Meat or vegan? Which diet is better for your health?

Is veganism good for my health? A major study published in the British Medical Journal supports the theory that veganism could prevent some serious health conditions. The research looked into more than 48 000 participants in the course of over 18 years and classified them into three main groups: meat eaters, fish eaters and vegetarians, including vegans.  The study found vegetarians were 22% less likely … Continue reading Meat or vegan? Which diet is better for your health?

RADIO: The dark side of veganism

As the COVID pandemic presses on, people have plenty of time on their hands to find their inner chef and experiment in the kitchen. While trying different recipes and diets, you might have discovered veganism is your cup of tea for a variety of reasons. But if you are considering a plant-based diet driven by environmental motives, you might have to consider that some vegetables … Continue reading RADIO: The dark side of veganism

Can butchers survive the vegan boom?

What a strange time to be a butcher. Global warming is threatening our existence and the meat industry is blamed  for being one of its top contributors, alongside deforestation, and the burning of fossil fuels. Some scientists suggest  “the single biggest way” to reduce those environmental impacts and reverse the climate catastrophe is to go vegan.  Driven by the conscious decision not only to cut greenhouse gases, … Continue reading Can butchers survive the vegan boom?

How to have your beef cake and eat it

Have you ever heard of flexitarianism? It is a diet that encourages more plant-based foods but allows the occasional consumption of meat and other animal products in moderation. Flexitarians are also known as flexible vegetarians or vegivores or even vegetarians with benefits.   What makes the diet so popular is the flexibility it allows in terms of consuming a variety of different foods. There are no … Continue reading How to have your beef cake and eat it

Balkan’s vaccine hesitancy: why is Bulgaria last in the vaccine roll-out?

After more than three million COVID deaths worldwide, catastrophic economic consequences, numerous lockdowns, and severe social-distancing restrictions, you would think that people will see in vaccines what Israelites saw in Moses – the hero to finally set them free and lead them to the promised land. Thousands of years later, our Canaan is the COVID-free world, but vaccines and their ticket to the promised land … Continue reading Balkan’s vaccine hesitancy: why is Bulgaria last in the vaccine roll-out?