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Jharkhand govt to join go-vegetarian campaign for animal rights

By Sanjoy Dey, Hindustan times, Ranchi | October 4, 2015 A non-government organisation and the state animal husbandry department will launch a campaign in Jharkhand on Sunday to protect animal rights and appeal people to turn vegetarian. Helping Organisation for People, Environment (HOPE) & Animal Trust in association with the department will organise a rally as part of the World Animal Day (WAD), which will be observed for the first time in Jharkhand and Bihar. More than 200 people, …

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

By Lynn Griffith | October 4, 2015   The Vegetarian times Study reported that 7.3 million Americans are vegetarian and an additional 22.8 million Americans follow a vegetarian inclined diet.(1) The vegetarian diet has been continually growing in popularity.  Vegetarians have a lower risk of developing heart disease, colorectal, ovarian and breast cancers, diabetes, obesity and hypertension.  The diet is typically low in fat and high in fiber, though it is possible to eat excessive amounts …

Is France finally set to embrace vegetarianism? – The Local

By Oliver Gee (www.thelocal.fr) | October 1, 2015 Life has always been hard for vegetarians in the land of steak tartare, foie gras and boeuf bourguignon but the times they are a changing. The vegetable enlightenment has finally reached France, but how far will it go? Ask any vegetarian in France about their dining lives and they’re bound to tell you two things – Firstly “It’s difficult” and secondly, “it’s a hell of a lot better than it used to …

7 ways to make family dinners work when your child is a vegetarian – The Washington Post

By Aviva Goldfarb | August 26, 2015 If your child decided to become a vegetarian, would you be a) Shocked? b) Thrilled? c) Horrified? d) Overwhelmed? When our daughter Celia was young, her favorite meal was steak. I’m not a big meat eater and as the main family cook, I only made meat a couple of times a week. But if Celia had her way, our dinners would have alternated between steak, pasta and chicken drumsticks. When Celia was 10, she dabbled in vegetarianism, inspired by a close friend and …

Practical Nutrition: Making nutritious vegetarian meals – Richmond Times-Dispatch: Practical Nutrition Advice With Mary Jo Sawyer

… “The creamy texture comes from the proportions and the slow churn of the gelato process, which incorporates very little air.” To continue reading this article and to access the recipe, please click on this link: Source: Practical Nutrition: Making nutritious vegetarian meals – Richmond times-Dispatch: Practical Nutrition Advice With Mary Jo Sawyer …

Teeth found near Tel Aviv point to a new prehistoric human species – Israel Culture, Ynetnews

… additional surprise is that prehistoric man was mainly vegetarian and not carnivorous. The cave is 10 meters deep and its surface area is approximately 300 square meters. Researchers have been sifting through it for some 15 years to discover remains from prehistoric times. The ancient teeth were discovered by scientists from Tel Aviv University and other research institutions in the world. Their examination revealed that they belong to a type of prehistoric man that lived in Israel, and that …

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

By Jemma Buckley | May 13, 2015 London – He says success in mastering his recipes lies in the timing.And it is just as vital an ingredient for Jamie Oliver in building his business, it seems. The celebrity chef has come out in favour of a vegetarian lifestyle – just ahead of the launch of his vegetarian cookbook. He has revealed he tries to be vegetarian two or three times a week, and said adopting such a lifestyle would save people “a load of money”. He described the experience as …

Chinese classic goes vegetarian with ease

Mapo tofu, that aromatic dish of braised tofu with minced pork (sometimes beef) in a deeply savoury sauce, is a wildly popular menu item in many Chinese restaurants. I gladly order it whenever possible. Just a spoonful or two with steamed rice makes a pleasant beginning to a multicourse meal. At home, though, mapo tofu can be a light meal on its own. If you need dinner in a hurry, you’ll find it makes a rapid transition from wok to table. Though the dish is complex in flavour, the …

Mapo Tofu Goes Vegetarian – NYTimes.com

  By David Tanis | April 17, 2015 Mapo tofu, that aromatic dish of braised tofu with minced pork (sometimes beef) in a deeply savory sauce, is a wildly popular menu item in many Chinese restaurants. I gladly order it whenever possible. Just a spoonful or two with steamed rice makes a pleasant beginning to a multicourse meal. At home, though, mapo tofu can be a light meal on its own. If you need dinner in a hurry, you’ll find it makes a rapid transition from wok to table. Though the dish …

