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I Don't Diet, I Just Go Paleo

Zoe Lintzeris | Posted 06.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Zoe Lintzeris

It was one of those 3 a.m. ideas that I had to act on. And that was to go paleo... for a week. Could I handle this almost-absurd change in my diet?

These American Meat Products Are Banned Abroad

The Daily Meal | Posted 04.16.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Believe it or not, a lot more of your favorite American foods might actually be banned from being sold abroad.

Slate Errs Big Time In Article On BBQ & Cancer

Meathead | Posted 01.31.2014 | Taste
Meathead

Your article is the type of thing that scares consumers and serves to confuse not enlighten. For what reason? Because one Slate columnist wanted to start a fire and obscure the facts with smoke?

The 14 Dumbest Things Meat Eaters Have To Deal With

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste

How does that joke go? "How can you tell if someone is a vegan/vegetarian? Don't worry, they'll tell you." Of course, not all vegetarians fit the pret...

Why Vegans and Paleos Should Stop Hating Each Other

Matt Frazier | Posted 11.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Matt Frazier

Though we focus on the differences in our diets, and fight like pissed-off hornets as a result, the healthy versions of both Paleo and vegan diets look an awful lot alike.

Alex Jamieson Is Not the Victim, the Animals Are

Ed Coffin | Posted 07.15.2013 | Green
Ed Coffin

This morning, I was featured on CBC's The Current to challenge Alex Jamieson on her decision to no longer be vegan. The reason this argument is so incredibly infuriating for me to hear is because it's a completely bogus argument that has no scientific legitimacy whatsoever.

Consider Becoming A Part-Time Vegan

Kathy Freston | Posted 07.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

Truly, Mark Bittman's new book Vegan Before Six is offering a way of eating that could be transformational: Readers will lose weight (if they have weight to lose), have more energy, and suffer much lower risk for diabetes and heart disease. And animals and the earth will be better off.

Let's Face It: There Is No Such Thing as Humane Meat

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 04.28.2013 | Green
Ingrid Newkirk

All of us in society are supposed to believe that cruelty to animals is wrong and that it is a good thing to prevent needless suffering. So if that is true, how can meat be acceptable under any but the most extraordinary circumstances, such as perhaps roasting the bird who died flying into a window?

Bringing Home the Bacon: Labor and Self Reliance in Knowing Our Food

Leah Mayor | Posted 03.26.2013 | Food
Leah Mayor

Fourteen years of being a vegetarian gave way to living abroad in places where being a vegetarian would have traditionally been out of the question. ...

Vegetarian Like Me: Meatless Milestone

Hilary Sheinbaum | Posted 02.13.2013 | Food
Hilary Sheinbaum

Perhaps the unpleasant memory of making a meaty meal had faded from my mind, or maybe I missed having more options on my menu. Either way, it was a personal decision to give up meat and an entirely new one when I reintroduced it to my diet.

Buyer Beware! The Lowdown on 'Humane' Meat and Eggs

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 02.09.2013 | Green
Ingrid Newkirk

"Surely if I buy organic, humanely raised or free-range, that's all good, isn't it?" Well, actually, no. You are just kidding yourself, and the animals you are trying not to hurt would tell you if they could that your valiant effort is not enough.

How Bad Is Eating Meat? It Might Depend On Your Race, Study Says

Posted 11.03.2012 | Black Voices

That Meatless Monday routine you've been trying to adopt may do your cardiovascular system some good, but according to new research from The Cancer In...

USDA Retracts Meatless Monday Plug After Beef Industry Calls Foul

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 07.26.2012 | Food

WASHINGTON -- The Agriculture Department says a statement on its website encouraging its employees not to eat meat on Mondays was made without proper ...

This Little Piggy Went To Market: Where Does Your Meat Come From?

Jamie Schler | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Jamie Schler

With the worry that American beef is pumped up with hormones and who knows what else, maybe it is time Americans are taught where the food on their plates comes from.

Teaching Our Children The Ethics Of Eating Meat

Rabbi Edward Bernstein | Posted 06.25.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Edward Bernstein

During dinner with our children, we asked them, all enthusiastic carnivores, why they thought it was OK to eat meat. Their varying responses inspired us to frame this discussion in terms of the Passover Haggadah's description of the Four Children.

Does Eating Local Actually Hurt The Environment?

Posted 04.24.2012 | Business

Does the recent passing of Earth Day have you thinking that you want to do more for the environment? One popular solution is to eat local, but accordi...

New York Times' "Ethical Meat" Contest Is Great PR for Meat Industry

Michele Simon | Posted 05.26.2012 | Food
Michele Simon

The New York Times is holding a silly contest for meat-eaters to have their say. Here is my entry.

Debate: Can It Be More Ethical To Eat Meat?

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

We all have to eat, so it's the debate that never ends -- is it more socially responsible to kill and eat animals, or to rely on a vegetarian diet? ...

A Case For Eating Meat

Daniel Klein | Posted 08.31.2012 | Home
Daniel Klein

The type of meat eating that I am defending is the occasional consumption of animals that have been raised on pasture in limited numbers and where the practice mimics that of nature and treats the animals (and slaughters them) humanely. In this limited capacity, I think meat eating can be MORE responsible than vegetarianism for reasons that impact the environment, our health, culture, history and morality.

Does Eating Meat Make You a Bully?

Ari Solomon | Posted 03.31.2012 | Food
Ari Solomon

Here is the definition of the word bully: "A person who uses strength or power to harm or intimidate those who are weaker." Many of us know firsthand ...

Mark Bittman: We're Eating Less Meat. Why?

NYTimes.com | Posted 01.11.2012 | Food

Americans eat more meat than any other population in the world; about one-sixth of the total, though we're less than one-twentieth of the population. ...

How To Identify & Cook Steak Cuts

The Splendid Table | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
The Splendid Table

You aren't the first person to be deceived by the nasty little eye round and you won't be the last. Eye round is one of the few unredeemable cuts of meat; think tough and tasteless.

Christian Ethical Vegetarianism: A Modest Proposal

Michael Gilmour | Posted 12.23.2011 | Religion
Michael Gilmour

Do Christians have moral obligations to animate creation? Many say no, citing the mandate to "have dominion" over all living things. But is the language of Genesis so devoid of ambiguity?

Like Animals? So Why Eat Them?

Nil Zacharias | Posted 10.01.2011 | Green
Nil Zacharias

We may argue 'til the cows come home about the moral, health and environmental reasons why we should or should not consume animals, but we can't ignore one undeniable truth: eating animals is a choice... a choice we can learn to live without.

Lynne Peeples

Beefing Up The Case Against Meat: Environment Group The Latest To Advise Eating Less Meat And Cheese

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 09.17.2011 | Green

Gidon Eschel, a professor of climate physics at Bard College in New York, spent much of his youth in Israel with cows — tending to a dairy farm as a...