Whether you choose poultry, beef, or fish, it’s likely you’re getting a lot more than you bargained for! Plumped up chicken, injected shrimp, mislabeled fish and so much more happen in the world of meat fraud.
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Vegetarians can add another helping of kale to their plates. According to a study published in the recent issue of the journal Nature, there are more perks to a plant-based diet than just health. It’s also the best diet to reduce the impact of global warming.
A good epithet can go a long f*cking way to make a damn important point. And there’s no argument that choosing to adopt a healthy, plant-based diet is an imperative discussion these days, worthy of harsh language, particularly as it’s intricately linked to the impending global warming issues, our myriad health crises and the evolution of our human ethics and values. Enter the new Thug Kitchen plant-based cookbook “Eat Like You Give A F*ck”, garnering a lot of attention and controversy.
You know how the saying goes: you can lead a meat-eater to a millet-kale burger, but he will run away screaming “I need bacon!” Or something like that. But the vegetarian diet might be getting a little “meaty” help from a most unlikely (and kind of spooky) place: plant blood.
Have you been wanting to try cutting out the meat but felt a little daunted? No Meat March might be just the time to give it a whirl!
NPR recently wrote about a new fake chicken product called Beyond Meat that is looking to blur the line even further between actual chicken meat and imitation varieties, making the transition easier for those weaning themselves off of animal products, or at least more tasty.
Although I would love nothing better than to tell you that all the nutrients you need are easily available from fresh, organic, whole plant foods B12 is unfortunately one nutrient that vegans in the developed world should be getting from supplements. But how much B12 do you need, and what are the best sources?
A good grocery list is the first step on your way to success with a healthy vegan diet. If your cupboards and fridge are full of junk, that’s what you’ll eat. If you fill your kitchen with healthy foods instead, you’ll make it much easier to follow through and achieve your goals…
Tomorrow is World Vegetarian Day, and to kick-off Vegetarian Awareness Month, we wanted to talk about some of the reasons to go vegetarian now!
The film, What to Eat?, narrated by actor Jason Schwartzman, talks about the impacts of intensive animal agriculture on the planet and steps that you can take to make a difference. Here’s the 4:30 short, in full!
Vegetarian Diet Significantly Reduces Chronic Disease According to New American Diabetes Association Report
The findings of a new study published In Diabetes Care, a publication of the American Diabetes Association, finds that a meat-free diet is the most effective at reducing diabetes and heart disease when compared to other study groups, including “semi-vegetarians and non-vegetarians.
Eco-conscious and green consumers around the globe are increasingly aware of the carbon footprint of their food choices, but what about the water footprint?
Due to studies suggesting vegetarians have stronger immune systems and are 40% less likely to get cancer, as well as recent outbreaks of E.coli traced to a Vermont slaughterhouse, PETA is urging Blue Cross of Vermont to lower insurance rates for vegetarians, while increasing those for meat eaters.