There is an undeniable connection between what we eat and our health, and in the U.S. it seems pretty clear that we need to rethink our traditional diets. It’s currently estimated that nearly half of deaths from heart disease, diabetes, and from stroke in the U.S. were tied to diet. On top of that, 69 percent of adult Americans are overweight and 36 percent are obese, not to mention about one out of six children and adolescents are obese.
The average American eats about double the amount of protein they need, two-thirds of which comes from animal sources – and […]
Many people are cutting out all kinds of meat from their diet today. But what drives the decision? Take a look at the top 7 reasons behind going for a vegetarian diet.
Environmental concerns is one of the reasons people are going for a vegetarian lifestyle.(Shutterstock) More and more people across the world are taking to a vegetarian lifestyle. Britain alone has 28% meat eaters reducing their consumption in the last six months, with 14% interested in reducing meat and poultry in their diets in the future, as claimed by industry analysts Mintel. Past research has shown that veggies […]
There’s a brand new label joining the ranks on the meat vs meat-free spectrum, and while it might sound like pseudo-science, the Reducetarian Movement has noble goals. But is it here to stay?
According to US founder Brian Kateman, Reducetarian-ism encompasses anyone who commits to eating less animal products (including poultry, seafood, dairy and eggs) regardless of the degree or motivation. That includes vegans and vegetarians, but also appeals to those unwilling or unable to adhere to an “all-or-nothing” approach.
Kateman coined the term when he decided to tackle the language surrounding “cheating” vegetarians or vegans – and those who occasionally […]
By now, most of us realize that including more plant-based food in our diets doesn’t mean we have to forgo our favorite breakfast meals — even those that are classically heavy on meat and eggs. Not only can you find vegan breakfast sausage in stores, it’s also easy to make your own at home using plant-based proteins like seitan. You can make plant-based varieties of bacon like Tempeh Baco n, Carrot Bacon , Mushroom Bacon , Rice Paper Bacon , and others . For eggs, you can recreate classics like scrambled eggs using tofu , and omelets can be […]
The campaign aims to wean people off dairy products. An initiative by the Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisation (FIAPO), #DontGetMilked is urging consumers to rethink their dietary habits and go vegan. The focus here is on dairy products and on weaning consumers off them. The campaigners say that they want to protect the rights of dairy animals, and to highlight the adverse implications of utilising mammals for dairy products as well as the impact of factory farming on the environment.
Using the online space as reach out to more and more people, the campaign reveals what it projects as […]