Article for discussion: “Me, Give up meat? Vegan Diets Surging in Popularity: The pros (and a few cons) of choosing a vegan diet” by Angela Haupt
This discussion will likely wonder to topics involving animal welfare, genetically modified foods, the organic industry, a/o what really consistutes a healthy lifestyle and diet. A primary point: Does there appear to be a higher percentage of people in the vegan community who also subscribe to anti-GMO and anti-vaccine beliefs? If so why is that?
Jared Meyer, founder of 'San Diego Vegans', will be joining us.
Dietary vegans, or strict Vegetarian, refrain from consuming animal products, not only meat but, in contrast to Ovo-lacto vegetarianism, also eggs, dairy products and other animal-derived substances.
Ethical vegans not only follow a vegan diet, but oppose the use of animals or animal products for any purpose. Environmental Vegetarianism refers to the avoidance of animal products on the premise that the harvesting or industrial farming of animals is environmentally Sustainability.
Picture: The frequency of the term “vegan” over the last few decades according to google’s ngram feature.
Food & Beverage: I’ll provide wine & light snacks. Please feel free, but not obligated, to bring something to share.