Category Archives: Vegan
The Paleo Diet: Is Vegetarianism Everything It’s Cracked Up to Be?Maintaining an environmentally friendly diet has become readily accessible through growing amounts of farmers’ markets and organic grocers. Now, health-nuts and foodies alike are going green in their meal planning. This eco-friendly diet includes the minimization of meat-intake because, of course, meats have significantly larger carbon footprints than grains, veggies, nuts, and beans. For the past decade, our society seemed to be turning away from the once meaty-culture to a vegan and vegetarian peoples. So why, then, has pork demand reached a national record high? Bacon and pulled pork sandwiches have become a staple of high-end restaurants — doubtlessly repulsing the environmentally-conscious eater.