Go vegan, save the planet

Today, a guest post from Dr. George Wang about the plant-based diet. George recently authored an excellent op-ed on CNN.com entitled Go Vegan, Save the Planet. So, I reached out to him, and he wrote me the following email: I think physicians have significant responsibilities, as figures of public trust, to counsel health care consumers and the public on the benefits of following plant-based diets–for … Continue reading Go vegan, save the planet

Amid Massive Tainted-Meat Scandal, Brazil Assures Safety Of Its Food Exports

Brazil has long been awash with corruption scandals, but the latest to erupt is about an issue that is particularly close to the nation’s heart and stomach — and its wallet. Few people are more prolific meat-eaters than the Brazilians, and few are more passionate about the merits of the barbecue, or churrasco. They grill with gusto at almost any opportunity — on the beach, … Continue reading Amid Massive Tainted-Meat Scandal, Brazil Assures Safety Of Its Food Exports