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Taco Bell now offers an AVA certified vegetarian and vegan menu! 

… 2015, the chain is now adding a vegetarian category to its website, and a mobile ordering app that features 13 certified items from the AVA.  This menu will include dishes such as the 7-Layer Burrito and Cantina Power Veggie Bowl.(3) To continue reading this article, please click on the link below: Source: Taco Bell now offers an AVA certified vegetarian and vegan menu! • The Raw Food World news …

French lawmaker is proposing all schools go vegetarian! • The Raw Food World News

… in all French schools.  This law is designed as a way of bypassing the country’s rules on secularism, and accommodates for religious sensitivities. The online petition quickly gathered over 125,000 signatures!(3) To continue reading this article, please click on the link below: Source: French lawmaker is proposing all schools go vegetarian! • The Raw Food World news …

Ettie’s Eats: Vegetarian Chickpea Stew

From 417 Magazine | Ettie’s Eats | September 2015 Before I dive into this recipe, I have some bittersweet news. After three wonderful years at 417 Magazine, I am leaving to start a new adventure in my writing career. As part of that leap into the unknown, the Ettie’s Eats blog will be moving to a new home where you can continue to follow along with my cooking mishaps and meet some of the interesting characters I run into along the way. Click here to see the new site! And if …

Frozen food fave Amy’s Kitchen opens drive thru

From KOIN 6 news Staff | August 24, 2015 ROHNERT PARK, Calif. (KOIN) — Popular frozen food brand Amy’s Kitchen, known for its vegan and vegetarian meals, opened a game changing ‘anti-fast food’ restaurant in California this summer. Amy’s Drive Thru in Rohnert Park is a restaurant that isn’t following in the footsteps of its not-so-healthy fast food counterparts. The restaurant provides non-GMO, organic, gluten free and vegan options for those looking to grab a bite on the go. Menu …

French Lawmaker Wants Mandatory Vegetarian Menu at School – ABC News

… no national rule. In 2008, Lyon became the first major city to impose an alternative meatless menu in schools. In recent months, several mayors of medium-sized towns have announced their intention to do the same. To continue reading this article, please click on the link below: Source: French Lawmaker Wants Mandatory Vegetarian Menu at School – ABC news …

5 Superfoods to Maximize Your Plant-Based Protein Intake | Alternet

By Amy Goodrich, Natural news | July 3, 2015 There are many sources of protein — and they’re not all from meat and seafood alone. You can get your daily protein intake from plants. While there are now more and more converts to veganism and vegetarianism, one of the main concerns of an herbivore is having sufficient protein intake. Protein is the body’s building nutrient, which means it reconstructs the body tissue. It protects the body from aging and regeneration, and having ample protein …

Ducasse and other top French chefs offer allergy-free vegetarian menus | Executive Living | The Australian

By Remy Zaka, AFP | July 1, 2015 When French superchef Alain Ducasse stunned the haute cuisine world last year by dropping meat, boosting vegies and lightening up his menus, he was less bucking convention than joining a trend of accommodating vegetarians and people with food allergies. Fine dining at top restaurants run by uncompromising chefs may once have been unthinkable for such clients. But no more. “Twenty years ago we were lost when a client told us they had an allergy. We’d bring out …

Time to go vegetarian: Smugglers caught with 40-year-old meat | Grist

By Grist staff | June 25, 2015 Hold on to your barf bags, folks: China’s latest disgusting food scandal gives a whole new meaning to the term “dry-aged beef.” NPR has the story: China’s customs agents have seized thousands of tons of frozen chicken wings, beef and pork that were smuggled by gangs. Weighing more than 100,000 tons, the meat has an estimated value of more than $480 million — but it also poses serious health risks, officials said. news of the seizure comes from state-run …

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 …

Packaged foods go vegetarian

… increase in demand for healthy, plant-based packaged foods and meals in restaurants.” An expected rise in the number of people seeking to eat less animal-based food on health or sustainability grounds can also be regarded as an opportunity for manufacturers of vegetarian packaged foods, Hu said. The DGAC report was welcome news for Nancy Chapman, registered dietitian and executive director of the Soyfoods Assoc. of North America. “The report offered suggestions on increasing …

