Less Meat: good news for land use

What’s your Food Print? As I discuss in “Feed Your Vegetarian Teen“, one good argument for eating less meat is land use.  The Earth has a finite amount of arable land to grow crops.  Right now livestock consume a significant portion of those crops.  That’s a very inefficient way to produce protein-rich food for human […]

Don’t Diet. Be Happy.

Fruit and vegetables aren’t just healthy; they actually make you happy!  This rather unusual finding comes from a study done in Australia.  The researchers found that people who went from eating practically zero fruit and vegetables to eating 8 servings a day experienced increased feelings of happiness and life satisfaction.  They studied over 12,000 people […]

Who took the “veg” out of vegan?

The vegan diet deserves its health halo.  The Old School vegan diet, that is.  Before isolated soy protein took over the food supply, being a vegan involved cooking whole foods from scratch.  Meals involved beans and grains vegetables and casseroles.  It was more complicated, and required dedication.  No wonder few people were vegan.  The Old […]

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