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Today, most farm animals are confined in “factory farms”—sometimes containing as many as fifty thousand or one hundred thousand cattle, hens, or pigs. These practices result in needless animal abuse and illness, environmental degradation, and harm the people who live in and around those “farms.” Isn’t it time we took farm animal cruelty off the national menu?
I think using animals for food is an ethical thing to do, but we've got to do it right. We've got to give those animals a decent life and we've got to give them a painless death. We owe the animal respect. – Temple Grandin, Ph.D., renowned animal-welfare advocate.
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Is your workplace literally making you sick?
With an average working adult spending nearly 10 hours working and commuting a day, eating real and staying healthy at work can be a challenge. When we are busy with work, we often look for convenient food options. Does the workplace environment matter? Experts in worksite health promotion say it does, both to employees’ health and to companies’ bottom line, but the devil is in the details.
Workers spend much of their lives in the workplace, so that setting can have a significant impact, for good or for bad, on their attitudes, behaviors, and weight. Creating a workplace environment that makes eating well and being active the norm is potentially a very important part of the comprehensive solution to epidemic obesity. Dr. David Katz, Director, Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center