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

… beauty,” Derek toldCBS news. “I realize that it doesn’t last forever. Aging is really hard, and it’s tough. Bette Davis was right: It’s not for sissies.” Bo hasn’t had any plastic surgery on her face, but often gets criticized for not going under the knife because her face doesn’t have the wax-like Botoxed look many Hollywood celebrities sport. “I get credit on one hand for not having had a facelift, and then on the other hand it’s, …

Wendy’s testing veggie burger, and people like it | Metro

From Metronews.ca | May 6, 2015 Wendy’s has become the latest fast food chain to launch a vegetarian-friendly menu item. The burger chain has been spotted quietly testing out a meat-free burger made with black beans at select restaurants in the company’s birthplace of Columbus, Ohio, reported Columbus Biz Insider. The test product includes a black bean patty served on a multigrain bun with asiago ranch sauce, Colby-pepper jack cheese, tomato and spring mix. news of the vegetarian burger …

Ho Chi Minh City, a food heaven for vegan, vegetarian travelers | Travel | Thanh Nien Daily

By Thanh Nien news | May 4, 2015 US travel website When On Earth has listed Ho Chi Minh City among the ideal cities worldwide for vegans and vegetarians. The city is named one of the ten destinations that “tickle veggie-loving taste buds” as it offers a wide range of no-meat menus. Visitors can look for the word “quan chay” which means vegetarian restaurant if they specifically want that. But many general restaurants are also willing to make vegetarian dishes if one just orders …

Vegetarian diet promotes growth and activity of “friendly” bacteria – Mizo News

… preferred foods of “friendly” bacteria. The most effective prebiotics identified are small carbohydrates that are found naturally in artichokes, onions, chicory, garlic, leeks, and to a lesser extent, cereals. Many “friendly” bacteria secrete antibiotic substances that are active against harmful organisms. To finish reading this article, please click on this link: Source: Vegetarian diet promotes growth and activity of “friendly” bacteria – Mizo news …

Food for Thought: ‘Vegetarian’ shouldn’t scare you off

By Donna Maurillo, Food for Thought | March 31, 2015 Scientists have just announced that eating grilled beef every day has been shown to speed up weight loss. Who thought? And I just read that the newly formulated Snickers bar now contains all your daily nutrients in one convenient snack. On top of that good news, here’s more. Next week, Dole Foods is introducing a line of vegetables that taste like lemon, chocolate, or cherry pies. Now I can jump up and yell, “April Fools!” But seriously, …

Other views: Know how that chicken got to your table?

… an animal advocacy group, has put chicken slaughter in the news, showing what most people would call cruel. But not the chicken industry. A spokesman for Wayne Farms, where the video was shot, says “no animal abuse occurred,” and legally speaking, he is correct. A federal law that mandates humane slaughter of livestock does not protect chickens. But there’s a big space between what’s legal and what’s right. Other livestock must be rendered insensitive to pain before slaughter. Laws …

Navratri: Hotels revamp menu with ‘fast’ food for the nine-day Navratri festival | Latest News & Gossip on Popular Trends at India.com

By Indo-Asian news Service, March 20 2015 New Delhi, March 20 : Get set for gastronomical adventures galore with the onset of Navratri from Saturday. Various restaurants across Delhi-NCR are ready with revamped menus to cater to the appetite of food patrons during the the nine-day Navratri festival which starts this Saturday. Hotels and restaurants have redesigned menus to cater to people who would be following a strict food regimen, which includes avoiding onion, garlic, rice, wheat, meat, …

Empowerment of a vegetarian lifestyle — Sonoma State Star – The university’s student-run newspaper

