Here's some interesting data about the environmental impact of meat production excerpted from an article on NPR's food blog, The Salt.
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How many people do you suppose we could feed with 6.7 pounds of grain?
While we're on the subject of cost, here's an excellent op-ed piece by John and Ocean Robbins at FoxNews.com that addresses the question "Why does health care cost so much?"
And, finally, on a lighter note, here's a short video I really enjoyed comparing leading proponents of plant-based nutrition to those who advocate those popular high-protein/low-carb plans. Assuming that they all practice what they preach, who would you say has the better plan?