

Kudos to New Haven’s Geoff Davis and his timely, well-written, necessary letter to the editor — “Large scale dairy farming inherently Unsustainable” (Sept. 16).  — with many numbers supporting his statements. I would encourage anyone who did not read this … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Dairy not necessarily healthy

After reading several times the front page of the Addison Independent’s Aug. 5 article on Marie Audet’s induction into the Vermont Agricultural Hall of Fame, as well as Angelo Lynn’s editorial on dairy farms and Dan Monger’s letter, I realized something w … (read more)