Go Meatless Monday — It’s Good for You, and Good for the Planet

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Weekly Features

Plant-based ingredients like lentils, chickpeas, dark leafy greens, chia and hemp seeds, and dried fruits all contain varying amounts of iron.
We’ve compiled a collection of simple plant-based and vegan recipes perfect for any celebratory meal.
Breakfast is all about fueling up for the day ahead. That means you want foods that will keep you satiated and satisfied; we’re talking protein, fiber, and complex carbohydrates.
This Monday, discover the secret to making the crispiest Buffalo tofu wings, the tenderest kale, the most delectable veggie chili, and many other plant-based and vegan dishes with our round up of cooking hacks, culinary tricks, and kitchen tips.
Many factors contribute to the health of your immune system, but vitamin C is one of the most important. When it comes to vitamin C, the Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for men is 90 milligrams (mg) per day, and for women, it's 75 mg.
Halloween season is here, so it’s time to bust out the bloody bandages, clean out the old cast-iron cauldron, and study up on your seances. There’s no better way to celebrate the scariest holiday of the year than with a proper Halloween bash (or monster mash, or graveyard...
In most cases, type 2 diabetes can be prevented by adopting simple lifestyle changes like more exercise, a healthier diet, and weight management.
The foods of autumn hold a special place in our hearts, and as the weather gets a little chillier, there’s nothing better than whipping up some warming seasonal specialties.

In the News

More couples are bringing date-night indoors. Indoor dates are often less expensive, healthier, and more convenient—especially when the activity for the night is cooking a plant-based meal. Cooking as a couple is nothing new, but, as an increasing number of people are foc...
Many people are looking to reduce meat in their diet, mostly for health reasons, but also due to the production restrictions caused by COVID-19, meat shortages are becoming more common, and people are starting to seek out alternative protein sources.
Livestock is the cause of one-fifth of all climate change causing greenhouse gas emissions, according to a 2014 U.S. land use study, with cattle taking the greatest toll on the health of the environment.

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Success Stories

Meatless Monday has officially arrived at the prestigious network of NewYork-Presbyterian hospitals, giving the hard-working staff and visitors at the Allen, Columbia, Westchester and Cornell sites new vegetarian choices every Monday.
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NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza, and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams announced that Meatless Monday will be expanded to all New York City public schools beginning in the 2019-2020 school year, reaching 1.1 million students every week.
A small but dedicated group can make a big difference in the fight against climate change; and that’s exactly what the community of Bedford, New York proved when they took on the Bedford 2020 Meatless Monday pledge and challenge.

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