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Meat Free Monday promotes healthy eating

Posted on: October 11th, 2012 by MFMadmin No Comments

New survey results show that the Meat Free Monday campaign has helped consumers incorporate healthier foods into their weekly routine. The survey was done by John Hopkins Centre for a Liveable Future and found that over a third of people aware of the campaign had decided to reduce the amount of meat they consume. From the…

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MacDonald’s to open up a Vegetarian Restaurant

Posted on: September 19th, 2012 by MFMadmin No Comments

The famous yellow arches have decided to go green in order to meet local tastes. MacDonald’s will be opening its first vegetarian restaurant near the Sikh holy city of Amritsar in northern India where religious authorities forbid consumption of meat at the shrine. The largely Hindu community abstain from beef as it is the meat…

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TAKE THE ANIMAL AID VEGAN CHALLENGE THIS NOVEMBER

Posted on: September 1st, 2012 by MFMadmin No Comments

If you are reading this page, you probably already know how delicious vegetarian food can be. So perhaps the next step for your dietary evolution is to go completely plant-based. If that is the case, the Animal Aid Vegan Challenge taking place this November is here to help you make the switch. The Vegan Challenge has been…

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Compare the Carbon Footprint of a Vegan Burger to a Beef Burger

Posted on: August 21st, 2012 by MFMadmin No Comments

Carbon Footprint of Food: Stopping Climate Change with Diet Change? Overview and Summary Introduction This summary presents an overview of WPF’s latest report evaluating the Carbon Footprint of plant- versus animal-based protein sources of nutrition. The findings are compelling as they demonstrate the exceptional and significant GHG reductions a worldwide shift from plant- to animal-based…

Having meat free days

Posted on: August 21st, 2012 by MFMadmin No Comments

Having meat free days or going vegetarian has many health benefits: REDUCE HEART DISEASE: Recent data from a Harvard University study found that replacing saturated fat-rich foods (eg. meat and full fat dairy) with foods that are rich in polyunsaturated fat (eg. vegetable oils, nuts and seeds) reduces the risk of heart disease by 19%….

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Jeremy eats meat less than four times a week

Posted on: July 21st, 2012 by MFMadmin No Comments

Well known for his work on radio and television, South African personality Jeremy Mansfield and his wife, Jacqui, a best-selling author, support Meat Free Mondays.  The pair is also well known for their Zhoozsh cook books.  Both believe a vegetarian lifestyle is healthier, more compassionate and benefits everyone and everything; people, animals and the planet….

Dennis Kucinich – Speaks Out About Being Vegan

Posted on: July 21st, 2012 by MFMadmin No Comments

Two time US presidential candidate and current Democratic Member of the House of Representatives, Ohio, Dennis Kucinich, who is a vegan himself, showed his full support. He recognized VEGAN EARTH DAY in a statement, delivered from the floor of the United States Congress, and documented permanently in the Congressional Record, declaring June 21, 2009, as…

Former US President Bill Clinton is eating a mainly vegan diet

Posted on: July 21st, 2012 by MFMadmin No Comments

Former US President Bill Clinton recently confirmed that he is indeed eating a mainly vegan diet. He says he is doing this for health reasons to help heal his body mainly his heart. He has also lost 24lbs from this diet change.What made him go vegan? According to this interview, Clinton has read many books…

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MFM Winner Announced Congratulations Chanté!

Posted on: July 21st, 2012 by MFMadmin No Comments

Chanté wins a 7 night stay for two at the 5 star, Big 5 Nambiti Plains Eco Lodge. The lodge specialises in healthy organic fine dining cuisine, with superb vegetarian options. Chanté was so pleased, and had this to say: “Since pledging my support to Meat Free Mondays about a year ago, serving vegetarian meals…