The only thing in life that is constant is change. We may resist it all we want, but time and its inevitable evolution of everything in its path is unaffected by our attempts to stop it. The resulting trajectory of humanity's nascent ascent appears to be positioning itself to sweep us into progressive new times, especially where our food choices are concerned, as nearly 7 billion people are now standing on the little scraps of land that we share with some 55 billion rather large animals raised for food each year. (As another famous saying goes: This town just ain't big enough for the both of us.) So, beef (and all factory-farmed meat) may be going from rib-eye to relic as we transition to a more greener alkaline world… literally—as in leafy, green electron rich alkaline vegetables.
Environmentalists cite meat production as one of the biggest contributors to global acid warming, and the USDA's new food pyramid (MyPlate) suggests the healthiest choice is making vegetables and fruit the biggest part of every meal by reducing consumption of highly acidic constipating animal proteins. Kale is far more nutritious than other leafy greens, but these seven reasons why it is such an important future food may just surprise you: