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Extreme Eats: Texas-Sized Dosa | Houstonia

… over-the-top cheeseburgers or barbecued pork belly—but where are the vegetarian-friendly choices? After all, our vegetarian friends have extreme appetites too…maybe even more so than us non-vegetarians after day-in and day-out of vegetables, potatoes, lentils and quinoa. Being both Indian and having some past experience with the vegetarian lifestyle, I have just the dish for those days when you’re craving extreme eats of the veggie persuasion. To continue reading this article, please …

GRAY: Learn to eat humanely, even if not a vegetarian | Opinion | dailynebraskan.com

… consuming meat compelled me to completely stop eating it about eight years ago. For some people, that’s simply not a lifestyle choice they’re willing to make. Enjoying the taste of meat doesn’t make you a bad person. However, there are ways to consume animal products that are more humane and will alleviate a lot of that internalized guilt that comes with eating a once-living thing. The number one reason I don’t eat meat is because of factory farms. These are places where animals such as …

Vegan restaurants convince consumers that the vegan trend is here to stay! • The Raw Food World News

By Lynn Griffith | August 24, 2015 In the United States alone, 7.3 million people follow a vegetarian diet, 1 million are vegan, and 22.8 million people largely follow a vegetarian-inclined diet.  As research continues to amass proof of the numerous health benefits that come from giving up at least some, if not all, meat, the plant-based diet continues to grow in popularity. (1) Never before in history has there been a better time to make the switch to a vegetarian lifestyle.  Companies such …

Go vegetarian – Livemint

… lifestyle choice to make for a German scientist living in the US in the 1950s. Meat was, and still is, eaten aplenty in both the country of his birth and the country he resided in. Perhaps, Einstein had intuitively grasped something more than six decades ago that nutrition experts and health organizations are now advocating in droves. Experts around the world are advising people to eat a more plant-based diet, or a vegetarian diet, because it is healthier. In the Indian context, it becomes …

7 reasons to turn vegetarian – from better health to a cheaper food bill – BT

… importantly – very on-trend. So on Meat Free Day, here are the reasons you should be saying no to steak… It’s a generally better outlook “Vegetarians and vegans often choose this way of eating for health reasons and are more likely to adopt other healthy lifestyle choices such as avoiding smoking, drinking less and exercising more which can positively affect long-term health,” says Rob Hobson, nutritionist at Healthspan. It’s a better balance “Avoiding meat is only one component of …

I’m a Vegetarian. Don’t Judge! | BlogHer

… Sometimes we laugh so it isn’t totally awkward. It is though. “How do you know someone is a vegetarian? Don’t worry, they’ll tell you!” Mmmhmm… I’ve heard that one too. What is it about the vegetarian lifestyle that gives others a free pass to forgo manners and social norms? Sure, there are fanatics in every group. There are also the radical football fans, the strict religious fundamentalists, and the list goes on. Why does my being a vegetarian make others so uncomfortable that …

Why Aamir, Alia, Farhan opted for a vegetarian detox – Life and style

… insoluble forms, backed up with plenty of fluids. Non-vegetarian fare; however, contains very little natural fibre as compared to a vegetarian meal. It requires more time to digest, causing a load on the digestive tract and produces more acids which require a lot more fluid to neutralise and flush out. Hence, vegetarian diets work solely to detoxify the system when administered cleverly in the right proportions and quantities as required by the individual,” believes city-based lifestyle …

Competition encourages sustainability and healthy choices | Scoop News

Press Release from NZ Vegetarian Society | May 27, 2015 Competition encourages sustainability and healthy choices Student film competition encourages sustainability, ethics and healthy choices School years are a time when young people are defining their beliefs, morals and values. It’s a common time for students to begin questioning their lifestyle choices, which can often mean their diet also. For the second year, in time for World Vegetarian Day, the NZ Vegetarian Society is running an …

Living a healthy lifestyle in polluted Jakarta | The Jakarta Post

… in Jakarta,” he said, adding that he knew the place from a friend in a vegan outlet, Slam Dunk Sandwich, in South Jakarta’s Santa Market. – See more at: http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2015/05/25/living-a-healthy-lifestyle-polluted-jakarta.html#sthash.1lE4Bcpg.dpuf To continue reading this article, please click on this link: Source: Living a healthy lifestyle in polluted Jakarta | The Jakarta Post …

Vegetarian restaurant Transformer in Fitzroy is Vegie Bar’s grown-up sibling with real style | Best of Melbourne | Melbourne Lifestyle | | Herald Sun

