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We need to talk about MEAT.

Meat, let’s face it. It’s embedded into people’s cultures and daily lives. The media glorifies anything from chicken wings deep-fried twice in hot sizzling oil, to a kilo of full rack of ribs marinated in smokey BBQ sauce. Sure, these may make your mouth water but as you sit there munching on the fourth bacon dish of the week on a Wednesday morning, just wonder … Continue reading We need to talk about MEAT.

Tofu scramble with kale and avocado – recipe.

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day so why not make it a delicious one as well? Meat Free Mondays features some amazing recipes by the McCartney family as well as by well known chefs. This delicious tofu scramble with kale and avocado recipe is so easy to make and tastes amazing! Not to mention this bad boy is meat-free and vegan too! … Continue reading Tofu scramble with kale and avocado – recipe.

Contribute to your health and the environment.

There are tons of information online telling you about the negative impact of excessive consumption of meat and how the meat industry is mistreating the animals and the environment. If you’re like most people, you might be aware of the facts but are unsure of where to start. So here’s a list of things you can implement into your life to kickstart on your healthy … Continue reading Contribute to your health and the environment.

Please Take Action to Help Sheep — Rantings From a Virtual Soapbox

  As anyone who has visited my website will know I am very fond of sheep, one of the most gentle of animals on the planet. The shocking cruelty below sickens me, it is one of the many atrocities inflicted upon these defenceless animals, it is brutal and unnecessary and it has to stop. I say unnecessary […] via Please Take Action to Help Sheep — … Continue reading Please Take Action to Help Sheep — Rantings From a Virtual Soapbox

Vegan meat? Have your say.

If you’ve been following this blog, hopefully you have gained a better understanding of the negative impacts our excessive meat consumption has on the health and environment. But for many, the act of cutting out meat or even cutting down on their meat intake can be a dramatic change.   This is where vegan meat aka artificial meat/ mock meat comes into place. You can … Continue reading Vegan meat? Have your say.

Stress, mood swings, anxiety?

Trying to manage full time work, social life, paying bills, life admin duties and studying (for some) may often lead to stress, mood swings, anxiety and even depression. Studies show that 1 in 4 Australian experience anxiety and more people between 18 – 35 are experiencing higher levels of stress compared to those that are older. Stress is caused by many factors in life. It … Continue reading Stress, mood swings, anxiety?

Q&A: Ammi Baldacci, nutritionist (pt 2)

What happens to our body when we consume too much meat? Regularly consuming large amounts of meat can have a detrimental effect on our health. In regards to cardiovascular disease, some red meats that are high in saturated fat, e.g. fatty cuts of beef, lamb, pork or processed meats such as sausages, salami, ham or bacon, raise blood cholesterol in the body and with elevated … Continue reading Q&A: Ammi Baldacci, nutritionist (pt 2)

Q&A: Ammi Baldacci, nutritionist (pt 1)

Ammi Baldacci is a Sydney-based nutritionist who knows too well about the health issues arising from society’s excessive meat consumption. Through an interview, Ammi shares her knowledge on meat, current health issues and possible solutions to these issues.   What are some of the current health problems? A current health problem Australians are facing today is the overconsumption of highly refined and processed foods and … Continue reading Q&A: Ammi Baldacci, nutritionist (pt 1)