Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Tuesday's Quote for Thought


About 2,000 pounds of grains must be supplied to livestock in order to produce enough meat and other livestock products to support a person for a year, whereas 400 pounds of grain eaten directly will support a person for a year. Thus, a given quantity of grain eaten directly will feed 5 times as many people as it will if it is eaten indirectly by humans in the form of livestock products.…

~M.E. Ensminger, PhD

1 comment:

Kathryn Hansen said...

wow...that's truly amazing...and for us on diets it's even less!!!