Making a difference
Every year, more than 50 million animals are bred and killed for the production of fur in the EU. Worldwide, more than one billion rabbits and 100 million other animals are killed for this purpose every year. About 90 percent of fur is produced on fur farms. While more and more people are against fur […]
Most people believe plant-based oil is quite healthy. In recent years, an increasing number of people has decided to replace animal fat with plant-based oils when cooking. However, while animal fat is not healthy, neither is oil. That is also why many vegan doctors such as dr. Greger, dr. McDougall and dr. Esselstyn advise people […]
In the UK, 875 million chickens are killed every year for meat. This is not too surprising as 49 percent of all the meat eaten in the UK is poultry. After only 6 weeks chicks are send to the slaughterhouse, with around 2.5 million of them being killed in the UK every day. The short […]
Olive oil has a positive image and many people see it as a healthy product. Because of its popularity, the production of olive oil has greatly increased in the last few decades. In 2012, 2903676 tonnes of olive oil was produced, of which 70 percent took place in Europe. Within the EU, 4 percent of […]
Antibiotic resistance is a huge threat to human health worldwide. According to the World Health Organization it’s even one of the biggest threats. That’s why in recent years an effort has begun to try to reduce antibiotics use in an attempt to limit the spread of antibiotic resistance. In this blog, we discuss what this […]
Vitamin D is important to stay healthy. Unfortunately, many people have a vitamin D deficiency. In the Netherlands almost 60 percent of people have a vitamin D deficiency and in many other EU countries the rates are comparably high. In the United States, an estimated 70 percent of people has a vitamin D deficiency. In […]
Hi! We’re Elise and Alex and we hope to inspire you to be green. On this blog, we share our tips for living a more animal, human and environmentally friendly lifestyle.