Bison: Healthier Meat, Healthier for the Environment

Bison’s health advantages over beef are relatively well known. Bison meat contains about half the fat content of corn-fed beef and is rich in omega 3 essential fatty acids. Carnivorous foodies increasingly appreciate the meat whose flavor depends on where it was grown. There’s another advantage of bison that’s less familiar.

Why I Don’t Eat Pork

No matter how you think about it, pigs are a rather dirty animal. They are considered the scavengers of the farm, often eating anything they can find. This includes not only bugs, insects, and whatever leftover scraps they find laying around, but also their own feces, as well as the dead carcasses of sick animals, including their own young. While being ‘grossed out’ may or may not be a valid reason not to eat something, it’s vital to understand a bit more about pork before reaching your own conclusion.

Powered By Veggies: Thriving On Little To No Meat

Reducing your intake of animal protein and increasing your consumption of fresh produce is one of the simplest steps you can take to dramatically improve your health, particularly if the meat you eat is from conventional sources. Right off the bat you will reduce your exposure to harmful hormones and antibiotics, and you also lower […]

Antibiotics in Meat: The Prescription You Didn’t Mean to Fill

antibiotics in meat are a dangerous problem

When I was growing up, doctors handed antibiotic prescriptions out like candy – yep, just like the lollipops they gave you for being good. I may not have come outta there with a lollipop every time, but I always had a bottle of pink Strawberry-Banana-flavored amoxicillin by the end of the day. Times have changed.