Tag: health

TERRIFYING Things That Happen When You Don’t Eat Your Vegetables

When you were young, did you parents have to force you to eat your vegetables by saying that you couldn’t have dessert until you finished them? Or were you one of the very few kids who actually enjoyed eating vegetables? Either way, as we grew up, we started to learn that fruits & veggies contain […]

Vegan Podcast | Five Favorite Foods: Quinoa, Kale, Blueberries, Tempeh, and Tea

Welcome to Food for Thought. I’m Colleen Patrick-Goudreau from Compassionate Cooks. I founded Compassionate Cooks to empower people to make informed food choices and to debunk myths about vegetarianism and animal rights. You can learn more about who we are and what we do by visiting www.compassionatecooks.com. A few years ago in Vegetarian Times’ magazine, […]

Debunking the paleo diet | Christina Warinner | TEDxOU

Translator: Kelly Burt Reviewer: Laura Díaz Aguirre Thank you, it’s a pleasure to be here. I’m an archaeological scientist and I study the health and dietary histories of ancient peoples using bone biochemistry and ancient DNA. I’m here because I want to talk to you about the Paleo Diet. It’s one of America’s fastest growing […]

How to Convince Your Parents to Let You Become a Vegetarian or Vegan

How to Convince Your Parents to Let You Become a Vegetarian or Vegan. Do you hate the thought of eating animals, but Mom and Dad are die-hard carnivores? Use cold hard facts to let them know that going veggie is the way to go. You will need Health facts Environmental data Humanitarian reasons A list […]

Does a vegetarian diet lead to long-term happiness?

My name is Chris Wharton. I’m an associate professor of nutrition and interim director of the School of Nutrition and Health Promotion at ASU. So, Vegetarian Day is coming up, and we thought it would be a good idea to visit one of the markets in the Valley. We’ve actually been interested recently in not […]

The Vegetarian Myth

The other thing that you find in the archaeological records is that humans are long, and tall, and strong, and they keep all their teeth, and their bones are disease free, until you hit agriculture. And then suddenly everybody shrinks six inches, and they loose their teeth, and their bones are riddled with disease. This […]

How could veganism change the world? | The Economist

By 2050 the world’s population could approach 10 billion and around 60 percent more food could be needed to feed everyone. [Marco Springmann] The environmental impacts of the food system are daunting. It’s responsible for about a quarter of our greenhouse gas emissions and uses about 70 percent of all fresh water resources and it […]