Vegan or vegetarian pho recipe – Telegraph

By Uyen Luu | April 9, 2015 With ginger, fennel and pak choi leaves, this vegetarian Vietnamese broth is bursting with flavour. Pho is a national favourite breakfast dish among Vietnamese people. The Buddhist sector of the population tend to be vegetarian or vegan at many times throughout the year, but they do not miss out on the seductive power of pho, which wakes the senses for a great start to any day. This recipe can be made with chicken stock, and cooked meat can be added to the bowl. Fish …

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

… Still conscious, they’re hung and shackled upside down, at times breaking wings or legs. They go through an electrified “stun” bath, but some scientists say the shock might not render them unconscious. A saw slits their throats at a clip of about two birds per second. And when things go wrong — a bird raises its head above the stun bath or jerks and evades the saw — they could end up scalded alive in a vat. An undercover investigator’s video released this month by Mercy for Animals, …

Brunch at Tree House: Vibrant Vegetarian and Vegan Plates, Cocktails and Doughnuts | Riverfront Times

… substituted in many dishes for a vegan alternative — the dish is light, lacking the weight of standard breakfast plates. Even though this is a review of a Restaurant, I have added this article for the images – they may give you some wonderful serving ideas. To continue reading this article, click on this link:  via Brunch at Tree House: Vibrant Vegetarian and Vegan Plates, Cocktails and Doughnuts | Riverfront times. …

A perpetual quest for the perfect veggie burger | The Japan Times

… Island Veggie in Hiroo (islandveggie.com) has an extensive list of vegetarian burgers on its menu. Burger-craving moments often arise unplanned and can happen in any neighborhood, so luckily two large chain restaurants offer a veggie option. Freshness Burger does a delightful vegetable bean burger (which I’ve had a few times on the run), and they offer a variety of toppings to suit your fancy. Then there is the kinpira (sautee and simmer style) rice burger from Mos Burger — a fun variation …

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

… definitions in this debate have over the years often gotten blurred, ranging from condiments being claimed as nutritional to potato lobbyists fighting to keep their starch firmly on the menu. There’s the battle over pizza, currently one of the most popular school menu items. According to an article last fall in the New York times, “Schools purchase more than $450 million worth every year.” Before stricter guidelines, it was acceptable to “market pizza slices as a product containing …

Commentary: Going vegetarian, buying Fair Trade are starts – Daily Pilot

… Angeles times investigation examined Agricola San Emilio in Mexico, a farm responsible for much of the produce found at Walmart, Olive Garden and Safeway. The journalists found that farm workers are held in labor camps for months while camp bosses illegally withhold pay. Workers were told they would be paid after three months in order to keep them working during peak harvest, but many returned home to their families without having received the promised wages. While many U.S. apparel and footwear …

Are you tired of bone broth? Try this vegetarian sweet potato broth instead. – The Washington Post

Food trends seem to come at the speed of light nowadays. You hear somebody mention the words “bone broth,” and you think, “Isn’t that just stock?” The next day you hear it mentioned about a dozen times on Twitter, and you read a piece emphasizing that it’s so much more than just stock, and the day after that you hear a story about it on the radio explaining that it has to include vinegar, and you spot it on a restaurant menu and see it in little aseptic packages in the supermarket. A …

Paleo eaters need to start grappling with issues of sustainability : TreeHugger

… in a way that restores soil fertility and reduces the need for water, pesticides, and grain feed. This kind of meat production is ethically superior to the Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) that stock most supermarket meat counters. But the reality is that buying pastured, grass-fed meat is far more expensive than buying CAFO meat, and to maintain the sort of eat-meat-multiple-times-a-day model suggested by the paleo diet would probably push it well beyond the means of normal …

Inspired by Jane Goodall, Vincent Tan says he is going vegetarian | Malaysia | Malay Mail Online

… standing ovation from the audience, Tan decided to pay tribute to her in a spontaneous speech. He had everybody in stitches when he said he was not very familiar with her work and had to Google her. Tan also noted that Goodall was “not going to be very popular with oil palm plantation owners and timber tycoons.” IN THE GALLERY Members of the audience are enraptured by the talk given by primatologist Jane Goodall titled ‘Reaasons for Hope’ at Berjaya times Square, January 30, …

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

… of taking your car off the road for 320 miles, a 2011 Environmental Protection Agency study estimated. The message is getting through. Some 41 percent of home cooks say they are trying to cut back on meat, according to an online survey by the Meatless Monday campaign. via No meat? No problem: Vegetarian recipes the whole family will love | Things to do in Tampa Bay | Tampa Bay times. …

