March 30 :: Meatless Mondays

The health benefits of eating flexibly vegetarian – or Flexitarian – benefits both your health and the environment. Livestock accounts for 18% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions and 8% of water use.

A completely meatless diet is 50% more effective at cutting CO2 than switching from a standard car to a hybrid. A flexitarian or vegetarian lifestyle reduces the likelihood of diabetes, heart disease, certain cancers, and obesity and your blood pressure, glucose, triglyceride, and cholesterol levels will plunge. Full-time vegetarians live roughly 3.6 years longer than meat eaters; simply reducing meat intake by one day a week increases those same benefits for flexitarians.

For recipes and information about adopting a flexitarian or vegetarian lifestyle visit this great site.



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