- Nutrients: ideal protein (satiety, brain development), Zinc and Iron
Myth: Meat is expensive because of big business.
- Meat is 21% of a grocery budget now, as opposed to 31% in 1980.
Myth: Hormones in Beef Cause high estrogen levels.
Truth (see estrogen graph):
Myth: Animal production causes global warming.
Truth (see U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions pie chart):
- Animal production only causes 9% of greenhouse gases.
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