… another block where “a coveted inner-city lifestyle awaits”, and instead transformed into a gloriously high-ceilinged, exposed brick and wood space, cleverly demarcated into sections so as to feel at once intimate and spacious, with lots of plants and subtle lighting in which everyone looks good. Bookings are taken for the two sittings each night, both of which have been full since opening eight weeks ago with a mix of funky Fitzrovians and spunky empty nesters.   To continue reading …

I’m going vegetarian 3 times a week – Jamie – IOL Lifestyle

By Jemma Buckley | May 13, 2015 London – He says success in mastering his recipes lies in the timing.And it is just as vital an ingredient for Jamie Oliver in building his business, it seems. The celebrity chef has come out in favour of a vegetarian lifestyle – just ahead of the launch of his vegetarian cookbook. He has revealed he tries to be vegetarian two or three times a week, and said adopting such a lifestyle would save people “a load of money”. He described the experience as …

Bo Derek’s plastic surgery, aging and beauty tips: Vegetarian diet and workout – National Celebrity Fitness and Health | Examiner.com

By Samantha Chang | May 11, 2015 Bo Derek, who became an international sex symbol after starring in the 1979 movie “10,” sizzles at age 58, thanks to a mostly vegetarian diet and an active lifestyle that does not include gym workouts. Derek has not had plastic surgery and said aging is “not for sissies.” While Bo has long been hailed for her bombshell beauty, she takes a casual approach to her looks, but admitd aging is hard. “I realize how artificial it is, …

Memphis Grizzlies’ Marc Gasol Gets Lean and Strong Without Much Meat – WSJ

… wasn’t the goal. And he says his impending free agency this summer wasn’t the motivation behind his newfound fitness levels either. “I wanted to feel better and perform better,” he says. “It’s important as an athlete to know your body and how things affect it.” He says his wife encouraged the healthier lifestyle. They planted a garden at home that summer so they could eat fresh, organic vegetables and cut habits like drinking soda. “I sleep better and recover faster from …

5 Habits Of Vegetarians You Should Steal

… veg-based habits you can adopt, even if you aren’t interested in embracing a total vegetarian lifestyle. Make veggies the main attraction When I ask most of my omnivore clients what they had for dinner last night, they typically reply with meat first (e.g. “I had chicken with…”). Veggies are often an afterthought. Obviously my vegetarian and vegan clients don’t eat meat, but I advise everyone—including omnivores—to think about veggies first and build the rest of their meals around …

7 Types of Vegetarianism and Their Environmental and Health Benefits | Care2 Causes

By Catherine Gill | March 28, 2015 Although the word vegetarian was coined in the year 1839, and used thereafter as a term referring to a primarily plant-based eater, this particular lifestyle and diet choice has been in existence since practically the beginning of time. In fact, famous vegetarians who lived before then include Confucius (551- 479 BCE), Plato (428- 348 BCE), Leonardo da Vinci (1452- 1519) and Henry David Thoreau (1817- 1862), just to name a very few. Presently, as it was in …

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

… of people age 75 and older experience cataracts. Over 20 million Americans are believed to have a cataract in at least one eye. However, the Oxford study doesn’t assert that eating meat leads directly to cataracts, but rather that there is a link. “A vegetarian diet may simply be part of a healthy lifestyle that contributes to lower risk of cataracts,” Feldman said. “There may be other factors at work, such as smoking, diabetes and exposure to bright sunlight.” Findings of the study …

5 habits of vegetarians you should steal | Fox News

… have lower risks of high blood pressure and diabetes. Plus, taking the focus off meat can be a simple way to boost your intake of plant-based foods you may not be eating enough of. Here are five healthy veg-based habits you can adopt, even if you aren’t interested in embracing a total vegetarian lifestyle. Make veggies the main attraction When I ask most of my omnivore clients what they had for dinner last night, they typically reply with meat first (e.g. “I had chicken with…”). Veggies …

Ottawa yogis and childhood chums open vegetarian restaurant | Ottawa Citizen

… part of our vision from the beginning,” says Stratton, of their plan to combine their love of yoga and healthy eating. (They also have an online yoga clothing line called Pure Apparel.) “We want to create a pure lifestyle: eat clean, stay active and do yoga.” On the surface, two women could not be more different: Stratton is a tall, talkative blond with a killer figure who cries at Tim Hortons’ commercials. Dalgleish is a shy, petite brunette with piercing blue eyes and cute dimples. …

Matt Ball: Changing the world by example, advocacy

… Outreach, an animal advocacy group working to promote veganism in the early 1990s. He co-wrote “The Animal Activist’s Handbook: Maximizing Our Positive Impact In Today’s World” and in 2014 published “The Accidental Activist.” Over the years his reasoned approach has inspired thousands of people to adopt a plant-based lifestyle and to do what they can to reduce animal suffering. In 2005, he was inducted into the Animal Rights Hall of Fame. Now 47, he is a senior advisor at VegFund, an …

