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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 …

Meatless Monday: An elegant vegetarian burger – Entertainment & Life – providencejournal.com – Providence, RI

By Kristen Hartke, The Washington Post | July 6, 2015 Former “Top Chef” contestant Spike Mendelsohn’s Prez Obama Burger is the most popular burger at his Good Stuff Eatery restaurants. The original is laden with applewood bacon, Roquefort cheese and horseradish mayo. This vegan version by Todd Gray, chef-owner of Equinox, is a testament to the flavor and texture that can be achieved with alternative ingredients. It has a triple shot of low-fat protein in quinoa, black beans …

Charles Krauthammer: A vegetarian future – Fayetteville Observer: National Columns

By Charles Krauthammer, Washington Post columnist | May 9, 2015 We often wonder how people of the past, including the most revered and refined, could have universally engaged in conduct now considered unconscionable. Such as slavery. How could the Founders, so sublimely devoted to human liberty, have lived with – some participating in – human slavery? Or fourscore years later, how could the saintly Lincoln, an implacable opponent of slavery, have nevertheless spoken of and …

Weeknight vegetarian: Peel a plantain, elevate a taco | canada.com

By Joe Yonan | April 21, 2015 A day in which I learn a new taco-filling idea is a good day. I have my standbys, including lentils and other beans (black, pinto and garbanzo), squash, greens, corn, poblano peppers, sweet potatoes, eggs — in various combinations and with countless nuts, cheese, herbs, condiments and other add-ins. And I love them all. But when you make tacos as often as I do — at least twice a week — any revelation is cause for celebration, or at least gratitude. 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 …

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 …

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

… Randall Williams’s new cookbook, looking for ideas, and I saw the most beautiful soup, made of sweet potatoes, kale and black-eyed peas. But the sweet potatoes weren’t in big chunks, like the carrots. They had been pureed with a lot of water, making a beautiful orange backdrop for the chunky soup. Joe Yonan is the Food and Dining editor of The Washington Post and the author of “Eat Your Vegetables: Bold Recipes for the Single Cook.” He writes the Food section’s Weeknight …

Meals on Wheels adds vegetarian options to menu

Meals on Wheels People will launch a daily vegetarian meal option for homebound clients beginning Monday, Jan. 19. Vegetarian meals have been available at the organization’s 34 neighborhood dining centers for several years, but not in the packaged meals delivered each day to senior citizens and others. “We are receiving more requests for a vegetable-based diet from our homebound clients,” said Suzanne Washington, Meals on Wheels People executive director. “We deliver nearly 3,000 meals …

Weeknight Vegetarian: The freezer — and home-cooked beans — come to the rescue – The Washington Post

… takeout on the couch as I recovered, and ready to (gently) get back into the kitchen, I had some options that didn’t require a trip to the store or an order from a grocery delivery service. Click on the link below to continue reading this article. Joe Yonan is the Food and Dining editor of The Washington Post and the author of “Eat Your Vegetables: Bold Recipes for the Single Cook.” He writes the Food section’s Weeknight Vegetarian column.  via Weeknight Vegetarian: The …

What will it take to downsize the American meat habit? | The Christian Century

… Agriculture’s dietary guidelines restrict their official purview to nutrition; they don’t address the other considerations that go into food choices. But last week, AP reported that this year’s update to the USDA guidlines might include a focus on environmental sustainability—specifically, as a reason to eat less meat. Well, not if the beef industry’s lobbyists have anything to say about it. And in Washington, they have a lot to say and powerful contacts to say it …

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 | …

Ottolenghi’s new vegetarian cookbook packs Plenty More Mideast punch – Modern Manna Israel News | Haaretz

After much anticipation, Yotam Ottolenghi’s new book Plenty More: Vibrant Vegetable Cooking from London’s Ottolenghi (Ten Speed Press) finally came out last month. It’s a sequel to Plenty (Chronicle Books, 2011) which was crowned “vegetarian cookbook of the decade” by the Washington Post and is the London-based Israeli chef’s fourth best-seller, judging by its ranking on Amazon.com. As with all his former books, Plenty More has a strong Middle Eastern and Mediterranean emphasis, …

Talking to kids about vegetarianism – IOL Lifestyle | IOL.co.za

Washington – My husband and 10-year-old son went fishing this summer, and upon their return my son bounded in with enough fish to feed our extended family of 14, and then some. While beaming, he declared that although he enjoyed catching fish, he absolutely would not eat the ones he’d just caught. He explained that he would happily eat a fish bought from the store, but not one he saw swimming in the ocean hours before it hits the plate. I’ve got to love the boy and his …

A tomato tart satisfies a craving when the air turns chilly — and then when the sun returns

Deb Lindsey from The Washington Post has written the following article and provides you with a recipe for Mexican Tomato Tart With Cumin Pastry. Click on the link below to go there for more recipe ideas. I don’t know about you, but now’s about the time when I get a major hankering for tomatoes. I’ve held out most of the winter and spring, but now that we’ve had flashes of warm weather I’m craving the tang of those ripe fruits. The problem, of course, is that my desires aren’t …

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