meat consumption

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    Future Foods: What Will People Eat in 2050?

    Future Foods: What Will People Eat in 2050?

    What does your grocery cart typically look like? Maybe you load it up with avocados, nutritious quinoa and bananas each week. Perhaps coffee always makes its way onto your grocery list, as does a bottle of wine for the weekend. Unfortunately, with current unsustainable methods of farming and worsening climate change, many of the staples […]

    Medieval Kings Ate Mostly Vegetarian Diets, New Study Finds

    Medieval Kings Ate Mostly Vegetarian Diets, New Study Finds

    Flexitarianism isn’t so new after all. As it turns out, kings in the medieval period ate mostly plants, with meat served as occasional treats for feasts and other celebrations. A study from researchers at Cambridge University found that the wealthiest, most powerful people in society during these times ate mostly vegetarian diets. Bioarchaeologist Sam Leggett […]

    Is This City the New ‘Vegan Capital of the World’?

    Is This City the New ‘Vegan Capital of the World’?

    Move over Portland, Oregon… there’s a new vegan capital of the world. According to online cooking resource Chef’s Pencil, Brighton and Hove has been named the new global vegan hotspot for the first time. This marks the first time that Chef’s Pencil has not named Portland or Bristol, UK as the vegan capital, and Brighton […]

    Meat Alternatives Made From Fungi Could Cut Deforestation by 50%

    Meat Alternatives Made From Fungi Could Cut Deforestation by 50%

    Researchers from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) have found that substituting just 20% of beef with a fungi-based meat alternative could decrease deforestation by 50% by 2050. According to the researchers, microbial protein, as the fungi-based “meat” is called, can replicate the taste and texture of real beef. But microbial proteins require […]

    Eating Lab-Grown Meat and Insects Could Benefit the Planet

    Eating Lab-Grown Meat and Insects Could Benefit the Planet

    Consuming lab-grown meat and insects could lower carbon emissions and save water, as well as make more land available for nature, a new study has found. The scientists said that, compared with a typical European diet, these diet choices could reduce environmental burdens on the planet by more than 80 percent, BBC News reported. The […]