The Vegetarian Myth
According to The Vegetarian Myth author Lierre Keith, a recovering twenty-year vegan, what we eat destroys our bodies and the planet.
In this interview, Lierre discusses some topics in her book The Vegetarian Myth.
While she passionately opposes factory farming of animals, she maintains that humans require nutrient-dense animal foods for good health. And a grain-based diet is the basis for degenerative diseases we take for granted (diabetes, cancer, heart disease) – diseases of civilisation. Annual grain production is destroying topsoil and creating deserts on a planetary scale. Lierre urges the restoration of perennial polycultures for long-term sustainability.