Ok, I’m going to be honest here. I don’t actually know all that much about land use. I’m sure you’re shocked. But there’s always a last-ditch effort from meat-eaters to defend their right to eat meat by saying we need cows to improve the land. And that there’s not enough land to grow all the … Read more HOW MUCH LAND DOES IT TAKE TO FEED A VEGAN?
Is manure the best fertiliser? Maybe not the best, but it’s free, we have lots of it, and we need to do something with it. I can’t tell you that needing animal poo is propaganda from omnivores because…we might. I mean, we’ve never had a vegan world before. There is an argument that suggests that … Read more DO WE NEED LIVESTOCK TO FERTILISE CROPS?
What is iron? Iron is a metal – actually, it’s the most common metal on earth. Fancy. Although it’s usually in the form of iron ores, as opposed to pure iron. You yourself, an adult human (I assume) contains about 4 grams of iron. Well done. It lives mostly in your blood and liver. Why … Read more EVERYTHING VEGANS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT IRON
Calcium is something that seems to be synonymous with dairy products. We didn’t have the ‘Got milk?’ campaign in the UK, but we did have to drink room temperature (bleugh) milk at breaktime because it was full of good goodness and NECESSARY to help us grow big and strong. I was 5’8″ by the time … Read more EVERYTHING VEGANS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CALCIUM
What is vitamin B12? Vitamin B12 is a, er, B vitamin, of which there are 8. I’m sure there’s a valid reason why there’s a vitamin B12 when surely you’d just name ’em vitamins B1 to B8, but that’s science for you. Also, why is B12 not B1, when it’s the largest and most complex … Read more EVERYTHING VEGANS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT VITAMIN B12