Due to the massive shortage of N95 masks and personal protection equipment (PPE) that protect us – and especially healthcare workers – against the COVID-19 Coronavirus, I thought I would share with you a little research that I think is plausible for a DIY face mask. It is important to note that I am not […]

Guest Post by my awesome friend Andrea….. “Avoiding meat and dairy products is the single biggest way to reduce your environmental impact on the planet, according to the scientists behind the most comprehensive analysis to date of the damage farming does to the planet.” The Guardian, May31, 2018 “…we cannot save the planet unless we […]

Vegans are often curious about the prospect of feeding their domestic feline a plant-based diet. The main motivating factor behind this interest is a desire to uphold a consistent ethic across all areas of life. If one is opposed to the idea of exploiting and unnecessarily killing non-human animals when feeding and clothing themselves, it’s […]

What is so bad about eating animal products? With the rise of the COVID-19 Coronavirus, I thought it was important to update this post.  Zoonotic viruses are transferred to humans through the consumption of animals. Think Avian Bird Flu, Mad Cow Disease, Swine Flu, and now the Novel Coronavirus named COVID-19 which came from ‘wet […]

Dr. David Katz MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP, FACLM and Director, Yale University Prevention Research Center did a VERY comprehensive review of diets which was published in the Annual Review of Public Health. Can We Say What Diet Is Best for Health? https://www.annualreviews.org/doi/full/10.1146/annurev-publhealth-032013-182351#_i12 He references 167 pieces of scientific literature and reviewed various dietary patterns including: […]

41% of US land is used for livestock production according to a report by Bloomberg. Crop Production Allocation 391.5M acres are in use for crop production broken down as follow: 38.1M acres or 9.7% is biofuel 52M acres or 13.3% is idle / recovering 21.5M acres or 5.5% is wheat exports 62.8M acres or 16% […]

Climate Change is a Hunger Risk Multiplier Animal agriculture continues to be under-represented in discussions and policies geared at curtailing climate change, and the world’s hungriest people will suffer more as a result. Climate change is a hunger risk multiplier, with 20 percent more people projected to be at risk of hunger by 2050 due to […]

Avoid Animal Products Meat, dairy, and eggs use a great deal of resources. They are crop-intensive and energy-intensive. Animal products are inefficient to produce and result in a net loss of calories and protein. Dropping animal products is the best recommendation for eating a greener diet. Enjoy Whole Foods Choose whole grains, fresh produce, nuts, and dried legumes, which result in less […]

World Hunger And Global Food Security Scarcity vs. Distribution – A few key issues concerning world hunger and global food security are addressed below. This article was originally posted on A Well Fed World at https://awfw.org/scarcity-vs-distribution/ Overview Meat is a form of overconsumption and redistribution that increases scarcity. It’s common to hear that there’s plenty of […]