Items Tagged ‘meatless monday’

To ease the transition to a plant-based diet, try these foods

July 18, 2018

To ease the transition to a plant-based diet, try these foods

By Ryan Hatoum rhatoum

Plant-based diets are associated with numerous health benefits, but it’s not so easy for meat eaters to suddenly drop foods they’re used to eating daily. Certain foods can help ease that transition, says UCLA senior dietitian Dana Hunnes, by providing nutrients and textures that are comparable to beef, chicken and other meat. If you feel […]

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Should I expand my Meatless Monday to include the rest of the week?

October 13, 2016

Should I expand my Meatless Monday to include the rest of the week?

By Roxanne Moster rmoster

With my stomach growling one recent Monday, I ended up at our hospital cafeteria for a tasty and filling lunch.  As I entered the cafeteria, I noticed a sign with the headline “Eat less meat.  Good for your body, your mind and your wallet.” Well, I’d heard of “Meatless Mondays” before, but never really stopped […]

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