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How many animals are required by the average North American omnivorous diet?

Getting the exact figures requires a lot of effort, so I am going to concentrate in getting the order of magnitude. Also, another factor that makes the effort grow considerably is the various types of ...
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Do vegans need to eat more? Plant-based diets, digestion speed, & nutritional density

On a weight basis, plant-based foods (especially whole foods) generally have: ✅ more vitamins ✅ more minerals ✅ more dietary fibre ✅ more water 🔻 less calories 🔻 less protein 🔻 less fat Some ...
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Do vegans need to eat more? Plant-based diets, digestion speed, & nutritional density

It really depends on which foods are we talking about. The variety of vegan foods is very large. There are several thousands of plants and vegan products that you may consume, they all have different ...
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How much land and water is used for farming animals?

Conclusion 8.06 quintillion liters, or 2.129 quintillion gallons, of water, is used each year for meat worldwide. 30% of Earth's land mass is used for these animals. How I got There Meat: About 20,...
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Is there any evidence connecting meat consumption and violent behaviour?

Generally speaking, it is very hard to make connections between nutrition as a single factor and behavior (source): One of the more difficult problems in research on diet and behavior is how to ...
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