Episode XXIII: Vegan vs. Ex-vegan vs. Vegetarian vs. Paleo ft. Saad Khan

By Arielle Friedman, Chris Guida, Kurt David Robinson, and Katy Kelly

Approximately 56 billion animals are slaughtered every year in the U.S. alone. Vegans claim that this practice is nothing more than unnecessary cruelty- harming animals and destroying the environment in the process. But is veganism really the best option for human health, and for the health of the planet? Join us for a rousing discussion between a vegan, an ex-vegan for health reasons, a vegetarian, an ex-vegetarian, and a paleo eater that covers the topic of veganism from many angles. -Is it unethical to kill animals, and why? -Can certain animal products, such as grass-fed beef, actually be positive for the environment and provide a happy life to animals? -Is veganism elitist? -Are 'happy farms' a viable option to feed the world? -Is the vegan diet healthful, or is it rife with potential nutritional pitfalls? Is it even possible to sustain health as a long-term vegan? Featuring special guest, Toronto vegan activist Saad Khan. FIND US HERE: Website: https://multiversityproject.co Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0SlADNURV6CzCcGfnh5mZG Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/multiversityproject/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/multiversityproject/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/@multiversitypro Telegram: https://t.me/multiversitypodcast Hyperspace: https://hyperspace.app/u/5cf6a67dfd58db00061e252f Steemit: https://steemit.com/@multiversity Minds: https://www.minds.com/multiversityproject MORE INFO: 'Earthlings' Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8J31Be2iR7U "Can Responsible Grazing Make Beef Carbon Neutral?" https://www.leonardodicaprio.org/can-responsible-grazing-make-beef-climate-neutral/ "Best Speech You Will Ever Hear" - Gary Yourofsky : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=es6U00LMmC4 Study- Nutritional Risk of Vegan Diets: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/BF01997226 Nutrients to look out for on a vegan diet- veganhealth.org https://veganhealth.org/daily-needs/ Inadequate bone density in vegans: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21092700 Vegan diets more likely associated with child malnutrition: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9670174 Vegan strongman Patrik Baboumian: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrik_Baboumian              

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