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How Safe is That Burger? A Look at Inspections of the Meat Industry
The meat industry is regulated by the federal government but how it is regulated affects the food you eat.
May 12, 2022
Chicken Antibiotics: Why Are Chickens Given Antibiotics?

A patient’s organs start shutting down at the hospital. She’s confused and has a fever. Eventually, she’s intubated because her body cannot breathe on its own.…

Apr 27, 2022
Is Soy Bad for You? What Are the Potential Health Benefits of Soy?

Soy is one of the more controversial foods. While it is inherently more compassionate and sustainable to eat plants than it is to eat animals, and soy has been eaten for centuries in Asian countries and more recently by people pursuing a plant-based diet, soy’s purported health impacts are an area of fierce debate. …

Mar 22, 2022
Navigating a Plant-Based Diet With Allergies

Going plant-based has a lot of up-sides: it boosts your immune system, reduces your risk for cancer, and significantly lowers your carbon and water footprints.…

Mar 03, 2022
10 of the Worst Pandemics in History: Is COVID the Worst?
It’s difficult to know exactly how many pandemics have taken place throughout human history since they have been happening for as long as humans have existed as a species.
Feb 15, 2022
Tips for Traveling on a Plant-based Diet

Maintaining a plant-based diet while traveling can be challenging, especially if you are with omnivores or in places with limited plant-based options.…

Feb 03, 2022
Debunking Common Arguments Against Plant-based Eating
Whether you are already vegan or starting your journey to eat more consciously, it helps to know some basic facts—and myths—about plant-based eating.
Dec 30, 2021
Mental Health Impacts of Living Near a Factory Farm

When talking about the issue of factory farming, it is most common to first think about the treatment of animals and maybe even the environmental impact of industrialized farming.…

Dec 09, 2021
Fast Food Can Be Plant-Based Too!

Historically, one of the primary misconceptions of eating plant-based in the western world is cost. Some believe it to be difficult to ensure you are eating well without burning through your bank account, since non-meat sources of protein are perceived to be expensive.…

Dec 02, 2021
Plant-Based Meat: What Is It Made of, and Is It Healthy?
Choosing plant-based meats over animal-based products is kinder to the animals, your body, and the planet. With so many plant-based meat products on the market, as well as delicious and creative recipes to try at home, it’s never been easier to eat the foods that you love without supporting animal cruelty. 
Nov 16, 2021
Meat Consumption and the Leading Cause of Death

The current leading cause of death in the world is heart disease, which is responsible for at least one out of every four deaths in the United States alone.…

Nov 11, 2021
Myth: Milk is Needed to Help Your Bones Grow

As a child, you probably heard your mother say, “You have to drink your milk if you want to grow and be strong!”…

Nov 04, 2021
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