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Meatless? : a fresh look at what you eat

by Elton, Sarah, 1975- (Author)

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"Meatless Mondays. Eat less meat for climate change. Trendy vegan bake shops. Cage-free chicken campaigns on Youtube. Happy meat vs. industrial beef. Flexitiarianism. Mark Bittman's Vegan before 6 pm. Across North America, people are talking a lot about meat. Whether to eat it, or not. Whether to go... Full description


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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: The day I killed a chicken. A world of meat ; What is a vegetarian, exactly?
  • Part one: A history of meat-eating. A ticket to survival ; The meaning of meat ; Religious rules
  • Part two: Why go vegetarian?. Animal welfare ; The high cost of meat ; Greenhouse gases ; Enough food for everyone
  • Part three: If not meat, then what?. Plant power ; Faux meat- bon appeĢtit!
  • Part four: Becoming a vegetarian. A meat-free week ; Telling your friends and family ; Tips from kid vegetarians
  • Conclusion. Set the table for everyone. Glossary ; Index, sources, and further reading ; Food for thought.