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As a Vegetarian Tourist, Here’s How to Plan Meals | Cara Spevick

By Cara Spevick | April 3, 2015 Since childhood, I have encountered people of all ages who are shocked to hear that I have never eaten meat. That’s right, I said never. Recently, since becoming a bit of an adventurous traveler, I have been receiving the same puzzled expressions and critical remarks, but not just from strangers. When my husband and I announced our travel plans to visit Argentina and Brazil this past winter, friends and family did not exactly give me votes of confidence. The …

Let your children make their own eating choices – Parentdish UK

… two sons, now aged 19 and 21. She and her husband are both vegetarian, but their children have always eaten meat. “Our reasons for being vegetarian are mostly around welfare and sustainability,” she tells me. “But we would never force our views on anyone else. It’s rather like religion: people have to make up their own minds. If we’d brought the boys up as vegetarian it would have been us imposing our beliefs on them, and that didn’t feel right.” Both …

Crunch Numbers, Not Dead Animals, and See How Many Lives You Can Save | TakePart

… all the health benefits in one digital display. What if there were a similar device that measured the environmental benefits you created by ordering a quinoa burger instead of its meaty counterpart—or every time you opted for the crudité over the shrimp cocktail? Meet the Vegetarian Calculator. The new website allows users to simply enter the amount of time it’s been since you’ve last eaten meat, and the calculator will show how many animals’ lives have been saved, how many pounds of …

From radical to trendy for Mainers living without meat – The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

… to the vegetarian lifestyle while others have eaten meat-free fare for decades. These long-term vegetarians all tell me how much easier it is to find delicious food today, compared to 10, 20 or even 50 years ago. From the tip-top of Maine in St. Agatha, Jean Cobb wrote to me about how she wanted to eat vegetarian while growing up on a farm in Standish in the 1940s and ’50s. But she says the lifestyle was considered so radical and strange during her childhood that she had to wait until she was …

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