Vegetarianism a growing trend: 7 kinds of vegetarians you may encounter at a restaurant – The Economic Times

… gras a week (before the ban on it) and there were people coming all the way from Bengaluru, Kolkata and Chandigarh for our steak and meats! You can’t drink a Petrus, or a Romanee-Conti or a Harlan Estate with a vegetable flan or grilled-sauteed vegetables. You need good meat to enjoy these wines.” Attention Seekers But if the big, lifestyle restaurants have always drawn a predominantly non-vegetarian audience, things are in the process of changing. The attention today is equally on …

Let your children make their own eating choices – Parentdish UK

… Quorn for dinner because he’s concerned about his cholesterol, and I very much doubt his peers are protesting against slaughterhouses. They simply aren’t old enough to make an informed choice, and brainwashing a child into thinking that ‘meat is murder’ is just plain wrong. Like any extreme lifestyle choice – banning television, refusing kids sweets – it’s likely to backfire. As soon as those apron strings are loosened, little Johnnie’ll be in the queue …

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 diet cuts risk of cancers but eating fish gives extra protection | Executive Living | The Australian

… meat-heavy diets, especially processed meat, can elevate risk for the condition. This latest research is led by Michael Orlich, an assistant professor of preventive medicine at Loma Linda University, a Seventh-day Adventist institution in California. Dr Orlich’s team tracked the food questionnaires and medical records of 77,659 Seventh-day Adventists over a mean period of 7.3 years. Seventh-day Adventists were chosen in part because the religion encourages a healthy lifestyle. Previous studies …

Vegetarian diet reduces heart disease risk by 20% – Mirror Online

By Andrew Gregory, 5 March 2015  Vegetarian diet reduces heart disease risk by 20% Scientists made the discovery after analysing the eating and lifestyle habits of more than 450,000 people for more than a decade Turning vegetarian or just eating more veg could reduce your chance of heart disease by up to 20%. Scientists made the discovery after analysing the eating and lifestyle habits of more than 450,000 people for more than a decade. Those who got 70% of their food from plant sources were …

British Pie Week recipe: Easy bake Vegetarian Mustard & Cheese Pies – Lifestyle Recipes – Reveal

lifestyle British Pie Week recipe: Easy bake Vegetarian Mustard & Cheese Pies Published Wednesday, Mar 4 2015, 18:20 GMT  |  By Kathryn Lewsey If you really need an excuse to tuck into a pie, then make sure you get involved with British Pie Week, which has just kicked off. We love this recipe for this tasty vegetarian pie which combines cheese with mustard. This easy recipe for individual mustard and cheese pies proves just how easy they are to make at home. Yummy cheddar, onion and …

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

A vegetarian can have a healthy lifestyle when it comes to food habits. A balanced diet for them is easily possible but most vegetarians don’t take care to consume an important nutrient of a balanced diet — the proteins. The richest sources of protein are usually not consumed by vegetarians — meat, fish, eggs and dairy products. Being the building blocks of a human body, proteins are essential for the proper functioning of all the organ in our bodies. Therefore vegetarians have to work a …

Plant-based diets lead to weight loss, study finds | Stuff.co.nz

… with the dozens and dozens of plans on the market. The good news for such people is that they “don’t need to monitor portions or calories” and still can lose weight, said one of the researchers, Susan Levin, director of nutrition education at the Physicians Committee for Social Responsibility. “This is not about moderation, it’s about healthful choices.” Dieters could approach their diet with this idea: “What is the lifestyle choice I can make …

Trying to Eat Less Meat? Ten Veggie Dishes for Carnivores | A Healthier Michigan

… Root vegetables, lentils, and kale will leave everyone full and satisfied. Thinking about fully converting to a vegetarian lifestyle? Here are six things you should know, as well as vegetarian tailgate recipes and how to ensure your kids are getting all the nutrition their growing bodies need on a vegetarian diet. [You will need to click on the link to go to the website for this information] via Trying to Eat Less Meat? Ten Veggie Dishes for Carnivores | A Healthier Michigan. …

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 …

Cruelty-free luxury is not an oxymoron

Luxe bags that skip the leather and vegetarian getaways attract high-end consumers. From haute couture to high-end vacation packages, today’s vegetarian and vegan consumers aren’t willing to compromise quality in their quest for a kinder lifestyle. At Gunas New York, an upscale vegan accessories boutique, the name of the game is “High Fashion, Zero Cruelty.” Owner Sugandh Agrawal, a vegetarian since childhood, founded the upscale vegan accessories boutique in 2009. After earning her …

