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Is France finally set to embrace vegetarianism? – The Local

… be”. Indeed, there are options. The healthy eating guide Happy Cow lists 1,228 restaurants in France that are 100 percent vegetarian and vegan, with 218 of them in Paris. While restaurants may be adapting, those who cater specifically to France’s vegetarian community say that there’s never been a better time to ditch meat. “This is a cataclysmic moment right now in the vegetarian scene in France,” says Sati Leonne Faulks, a Californian, who is set to open up a …

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

… cows, chickens and pigs are confined to small, painful spaces where they can barely move, are injected with growth hormones and live their lives never seeing the outdoors or engaging in natural behaviors. They stand in their own feces, inhaling ammonia and biting each other out of fear and stress, causing open sores. Ninety-nine percent of meat products come from these places because it’s cheaper to produce and makes the huge food corporations a lot more money. They continue to run only …

6 Things That Happen To Your Body When You Go Vegetarian

… with similar lifestyles. The results demonstrate that death from ischemic heart disease (caused by severe narrowing or closing of the coronary arteries) was 24 percent lower in vegetarians than in carnivores—perhaps due in part to lower levels of inflammation. “Plant-based diets have been proven time and again to be anti-inflammatory,” asserts Emily Bailey, RD, director of nutrition coaching, sports nutrition, eating disorders, and weight management at NutriFormance in St. Louis. …

Vegetarian Protein Meal Ideas | POPSUGAR Fitness

… looking to build muscle, pea protein has been shown to provide the essential amino acids to help build and repair muscle tissue, similar to whey protein. What’s more, they’re also diet friendly: a meta-analysis study published in the journal Obesity reported that eating about one cup of beans, peas, lentils, or chickpeas resulted in subjects feeling 31 percent fuller. How to Get More: Split peas are great when made into a hummus-like dip or veggie burgers. You can also use a …

Sales of fake meat explode, but is it really better for you? – Fortune

By Mark Koba | May 11, 2015 Sales of meatless and vegetarian products are soaring, although only 7% of U.S. consumers call themselves vegetarian. The hunger for fake meat — or meatless meat — is getting bigger. So much so that the latest sales numbers of plant-based meat alternatives reached $553 million in 2012, representing a growth spurt of 8 percent from 2010. “We are doubling the business annually,” said Ethan Brown, CEO ofBeyond Meat, which makes non-animal food products like the …

On-again relationship with plant-eating feels good after dabbling with meat – The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

… still raw with emotion. “It hit me in everything in me that is a mom.” She decided on the spot to go vegan. She hasn’t looked back. Such on-again, off-again, on-again relationships with vegetarian eating aren’t unusual. According to a recent survey by the animal advocacy group Humane Research Council, at least 10 percent of U.S. adults are former vegetarians and more than a third of that number would like to go vegetarian again. To finish reading this article, click on this link: via …

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

… largest amounts of red meat were at the highest risk. “It’s generally accepted that if you live long enough, you’ll develop a cataract,” said Dr. Sandy T. Feldman, a San Diego-based physician at ClearView Eye & Laser Medical Center. “Cataract surgery is the most commonly performed operation in the U.S.” Cataracts are a gradual clouding of the lens of the eye that can impair vision. Roughly 60 percent of adults between the ages 65 and 74 develop cataracts, while about 90 percent …

5 habits of vegetarians you should steal | Fox News

… 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 them. It’s key, because eating more veggies is one of the most impactful dietary changes you can make, but about 75 percent of adults fall short of the minimum recommended three daily servings. Fitting in just one additional portion per day can slash your risk of heart disease by as much as …

Eat fish and veggies to reduce colon cancer risk, study says | Nature World Report

… frequency questionnaire and categorized in each of four vegetarian diet schemes: vegan, lacto-ovo (milk-eggs) vegetarian, pescovegetarian (fish-eating), semivegetarian (some meat). Results from individuals with these dietary patterns were compared to those having non-vegetarian dietary habits. When assessing the relationship between dietary patterns and new cases of colon and rectum cancers in the study population, the researchers found that pescovegetarians had a 43 percent lower risk of …

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

… 10 years, Hunnewell’s strong will is a common trait. People who are happy to go with the flow and decide to become vegetarians often find that the flow heads right back to the hamburger joint. According to a recent survey by the Humane Research Council, 84 percent of people who adopt a vegetarian diet eventually start eating meat again. However, more than a third of these former vegetarians say they’d like to give up meat again. It seems only the tough (some might say stubborn) survive to …

No meat? No problem: Vegetarian recipes the whole family will love | Things to do in Tampa Bay | Tampa Bay Times

Meatless Monday is not a new concept, but it is becoming an increasingly common one in even the most bacon-loving family kitchen as people look to save money, calories and maybe even the planet. While we are still eating more meat than nearly any other country, per capita meat intake in the United States has dropped 12 percent in the past five years, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates. A Harvard study recently touted the many health benefits of eating less red meat, finding …

