“When I started my Meatless Monday posts three years ago, I wasn’t really sure how long I’d stick with it. For multiple reasons–nutritional, economical, and ecological–I wanted to commit to cooking one vegetarian meal per week. In a very short amount of time, I found myself eating approximately half my meals without meat and feeling healthier and happier than before. I’m a convert, for sure. So here I am, sharing yet another Meatless Monday yearly round up. I wouldn’t have it any other way.”
The average meat-eater in the U.S. is responsible for almost twice as much global warming as the average vegetarian, and close to three times that of the average vegan, according to a study (pdf) published this month in the journal Climatic Change.
People with type 2 diabetes who eat a diet high in salt may face twice the risk of developing cardiovascular disease as those who consume less sodium, according to new research.
People who run in their spare time, even if it’s not very fast or very far, tend to have a lower risk of dying from heart disease or from any cause than non-runners, according to a new study.
Shift workers, especially those who work rotating shifts, are at increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.
Study confirmed it helps regulate blood sugar levels, increases insulin sensitivity in people with more of it.