What are the Different Types of Vegetarians?
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What are the Different Types of Vegetarians?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard of vegetarians. This plant-based and meat-free diet and lifestyle has increased in popularity among a variety of people, including those passionate about their health, the environment, animal rights, and even foodies! That’s due to the plethora of benefits a vegetarian diet can have for the individual […]

The Farmers

| 1 month ago

| 5-min-read

Why is Protein Important in Your Diet?
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Why is Protein Important in Your Diet?

Whether you follow a plant-based diet or are carnivorous, chances are you’ve heard something about how you need to include plenty of protein in your healthy diet. Put simply, protein is one of the essential macronutrients needed by the body to maintain optimal health and functionality. Alongside carbohydrates and fat, these macronutrients are the building […]

The Farmers

| 2 months ago

| 4-min-read

How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint Through Food
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How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint Through Food

With rising concerns for global warming, many consumers are wondering how they can help fix the problem or, at the very least, decrease their contribution to it. This has increased thrift shopping, recycling, and even vegetarian or vegan diets. Why? Because these actions help to reduce what is known as your carbon footprint and minimize […]

The Farmers

| 3 months ago

| 3-min-read

The Environmental Impact of Meat Production
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The Environmental Impact of Meat Production

Perhaps one of the most prominent factors driving more people towards finding meat alternatives and committing to a plant-based diet is increased awareness about the impact that meat production and raising livestock can have on the environment. This comes as no surprise given that over half of Americans say that maintaining our world’s environment and […]

The Farmers

| 3 months ago

| 3-min-read

Plant-Based Diets for Athletes: Is it Healthy?
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Plant-Based Diets for Athletes: Is it Healthy?

In recent years, plant-based meat has taken the world by storm. It seems everyone from long-time vegans to lifelong meat-eaters are dropping their processed food products and looking for new ways to incorporate more plant-based protein intake into their diets. While this might seem shocking at first, once you understand the environmental and health benefits […]

The Farmers

| 3 months ago

| 3-min-read

Switching to plant-based better for your heart, study finds
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Switching to plant-based better for your heart, study finds

A new study has confirmed that switching from meat to plant-based is better for your heart. The research, carried out by Stanford University, revealed that a diet which includes an average of two servings of plant-based meat alternatives lowers some cardiovascular risk factors. This is in comparison to eating the same amount of animal meat. […]

The Farmers

| 12 months ago

| 1-min-read

New study: Red meat increases heart disease risk
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New study: Red meat increases heart disease risk

A new study has once again found that diets heavy in red meat consumption carry an heart disease risk. Research published in JAMA Internal Medicine showed that people who had the highest intakes of red meat, processed meat and poultry had a small but increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Analysis was done on data […]

The Farmers

| 1 year ago

| 1-min-read

30% of Americans to consider a meat-free Thanksgiving
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30% of Americans to consider a meat-free Thanksgiving

Americans are preparing to break with tradition this Thanksgiving, with almost 30% considering forgoing the turkey in favour of enjoying a meat-free meal. Highlighting Americans’ shifting attitudes towards meat, research commissioned by The Meatless Farm shows that nearly one-third would be willing to celebrate Thanksgiving without turkey – or any other meat – on the […]

The Farmers

| 2 years ago

| 1-min-read

Take the Plant-Based Pledge with The Meatless Consumption Target
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Take the Plant-Based Pledge with The Meatless Consumption Target

The Meatless Farm has launched a campaign to encourage UK households to swap one more red meat meal to plant-based a week to help cut the country’s greenhouse gas emissions by 50 million tonnes per year. That would be a staggering reduction of 8.4% and is equivalent to taking 16 million cars off the road, […]

The Farmers

| 2 years ago

| 3-min-read