Is Meat Really that Bad?

Important Vocabulary Words From The Video


Avocados are a type of fruit that is grown in Latin America. They are usually green and have a hard skin.

  • I love avocado toast, which is a type of breakfast food made with avocado slices on bread.

Emitters are objects that release something into the atmosphere. Cars emit pollution, and factories emit toxic chemicals.

  • The factory is releasing a lot of pollutants into the air, which is causing a lot of problems.
  • The car emits pollution, which is contributing to global warming.

To demonize someone is to smear their reputation and make them into a hated figure. You might demonize a political opponent, or you might demonize an entire group of people.

  • The politician demonized their opponents, calling them all liars and cheats.
  • The media demonized the protesters, calling them all violent criminals.

Cropland is land that is used to grow crops. It can be used for farming, for grazing cattle, or for other purposes.

  • The land was used for cropland in the past, but it is now used for other purposes.
  • The land is used for cropland, but it is also used for forestry.

To pasture is to allow a cow, horse, or other animal to graze on grass. This is usually done in order to keep the animal healthy and happy.

  • The cattle were pastured on the other side of the hill.
  • The horses were pastured in the stables.

A pastureland is a land area that is used to grow animals. Pastureland usually includes some kind of grass or other kind of plant that the animals can eat.

  • The farm is raising cows on pastureland.
  • The forest is a great place to find pastureland because there is a lot of grass there.

Ruminants are animals that are able to digest cellulose, which is a type of plant matter. This includes animals like cows, pigs, and sheep.

  • Ruminants are able to digest cellulose because they have a fourchamber stomach.
  • Ruminants are a important part of the food chain, because they are able to digest plant matter.