The following is an excerpt from The Art of Manliness by Mark Sisson.
I am an avid reader of this book and a lifelong carnivore.
I’m not saying that I’m a meat eater, or even that I think I should be eating more meat, but I’m still interested in the issue and I’m curious to know what you think.
A recent article in the American Heart Association’s website stated, “Our bodies can regulate the amount of protein we eat in a variety of ways.”
It also noted that our diets can influence how many calories we get per day, which could lead to a higher risk of obesity and cardiovascular disease.
“The health benefits of eating more fruits and vegetables are well established, and there is evidence that eating more fruit and vegetables can lower your risk of cancer, heart disease, and stroke,” the article stated.
It also suggested that eating less meat may be good for the environment, as the consumption of animal products can cause deforestation, pollution, and soil erosion.
“One recent study showed that when meat consumption was increased, the carbon footprint of the meat industry fell,” the AHA article said.
The article went on to state that meat consumption is a “major source of greenhouse gas emissions” and that “the meat industry is a major contributor to the global warming that is leading to human-induced climate change.”
While I agree with that statement, I also think there are many aspects of our food supply that are not entirely vegan.
I can’t help but wonder how many other Americans feel the same way.
A recent survey by the Center for the Study of Carbon Dioxide and Global Change found that only 7 percent of Americans would consider switching to a plant-based diet, and only 8 percent would eat meat if given the chance.
If the number of Americans who say they are vegans is even lower, then the number who say that eating meat would be good is even smaller.
In fact, in the United States alone, the Center reports that only 23 percent of all adults are vegetarian, which is lower than the national average of 25 percent.
And yet, there is a growing number of vegans who are choosing to make their choices on the basis of animal welfare.
What are some of the benefits of veganism?
It has been well documented that animal products are responsible for approximately 40 percent of the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the United Kingdom, according to the International Agency for Research on Cancer.
While the World Health Organization recently released its report on animal agriculture, a few studies have pointed out that animal-related CO2 emissions can also contribute to climate change, including by causing soil erosion and deforestation.
But as a vegan, I think it’s important to understand the benefits.
As an American, I have always loved meat.
Many people tell me that I am a “meat eater” and I have a problem with that.
However, when I think about it, eating meat is not the problem; I am just not interested in eating meat anymore.
There are a few benefits to vegetarianism that I can think of.
One, it’s easier to find vegans and vegans are easier to get a hold of.
The more time you spend looking for vegan recipes, the more likely you are to find vegan food.
Secondly, vegans tend to be less likely to eat meat.
A 2014 study found that veganism can lower a person’s risk of coronary heart disease by 30 percent.
That means you can cut down on the amount you eat and still have a positive impact on your health.
Thirdly, it gives you an extra layer of protection against certain diseases.
The American Heart Institute recently published a study that found that if you eat a diet low in animal products, your risk for diabetes, cancer, and heart disease will drop.
Finally, it can help you avoid some of your health issues, such as depression and anxiety.
So, while the idea of eating less animal products is a little bit daunting, I hope it will help you make better decisions and have a healthier life.
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