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.
In America, footage of things actually happening under Trump is being used as a warning about what would happen under Biden.
In the U.K. people most upset about the unnecessary damage being done to the country are being labelled ‘unpatriotic’.
I think there may be a pattern here.
Or better still, vegan.
The planet can’t support billions of meat-eaters, says Sir David Attenborough, as he pleads with people to cut down.
Nature is our greatest gift and we must cherish, not destroy, it.
and see what’s on the menu every day!
We have a new date, 17th May, and have a couple of places on our 15th March course…