Brits Cutting Back on Meat Eating
Gino Santa Maria/Shutterstock.com
In 2015, the World Health Organization labeled bacon, sausage, hot dogs and other processed meats with the same carcinogenic label as for cigarettes. According to the Mintel Meat-Free Foods 2017 Report, 28 percent of Britons have now drastically reduced their meat intake. Reasons vary.
About 49 percent of those polled that have given up meat or are considering it say they feel prompted by health warnings. Other motivators include weight management (29 percent), worries about animal welfare (24 percent) and environmental concerns (24 percent).
Edit ModuleShow Tags
This article appears in the March 2018 issue of Natural Awakenings.
More from Natural Awakenings
Before the age of pharmaceuticals, we were a people with a close relationship to the herbs and plants in our area. After all, this is the knowledge the pharmaceutical industry is built upon. Now, in the age of taking pills for illness or discomfort, our culture has forgotten the simple magic and beauty of using plants to heal.
Big Green, formerly The Kitchen Community, is spearheading a real food revolution. The organization is expanding their Learning Gardens project in Indianapolis area schools this spring.
Individuals who love nature, hiking and staying fit—especially during the winter season—are encouraged to check out the latest free outings set for this month with the Indianapolis Hiking Club.
This expo gathers many leading area holistic healers, including acupuncturists, numerologists and intuitive counselors.
Whole Soul Centre (WSC) celebrated their grand opening in mid-January in Broad Ripple with an all-day open house, nourishing food nibbles, informational talks and supplement giveaways.