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American Vegetarianism Has a Religious Past | Smart News | Smithsonian

… people’s health and morals were being eroded by sexual desire brought on by fatty, flavorful, meat-based meals. To fight what he saw as the decaying morals of American society, Graham devised a diet of appropriately bland food to get to the core of the problem, Adee Braun writes for The Atlantic. The core of his diet? The eponymous cracker, which Graham designed as a meat substitute for his followers, the Grahamites. The original Graham cracker was nothing like the sweet, …

The rise of the flexitarian

… readers. “You need to tread lightly,” she says. Randles, as the name of her blog implies, is among the growing ranks of people who consciously reduce their meat consumption without cutting it out entirely. “Omnivores don’t really understand,” says Randles, who grew up in a carnivorous French family before adopting a flex diet several years ago. Its allure: Eat healthier, prevent animal suffering and fight climate change without the awkwardness of requesting alternative dishes at social …

“Vegetarian” Cocoa Puffs: Boston School Cafs on the Front Lines of the Food Wars – NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly

By Susan Raab, Posted 18 March 2015 School lunch is big business, and the meals provided by school cafeterias are both critical for some students and challenging to fund for school districts that supply them. Debates have raged nationally for decades about which foods to serve, whether to supply hot meals as well as cold, and how to entice kids to make better food choices in the lunch line. First Lady Michelle Obama has made the fight to provide healthy meals in school her cornerstone …

A Vegetarian’s Guide To Proteins – The New Indian Express

… grocery store or organic store and soya milk is now commercially available at all general stores. The legumes that form a part of our daily diet in India luckily have high levels of protein in them. Chole, rajma, daal, peas and gram are very versatile and can be prepared as main courses, appetisers or desserts. With about 10 grams of protein per cup, if eaten in the right quantity, legumes can provide you with the energy required for proper functioning of the body as well as help you fight …

10 Vegetarian Foods That Increase Metabolism – Boldsky

… 10 healthy foods that increase metabolism are asparagus, beans, broccoli, celery, cucumber, garlic, spicy peppers, spinach and tomatoes. These vegetarian foods that increase metabolism are usually high in calcium, have low cholesterol levels, fight blood pressure and heart problems, control diabetes, strengthen the immune system and repair skin damage. Other important healthy foods that increase metabolism are green tea and flax seeds. The intake of green tea, as compared to normal tea, is …

Meatless Monday to help the Earth | Care2 Healthy Living

… that lowering our meat consumption is also an excellent way to protect the planet. As you contemplate how you can step up your efforts to recycle, conserve energy, and purchase green-friendly products, consider how cutting out meat one day a week can help! Three Meatless Monday Benefits for the Environment: 1. Reduce greenhouse gas emissions and fight climate change Do you opt for walking, biking, or public transportation as often as possible because of the climate-damaging emissions produced by …

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