Vegetarian

Delicious Easter Recipes For Sunday's Feast

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Easter is upon us, and if you can spare a moment (or two) between egg rolling and Morris dancing you might get inspired by this lovely selection of Ea...

How I Lost 60 Pounds Without Dieting or Eliminating Food Groups

Nowreen Nazmi | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nowreen Nazmi

In my early 20s, a friend took me to her gym, where I decided to weigh myself. The number on the scale horrified me so much that I immediately started to make better choices around eating and continued to exercise almost everyday.

Impending Food Shortage: The Latest UN Report Cites Climate Change - But What About Meat Production?

Sue Cross | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK
Sue Cross

THE LATEST REPORT FROM THE UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change predicts a 2% drop in the world's agricultural crop yield every 10 years until the end of the century. There are dire warnings of food shortages.

My Mother. My Inspiration.

Elizabeth Kucinich | Posted 30.03.2014 | UK
Elizabeth Kucinich

It was the early 1990s. The recession had hit. Our house was in foreclosure, but mum was determined to make things work and to save our home. And she did! She established a healing practice and I watched the archetypal journey of the wounded healer unfold before me.

Simply Vegetarian Florentine Quiche Recipe

Holly Bell | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Bell

Is quiche not the perfect, universal crowd pleaser? It seems whenever I make it for a gathering it's Hoovered up way before everything else. I think it satisfies the angel and devil in all of us. Egg rich protein guaranteed to fill us up until the next available meal slot, combined with decadent cheese and cream.

Young People Want to Wear a Vegetarian 'Label' but Aren't Interested in an Education in Nutrition

Rob Blakeman | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rob Blakeman

We all take our joints for granted until or unless we have arthritis and by then unfortunately we are constantly aware of them because of the almost intolerable pain whenever we do anything. This is occurring at younger and younger ages in casual vegetarians because of a lack of quality protein amongst other things.

Vivienne Westwood Thinks Being Vegetarian Can Cure The Disabled

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK

Dame Vivienne Westwood has said that being a vegetarian can cure the disabled. Discussing the health benefits of choosing a veggie lifestyle, the f...

Indian Vegetarian Recipes: Savoury Yoghurt Kebabs And Blackberry Lassi

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Holi is one of India’s most energetic and vibrant festivals taking place on 17 March, traditionally celebrated by throwing bright paints and powders...

Colour Your Food Green For St. Patrick's Day - Without Food Dyes

Katherine Hackworthy | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Katherine Hackworthy

Instead of pouring bottles of food colouring into your cakes, cupcakes and treats, you can add some leafy greens and get a few extra nutrients into your desserts as well. These natural vegetable colourings can't be tasted and add a vibrant green hue, perfect for St Paddy's celebrations.

Vegetarian Taxidermists: How Does That Work?

Margot Magpie | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Margot Magpie

I get several vegetarians and vegans signing up for my taxidermy courses in London each week, which baffles people. How does that work? Being vegetarian and doing taxidermy do not seem like compatible lifestyle choices. Or are they?

More Drugs? How About Less Bacon?

Neal Barnard, M.D. | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Neal Barnard, M.D.

The fact is, roughly 90% of people taking cholesterol-lowering drugs do not really need them. Their cholesterol problem is caused by the cholesterol and animal fat in the foods they eat. If they were to eliminate animal products and other fatty foods from their diets, the problem would vanish for the vast majority.

One Very Good Health Reason To Go Vegetarian

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Vegetarians tend to have lower blood pressure, but with medical opinion split over why that may be, a Japanese research team undertook a study to find...

V Is for Victorious Vegetables

Sian Breslin | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

The Flexi Veggie regime involves eating meat or fish four or five days a week and then having 2 or 3 days of vegetarian or meatless meals. As proteins can be sourced from both animal and plants this makes it possible to obtain enough proteins from plants like legumes, nuts and seeds. And do you know what, it's really tasty!

Get Stuffed! Or How My Attempts At Taxidermy Fell Flat...

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

I’ve been a fan of taxidermy for as long as I can remember. Because who couldn’t be bewitched by Walter Potter’s kitten wedding or Polly Morgan...

Better Sex, Health And Moods: Reasons You Should Date A Vegetarian

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Despite recent findings that 30% of omnivores wouldn't date a vegetarian (talk about a kick in the face), it turns out there are plenty of reasons to ...

Do Young Vegetarians Know All Proteins Are Not Equal?

Rob Blakeman | Posted 30.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rob Blakeman

Fats in meat and eggs are best for dissolving fat soluble vitamins A, D, E and K which are used for keeping skin firm and preventing wrinkles, maintaining eyesight, sunlight tolerance good, lubricating joints and control blood clotting systems. Vegetarians are often deficient in the fat-soluble vitamins I have listed above. Conclusion, humans are meant to be omnivorous.

In Praise of Lecherous Men, a Wellington Without the Beef, Our Green and Pleasant Land

Samantha van Dalen | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha van Dalen

"My boyfriend bought me a vegetarian cookbook for Christmas...even though I'm not one," she laughed. Our eyes met and we smiled. Funny, but if a man I was hopeful about gave me a vegetarian cookbook for Christmas, knowing that I'm not one, I think I would run faster than you could say "Jack Rabbit".

The Real Cost of Food: Is Vegetarianism the Only Answer?

David Green | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
David Green

I fully accept that diet is a personal choice as is wasting our hard earned cash on food we throw away, but with less waste and even becoming part time vegetarians for at least three days per week, we can help preserve three of the planets most valuable assets.

Giving A Veggie A Bad Name

Esther Hayden | Posted 08.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Esther Hayden

Former Smith and Meat Is Murder singer, Morrissey has once again made his blinkered views known on meat eaters. Branding belief in the abattoir equal to support of Auschwitz, he has definitely taken a step in making vegetarianism appear like an extremist religion.

'I See No Difference Between Eating Animals And Paedophilia. They Are Both Rape, Violence, Murder.'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

We're not even sure where to begin with Morrisey's latest comments on animals rights. The former Smiths frontman, so well known for his aptitude i...

Tried And Tested: How Scary Is Facial Acupuncture?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

I’ve had acupuncture before but never in my face. And I’m not crazy about needles, but as long as I can’t see them I’ll be fine, I reason. (Be...

What the Angora Farming Exposé Means for Animal Rights

Maria Chiorando | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maria Chiorando

Since PETA's much publicised exposé on angora rabbit farming was released, several retailers have decided to stop stocking the product in their stores, which is good news, but it's likely that it's a calculated decision, now that the ugly face of the practice has been revealed to the public.

Put This In Your Mouth: HP Lovecraft-Inspired Meal Combines Turkey, Octopus, Crab & Bacon

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.12.2013 | UK

Horrify your guests this Christmas by serving them this culinary abomination. Combining a turkey with crab legs, octopus tentacles and bacon strip...

Going Vegan Like Beyonce?

Jasmijn de Boo | Posted 08.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jasmijn de Boo

'Vegans on ice'; 'I'm a vegan celebrity - get me out of here'; 'BBC Vegan Breakfast', 'The One Vegan Show'; 'Come Vegan Dining With Me' and 'ITVegan' have not yet caught on, but the news that Jay-Z and Beyonce have tried a plant-based diet has sparked a lot of interest and controversy.

Top (Admittedly Justifiable) Moans From Vegetarians On Christmas Day

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 09.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Vegetarians get shafted in a number of ways - either they're berated for not eating meat (proof: any episode of Come Dine With Me) or they end up with...