Featured Story

The Book of Vegan

[Health] Over 70% Of Men Say They’d Rather Cut Their Life Expectancy Than Ditch Meat


More than 70 percent of men in Australia say they’d rather cut their life expectancy by up to 10 years than ditch meat.

The data, commissioned by No Meat May, also found that 47 percent saw eating meat as a ‘masculine undertaking’.

While 81 percent of participants said they care about the environment – a staggering 79 percent said they wouldn’t give up meat to help the planet.
 
Ryan Alexander is the co-founder of No Meat May. According to Men’s Health, he said: “Three-quarters of men [are] not convinced of the health benefits of a meat-free diet, despite the mounting evidence to the contrary.

“Significant research over many years has shown that eating meat and other animal products increases the risk of developing certain cancers, heart disease, obesity and having a reduced life expectancy.

Continue...

Comments