Vegetarianism

How Not To Reduce Meat Consumption

Jonathan Young | Posted 27.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jonathan Young

The preacher in the town square exists in all areas of life. You can find them in religion, in atheism, in politics, sport or anywhere else where passions run high. Often you'll find them in animal rights circles. Many a meat-eater has told me of a time they were verbally attacked or belittled by a vegetarian or vegan.

The Vegan Zombie Apocalypse

Maggy Whitehouse | Posted 04.06.2016 | UK Comedy
Maggy Whitehouse

I inadvertently cut my finger while chopping vegetables and didn't notice it until I had accidentally bled into the veggie bolognese. Which was to be eaten by a vegan. What to do?

Eating Meat Is Not Cool - But the Moves We Are Making Toward Plant-Based Living Are Certainly Hotting Up

Juliet Gellatley | Posted 25.03.2016 | UK
Juliet Gellatley

It's no surprise for most of us to be told that what we eat hugely influences the general quality of our health. There is also little shock factor in the revelations that the way we live has an impact on our environment - whether it be local, national or global.

One In Five Meat-Eaters Think Vegetarianism Is 'A Phase'

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

One in five meat-eaters think vegetarianism is "just a phase", a new survey has revealed. The study set out to reveal what meat-eating Britons thin...

How Healthy Is a Vegetarian Diet?

Hilda Glickman | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Hilda Glickman

A meat eater who eats some meat and lots of fruit and vegetables will have a better diet than a vegetarian who lives on pasta and cereals. Either way, the best diet is one where vegetables make up the bulk of what is eaten.

Five Things I Have Learned Since Becoming a Vegetarian

Jonathan Young | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jonathan Young

Before adopting a vegetarian diet a year ago I had a number of concerns. Would I be getting the right vitamins? Would I get bored of eating the same things? Would I always be hungry? Would I be judged by others? The journey has been interesting and rewarding. Here are some of the things I have learned along the way.

WHO Report on Carcinogens in Red and Processed Meat: Living With A Vegetarian Isn't Difficult

Rebecca Tracy | Posted 27.10.2016 | UK
Rebecca Tracy

Good gourd. Fresh red meat probably causes cancer and processed meat definitely does according to a new report by the IARC, a branch of the World He...

"Vegetarians Eat Chicken, Right?" - 10 Vegetarian Myths Busted

Wendy Graham | Posted 06.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Wendy Graham

In the interests of anyone thinking about becoming vegetarian, or any vegetarian tired of fielding questions, let's bust 10 of the most common myths about vegetarian living - from protein sources to health to the ultimate myth - "vegetarians eat chicken, right?"!

Raising Awareness vs. Doing the Thing for the Thing Itself (Cycling the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route)

Libby Blanchard | Posted 24.06.2016 | UK Sport
Libby Blanchard

For fun. For strength. To center myself within this world. To feel alive, to feel rain on my face and to sleep under the light of distant stars. To marvel at sunrises and fields of wildflowers. For the experience itself.

Vegetarian, Feminist Tibetan Monk Taking the US Ivy Leagues By Storm

Adele Wilde-Blavatsky | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Adele Wilde-Blavatsky

Who is this monk who, after visiting the headquarters of Google and Facebook, spoke about the need for a kinder internet culture? Why are so many people seeking his advice and inspiration in the 21st Century?

Vegetarian? You Need To Know About Protein-Combining

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

One of the main questions about vegetarianism that perturbs meat-eaters and would-be veggies is this: how do you get enough protein in your diet? W...

Vegan W*nker

Lee Kern | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Comedy
Lee Kern

There are so many questions you'll be asked once you go vegan - most of them ridiculous. Apparently, going vegan means you're instantly more likely to end up on a desert island and be faced with having to kill and eat something to survive. And yes - I would kick to death a Shetland pony if it was threatening me and my family and I'd exhausted all other options of compromise.

10 Shocking Facts That Could Turn You Vegetarian

AllTime 10s | Chris York | Posted 20.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you enjoy chowing down on a bacon sandwich then maybe this video will save your life and help cure world hunger. Then again, maybe it won't, bacon ...

Vegetarian Recipes That Make Meat Free Monday Worth It

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Who needs meat when you can eat glorious veg-filled dishes instead? That's exactly what the foodies behind Meat Free Monday are saying. If you fan...

10 Funny Quotes To Celebrate World Vegetarian Day

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Comedy

Happy World Vegetarian Day, world vegetarians! To celebrate, we've rounded up 10 of the finest, funniest things ever said about eschewing - rather...

Vegetarians V Meat Eaters: Who's Healthier?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Despite leading healthier lifestyles and drinking less than meat eaters, a study has revealed that vegetarians are less healthy and happier on average...

Simply Vegetarian Florentine Quiche Recipe

Holly Bell | Posted 24.05.2014 | 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.

Vegetarian Taxidermists: How Does That Work?

Margot Magpie | Posted 12.05.2014 | 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?

Surplus to Requirements

Ian Middleton | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK
Ian Middleton

As a humanitarian and an advocate for animal rights, I was saddened by the news that Copenhagen zoo finally carried out their plan to end the life of Marius the giraffe last Sunday, especially as an awful lot of people around the world had asked them so nicely not to.

That Danish Giraffe and the Questions It Raises

Annabel Burn | Posted 12.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Annabel Burn

I'm all for being a veggie, and am almost there myself, apart from the odd bit of wild pheasant or something. Something that has a happy life and a quick end. But I would kill a suffering animal in a heartbeat, and in fact have had old or physically suffering dogs put down , and have even killed a half alive squirrel recently.

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".

Beyonce- If I Were a Vegan

Victoria Martindale | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Martindale

It seems to be an endemic misunderstanding that veganism is what people eat, or don't eat, and that's all there is to being a vegan. Even Beyonce hasn't quite got the hang of the whole vegan thing.

Test-Tube Meat: Yay or Nay?

Bhanu Bhatnagar | Posted 06.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Bhanu Bhatnagar

The recent laboratory development of an in-vitro beef burger created from stem cells is causing quite a buzz amongst consumers. Most people's first reaction is one of disgust and trepidation. And then the many questions: how can I eat meat that was grown in a lab made possible only by human engineering?

Why Lab-Grown Meat Is the Future of Food

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 01.10.2013 | UK Tech
Ingrid Newkirk

On 5 August, a select group of scientists, members of the media and gastronomes will be invited to try their first taste of in vitro meat at a ceremony in London... It may surprise readers to learn that, among the funders of in vitro meat development in various countries - although not of this particular project - is Peta.