… doing. It had always been a thought in my mind when it came to ordering a meal, what if I decided to only eat fish and cut out all meat from my appetite? Then on Fourth of July, while at a family barbecue we were eating steak and I had the most bloody piece of meat. It was then and there that I decided to give the vegetarian lifestyle a try. At the time, I received  news that Foster Farms had a recall on their chicken, pushing me even more into my decision. Many will disagree on the vegetarian …

Vegetarianism 101: Make your transition a slow one – San Antonio Express-News

… which is somebody who is trying to reduce the amount of meat in their diet,” Warren said. The point isn’t to argue semantics. It’s to recognize that there are all sorts of ways to cut down on the amount of meat in your diet, and it’s OK if more restrictive diets don’t work for you — especially in meat-loving Texas. via Vegetarianism 101: Make your transition a slow one – San Antonio Express-news. …

Protein Plus – Livemint

… meat and turn vegetarian (even partly), the good news is that your health will gain from this decision. And if you are worried about your body not getting adequate protein on a meatless diet, fret not. “On an average, women need about 45g and men about 65g of protein daily. The trick is to zero in on good vegetarian protein sources and incorporate them on a daily basis. Ensure that the quality of protein you take is good and try to get it from a variety of plant sources,” says Loveneet …

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 …

Study finds plant-based diets lead to weight loss – LA Times

… plans on the market. FOR THE RECORD An earlier version of this post incorrectly referred to the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine as the Physicians Committee for Social Responsibility. ———— 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 Responsible Medicine. “This is not about …

Japanese vegetarians campaign for Tokyo’s 50,000 restaurants to offer meat free dishes – News – Food and Drink – The Independent

… macrobiotic trend started not long after Madonna appeared on the Japanese show Smap Smap in 2006 hailing her macrobiotic diet, according to the owner of one restaurant. via Japanese vegetarians campaign for Tokyo’s 50,000 restaurants to offer meat free dishes – news – Food and Drink – The Independent. …

Be a vegetarian to stop cruelty (From Worcester News)

… What follows is an article I’ve curated here.  SIR – Well done to Gary Kibblewhite (Worcester news, November 28) for telling us about the terrible cruelty in the fish industry. They really are the forgotten victims. However he seems to think that the Christmas turkey has a good life, I suggest he goes on the Animal Aid website to see how they are reared and slaughtered. As an animal rights campaigner for 30 years I can assure Gary that we try to help all animals including fish. We …

Thanksgiving Vegetarian Recipes: 8 Vegan Takes On Traditional Dishes

Thanksgiving dinner seems to get more complicated every year, as guests bring a whole host of dietary restrictions, eating preferences and food issues to feasts across the country along with the customary bottle of wine or pumpkin pie. Vegetarians and vegans are perhaps the most common people hosts find themselves catering to nowadays, and finding ways to offer good meal options that don’t include meat or animal-based products can be a difficult task. But the good news is that with a …

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

(TRFW news) Vegan and vegetarian diets are the recommended dietary choices for longevity and heart health. A low-fat whole foods, plant-based diet is now enthusiastically suggested for those managing or trying to prevent diabetes. (1,2) Recent research has found that most any form of a vegetarian diet, vegan or not, lowers adult mortality.  The key for longer life is to eat a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, and low amounts of animal products. (3) What Does the Research Say …

Judaism: Vegetarian and Kosher

Here is an interesting article relating to being both a Vegetarian and Jewish.  However, the issue is a valid one for all vegetarians. This article came from  Israel National news. Q. Is all vegetarian food kosher? A. Unfortunately, supposed vegetarian food is sometimes not even vegetarian. Restaurants, pizza shops and fast food outlets which focus on meat (obviously t’refah i.e. unkosher) often purport to offer vegetarian options but there is no guarantee that the ingredients really …

Thinking outside the box: farmers could make more money switching from cattle to carbon

… money by allowing their land to naturally regenerate. Under carbon markets designed to stop global warming, they could get paid to change the use of their land from growing cows to ‘growing carbon’ – receiving around US$1.99 per tonne of carbon dioxide the trees remove from the atmosphere. Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2014-04-cattle-fields-carbon-farms-tackle.html#jCp …

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