Dr. Michael Greger explores how many pollutants can creep up the food chain. A similar array of foods is contaminated with other industrial pollutants. The video is somewhat shocking. Especially when we think about feeding our children.
Switching to a whole-food, plant-based diet not only improves our health and prevents disease; we are also changing the world for the better. What we choose to eat no longer has just a local impact on our environment, our choices are seen globally. Plant-based diets reduce pollution, combat world hunger, prevent animal suffering, and saves precious natural resources. Even some governmental agencies are speaking out much to the chagrin of the meat and dairy industries.