Apr 26, 2006
Perhaps the biggest, most persistent myth is that the nutrients we need are animal-based. We're told we should get calcium from cow's milk, omega-3 fatty acids from salmon, and protein from meat.
In fact, the nutrients we need are plant-based. Not animal-based.
Listen to this podcast episode about why it makes absolutely no sense nutritionally, ethically, or ecologically to go through an animal to get to the nutrients that the animal got because the animal (theoretically) ate plants.
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