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Other views: Know how that chicken got to your table?

… with a mixture of gases. Improvements in the lives of egg-laying hens show how much difference the public can make. After a campaign by the Humane Society of the U.S. in 2008, California voters passed an initiative, which went into effect this January, requiring hens be raised in environments where they can move about freely. Animal advocates and farmers are still fighting over precisely what is required, but the hens are already better off. Michigan, Oregon, Ohio and Washington followed with …

Empowerment of a vegetarian lifestyle — Sonoma State Star – The university’s student-run newspaper

By Olivia Johnson, Staff Writer – posted March 10, 2015 There are two opinions when it comes to eating meat, either you love it or you hate it. The difference between the two, is one overthinks where the meat comes from while the other enjoys the taste. I have been a vegetarian for the past eight months and I couldn’t be happier. Although I grew up in a family of meat lovers, now that I am on my own and choosing my own lifestyle, I am able to choose what I want to eat. After watching …

Vegetarian, meat protein provide similar appetite control, weight loss

… biomarkers. At 2 weeks, the men had lost an average of 2.41 kg with Soy-HPWL and 2.27 kg with Meat-HPWL (P = .352; standard equivalent of the difference [SED], 0.1). Based on analysis of variance (ANOVA), no differences were seen between the two HPWL diets for subjectively rated hunger (P = .57; SED, 3.8), fullness (P = .40; SED, 4.1), desire to eat (P = .356; SED, 3.7), lean body mass preservation (P = .334; SED, 0.2) and percentage fat mass loss (P = .179; SED, 0.2). Between-diet differences …

Tips for making the switch to a plant-based diet – The Globe and Mail

By LESLIE BECK – Special to The Globe and Mail. Published Sunday, Feb. 22 2015, 12:00 PM EST The overarching reasons for adopting a vegan diet don’t get talked about enough – especially by nutritionists like myself. Not only is it good for individual health, a shift toward a plant-based diet is vital for the future health of the planet. Even eating meat-free one day each week can make a difference. But it’s not easy making the transition. I know – I’ve done it, reverted …

Nutrition Know-How: The components of a vegetarian diet

… can see, vegetarians and vegans have the opportunity to have as much of a well-rounded diet as their carnivore friends. The only difference is that vegetarians may need to do a little more preparation and planning to be sure they are receiving the most out of the healthy foods they eat.    Then again, who couldn’t use a little more planning to improve their health?  Source:  Vegetarian Diets. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. July 2009; 109: 1266-1282. Click here …

The 8 ways eating vegetarian changed my daily life

… my energy back. Now with only eating mainly fruit and vegetables, I simply don’t feel tired after eating. If I feel tired it is because I have been busy and doing too much or because I went to bed too late (my own fault!). It has nothing to do with food. A BIG difference in my life!2. My skin looks and feels different.One of the first early changes I noticed with my body was my skin. Especially on my face. It looked simply healthier, clearer and felt smoother surprisingly only after one …

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