7 Reasons the USDA Should Go Meatless With Their New Dietary Recommendations

At the end of the month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will release it's new dietary guidelines, as they do every 5 years... Here are 7 Reasons the USDA Should Go Meatless With Their New Dietary Recommendations: 1. To crowd out the animal products on the plate which are the primary [...]

5 Non-Nutritional Reasons to Go Meatless

Eschewing meat and choosing plants as the foundation for the most perfect diet is a decision supported in multiple dimensions, such as health, ecology, and sustainability. Nutritionally speaking, humans do not require animal products to survive. We, in fact, benefit from emphasizing plants as fuel, enjoying a reduced risk for obesity and most of the [...]

The Threat of Antibiotic Resistance

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed a frightening report on the burden and threats posed by antibiotic overuse. Every year in the United States, 2 million people are infected and 23,000 people die from antibiotic-resistant infections. Here is how antibiotic resistance happens: Here is how antibiotic resistance spreads: And not surprisingly, in states [...]

2017-09-19T14:59:19+00:00December 3rd, 2013|Featured, Social and Environmental Issues|