Meatless Monday Articles
October 11th, 2010
Dr. Oz is a renowned cardiac surgeon, author and host of The Dr. Oz Show. Recently he has been speaking out about the health impact of excessive meat consumption and production. On his website and show, Dr. Oz has offered Americans suggestions on how to improve upon their omnivorous diets, including Meatless Monday
October 4th, 2010
The Franciscan Center of Baltimore has been providing emergency aid and outreach to their community since 1968. Last week, the center transcended their already tireless dedication to the city’s poor by instating healthy, Meatless Monday meals.
September 27th, 2010
Publishing giant Rodale is the company behind Women’s Health, Men’s Health, Prevention and a wide array of other wellness magazines. Recently, Rodale furthered their commitment to a healthy worksite by offering Meatless Monday meals in their corporate cafeteria. This weekly focus on plant-based options caused online editor Emily Main to ask herself, “Why Monday”?
September 20th, 2010
Across the U.S. and Canada, school districts and Universities are going meatless on Monday to improve student health and reduce their environmental impact. As the school year starts, we’d like to welcome the incoming class of schools who have joined the movement! Beginning this fall, six new colleges and four new k-12 school districts will be highlighting Meatless Monday options, bringing nutritious choices to tens of thousands of students
September 13th, 2010
Popularized in the last thirty years, low-carb diets have helped millions to lose weight. Some, however, assume that removing carbohydrates from their diet gives them license to pile on portions of meat with nary a vegetable in sight. While this may be a quick method of shedding pounds, recent Harvard research has shown that this philosophy will catch up with you in the long run
September 6th, 2010
As summer draws to a close, many of us are turning to our barbeques for one last celebration. Labor Day may mark the unofficial end of the season, but Washington Post writer David Hagedorn points out that it can also mean the beginning of a Meatless Monday tradition. So fire up the grill this week with some of our favorite outdoor dishes!
August 30th, 2010
Southern California’s Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens recently announced their decision to join the Meatless Monday movement! The sustainable eatery is one of many across the country that has taken on the campaign in recent months. Each Meatless Monday restaurant utilizes the campaign in their own, unique way, resulting in profitable health promotion that still fits their culinary culture
August 23rd, 2010
Chefs across the nation have embraced the Meatless Monday movement, and in turn customers, critics and the media have celebrated their success. Just this week TIME magazine took a look at six chefs that are pushing plant-based entrees and reaping the rewards. Special attention was given to Mario Batali, Wolfgang Puck and John Fraser, three restaurateurs who now go meatless on Monday.
August 16th, 2010
Change.org is a hub for all things activism. The site engages readers in issues ranging from homelessness to healthcare. David Orr, a chef and contributor to Chang.org’s Sustainable Food section, knew that it was not enough to simply tell people how to eat better, he had to provide them with the tools they needed to become active in the process. So Orr decided to bring Meatless Monday to Change.org
August 9th, 2010
Americans are always looking to get more for less, especially when it comes to food. Though we may think we’re getting a deal, this attitude has taken us down a road ridden with hidden costs, both fiscal and physical. Thankfully, all it takes is some simple swaps to get a healthy, satisfying, meatless meal without breaking the bank
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