Meatless Monday Articles

The Johns Hopkins Hospital Café Goes Meatless Monday

April 19th, 2010

Chef Shawn Fields and Robert Lawrence at The Johns Hopkins Hospital CafeOur academic partner, the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, has served as our scientific backer since our inception in 2003. On April 12th, John Hopkins further touted the benefits of going meatless on Monday by bringing the campaign to their hospital cafeteria.

The City by the Bay Embraces Monday

April 12th, 2010

Meatless Monday + San FranciscoSan Francisco is known for touting innovative cuisine and healthy lifestyles. This past week, the city by the bay raised the bar in both arenas by becoming the first Meatless Monday city! The resolution passed by San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors ensures that residents will gain greater access to healthy, meatless options while learning about the connection between what they eat and their health

Martha Stewart Gives Body + Soul To Movement

April 5th, 2010

body + soulIn this month’s issue of Martha Stewart’s Body & Soul magazine, author Jenny Rosenstrach tells readers how the Meatless Monday pledge helped her make more healthful choices. She offers tips on how to create fun meatless meals and encourages all of us to take the pledge!

Meatless Makes Perfect Cents

March 29th, 2010

a dollar's shadowHuffington Post contributor and blog editor Jennifer Grayson knows first hand that meatless meals are a delicious way to save money! Here she compares the costs of some of her favorite dishes

Heart Disease Study Says Steer Clear of Sat. Fat

March 29th, 2010

I <3 nutritionA recent Harvard study shows that cutting back on saturated fat does pay off; even a simple switch from saturated to poly- unsaturated fat has its benefits!

Renowned Restaurant Serves Meatless Monday

March 22nd, 2010

DovetailNYC’s Dovetail restaurant offers some of the finest new American cuisine in town, but their Monday menu is what truly sets them apart. Each week Dovetail offers a locally sourced, four-course Meatless Monday menu

Stringer’s NPR Radio Support Spurs Grassroots Movement

March 15th, 2010

Thr Brian Leher ShowManhattan Borough President, Scott Stringer, on NPR Brian Lehrer Show, called on NYC schools to go Meatless Monday. "We’re proposing it our public schools to expose children to different kinds of food,” says Stringer

Parent Power Wins Over NYC Schools

March 15th, 2010

PS 361: The Children's Workshop School, New YorkOne person who believes parents should make informed decisions about what their kids eat is Elizabeth Puccini, the parent who convinced The Children’s Workshop School to go Meatless Monday, the first school in NYC to do so

NYC school goes Meatless Monday, on NY1 TV

March 8th, 2010

PS 361 kids on NY1The Children’s Workshop School is leading the way in bringing Meatless Monday to NYC’s schools, according to news channel NY1. In fact, Meatless Monday was so easy to implement, that we encourage other schools to embrace the benefits of offering meatless options in your cafeteria!

Manhattan Goes Meatless?

March 1st, 2010

foodnyc_apple_160x180Manhattan Borough President, Scott Stringer, has embraced Meatless Monday – and is recommending that the NYC Department of Education institute Meatless Monday in all city public schools! Stringer praises the Baltimore MM program in his recent "Food NYC” report, noting that it teaches kids about the health benefits of eating less meat and more vegetables

You’ve Got AOL

February 22nd, 2010

Aol FoodAOL now promotes Meatless Monday! Celebrating 25 distinguished years as a leading global web services company, AOL shares the power and appeal of our movement in their soon-to-officially-launch Healthy Kitchen section. AOL highlights MM’s history, the many health benefits of eating less meat, and shares with its vast audience delicious meatless recipes

Tasty Techniques to Lower Salt

February 8th, 2010

Shake the salt habit!Two weeks ago the New England Journal of Medicine released a study that found cutting back on salt in our diet has the potential to prevent 32,000 strokes, 54,000 heart attacks and 60,000 cases of heart disease a year. This Valentine’s day the best thing you can do for your heart is cut the salt. But does that mean your candlelit dinner is destined to be bland

Bottom Line for a Healthy Heart

February 8th, 2010

New England Journal of MedicinePublic health advocates know all too well that prevention is a tough sell. That’s why the recent NEJM study is garnering unprecedented attention.

Meatless Means More Veggies!

February 1st, 2010

vitamin deficiency patient cartoonThe dreary cold of winter causes many of us to forego our normal diet and exercise routines —but poor diet and hibernative habits can lead to vitamin deficiencies. Before you reach for a highly processed food with added supplements, take a look at these common vitamin deficiencies and how you can combat them using plant-based whole foods! Incorporate a wide variety of veggies into your Meatless Monday this week for an added nutritional boost that’s sure to cure the winter blues

Mayors Join the Movement

January 25th, 2010

Mayor VillaraigosaThe idea of Meatless Monday is increasingly entering the public consciousness. Even more than the environmental reasons, people are talking about the health benefits of cutting back on meat. No less than the Mayor of Los Angeles, Antonio Villaraigosa, is only the most recent public official championing our cause. Similarly, Mayor Sheila Dixon of Baltimore announced a week of service projects in her city – kicking off the week with Meatless Monday!