I've been reading quite a bit lately about the tremendous costs ecologically of eating meat, the toll that factory farms for cattle, pigs and chickens exacts on our environment as well as the horrific conditions in many of these farms.
I am NOT vegan at this time, but this all is giving me might pause for thought!
Here is a recent article to check out if this is of interest to you:
Sick Planet: Our Obsession with Dieting Boosts the Economy But Destroys the Earth
Our obsession with dieting, including the low-carb Atkins fad, may be good for our economy but it's a nightmare for the environment and our health.
This is an excerpt from chapter 4 of the new book, Sick Planet: Corporate Food and Medicine (www.sickplanetbook.com/index.html
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