This short chapter is a bit misleading. It is really just a review of the arguments made in preceding chapters rather than giving the chapter title much of treatment. Monocrop agriculture is not the way forward. Meat and animal products should be at centre stage when it comes to healthy diets and sustainable agriculture. Meatless … Continue reading Why Eat Animals If We Could Survive On Only Plants?
Our authors make the case that for many vegans and vegetarians meat is vilified in order to demonstrate their own moral superiority over barbaric, knuckle-dragging meat eaters. If it was only about personal health choices, then the vegan mobs wouldn't exist. It would be a case of live and let live. A fascinating aspect of … Continue reading Why Did Meat Become Taboo?
I think readers can guess Rodgers and Wolf argue the answer is a emphatic no. How do they make their case? Oh, so many ways. Their approach is "death by a thousand cuts." Death to anti-meat arguments that is. Let's dig in. A lot of this chapter revolves round the idea of "least harm." Human … Continue reading Is Eating Animals Immoral?
I only stumbled across this today when looking for a photo for my post. The site is worth a gander. More importantly, for those who don't fancy reading the 270 page book, or my posts, you can watch the documentary on: ItunesVuduGoogleplayAmazonDirecTVDish NetworkiNDEMAND Sacred Cow
Now we're getting somewhere. The first three chapters of this book have been good, but they were building a foundation. Rodgers and Wolf are starting to make their case. Nutritional Research The authors draw our attention to the problems with nutritional research at the start of this chapter. This was a gratifying read because they … Continue reading Sacred Cow – Does Meat Cause Chronic Disease?
Oh boy, you know you're in for a hit piece when this is the tagline, "It should not be looked at as a long term or lifetime type of diet.” When you marry it to the headline, "Is The Keto Diet Actually Bad For You? Experts And Real Women Weigh In" you've got the recipe … Continue reading Attacks on Keto – Women’s Health
I have nothing against vegans, so long as they leave me alone to eat animals. Unfortunately, a lot of people gravitate towards a herbivore lifestyle for moral reasons: killing animals is bad. As a result, many don't want to leave me alone. They're zealots who would force their eating habits on meat eaters given the … Continue reading Mastering Diabetes – Veganism in Disguise?
Given that I backed out on "guinea pigging" myself with the Mastering Diabetes programme, the least I could do is find some information on those who gave it a go. Of course, the Mastering Diabetes website has some testimonials which is the hallmark of all good businesses. This is the bread and butter of direct … Continue reading Mastering Diabetes – A First Hand Account
About four months ago, I wrote about Cyrus Khambatta who advocates a plant based diet through his Mastering Diabetes programme. I even vowed to guinea pig myself in the New Year. Dear Reader, I swear I was going to do it this week. I figured I would eat sweet potatoes and salad for a week, … Continue reading Not Going Plant Based – Sorry
Never go Full Carnivore No meat January? Is this a thing around the world or just in the United Kingdom? This has popped up in supermarket adverts like a bad rash. I'm currently on a five-day fast which ends on Friday. However, in honour of no meat January, I'll be going full carnivore from Friday … Continue reading Going Full Carnivore…Again