Perhaps you’ve wondered why an anti-meat agenda is being pushed nationwide. In that case, you need to listen to my talk today with Diana Rodgers, registered dietitian, former research biochemist, and co-author of the book Sacred Cow (and the documentary of the same name).
She walks us out of what she calls “carbon tunnel vision,” and explains in very simple terms why well-raised meat is good for us and our planet.
Podcast Episode Highlights
- How much pushback did you get for the Sacred Cow book and film?
- Why are we seeing an anti-beef push right now?
- The “carbon tunnel vision” issue…
- Explaining the relationship between cows, grasslands, and the carbon cycle
- Do we have more cattle than we did in the past?
- Why the grasslands NEED cattle
- Emissions of rotting food vs. agricultural animals
- Vilification of cattle and what that means for rural communities
- Grassfed or grass-finished meat vs. grain-finished….
- Why beef is so good for you
- Why grassfed dairy is so good for you
- A closer look at the “red meat is bad for your health” myth
- A closer look at the carnivore diet
- Can regenerative farming help with the world food crisis?
- A closer look at our current modern farming techniques
- What can people do to help with regeneration, awareness, and eating well?
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