Look at How a No-Meat World Would Look Like
Apr 04, 2016 04:44 AM EDT | By Yves Matthew Amodia
Meat-eating versus veggie-eating is always going to be a controversial topic-yet it's an important subject. What we eat as individuals has a big impact on the biological state of the planet. So what will happen when those individual dietary options are pushed on a larger scale?
Through a video of different doodle art pieces called "What If The World Went Vegetarian," science website ASAPscience did just that, giving viewers a look at how a massive global shift to vegetarianism would impact the day-to-day lives of humans. It also tackled the effects of such a thing to animals and plants including what happens to the pastures used to raise cattle and the agrarian lands used to grow cattle food.
According to Food Beast, with food preparation and consumption standards falling in the past few years, there are reasons to believe a meat-less diet would bring in dramatic improvements in public health.
While others argue that plant-based diets also cause their own set of health deficiencies, but with a rather surprising amount of hardcore vegan athletes, politicians and celebrities in the world, it's crystal clear that it is at least perfectly possible to have a completely healthy, well-adjusted life following a disciplined vegan diet.
According to the Huffington Post, only about four to five percent of the American-Canadian population is fully vegetarian. While that may seem a small number in the grand scheme of things, that is actually equal to more or less 14 million, a lot more than the 3 million people estimated by Vegan Research Panel in both the U.S. and Canada who didn't eat meat 15 years ago.
Despite what we know about the environmental and health benefits of vegetarianism, it's not likely the whole world will one day up and abandon its meat-eating ways. But one can dream, right?
Campbell Soup has announced it will sell its Danish baked snacks manufacturer Kelsen Group to CTH Invest, a Belgian holding company affiliated with the Nutella maker Ferrero, for $300 million. The transaction is subject to customary purchase price adjustments, and it is expected to be completed in the first quarter of fiscal 2020.
The newly appointed editor-in-chief of Esquire Magazine, Michael Sebastian, recently told the press that he wants to get away from the idea that the magazine's reader is "a middle-aged white guy who likes brown liquor and brown leather"). Which should send chills down the ad dept's spine working on those Scotch and bourbon accounts!
Adding a squeeze of fresh lime and a dash of salt to a lager or pilsner has long been Mexican tradition, and in the 1980s, this practice evolved into the refreshing beer cocktail known as a michelada. The popularity of the drink grew across Mexico and, thanks to the influx of immigrants, it translated well to restaurants and bars across the U.S.
Rosé wine is made in almost every region in the world, from many different grape varieties. And rose-colored wine is produced in a sweet, dry, sparkling, and even fortified style. Yet the classic style of dry rosé wine from Provence sets the trend that many other wine-producing regions around the world want to emulate.
Dominique Ansel moved from Paris to New York City to work at Daniel Boulud's French flagship Daniel as the executive pastry chef, a position he held for 6 years. Fast forward 15 years later, and Ansel has become a household name after the invention of a certain croissant-donut hybrid, and his namesake bakery has expanded beyond SoHo to include branches around the world.
As if you ever really need an excuse to order a piña colada, today is National Piña Colada Day, so go ahead and order that creamy, sweet, cocktail-meets-dessert libation that is best served on a sunny, tropical beach somewhere exotic.