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10 Protein-packed vegetables – Livemint

… Amreen Sheikh, dietitian, Wockhardt Hospitals, Mumbai. “Those consuming a vegetarian diet can still get all their essential amino acids by eating a wide variety of foods, by making smart protein food choices and including enough vegetables with grains, legumes or seeds,” she adds. To continue reading this article, please click on this link: Source: 10 Protein-packed vegetables – Livemint …

IKEA’s new vegetarian meatballs ‘will save the planet’, says furniture firm | Daily Mail Online

… methane emissions. It also takes less energy to cook a veggieball. A spokesman said: ‘At IKEA we want to offer healthy food choices that are delicious, sustainable and affordable for the many, based on our Swedish identity. ‘We are currently developing our food range to provide options that meet the different preferences of our customers. ‘One of the exciting new products is a veggieball which will be launched in our stores from April onwards. ‘The veggie ball does not have any animal …

“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 …

Vegetarian Kitchen: Long-term vegetarians say a lot has changed for the better, but that’s only half the story – The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

… my words carefully. Telling someone seated near me at the dinner table that I eat this way for ethical reasons implies that his or her food choices are suspect. And who wants to hear that over roast chicken? That said, the dinner party is one area where long-term vegetarian Roberta de Araujo of Portland has noticed a big change. To finish reading this article, click on this link:  via Vegetarian Kitchen: Long-term vegetarians say a lot has changed for the better, but that’s only half the …

This Meat-Eaters vs. Vegetarians/Vegans Shit Needs to Stop

I hope you enjoy reading this article which has been written by a meat-eater who is “fed up” with the politicising of food choices. I happen to agree with his thoughts on this topic. Everyone is entitled to their opinions – but there is no need to force those opinions onto any one else.  Meat-eaters and vegans are getting into an angry spat involving a New York restaurant, and oh my God can they both please shut the hell up right now. An organic restaurant in New York, …

What will it take to downsize the American meat habit? | The Christian Century

… Agriculture’s dietary guidelines restrict their official purview to nutrition; they don’t address the other considerations that go into food choices. But last week, AP reported that this year’s update to the USDA guidlines might include a focus on environmental sustainability—specifically, as a reason to eat less meat. Well, not if the beef industry’s lobbyists have anything to say about it. And in Washington, they have a lot to say and powerful contacts to say it …

Meatless Monday to help the Earth | Care2 Healthy Living

… alternative and renewable energy sources, consider this: On average, it takes about 40 calories of fossil fuel energy to produce one calorie of feed lot beef, as compared to just 2.2 calories that go into producing one calorie of plant based protein. You definitely don’t have to be a vegan or a vegetarian to help momma earth with your food choices. via Meatless Monday to help the Earth | Care2 Healthy Living. …

Learning how to be vegetarian without being a jerk about it

… we’re trying to do, which is just making the world right for all beings who inhabit it?  I wish I had some thought-provoking and complex answer as to why I still eat meat, but I don’t. I have the same reasoning many people in my position probably do: I like the taste of meat. That, and I see the struggles of my friends and family as they try to socially navigate vegetarianism and veganism every day. I’m talking less about the availability of good food choices (there are plenty …

National Vegetarian Week: Time to stop and think about food choices

Leonardo Da Vinci once said: “The time will come when men such as I will look upon the murder of animals as they now look upon the murder of men.” Mohandas Gandhi put his name to the veggie cause when he said: “I hold that the more helpless a creature, the more entitled it is to protection by man from the cruelty of man.” We’re mentioning this because it’s National Vegetarian Week this week, so there will be many of us who stop and think about their food choices in the coming days. …

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