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American Vegetarianism Has a Religious Past | Smart News | Smithsonian

… people’s health and morals were being eroded by sexual desire brought on by fatty, flavorful, meat-based meals. To fight what he saw as the decaying morals of American society, Graham devised a diet of appropriately bland food to get to the core of the problem, Adee Braun writes for The Atlantic. The core of his diet? The eponymous cracker, which Graham designed as a meat substitute for his followers, the Grahamites. The original Graham cracker was nothing like the sweet, …

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 …

– 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 …

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

… with a mixture of gases. Improvements in the lives of egg-laying hens show how much difference the public can make. After a campaign by the Humane society of the U.S. in 2008, California voters passed an initiative, which went into effect this January, requiring hens be raised in environments where they can move about freely. Animal advocates and farmers are still fighting over precisely what is required, but the hens are already better off. Michigan, Oregon, Ohio and Washington followed with …

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

By John Tyburski, Nature World Report, Posted March 16 2015 According to the American Cancer society, colon cancer is the third most common non-skin cancer diagnosed in the U.S. It is the second leading cause of cancer-related death in men and women, showing up in over 93,000 people each year. The lifetime risk for developing colon cancer is about one in 20. While the causes of colon cancer remain mysteries, many have speculated that diet plays a key role. New evidence suggests that diet and …

Portobello and Beans Vegetarian Chili, Meatless Friday

The Garden society at St. Francis Retreat Center in DeWitt, Michigan, had many volunteers and a core group of five women. The society began in 2005 and continues to this day. I retired from the group in 2013, leaving it in the competent hands of the dedicated Master Gardener, Ann. The garden society’s goal was (and still is) to build and maintain gardens of prayer and memorial on the 95 acre site. One of the first memorial gardens established in 2006 was the Stella Smythe Ornamental Grass …

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 …

Living life without meat

Have you ever thought of living a life without meat? We are a meat eating society with burger joints and barbecue restaurants at every turn. America is a country where large amounts of food and all-you-can-eat buffets are rooted in our “desire-to-have-more” culture. For Brenda Garza, eating a meatless diet for more than 40 years has been the healthiest choice. Garza is a registered nurse and registered dietitian at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center in Sebring. Though going vegetarian …

MuLondon Skincare Products Approved by The Vegetarian Society – PR.com

London, United Kingdom, September 01, 2014 –(PR.com)– MuLondon’s award-winning range of moisturisers and cleansers has earned the honour of displaying The Vegetarian society seedling symbol. This confirms that MuLondon products are free from animal fats or gelatine, contain no GMOs and are cruelty-free. Su Taylor, Press Officer at the Vegetarian society, said: “Well done to MuLondon Natural Organic Skincare for realising how important it is for customers to have clear …

National Vegetarian Week: Time to stop and think about food choices

… More and more people are moving towards a meat free diet and Lynne Elliot, chief executive of the Vegetarian society reckons “it’s never been easier”. National Vegetarian Week 2014, will take place from today (Monday May 19) until Sunday (May 25) and will see businesses all over the UK sharing and promoting their delicious vegetarian produce to everyone. Vist the site by clicking on this link: http://www.thejournal.co.uk/ …

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