Go Meatless on Monday?
By Pierre Mouchette | Bits-n-Pieces
You have probably heard of Meatless Monday. If not, let me give a little background............. Meatless Monday is a non-profit initiative of The Monday Campaigns Inc. in association with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for a Livable Future. Meatless Monday was founded in 2003 and is part of the Healthy Monday initiative, which encourages Americans to make healthier decisions at the start of every week.
Friday is traditionally a meat-free day among certain religions. Monday is typically the beginning of the work week when most people get back into their weekly routine.
With the world population estimated to reach 10 billion by 2050, the current approach to food production is no longer viable. Research studies show that a reliance on animal products like dairy, beef, pork, and poultry is damaging the environment and negatively impacting personal health. Yes, these are serious issues, but Meatless Monday can be part of the solution to tackle this global problem. Need motivation?............... READ ON!
Animal products - eating animal products has scientifically been proven that it increases a multitude of metabolic and chronic health problems. Cutting out meat even for one day a week will improve your well-being:
Save the environment – there is an indivisible link between livestock production and environmental degradation. Reduction in the consumption of animal products can help stall the destruction of our oceans, forests, and atmosphere. Enjoying plant-based meals can help address climate issues, including:
Plant-based products - feel good about the food you eat while saving money. Have an abundance of delicious high-protein plant-based meals and dressings to satisfy cravings.
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