It takes up to 13 kilos of grain and 16,000 litres of water to produce 1 kilo of meat.
Cutting out meat and dairy can markedly reduce your intake of fat, especially saturates. Even extra lean minced beef has over four times the fat of pulses.
A healthy diet should include 7-10 portions of fruit and vegetables a day.
Vegan diets are usually higher in fibre, magnesium, folate, vitamins C and E, iron and phytochemicals, while tending to be lower in calories, saturated fat and cholesterol.
A number of studies have found that people who eat vegetarian diets have lower rates of chronic disease and often live longer than those on predominantly meat-based diets.
People following a vegetable diet have lower rates of a number of health problems, including excess weight and obesity, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, type 2 diabetes, some cancers, gallstones, kidney stones, constipation and diverticular disease.
If your four-person family skips meat and cheese one day a week for a year it’s the equivalent of taking a typical car off the road for five weeks.
Next week the Czech Senate will decide the future of millions of hens.
Agribusinesses are putting pressure on senators to stop a ban on cages. It’s time to show the Senate the world's watching. If you want to #EndThe CageAge tap the 💚 button & RT! @SenatCZ
Yes. Ecocide should definitely be a crime
Ecocide: Should killing nature be a crime?
https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20201105-what-is-ecocide?ocid=ww.social.link.twitter via @BBC_Future
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