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When I committed to eating this way, my energy levels substantially increased and I knew I was onto something.
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The substitutes are also delicious.
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Calling all vegetarians...this one's for you! We know how tricky it can be to whip up something packed with protein and super satisfying that will leave you feeling full. Eating vegetarian doesn't have to be restricted to soups and salads (although they can be delicious and filling). Lucky for you, we've got recipes that are hearty, delicious and easy to make. At last, a list of tasty recipes that even the most opposing meat-eaters and non-meat eaters will agree upon for lunch or dinner.
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Those who advocate for a vegetarian diet love to point out that vegetarians live longer and have a markedly lower risk of many common diseases, including heart disease, cancer and diabetes, than meat-eaters do. It's possible to enjoy many of the advantages of a vegetarian diet without completely swearing off meat and other animal foods.
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A well-planned healthy vegetarian diet can lower the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and various types of cancer. Even making small dietary changes, such as participating in meatless Mondays, is a great first step towards a more environmentally sustainable lifestyle.
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Seriously, you can buy a lot of vegetables with that leftover dough.
You know the winds of food change are upon us when a man known for his extensive ways with foie gras is changing his menu to be primarily vegetarian. French chef Alain Ducasse, who holds a total of 21...
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Maintaining an alternative food lifestyle while traveling in countries that do not understand or recognize vegetarianism as the moral/ethical/healthful imperative that it is to you, will always be a challenge. But there are ways to make it easier. After globe-trotting across every continent, 30+ countries, I've developed a few strategies to help keep my lean, mean, vegetarian machine meat-free on the hoof.
For anyone who follows a vegan or vegetarian diet, there's nothing more exhausting and repetitive than explaining to others why you eat what you eat. We all know vegetarian and vegan lifestyles have...
Call me an extremist. Say that I'm a hippy, vegan, vegetarian, fanatical, idealist. Tell me that these views are unrealistic and going to destroy the lives of countless farmers. It's hard to talk about eating animals without getting defensive, angry, sad and judgmental. Take a deep breath. Here are five facts about the consequences of being a carnivore.
One study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) found evidence that vegetarians have a slightly better chance at living longer than omnivores. So, should we all consider becoming vegetarians for the sake of a longer life? Not necessarily.
TORONTO - Leslie Beck has long been a proponent of the health benefits of a plant-based diet. But what really resonated with her when researching her latest book was the treatment of animals and the s...
I decided to become a vegetarian when I was 11. Two months ago I decided to eat meat again. Believe me: I did not make this decision lightly. The reason that I ultimately decided to make the switch was a belief that it was time to re-evaluate the decision of the 11-year-old version of me. Many people used to assume that as a vegetarian I was healthier. People fall into the trap of believing that cutting out one particular food group will make them successful in their quest to lose weight and/or get healthier, but that's simply not true.
Myth or fact: All vegetarians like to eat the vegetables the rest of us aren't eating. As it turns out, myth — a big one. Yes, eating soybean-based products to replace fatty meats is a healthier optio...
Meatless Mondays are about to gain in popularity. A recent infographic by grocery delivery program Door To Door Organics, found that Americans eat at least 12 ounces of meat per day, almost 50 per cen...
When it comes to vegetarian eating, many people are intimidated. It's a common misnomer that plant-based meals take more time to prepare, and are lacking in taste and nutrients. In fact, this couldn't be further from the truth. Use these five tips to add a little veggie love to your routine!
Public transit riders in Toronto have been coming face-to-face with farm animals thanks to an ad campaign that asks "Why love one but eat the other?" We expected strong reactions to the campaign and we got them.