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Tips for trying a plant-based diet

Oct 21st, 2019 Plant Based Diet Andrew Duncan

Plant-based eating is becoming more and more popular every day as more people realise the health, environmental and ethical benefits of reducing their intake of animal products. Before we made the switch away from meat, I considered myself something of a meatatarian, so I have some empathy for the reluctance you might feel before taking this kind of leap. The first piece of advice I…

For the world

50 ways you can help reverse global warming

Oct 15th, 2019 Climate change, Plant Based Diet Andrew Duncan

My closest friends know I am passionate about reversing global warming. But until now I haven’t written about this topic on the blog. Partly because I wanted to learn as much as possible about the subject before putting my thoughts out there and partly because it’s such a big issue, it’s hard to know where to start! Below is a post I started writing at…

Net positive life argument - Sam Harris

Does the ‘net-positive life’ argument make it ok to eat meat?

Mar 14th, 2019 Plant Based Diet Andrew Duncan

Sam Harris is a human I have unbridled admiration for. I love the way he thinks. When he talks I feel my anxiety washing away, seeping out of my pores. His podcast interviews have altered my perceptions and changed my thinking of many aspects of my life. I certainly don’t agree with everything he says, however. Some of his views on immigration are too strong…

Kiwi startup ‘Sunfed’ provides tasty, harm-free alternative to eating chicken…

Nov 19th, 2017 Plant Based Diet Andrew Duncan

Sunfed foods has a new kiwi-made chicken alternative on the market that has already been so successful, in such a limited time, that the NZ poultry industry has taken the owner (Shama Lee) to the commerce commission.* Introducing: Sunfed chicken-free chicken Find out more at their website¬†or facebook page. Why is this new product so important? Sunfed is disrupting big business. Did you know, that…

Why I stopped eating meat…

Mar 3rd, 2017 Climate change, Plant Based Diet Andrew Duncan

Annah and I made a massive change to our lives at the start of 2016: We stopped eating meat. I went from a steak addicted meat-atarian to an avocado loving vegetarian. Looking back now, we strongly feel it is one of the best decisions we have ever made. This is our story (well, my side of it at least)… Part 1. Vanity. For 31 years…