Next time, follow five simple steps.
If you're finding it difficult to go veggie, don't worry. Here are some tricks to help you, informed by science.
Plant-based diets have been found to be far more beneficial for our health.
A survey of Australians found most (70%) thought that a plant-based diet would prevent disease. But what does the literature say? And is meat really bad that for you?
Given the carnivorous trend of the US presidency, it is unsurprising that food is a significant metaphor in House of Cards.
Eat less meat, save the world
‘So, you’ve run out of lentils, eh?’
If Doctor Who is supposed to respect members of other species, not all of his incarnations see eye to eye when it comes to dinner.
The year is 2067. The world has gone vegan and 'meat' is only a horrific memory.
My footprint is how big?
Pet food is a multi-billion-dollar industry that consumes huge amounts of animal protein. A veterinary nutrition specialist explains how to feed dogs and cats healthily and sustainably.
Can’t go full-vege? You can be a bit more flexible about it by just eating LESS meat, instead of none.
A flexitarian is a vegetarian who eats small amounts of meat.
Vegetarians might live longer, but only because they’re more likely to be healthy in other ways, too.
When we compared the risk of early death between vegetarians and non-vegetarians while controlling for a range of other factors, we did not find any statistical difference.
It may be meat-free but you can still think more sustainably.
Understanding the best food option is getting complicated. Enter the new flexitarians.
And not a steak in sight.
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Sausages, hamburger patties, lamb chops and T-bone steak. There is nothing like the traditional barbecue on Australia Day.
Meat is a popular food choice all over the world.
Simply calling on people to eat less meat is not very useful. The consumption of meat, after all, is embedded within numerous social and cultural practices. But changing diets can benefit the planet.
Iron is contained in many vegetarian foods, and there are yummy ways to enhance how much you absorb.
Iron deficiency affects more than one in ten Australian women before they reach menopause. Better dietary choices can be part of the solution.
From spinach that can detect explosives to vegetarian meat, biological technology has the potential to change the world.
Vegetarians, vegans and religious groups are up in arms about the use of tallow in the new plastic fiver.
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It's like the Indian Mutiny all over again (but much less violent).
There are plenty of studies, but drawing conclusions from them is not that straightforward.
Australians are becoming more aware of where their meat comes from, but it’s still and ethical minefield.
A new SBS doco will spark more questions about if and how we should eat meat.
How many Australian children know what meat is before it shows up on their plate?
We're a nation of meat eaters but city dwellers may have trouble discussing the origin of a steak with their offspring. And though there are programs teaching children how vegetables grow, there aren’t too many that involve raising an animal for food.
A wise choice?
There are are some strong arguments for giving up meat, so why do so many ignore them?
In a sense, aren’t they one and the same?
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When you think about it, it's a bit strange to view food through a lens of "meat" and "not meat" – especially when plants consume animals, and vice versa.