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Speaker: For better health, don’t eat meat or dairy

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Charlotte Gerson, 91, discusses why people will be healthier if they avoid a diet of meat and dairy products during the annual Health and Healing Crusade at the Lodi Grape Festival Grounds on Sunday, June 16, 2013. The crusade began on Friday and ended Sunday.

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If you want to avoid cancer, don’t eat meat or dairy products. So says Charlotte Gerson, 91, one of several speakers during a three-day Health and Healing Crusade at the Lodi Grape Festival Grounds.

“To get it to function, we to nourish our bodies,” Gerson said Sunday, the final day of the crusade put on by the Modern Manna organization. “We are designed by the good Lord to eat vegetarian food.”

People often eat milk and dairy products like milk and cheese because the practice is passed on from generation to generation, Gerson said. Protein needs to come from natural foods like fruits and vegetables.

“If we eliminate animal protein, the (physical) weaknesses don’t come up,” Gerson said.

For the past 30 years, Gerson has lectured in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe and Australia.

The crusade, an annual event in Lodi by Danny Vierra, included vegan food recipes and speakers who discuss detoxifying your body, health-related inaccuracies in social media, health reform, healing what are considered incurable diseases and preparing for the second coming of Jesus Christ, as depicted in the Book of Revelation in the Bible.

For more information on Modern Manna Ministries, call 209-334-3868, send an email to service@modernmanna.org or visit www.modernmanna.org.

Contact reporter Ross Farrow at rossf@lodinews.com.

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Ross Farrow/News-Sentinel

Charlotte Gerson, 91, discusses why people will be healthier if they avoid a diet of meat and dairy products during the annual Health and Healing Crusade at the Lodi Grape Festival Grounds on Sunday, June 16, 2013. The crusade began on Friday and ended Sunday.

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