Meat-Eaters And Vegetarians Meet In The Middle: The Birth Of ‘Reducetarianism’

… that meat production from the clearing of lands and trees to the transportation of these products, accounts for nearly 20 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. That is why a vegetarian’s footprint is nearly half that of a meat lover’s. And for a vegan, it’s even lower.” The environmental reasons people choose to abstain from meat has a significant amount of factual groundwork laid out to support them already. “We also know meat production requires a lot of water,” Kateman said. …

LETTER: For health’s sake, go vegetarian in 2015

… reputable study has ever shown an opposite result. But times are changing. Hundreds of schools, colleges, hospitals and corporate cafeterias, have embraced Meatless Monday. According to a Gallup poll, 22 percent of American consumers are avoiding meat and 12 percent are avoiding dairy products. Harris Interactive claims that 47 percent of American consumers are reducing consumption of animal products. Accordingly, plant-based alternatives to meat and dairy products are growing explosively, …

Meatless Monday to help the Earth | Care2 Healthy Living

It’s never too late to join the Meatless Monday movement! Meatless Monday was started in 2003 by former advertising executive Sid Lerner. He decided to partner with Johns Hopkins University to revive the former war rationing effort in the name of public health. At the time, the goal was to combat heart disease and other diet-related illnesses by helping Americans reduce their intakes of saturated fat and cholesterol from meat by about 15 percent. In the decade since, however, we’ve learned …

Chatting with Karen Page, Author of The Vegetarian Flavor Bible: Food Network | Healthy Eats – Food Network Healthy Living Blog

… lot of adaptation, but didn’t catch on like it did now with the other leading chefs. Though, there are the guys now who are embracing everything meat in large quantities, on the other side you have chefs who really get the haute cuisine, like Daniel Humm who says around 70 percent of his menu is vegetarian. That is really coming out of gastronomy and the aesthetic sensibility and that is trickling down into society. via Chatting with Karen Page, Author of The Vegetarian Flavor Bible: Food …

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

… while 29% of the group were lacto-ovo vegetarians. Lacto-ovo-vegetarians eat eggs and/or dairy products, but no flesh (or less than once a month). Ten percent of the group were pesco-vegetarians who ate fish, milk, and eggs, but no meat or poultry.  Five percent classified themselves as semi-vegetarians, eating meat, poultry, and fish less than once per week. (3) Over the six years study, approximately 2,570 deaths occurred. Those who ate some form of a vegetarian or vegan diet were 12% less …

When There’s a Vegetarian Child in the Family – NYTimes.com

… Vegetarian Resource Group found that 4 percent of those ages 8 to 18 identified themselves as vegetarians. That’s roughly two million children, including a half-million vegans. Bookstores teem with volumes like “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Vegan Eating for Kids ” and “Give Peas a Chance .” Perhaps inevitably, a sequel to the 2011 best-selling book “Go the ____ to Sleep” is scheduled to come out this fall. The title: “You Have to ____ing Eat.” Photo via When There’s a …

Vegetarian lifestyle good for environment – The Morning Call

… don’t respect. Roughly 45 percent of all land surface worldwide is devoted to raising livestock for food. This includes growing crops that feed animals. Amazingly, some 80 percent of corn grown in the U.S. goes to feed cows, pigs and chickens, while 90 percent of soybeans go for the same purpose. That’s a lot of cropland that could be used much more efficiently to feed people directly, rather than through the wasteful process of growing animals. We need forests to produce oxygen and …

A healthy fast-food option? New-to-Alabama Juice Bar launches 1st store in Huntsville

… Huntsville area since 1999, said the Hunts approached her in January about opening the store, which employs 13 workers. “I think nationwide, health care is a big concern for everybody,” she said. “Anything we can do for wellness is really on the forefront of everyone’s minds.” Juice Bar offer juices and smoothies that are vegetarian, gluten-free, organic when possible and made of 100 percent fresh fruits and vegetables. They also sell salads, spring rolls, fruit …

EarthTalk: Meatless substitutes expand as more people go vegetarian

… vegetable-based protein. Hungry mouths around the world take a hit, too: Some 70 percent of the grain produced in the U.S. is fed to livestock animals but the land used to grow it could feed some 800 million people instead. For this and other reasons, many of us have given up meat altogether. But it doesn’t mean we don’t still crave the taste. Fortunately, there are more choices than ever for vegetarians with latent carnivorous instincts. One young company, Beyond Meat, has millions of …

Animal Protein vs. Plant-Based Protein

… advertising propaganda being fed to every child. They have been selling the mistaken idea that we need meat, dairy, and eggs in order to be properly nourished. We have thus been programmed with incorrect and dangerous information. Almost all Americans get more than enough protein daily. In fact, the average American consumes over 100 grams of protein, about 50 percent more than the recommended daily amount. Yet too many of us, including athletes, fitness enthusiasts, bodybuilders, dieters, and …

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