Could your diet help the hungry? Could it have a positive impact on our water and the oceans? What about biodiversity and animals? Forests? The climate?
The answer is yes. Here is a fantastic article with supporting evidence on all these issues and more.
Kathy Freston over at Huffington Post wrote a great article Shattering the Meat Myth: Humans are Natural Vegetarians. She does a great job highlighting features of human physiology that make the case that we are not made to eat meat.
Says Dr. William C. Roberts, editor of the American Journal of Cardiology, “Although we think we are, and we act as if we are, human beings are not natural carnivores. When we kill animals to eat them, they end up killing us, because their flesh, which contains cholesterol and saturated fat, was never intended for human beings, who are natural herbivores.”
Read the full article here.
A Real Carnivore Eating