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Jharkhand govt to join go-vegetarian campaign for animal rights

… including School children and animal rights activists, will participate in the rally. “WAD celebration is an initiative to generate awareness among people about animal rights,” said animal husbandry department director Rajnikant Tirkey on Saturday. The department of the BJP-ruled Jharkhand has decided to join the campaign for vegetarianism at a time the saffron party-led government’s ban on meat in Maharashtra during a Jain festival kicked up a row with its partner Shiv Sena opposing the …

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

… U.S., we have laws to protect adults or adolescents in the work place; yet, the USDA program to accommodate children with special dietary needs program does not consider religious beliefs as a part of the program.  In order to ask your School for accommodations, the program reports that you must supply a doctor’s note and focuses more on allergies.  Many Schools are kind enough to accommodate, if parents reach out to the School, and some Schools already offer a diverse menu where children …

French Lawmaker Wants Mandatory Vegetarian Menu at School – ABC News

By Sylvie Corbet, Associated Press | August 21, 2015 France has been grappling with how to reconcile religious beliefs with secular values when it comes to pork in School lunches. One lawmaker’s solution: vegetarian meals. After banning Muslim headscarves in classrooms in 2004, France is now tackling what to put on the plates of observant Muslim and Jewish Schoolchildren, who by tradition don’t eat pork. The proposal by lawmaker Yves Jego to serve vegetarian meals as the mandatory …

6 Things That Happen To Your Body When You Go Vegetarian

… professor of nutrition at Boston University. “Nothing dramatic is going to happen biochemically.” Of course, “nothing dramatic” doesn’t mean you won’t benefit. Check it out: You May Lose A Few Pounds Neal Barnard, MD, adjunct associate professor of medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC, and president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine—a group he founded to promote a plant-based diet for disease …

Stories from a Peripatetic Kitchen – The New Indian Express

… in Poona; masala paranthas that Rukmini and her sisters took to School to give away on Pound Day, the sticky coconut toffee made every Diwali, the bondas served at the mobile canteen on Marina beach, and so on. “I basically followed the chronology of my life,” says Rukmini over e-mail. “For me food and the cooking and eating of it are intimately connected with occasions in life, with people and places. So, the stories and the recipes flowed easily one to another,” she adds. To continue …

Seven reasons why India needs eggs on the menu of midday meals

… child nutrition: the mid-day meal scheme and anganwadis (for pre-School children under the age of six). 1. Eggs are among the most nutritious food items Here’s a comparison of the nutritive content of eggs and some vegetarian options of roughly similar cost. Need one say more? One serving provides… Source: nutritiondata.self.com. % refers to recommended daily allowance met. Note: Eggs are sometimes criticised for their fat content, but most young children in India need more fat. Aside from …

Eating local, thinking global: L.I. chef and food activist Bhavani Jaroff | Long Island Report

  By Natalia Orozco | June 7, 2015 Let’s face it: eating well when there’s a dollar menu and a Starbucks around every corner can be hard. Inspiring other people to do it also? Well, that’s an even greater undertaking. Now add motherhood, a Master’s in Education, and an extensive resume of kitchen experience to the mix and you have Bhavani Jaroff. The 58-year-old, Roslyn native is a woman on a mission, and it all started back in high School. “I’ve always been interested in food, …

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 …

Packaged foods go vegetarian

… like Boca from Kraft Foods, Northfield, Ill., and MorningStar from Kellogg Co., Battlecreek, Mich., are expanding their offerings in order to increase market share and appeal to a greater consumer base. In describing the DGAC report’s unprecedented vegetarian-focused advice, co-author Frank Hu, a professor of nutrition and epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, says, “It’s a breakthrough that would cause a paradigm shift in eating patterns with an …

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

… be learning from them and focusing on enjoying more plant-based delights. I personally try to eat vegetarian two to three times a week. “It will save you a load of money and it challenges you to be more creative but it’s been an absolute joy.” Oliver, who turns 40 next week, wrote about the topic during a discussion on parenting website Mumsnet. He is promoting his upcoming Food Revolution Day, which is part of a global campaign to put compulsory food education on the School curriculum. …

