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Veggie burgers in 1930s Vilna – a Jewish chef ahead of her time – Books – – Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News

By Ofer Aderet | May 26, 2015 Veggie burgers in 1930s Vilna – a Jewish chef ahead of her time Decades before vegetarianism became trendy, Fania Lewando cooked up a non-meat storm in her restaurant, attracting such diners as Marc Chagall. The Yiddish cookbook she wrote nearly vanished. Now it can be read in English. Several years ago, the director of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in New York offered something to members of a reading group – an offer they couldn’t refuse. “She …

Flexitarian trend prompts growth in vegetarian products :: Industry News :: FoodProcessing

… vegetarian offerings in the form of shelf-stable, refrigerated and frozen products, David Despain writes in an article in the May issue of Food Technology magazine, published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT). While soy and wheat have traditionally been the primary staples of vegetarian protein, rising allergy trends have driven a greater variety of plant-based protein sources such as pulses, ancient grains, nuts and seeds. Product labels now tend to centre on ‘vegan’ and ‘no …

Study reveals eating more vegetables and less red meat may lessen the odds of developing cataracts | UTSanDiego.com

… 15 percent decrease. On the other hand, fish eaters had a 21 percent decrease in cataracts, while vegetarians and vegans had a 30 percent and 40 percent decrease, respectively. Feldman said that while researchers do not know yet exactly why eating less red meat may lower the risk for developing cataracts, other studies have shown that a plant-based diet contributes to overall good health. For instance, a National Cancer Institute study of 500,000 people showed that people who ate the most red …

Vegetarian Protein Sufficient For Appetite Control and Weight LossMedicalResearch.com Medical Research Interviews and News

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. Alex Johnstone PhD, Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health, Aberdeen  Medical Research: What is the background for this study? Response: Previous work has indicated that high-protein (30% of diet as protein) meat-based weight loss diets are highly satiating, and reduce the free food intake over a four-week period (1,2). There is limited data on assessing the effect of different types of protein on appetite in weight loss studies (3). Previously, a …

Protein Plus – Livemint

… Desai, consultant nutritionist, Cumbala Hills Hospital and Heart Institute, Mumbai. Protein is essential for almost every bodily function. Its deficiency can lead to loss of muscle mass. The immune system too can take a hit, leading to increased susceptibility to infections. Please click on this link to continue reading the article:  via Protein Plus – Livemint. …

Cruelty-free luxury is not an oxymoron

… degree in industrial design, Agrawal said she had an “aha moment” when she interned for a handbag company. “I realized I’d found my calling,” said Agrawal, who would go on to pursue an advanced design degree at the Pratt Institute. When she first started out, very few companies were producing high-end, non-leather handbags. “There was a very large gap between the very inexpensive products and the ‘not for everyone’ products,” Agrawal said. These days, as it turns out, people …

Personal chef prepares sumptuous meal sans turkey

… wouldn’t love a private chef? Someone who can create an amazing meal to your tastes and specifications, shop for the ingredients and then clean up after? Cerilli, a graduate of the Natural Gourmet Institute Chef Training Program, brings 16 years of culinary experience to her business as well as a passion for fresh, seasonal, local ingredients. She uses grass-fed organic meats when possible and supports sustainable and wild fish choices. via Personal chef prepares sumptuous meal sans turkey. …

6 Year Study Shows that People Live Longer with a Vegetarian or Vegan Diet • The Raw Food World News

… likely to die.  Death rates for all subgroups who ate less animal products and who regularly ate a version of a vegetarian diet, had a 12% reduced risk of dying earlier than those eating more animal products. (3) The study was documented in the NIH National Cancer Institute (NCI), and appeared online on June 3, 2013, in JAMA Internal Medicine. (3) via 6 Year Study Shows that People Live Longer with a Vegetarian or Vegan Diet • The Raw Food World News. …

Summer Burgers, Hold the Meat

… a great burger. One difficulty I’ve experienced with vegetable-based burgers has been getting the right consistency, so that they hold together when you brown them. The solution to this occasional problem came in the form of some incredible patties that the chef Suvir Saran demonstrated this spring at the “Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives” conference at the Culinary Institute of America in the Napa Valley. He used farro, sweet potatoes, mushrooms and peanuts in his burgers, and they were …

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