Myth: We must eat vegetables to be healthy, but we can live without meat.
Truth: Actually, it’s the opposite. We can live on animal foods alone, but it’s very hard to live on plant foods alone.
This myth-busting series is in danger of becoming a manifesto for meat eaters, and that is not my intention!! I feel the need to state – I love vegetables!!! I still recommend the MND target for vegetables and fruit intake is 17-a-day! And I am not trying to put a downer on the vegetarian choice!
But the truth is this, while half the human race are intolerant or sensitive to gluten in one way or another, I’ve never met a single person intolerant to chicken. I’ve never heard of anyone with a salmon intolerance. I’ve never heard of anyone allergic to mackerel.
Some people are intolerant to eggs, and many people are intolerant to dairy (food Mother Nature evolved for baby cows, not for adult humans) but very few healthy people have any kind of intolerance to meat, poultry or fish.
Following on from Myth busting – Part 7
You see, once we get through the claws, teeth and fur, that animal is all done with the whole ‘defending itself’ thing and Read more