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DON'T PUT AN ANIMAL IN YOUR BODY; DON'T PUT A ROCK IN YOUR GAS TANK

Eating only protein, or only carbohydrates or only fats will not produce a healthier you in the long term.

We’ve been led to believe throughout our lives that animals are protein, and everything else are carbohydrates, except for fats that are animals and vegetables (or vegetable oils). 280 more words

STARTLING VIEWS

Quote of the Day: Dr. Melanie Joy Talks Carnism with Our Hen House

Carnism is the invisible belief system that conditions us to eat certain animals. It’s essentially the opposite of veganism. […] [C]arnism is a dominant belief system or ideology. 146 more words

Culture

Book Club: Eating Animals

When I was a freshman in high school, my friend Andrea bought me Everything is Illuminated for my birthday. I was instantly smitten, and a long love affair with the work of the then very young Jonathan Safran Foer was born. 780 more words

For Fun

Eating Animals

Author: Jonathan Safran Foer

Type: Non-fiction, single subject

Published: 2009

I read it: April 2012

Foer’s book is the most helpful food book I’ve read because the author tries to be as explicit as possible of what he thinks the actual implications of his research are. 495 more words

Five Days Without Meat: A Retrospective Rumination on Feelings

I’ve thought about going vegan for a while, but I never really tried very hard to make it happen.

I’m still not trying very hard. I kind of got into this accidentally, and now it’s been five days since I’ve eaten meat. 1,318 more words

Reasons why people choose to be vegetarian: Where meat comes from. WARNING: GRUESOME.


According to a study by Vegetarian times, 54% of vegetarians cite animal welfare as a reason for becoming vegetarian.  A report by the FDA, that meat sold contains up to 27% contamination from salmonella and 87% E. 1,181 more words

Vegetarian

What About Them?

The majority of us have had pets growing up; dogs, cats and many have had the pleasure of growing up with farm animals. We’ve felt the love and companionship and the joy of seeing that pet excited to see us when coming home. 639 more words

Animal Friends