Vegetarians are not killing the planet, and a Carnegie Mellon press release suggesting that they are gets it wrong.
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a look at vegetarianism’s and veganism’s rises in popularity
There are some articles making the rounds about a UK study that found many vegetarians secretly eat meat when drunk. Let’s talk about it!
Luiz’s mother serves him octopus gnocchi, which spurs a conversation about eating animals.
Growing up on a small farm taught me a thing or two about meat. The cattle, pigs and chickens on my family’s farm really did enjoy lives close to the ones featured in today’s slick advertising. Right up until my dad’s axe came down on the chicken’s scrawny necks or the butcher drove up and put a bullet between Bessie’s eyes.
This is one of the best talks on veganism I’ve ever watched (and I was raised vegetarian). The doctor, Dr. Neal Barnard, has a great sense of humor and an obviously extensive range and depth of knowledge on the topic. He doesn’t focus on animal cruelty, but, frankly, that’s not the best selling point for […]
How do you feel about fake meat?
Numerous top MMA fighters are vegetarian. Why?
Oprah and 378 of her staffers decide to go vegan for one week. How will it go?..
I’ve known many vegetarians and vegans that subsist on processed foods. Giving up meat doesn’t necessarily make it easier to avoid the pitfalls of the Western diet, after all. Frozen veggie burgers, “chicken-less” nuggets, soy cheese, and seitan sausages often seem more convenient than cooking a meal of plants, grains, and beans. But given that […]
Want to improve your mental health? A new study finds that going vegetarian is one way to do so. A new study out by researchers from Arizona State University finds that vegetarians have significantly less “negative emotion” than omnivores, according to two different scoring procedures. The study is titled “Vegetarian diets are associated with healthy […]
New United Nation Food and Agriculture report tells us again that eating meat has perhaps the largest negative environmental impact of any human action. And more than half of the world’s crops are fed to animals. I’ve written on the relationship between eating meat (or being vegetarian) and the environment extensively before. However, there is […]
The US essentially pulled the plug on the killing of horses for human consumption a few years ago. Movement in a few states may be bringing it back, though, if Willie Nelson and others can’t persuade Congress to ban it completely. The title above probably makes most of you (vegetarian or not) grimace or say: […]