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Large-scale perception or impacts of vegan/vegetarian diet within society

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Eating 100 small fish or 1 big fish [closed]

What is the right answer - assume somebody asks you - to the question what is ethically better for a non-vegetarian person to eat (or what you would recommend him to eat, if you have to): 100 small ...
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Why are so many YouTubers giving up veganism now?

Recently there has been a rash of YouTube personalities who have very publicly stopped practicing veganism. Examples: Rawvana - Raw Alignment - Kalel - Tim Shieff - Bonny Rebecca - East Coast Creep - ...
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Is it true that no traditional culture ever subsisted on a pure plant-based diet?

Dr. Weston A. Price claims in his Nutrition and Physical Degeneration that a plant-based diet never sustained any traditional culture. As yet I have not found a single group of primitive racial ...
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When did veganism begin to become so popular and how?

I've been vegan since 2007. At that time, when we were standing in the street with our collective demonstrating against animal cruelty, most people didn't even know what vegetarianism was. Now, 10 ...
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Vegetarianism and feeding more people

A vegetarian meal takes much less resources to grow as compared to a non-vegetarian meal. Has any research been done to quantify this effect? e.g. If a non-vegetarian person goes vegetarian, how many ...
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