Meatless Monday Articles

Study Says: Lose Meat to Lose Weight

August 2nd, 2010

Lighten up with Meatless Monday!!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

Toolkits: take MM matters into your own hands!

July 26th, 2010

Meatless Monday's new outreach toolsIt’s never been easier to start a Meatless Monday with our new blog badges and toolkits!

Dr. Rosenfeld says “Go Meatless Monday”

July 24th, 2010

Dr. Rosenfeld on Meatless MondayIn 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

Syracuse Shows us How to Bring MM to Campus

July 19th, 2010

Syracuse University Food ServiceMeatless 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

Cincinnati Poised to Be 3rd U.S. MM City

July 12th, 2010

City of CincinnatiFollowing 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

Is There Money In Monday? Go Meatless!

July 5th, 2010

Meatless Money!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!

MM Changes Hearts & Health in Kansas Community

June 28th, 2010

Unitarian Universalist Church of WichitaThe 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

Hawaii says aloha to Meatless Monday

June 21st, 2010

Curteich Linen Postcard Co. 1943As 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

Croatia welcomes Meatless Monday for better health

June 14th, 2010

Meatless Monday CroatiaThe 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.

The Washington Post refuels the movement

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

Japanese Ivies Grow Monday Movement

May 31st, 2010

Veggie Monday in JapanJapan 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

The Blooming Monday Movement Hits Indiana

May 31st, 2010

BloomingfoodsFor 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.

Oakland Schools Go MM

May 17th, 2010

Oakland Schools – CaliforniaSchools 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!

Meatless Monday Promotes Protein!

May 10th, 2010

v_protein_80x90When 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!

Batali Cooks Up Press for Meatless Monday Menu

May 10th, 2010

Mario Batali 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