Statistics can inform, surprise and amaze but in the Internet age, it’s easy to get lost in the abundance of often conflicting data out there. The Vegan Society’s DOMINIKA PIASECKA presents some findings that will make you think twice about your diet
Eating meat might barbecue the planet. That seems to be the message from Oxford University researchers. So it it time we all turned to a plant based diet. LOUISE DAVIES from the Vegan Society gets stuck in...
Today marks the launch of World Meat Free Week where 200 million people globally will be asked to skip just one meaty meal. The impacts on climate change and the environment will be significant. And some people may even try new, delicious vegan food, writes BRENDAN MONTAGUE
We are what we eat. Concerns about climate change, environmental stress and animal welfare mean that what we eat is an ethical as well as a health issue. LAURA BRIGGS meets two women promoting the new Wildevore diet, claiming it improves the health of the individual, and the world in which they live
Jeremy Corbyn has been a vegetarian for 20 years. And now he may just become prime minister. He has chosen Valentine's Day to launch its animal welfare programme and court the environmental community. But can this be love at first sight? BRENDAN MONTAGUE reports
It’s 2008, and feeding ourselves has never been easier. We take for granted a supply of every agricultural commodity on the planet, 365 days a year. Food is cheap. Never in living memory have we spent less on it as a proportion of our total expenditure. Even our poorest citizens can afford the luxury foods of yesteryear, like salmon and chicken.
In the 1930s US dentist Weston Price travelled the world to study the diets of ‘primitive’ peoples. He found a startling lack of disease and proof that a system of environmentally-friendly local food production is the best way to ensure human health.