What Role Does Livestock Play in our Environment?

Do vegans and climate hysterics call for a countryside without domesticated animals? Wolf and Rodgers suggest yes. If you think about it, they're correct. After all, cow-farting is supposedly destroying the planet according to Gretchen and her ilk. If they had their way, these animals would be gone. Clearly the Root of All Evil But … Continue reading What Role Does Livestock Play in our Environment?

Rethinking Pacific Seafood

Readers will know I have been wary of Pacific seafood. It seems like ancient history but some will remember Fukushima back in 2011. Simply put, a lot of radioactive material made its way into the Pacific Ocean. I don't like the idea of eating salmon with a side of Cesium. That was ten years ago. … Continue reading Rethinking Pacific Seafood

Sacred Cow – Is Meat a Healthy Food?

You bet it is. This is not a shock revelation to anyone who reads this site. Our authors lay it all down in this chapter: B vitamins, vitamin D, Iron, zinc, magnesium, copper cobalt, phosphorus...You get the idea. Meat contains all of these essential nutrients and minerals. Moreover, there are certain things one simply cannot … Continue reading Sacred Cow – Is Meat a Healthy Food?

Sacred Cow – Does Meat Cause Chronic Disease?

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?

Sacred Cow – Chapter Two

Poor Mokolo the gorilla. Obesity, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and heart disease were all killing this animal. It also had the testosterone levels of a typical "Soy Boy" and developed OCD-like behaviour: obsessive hair plucking. The staff at the Cleveland Zoo couldn't figure it out. Eventually, they stopped feeding him "fortified fibre biscuits" and … Continue reading Sacred Cow – Chapter Two

Big Dinners Linked to Covid Deaths?

I stumbled across this study last week when I was researching the "King, Prince, Pauper" eating method. The title is pretty catchy "Early dinner or "dinner like a pauper": Evidence, the habitual time of the largest meal of the day - dinner - is predisposing to severe COVID-19 outcome - death." The paper concludes that … Continue reading Big Dinners Linked to Covid Deaths?

Sacred Cow – Why Well-Raised Meat is Good for You and Good for the Planet

Some of you may remember that I linked to Tom Woods's interview with Robb Wolf a few months back. Wolf was on the show to discuss his new book Sacred Cow: The Case for (Better) Meat. It was such an interesting interview that I bought the book a couple of days later. Sacred Cow has … Continue reading Sacred Cow – Why Well-Raised Meat is Good for You and Good for the Planet