Several groundbreaking studies have shown that this is indeed the case! Most recently, a research study published in The Lancet Planetary Health offered even more solid evidence to support the claim that basing your diet around plants can save the planet. According to this new study, plant-based eating has the power to decrease environmental burden by up to 84 percent!
When updating its list of dietary recommendations for Americans, the U.S. Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has always prioritized offering advice backed by the most recent research on how to eat in a healthy, balanced way that prevents disease. But what about taking into account how it will affect our planet if people follow the dietary guidelines it puts forth? Does the committee do that as well?
As cooks with healthy mindsets, we find few foods that outdo garlic in terms of medicinal qualities. It is traditionally used to cure colds and the flu, and it is often prescribed as a means of reducing high blood pressure.
According to a recent report done by the UK’s Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB), more and more people are expressing interest in a vegan diet, and it’s largely thanks to social media platforms like Instagram. The report pointed out that young consumers in particular are using social media as a tool to gather and spread information about eating vegan as well as to share plant-based recipes.
n order to ensure that the calf cannot nurse on its mother’s udders and suck up precious milk that has been designated for human use, the cow will have a horrible device called a “calf weaner” shoved through its nose.