Five Fast Facts: Is Meat Really That Bad For You?
All week, we've been talking about the benefits of going vegetarian, and showing off some lovely, healthy vegan meals. Why? It's Meat-Free Week, where people are urged to give up meat, or at least lessen their intake of it. And while we're big supporters of the idea (think of the cows!), we can't help but wonder — what is the verdict on eating meat these days? Is it really bad for us, or can we eat it in moderation? Here, we go through the facts and myths to give you the information you really need to know.