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

… of fatty and fried foods on the vegetarian diet.(2) Vegetarian diet has lower risk for heart disease, colorectal, ovarian, and breast cancers, diabetes, obesity and hypertension! Taco Bell, like most fast food restaurants, are typically known for fatty and fried foods.  According to a press release, they may now be featuring items that are certified by the American Vegetarian Association (AVA).  Taco Bell reports that they are the first fast food restaurant to do this. (3) As of October 2, …

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

By Lynn Griffith | September 21, 2015 In the United States, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission reports that discrimination laws apply to employees’ dress and grooming.  Some religions prohibit wearing certain garments and others require hair to be certain lengths.  The law requires employers to make accommodations and be respectful of this, whether it is a newly adopted religious change, or one that has been a part of a person’s life for years. (1) It is interesting that in …

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

… reports that vegetarian sales have been increasing more than other food in their shops.  Their top selling salad is a Beets, Squash, and Feta salad – beating out their chicken, salmon, and crayfish salad.  (2) Schlee desired to hear from his customers because he feels opening vegetarian stores would be good, but does not want to risk alienating the current customer base.  There are plenty of meat oriented food chains, such as Chipotle and Five Guys, and Schlee wants to give vegetarians that …

The effect vegetarians have on the meat of the matter

… diet. What is also currently unknown is whether increasing meat prices have pushed consumers away from animal protein products. Indeed, most reports suggest the number of vegetarian consumers in the Western world has not significantly increased over time. In most surveys recently published, vegetarians only constitute four to five per cent of the population. That number increases slightly if consumers who are inclined to occasionally go meatless are added to the mix. Consumers who do become …

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

… China Daily, which reports that customs officers in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region “found that some of the confiscated smuggled frozen meat is far older than the given expiration dates suggest, with some being more than 40 years old.” That means this black market meat FROM THE 1970S (!!!!!!!!!) is older than: T-Pain E.T. Justin Timberlake’s frosted tips Annie Hall The first test-tube baby Rod Stewart’s smash single “Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?“ The majority of the Grist staff The …

6 Delicious Vegetarian Dishes Requiring 5 Ingredients or Fewer

… nutrition and medicine at the University of Vermont, told Women’s Health. Consuming less meat also reduces your cancer risk and helps with weight maintenance. Furthermore, vegetarianism helps preserve essential resources; eating a plant-based meal for lunch rather than a burger saves 2.5 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions, 133 gallons of water, and 24 square feet of land, Women’s Health reports. The benefits don’t end there, either. Vegetarian dishes are delicious and easy to make, …

7 Vegetarian Recipes Keeping Your New Year’s Resolution on Track

Statistics Brain reports that 38% of Americans make weight-related resolutions for New Year’s. If you count yourself among these physique-focused resolvers, then try kicking off 2015 with a delicious and nutritious dietary makeover. Say farewell to the chocolate truffles, creamy sauces, and cheese-laden dishes of last year, and make room in your kitchen for healthier ingredients — vegetables, legumes, nuts, and more — offering equal potential for greatness.What do you think? Keep …

Vegetarian lifestyle good for environment – The Morning Call

… life cannot exist. We know how desperate our Southwest is for fresh water, which is becoming an increasingly scarce resource. Alarming data: Some reports say that approximately 10,000 gallons of water are needed to produce 1 pound of beef, a somewhat less amount to produce a pound of pork or chicken. This is mostly explained by the water needed to grow the crops, largely corn and soybeans, that become animal feed. Potatoes and broccoli, for example, need much less water. Consider that 40 million …

Why Richard Corrigan is turning vegetarian – Independent.ie

The London-based chef has hinted that he may be opening a vegetarian restaurant in Dublin. Katy McGuinness reports on what delights may soon await his Irish customers. Celebrity chef Richard Corrigan is considering opening a new vegetarian restaurant in Dublin using produce from his 100-acre estate in Co Cavan. The gardens of Corrigan’s Park Hotel in Virginia are already supplying vegetables to the chef’s London restaurants: Corrigan’s Mayfair, Bentley’s Oyster Bar and …

EarthTalk: Meatless substitutes expand as more people go vegetarian

… chicken versus Beyond Meat’s self-proclaimed “perfect substitutes.” The company reports that it takes four-tenths of a pound of soy and pea plants to make a pound of their Chicken-Free Strips, versus three pounds of grain-based feed to get a pound’s worth of meat from an actual chicken. That all translates into many fewer pesticides and carbon emissions and much less water used in the process. Beyond Meat’s investors include the leading Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner …

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