– Maine woman founded church, converted followers to vegetarianism

… William David Barry with the Maine Historical Society. “And she’s certainly one of the most important health advocates from Maine.” When she was a few years old, White moved with her family to the corner of Spruce and Clark streets in Portland’s West End. Levterov says she likely attended the former Brackett Street School, now home to the Fresh Approach market. Her formal Schooling ended at age 9, when an older girl threw a stone that struck her in the head, knocking her unconscious. The …

“Vegetarian” Cocoa Puffs: Boston School Cafs on the Front Lines of the Food Wars – NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly

By Susan Raab, Posted 18 March 2015 School lunch is big business, and the meals provided by School cafeterias are both critical for some students and challenging to fund for School districts that supply them. Debates have raged nationally for decades about which foods to serve, whether to supply hot meals as well as cold, and how to entice kids to make better food choices in the lunch line. First Lady Michelle Obama has made the fight to provide healthy meals in School her cornerstone …

Alert: A vegetarian diet’s hidden gifts and super traps – Idaho Press-Tribune: Members

… or vegan diet. Researchers at George Washington University School of Medicine found that you may drop 7.5 to 10 pounds relatively quickly without counting calories. However, you need to realize that you can go all-veggie these days and still end up eating nothing but nutritionally deficient, processed foods that won’t reduce belly fat, give you more energy or help you lose weight! A healthy vegetarian diet focuses on foods with lots of nutrients, fiber, healthy fats and no added sugars and …

Sweet potato casserole; artichoke Caesar dip – The Auburn Villager : Opinion

By Jacquelyn Horne, posted March 5, 2105 The various food lifestyles people choose to follow always interest me. I know I have spent an enormous amount of time getting my arms around Rick’s Celiac diet. With the addition of a diabetic diet, I am truly over the top with massive confusion. I never thought about adding another special diet into the mix until I found out a friend from high School is struggling with his teen daughter who is trying to become a vegetarian. Dad is a die-hard meat …

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

… 20% less at risk than those where it made up less than 45% of their diet. Lead researcher Dr Camille Lassale, of Imperial College London’s School of Public Health, said: “Instead of drastic avoidance of animal-based foods, substituting some of the meat in your diet with plant-based sources may be a very simple, useful way to lower cardiovascular mortality.” The research took account other factors such as age, smoking and obesity. It comes just days after a study found drinking three cups …

Second Public School in the U.S. Goes Vegetarian | Ecorazzi

BY NATALIA LIMA FEBRUARY 12, 2015 Following the footsteps of a public elementary School in Flushing, Queens, another public School in New York City has decided to go vegetarian. The Peck Slip School in lower Manhattan announced Monday that it will only be serving students plant-based meals due to its benefits not only for the kids but the planet as well, becoming the second non-charter public School in the U.S. to do so. “We decided to implement the vegetarian menu because of the health …

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 | …

Vegetarian tagine recipe will make believers out of carnivores | The Miami Herald

Since I grew up in a half-Sephardic household, traditional Jewish foods meant to me something different from what they meant to my mainly Ashkenazi Hebrew School classmates. Sephardim are Jews that settled in Southern Europe and Northern Africa after the Diaspora . Ashkenazi Jews are from Eastern Europe and Russia, and they make up the vast majority  of the American Jewish population. As opposed to heavily Russian-influenced  Ashkenazi fare, Sephardic food takes on a Mediterranean flavor, …

Being a teen vegetarian doesn’t limit options – Entertainment & Life – The State Journal-Register – Springfield, IL

… farmers overfeed their chickens or pump steroids into them so the breasts have more meat. They grow so fat that they can no longer walk. Most of us never think about that while chowing down on a pack of McNuggets. For some vegetarians, giving up meat doesn’t have to be about loving animals. Choosing alternative protein sources could be about just trying to eat healthier or lose weight. Ryley Roesch, a 15-year-old sophomore at Sacred Heart-Griffin High School, has been a vegetarian for seven …

VEGETARIAN CHOICES EVERYONE CAN EAT

Waterloo Region Record Liaison College Kitchener is the premier culinary School in the Kitchener area, a place where potential chefs can learn all there is to know about food preparation. One of the most important lessons they teach is that everyone has a different opinion on what constitutes good food and, more importantly, what foods are actually part of a good, healthy diet. Vegetarianism for example, is an ever-increasing practice for people who believe eating meat is either unhealthy or …

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