Meatless Monday Articles
August 2nd, 2010
Recent findings from Imperial College London have given us another healthy reason to have a Meatless Monday. A five year study of over 370,000 Europeans found that meat consumption can help pack on the pounds. Even moderate changes in diet can increase one’s chances of maintaining a healthy weight over the course of their lifetime
July 26th, 2010
It’s never been easier to start a Meatless Monday with our new blog badges and toolkits!
July 24th, 2010
In his most recent Healthy Monday segment on Sunday Housecall with Dr. Isadore Rosenfeld, the good doctor praised MM founder Sid Lerner for bringing the connection between meat and preventable disease to the public’s attention
July 19th, 2010
Meatless Monday is catching on across college campuses. David George, the director of food services at Syracuse University has been working to bring Meatless Mondays to the school’s 19,600 students. He recently spoke about how this initiative promotes a healthy lifestyle while highlighting the department’s extensive plant-based offerings
July 12th, 2010
Following in the footsteps of San Francisco and Washington D.C., Cincinnati is set to become the nation’s third Meatless Monday city. Members of The Green Cincinnati Food Task Team are urging city council members to embrace the campaign in order to improve public health
July 5th, 2010
You probably know that reducing your meat consumption can cut your risk of chronic preventable diseases, and can lessen your impact on the environment – but did you know it can save you money as well? Whether at home, in supermarkets or in restaurants, starting the week by going meatless can really boost your budget!
June 28th, 2010
The Meatless Monday movement has found a home in America’s heartland. The First Universalist Church of Wichita, Kansas is spreading healthy, responsible eating through monthly Meatless Monday potlucks, readings and discussion. This community in the middle of beef country is changing diets and minds one delicious bite at a time
June 21st, 2010
As the Meatless Monday movement spreads across the nation, each state finds their own way of embracing the campaign. Meatless Monday has received a warm welcome in The Aloha State, where locals and vacationers alike look forward to starting the week with healthy Hawaiian fare
June 14th, 2010
The mayor of Croatia’s capital city has signed a declaration making Mondays meatless, bringing a better understanding of healthy eating to citizens of all ages.
June 7th, 2010
A strong article by renowned Washington Post reporter Jane Black chronicles the remarkable growth of our movement. From Taiwan to Brazil, UC Davis to Baltimore Public Schools, and in offices, restaurants and homes around the globe, people are cutting meat one day a week for their health and the health of the planet
May 31st, 2010
Japan has become the latest country to embrace the growing Meatless Monday movement! Students at four of Japan’s Ivy League colleges are hosting monthly ‘Veggie Monday’ parties to encourage the country to try more plant-based options
May 31st, 2010
For the past 30 years, Bloomingfoods Market & Deli has been feeding Southern Indiana. Aside from the co-op’s isles of fresh, whole food, Bloomingfoods nourishes the community by purchasing from local sources and offering cooking, gardening and health classes. In May the market added another component to their health outreach by committing to a Meatless Monday.
May 17th, 2010
Schools nationwide are using Meatless Monday to teach students healthy habits. Oakland Unified School District in California has just joined the growing movement by bringing Meatless Monday to their 85 elementary and middle schools!
May 10th, 2010
When it comes to meatless meals, it seems that some of us are still concerned about getting enough protein. Fortunately, going meatless one day a week can actually improve your protein intake!
May 10th, 2010
Given that celebrity chef Mario Batali is better known for his relationship with prosciutto than parsnips, last week’s announcement that all 14 of his restaurants are offering Meatless Monday options came as a surprise to many. The story has spread far and wide, as people of all culinary persuasions congratulate the chef for offering flexible choices that fit into a healthy lifestyle