Tag: Meatless Monday
Since the start of this pandemic, and as coronavirus panic has escalated, there have been many touted treatments and cures. Some may have a scientific basis, though there are numerous bogus or downright dangerous ones as well.
One of the latest claims to capture headlines in the media is from well-regarded scientist Dr T. Colin Campbell who has drawn on his previous research to say that eating a plant-based diet is protective against COVID-19. Could this be true?Read more...
You’ve probably heard the recent hype about the plant-based burgers that have taken the fast food and grocery worlds by storm. There’s the Hungry Jack’s plant-based burger (the Rebel Whopper), the Impossible Burger, the Incredible Burger, the Beyond Burger, the Soul Burger and so many more.Read more...
Before you can answer that question, let us explain what a reducetarian is. Firstly, if you’re thinking to yourself not another diet to get my head around, then think again. This is not a diet, more a philosophy about food, sustainability and positive change.
The term reducetarian was coined several years ago and describes a growing movement of individuals who actively reduce the amount of meat and animal products in their diets. The concept appeals to many people, as it’s inclusive and attainable. It’s not just for vegans and vegetarians. It’s also for those who may not want to completely eliminate meat and animal products but still want to make a change.Read more...
Did you know that tennis champion Venus Williams is a vegan? We often associate sporting performance with a diet rich in animal meat proteins but now there are a number of high profile sports stars who are proving that plant-based diets can absolutely provide all the right fuel.
In Venus’ case, she made the switch when she was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease that nearly ended her tennis career. Unable to play and forced to withdraw from a number of matches, she eventually sought treatment and radically changed her eating habits. She attributes her plant eating ways with not only helping fight her condition but also giving her a newfound strength on the court.Read more...
Flexitarian is the new buzz word when it comes to how to eat. If you haven’t heard of it yet you will now, you might even be on one without knowing it!
The word basically means flexible vegetarian. The true vegetarians amongst you might find that odd – you either are or you aren’t – but with my nutrition hat on I think it’s generally a good thing.
It encourages those of us who choose to eat animal foods, especially meat, to opt for a few more vegetarian meals in our week and give a serious boost to our plant food intake.Read more...