A time a go media made a great deal of the IARC classification of processed meat as IARC group 1 carcinogens. One could see alarming headlines like this: Vegans were sharing this all over the place ecstatically. Well, it is kind of a big deal that food is put on this list, since it’s very […]Read more "Short: Processed meat = smoking? Not really"
An image that constantly circulates in various places is this: As much as I agree with veganism, distorting facts to make a point is not the way to go. In fact, it’s counterproductive. Definitions Herbivore An herbivore is an organism that feed exclusively or mainly on plants. Herbivores typically have adaptations towards a specialization of […]Read more "Humans are not herbivores"
One thing that really bothers me is the use of the word “natural” in arguments for… well anything. What does it really mean? From what I’ve seen the meaning is quite arbitrary. Definition Linguistically words of course have several meanings, but let’s ask the oxford dictionary for the meaning of ‘natural’: “Existing in or derived […]Read more "Naturally natural"
Something that seems to be worrying to a lot of people – maybe even more within the vegan community – are genetically modified organisms (GMO). My feeling is that this is mainly due to a lack of understanding of the technology rather than a sound skepticism. People seem to have the notion that GMO is […]Read more "The fear of GMO"