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

It’s time for New Year’s resolutions, particularly those about our health. Although gun violence remains the leading cause of death among young people, our most dangerous weapon is still our fork. Forty-five times as many people die of chronic diseases linked to a diet containing animal products, sugar, and salt. Hardly a month goes by without another study linking consumption of animal products with obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, stroke and certain cancers. No …

A study proves that plant-based diets are a healthy way to shed weight – Miami diet and exercise | Examiner.com

… also referred to as pescetarians. They were allowed to eat all the fruits and vegetables, plus fish. The fourth group ate a semi- vegetarian diet. They were allowed to eat chicken up to five times a week and red meat once a week for protein. They could eat fruits and vegetables liberally. The fifth and last group ate an omnivorous diet. They were able to eat whatever foods they wanted- fruit, vegetable or meat products. via A study proves that plant-based diets are a healthy way to shed weight …

Meatless Monday to help the Earth | Care2 Healthy Living

… especially inefficient use of our water supplies. As an example, producing one gram of protein from beef requires four times more water as is needed to produce one gram of protein from vegetables. This usage puts a strain on our limited freshwater reserves, which could alternatively be used to grow additional plant proteins, or to provide drinking water in drought-prone areas. 3. Help reduce fossil fuel dependence If you’re a proponent of curbing our reliance on fossil fuel by supporting …

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

… Specifically? Researchers at Loma Linda University explored the relationship between dietary patterns and mortality rates among men and women of the Seventh-day Adventist church in both Canada and the United States. Between 2002 and 2007, over 73,000 people ages twenty-five and older were asked to record their normal day to day food intake. (3) Almost 50% of the subjects were meat eaters who consumed red meat, poultry, milk, fish, and eggs several times a week. Only 8% of the group were vegan, …

Vegetarian lifestyle good for environment – The Morning Call

… to remove carbon dioxide, but most of the world’s rain forests have already been cleared to grow soybeans and to raise cattle. Cattle alone produce 130 times more waste than all of the people in the U.S. What happens to it? With all its toxins, bacteria, growth hormones and antibiotics, cattle waste goes into the soil as well as into creeks, rivers and finally into oceans. Much of it gets reused on farmland as fertilizer, without purification. In the oceans, it leads to dead zones where …

Martha Rose Shulman offers tips on vegetarian cooking

… month, and writes the “Recipes for Health” column for the New York times. Now living in Los Angeles, Shulman has family roots in Minnesota, with a parent from each of the Twin Cities and a brother still here. Her late father, writer/humorist Max Shulman, wrote the short stories and screenplay for the TV series “Dobie Gillis.” Martha Rose Shulman will be in town for a book signing and class on Saturday at Cooks of Crocus Hill in Edina. Click here for the full …

Learning how to be vegetarian without being a jerk about it

I really enjoyed reading this article; it’s two pages long, but full of insight. I recommend you read it if you are struggling with the ethics of your food intake. Click on the link below for the full article written by Bree Davies.   Many times in my life, others have assumed I was a vegetarian. At a work function or a family dinner, someone would attempt to pass me some kind of animal product, only to pull back the offering abruptly and say, “Oh, I forgot. …

How to deal when your child wants to be a vegetarian

… protein are nutrients essential to growth and development – and animal products are a great way to get these into kids,” she explains. “Giving them just a plate of vegies, or letting them eat cereal three times a day won’t meet their nutritional requirements. Parents are going to have to think about what they’re feeding their kids.” There’s also the emotional aspect of dealing with a child who decides to become vegetarian, Di Prima acknowledges. Continue reading this article by …

Nutrition Know-How: The components of a vegetarian diet

… techniques such as soaking and sprouting beans, grains, and seeds, and the leavening of bread can help enhance iron absorption. Because of the lower availability, the recommended amount of iron for vegetarians is 1.8 times those of non-vegetarians. Calcium Many vegetarians meet their calcium needs through calcium fortified foods, such as cereal and orange juice. Some other good dietary sources of calcium for vegans are green leafy vegetables such as broccoli, collards, kale, and bok-choy. As you …

EarthTalk: Meatless substitutes expand as more people go vegetarian

Aside from its brutal treatment of livestock animals, the meat industry is no doubt one of the worst offenders when it comes to the environment. Producing one kilogram of beef requires 150 square meters of land and 15,000 liters of water, most of which is used to grow feed for the animal. That same kilogram generates 27 kilograms of climate-altering carbon dioxide, the equivalent of driving a car more than 100 miles. Indeed, beef has 13 times the carbon emissions of an equivalent amount of …

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