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Frozen food fave Amy’s Kitchen opens drive thru

… varieties of Amy’s frozen products are sold around the world. “We feel it is important to know where our food comes from,” Amy’s website states. “We have earned a reputation in the farming community as the company with the most rigid standards for quality and consistency. This is as it should be.” Amy’s Drive Thru is a win for vegetarians and healthy eaters. Within the past 5 years, the number of Americans eating vegetarian diets has more than doubled. Source: Frozen food fave …

6 Things That Happen To Your Body When You Go Vegetarian

… prevention—recently reviewed all clinical trials of vegetarian diets in terms of weight loss. His findings, published this month in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, reveal that going green tends to lead to a lighter you—even if shedding pounds isn’t the original goal for going vegetarian. The average weight loss tracked by Barnard: 7.5 pounds. And the longer study, the greater the loss. You May Gain Some Healthy Bacteria In Your Gut—And Some Bloat, At Least At …

Step Aside Big Mac, Vegetarian Gets the Drive-Thru Treatment | The Range: The Tucson Weekly’s Daily Dispatch | Tucson Weekly

… Americans eats is based on convenience, late hours and low costs. If families, especially low to middle income ones, are going to be convinced to make the switch to vegetarian or partially vegetarian diets, they have to have an option comparable in price and ease. In comes a slowly, quietly growing idea of making vegetarian food as easy as pulling up to Burger King’s drive through window late at night. Outside Arizona, vegetarian fast food is gearing up to be supersized. On June 13, 2013, …

Why Aamir, Alia, Farhan opted for a vegetarian detox – Life and style

… insoluble forms, backed up with plenty of fluids. Non-vegetarian fare; however, contains very little natural fibre as compared to a vegetarian meal. It requires more time to digest, causing a load on the digestive tract and produces more acids which require a lot more fluid to neutralise and flush out. Hence, vegetarian diets work solely to detoxify the system when administered cleverly in the right proportions and quantities as required by the individual,” believes city-based lifestyle …

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

… developing cancers of the colon and rectum. The next best diet for reducing risk was the lacto-ovo vegetarian with an 18 percent lower risk. Vegans exhibited a 16 percent risk reduction, and semivegetarians experienced only an 8 percent risk reduction. “vegetarian diets are associated with an overall lower incidence of colorectal cancers,” wrote the scientists in a study report published in JAMA Internal Medicine. “Pescovegetarians in particular have a much lower risk compared with …

Protein Plus – Livemint

A study published in The JAMA Network Journals last year says that eating a vegetarian diet can help lower blood pressure. A year earlier, a report in the same journal had said vegetarian diets help reduce the risk of several chronic diseases, including hypertension, metabolic syndrome, diabetes mellitus and ischaemic heart disease. A growing body of scientific evidence indicates that wholesome vegetarian diets offer distinct advantages. So if one of your resolutions for this year is to give up …

Plant-based diets lead to weight loss, study finds | Stuff.co.nz

… that’s sustainable?” Levin said. The researchers reviewed 15 studies focused on plant-based diets, from vegan (no animal products) to vegetarian diets in which followers eat eggs and dairy products but no meat. Half the studies were intended to help participants lose weight; the others were to treat health concerns such as diabetes, chronic pain or arthritis. Obesity and overweight are linked to such diseases as Type 2 diabetes, heart disease and some cancers. Observational studies …

Need protein? Try these tips | Sandusky Register

At a time when more than a third of American adults are obese and childhood obesity rates are rising exponentially, more Americans are looking for meat alternatives in their dining choices. In fact, nearly 16 million Americans are vegetarian and about a third say they’re choosing vegan or vegetarian meals more often, according to a Harris Interactive study commissioned by the Vegetarian Resource Group. “Part of the reason this is going mainstream is that vegetarian diets are proven to be …

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

(TRFW News) Vegan and vegetarian diets are the recommended dietary choices for longevity and heart health. A low-fat whole foods, plant-based diet is now enthusiastically suggested for those managing or trying to prevent diabetes. (1,2) Recent research has found that most any form of a vegetarian diet, vegan or not, lowers adult mortality.  The key for longer life is to eat a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, and low amounts of animal products. (3) What Does the Research Say …

Nutrition Know-How: The components of a vegetarian diet

… of health advantages including lower blood cholesterol levels, lower blood pressure levels, lower risk of heart disease and a lower risk of type 2 diabetes. Below are some nutrients found in meat or dairy that are often misconstrued as lacking from  vegetarian diets. Protein Research indicates that an assortment of plant foods eaten over the course of a day can provide all protein needed in healthy adults. This fact shows that complementary proteins do not need to be consumed at the same meal …

Food Trends 2014: What’s New In The Natural Food World

The first four months of 2014 have passed much as expected in terms of food trends. Tacos and hybrid baked goods have shown some staying power, while lifestyle changes like vegetarian diets and less sugar are decidedly on the rise. Last month, the Canadian Health Food Association held its Food Expo in Vancouver, showcasing some of the up-and-coming items grocery shoppers will be seeing in stores over the next year. Katharine Herringer, co-founder of Multibird Branding, visits the Expo each year …

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