Meatless Monday is Misguided

This morning on KPCC, I heard a report about Meatless Monday. It shows up in my Twitter feed as well. Frankly, today I had to say something: humans are designed to eat meat!

The Meatless Monday site lists several reasons to give up red meat. Just to be clear, I do not participate in this misguided movement. First, I feel better when I eat sufficient amounts of meat, especially from cattle, lambs, and pigs. Chickens are marginal. Fish goes in waves (sometimes I do well; sometimes it’s not a good idea). Second, I believe the evidence that defines humans as omnivores.

As an avowed grass-fed meat eater, I have a few questions:

I shan’t give up red meat on Mondays or on any other day. I save the environment by eating primarily grass-fed meat from happy, well cared for animals, who are not filled full of drugs.

Do you participate in Meatless Monday? Why or why not?

 

About Laura

My name is Laura and I am on a journey, pondering the implications of God's glorious design of humanity and integrating every aspects of this design into a description of whole life health.
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