DW meets a patient who has been advised to reduce weight by switching to a vegan diet. A nutritional expert accompanies her as she attempts to lose five kilograms in ten weeks.
It's widely argued that cutting meat consumption is necessary to make our societies more sustainable. Although veganism is a growing trend worldwide, it remains controversial - mainly due to health issues.
Eggs, milk, wool, leather - animal products are part of our everyday lives. But not for vegans. DW reporter Louise Osborne tried being vegan for a week, and ended up asking herself: Is it really more eco-friendly?
There's no doubt how much money there is in football, but what about the financial and environmental cost of feeding a squad of players over a whole season? And is the current way of doing things the most effective?
Eating lots of meat was key to our ancestors evolving into modern man. But, says author Marta Zaraska, our relationship to meat has gone off the rails. In fact, we need to chew it over.
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