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How could veganism change the world? | The Economist

How could veganism change the world? | The Economist

By 2050 the world’s population could approach 10 billion and around 60 percent more food could be needed to feed everyone. [Marco Springmann] The environmental impacts of the food system are daunting. It’s responsible for about a quarter of our greenhouse gas emissions and uses about 70 percent of all

Why Do We Eat Raw Fish But Not Raw Chicken?

Why Do We Eat Raw Fish But Not Raw Chicken?

Have you ever been snacking on some sashimi and paused to wonder: why do we eat raw fish but not raw chicken? Really, eating any kind of raw meat comes with some health risk to humans, depending on how it was slaughtered, stored, and prepared. But some are more iffy

Is Meat Bad for You? Is Meat Unhealthy?

When our vegetarian ancestors started eating meat around two million years ago, it wasn’t just because animals taste great, it was pure necessity. Climate change made many of the plants our ancestors relied on less available and meat bridged that gap. From the discovery of fire at the latest, meat

Humans are Herbivores in Denial – w/ Science!

Humans are Herbivores in Denial – w/ Science!

I’m Mike, and in this episode, contrary to popular belief humans are best suited to be herbivores. When looking at psychological and physiological features we are herbivores. Ideal levels of bad cholesterol are only see in herbivorous populations, ideal weight in the USA is only seen in herbivorous populations, the

Stomach infections in summer

Stomach infections in summer

Many of us enjoy our barbeque meats and fishes and other foods on the grill. It’s important to note that if the food is not properly cooked on the barbeque, that is, all the way through that’s a risk for whole host of gastrointestinal or stomach infections, and these include