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Bernie Thimian Biography

Spokesperson for the Toronto Vegetarian Association (TVA)
Con to the question "Is Drinking Milk Healthy for Humans?"

“Human beings have no nutritional requirements for the processed milk from the udder of a cow… Dairy products are high in fat and like all animal fats very high in saturated fats… [and] cow’s milk, like all animal products, also contains cholesterol.”

“16 Reasons Why People Avoid Dairy Products,” 2003

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Spokesperson, Toronto Vegetarian Association
  • Past President, Mississauga Vegetarian Association
  • Invited Speaker, International Vegan Festival, 1995
  • Owner, One Step Closer, a distributor of vegetarian merchandise
  • Designated as a Competent Toastmaster (CTM), a skilled public speaker, by Toastmasters International
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Quoted in:
  1. Which Cultures Do Not Consume Significant Quantities of Milk?