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

I was a strict vegetarian for 10 years. Now I’m a sort of sometimes-meat-avoider: my wife and I keep a meatless kitchen but eat whatever when someone serves it to us and sometimes when we’re out. As I’ve written before, the virtuous identity marker “vegetarian” is less important to me than it used to be. But I still think eating way less meat is the single biggest bit of lifestyle “greening” most Americans could do. The U.S. Department of …

Vegetarian diet WILL beat diabetes: Meat-free lifestyle cures killer disease, experts say | Health | Life & Style | Daily Express

… sensitivity. Researchers found eating a vegetable-based diet reduced levels of a key blood protein. For people with diabetes, this is important as the higher it is, the greater the risk of developing further complications. Study author Dr Neal Barnard, from the George Washington University School of Medicine in the US, said: “No drug comes close to offering those with diabetes this kind of relief. via Vegetarian diet WILL beat diabetes: Meat-free lifestyle cures killer disease, experts say | …

GRAY: Vegetarian lifestyle provides many health benefits, saves animals – Daily Nebraskan: Opinion

A lot of people are surprised when they hear I’ve been a vegetarian for almost eight years. After reactions such as “wow really?” and “that’s a long time,” the questions start pouring out. People first want to know why I made this decision. Then, without a doubt, they’ll ask what I eat, as if meat was the only food group they know of. The reasons behind my adopting a meatless lifestyle are very personal and are by no means the best or only reasons to become one. Personally, I …

Living life without meat

… pressure, lower bad cholesterol, and less heart disease. Vegetarians tend to maintain a healthier weight, which leads to less inflammation and fewer incidences of stroke, diabetes, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, cancer and dementia. The vegetarian diet also typically has increased fiber intake because vegetarians eat more fruits, vegetables and grains, which are all fiber-rich foods. “Just not eating meat isn’t what makes being a vegetarian lifestyle healthy,” Garza said. “You …

Spinach Walnut Pesto Pasta | Valdosta Today – South Georgia’s News Source

Yum, Yum! Looks absolutely delicious! We’re anything BUT vegetarian at the Harp household. We were probably a pack of wolves in another life, actually.  However, whether a lifestyle choice or a health choice, more and more are living the vegetarian way.  We have friends who are vegetarians, Kristy and her husband Donaldson Johnson.  You may think, if you’re carnivorous as are we, that you can’t possibly have anything food-related in common with vegetarians. I say you can and should be …

What Do You Eat? The Staples of a Vegetarian Diet

As someone who has been living the vegetarian lifestyle for quite a few years now, I’ve been asked many questions about what it’s like to not include meat, fish and meat products in my diet. However, there are two questions that come up time and time again: “What exactly do you eat?” And, my personal favorite, “But where do you get your protein?” So whether your going veggie or just trying to eat healthier, these are the vegetarian staples for a well-balanced diet! The truth is …

Can Vegetarians Go Paleo?

… which made it impossible to eat wheat or dairy. Proponents of the lifestyle argue humans were genetically predisposed to consume food the way our ancestors did, and that mimicking those ancient eating habits can help decrease chronic disease and support a healthy weight. The millennial version gets specific: You can eat meat, poultry, fish, eggs, fruit, vegetables and nuts. Nixed from the list? Grains, legumes, dairy, refined sugar and vegetable oils. It’s not surprising that vegetarians …

What’s On Your Plate? 6 Ways Your Diet Affects Your Love Life

This is an interesting article. I invite you to read more by clicking the link below.   How your eating habits alter your dating life, from sparking arguments to lowering your libido. In honor of National Women’s Health Week, we’re taking a closer look at how our lifestyle choices influence our love lives. Single or taken, our relationship with food is by far the most emotional. When you stop and think about it, food sneaks into our love lives in ways we don’t even …

Watch: Manchester United legend Phil Neville gives meat the red card in new PETA video

… would take away a lot of the nutrients that I would require to be a professional footballer and an athlete. I was really ignorant.” Bury-born Neville made the lifestyle change after promising his vegetarian wife Julie, who runs a health food shop at the Trafford Centre, he would try her diet for two weeks. He said: “I started to feel healthier, leaner. I started to feel great. “You can get your proteins, you can get every kind of nutritional values in vegetarian dishes.” He added: “I …

Food Trends 2014: What’s New In The Natural Food World

The first four months of 2014 have passed much as expected in terms of food trends. Tacos and hybrid baked goods have shown some staying power, while lifestyle changes like vegetarian diets and less sugar are decidedly on the rise. Last month, the Canadian Health Food Association held its Food Expo in Vancouver, showcasing some of the up-and-coming items grocery shoppers will be seeing in stores over the next year. Katharine Herringer, co-founder of Multibird Branding, visits the Expo each year …

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