It’s Thanksgiving and stomachs are rumbling and roaring. The turkey is nearly done and your guests will be on their way soon but you have no sides! It’s turkey day, you need them like the deserts need the rain. What are your options? Pull off a holiday miracle or accept a disastrous defeat? I say you opt for a miracle and that miracle is some quick vegetable sides!
For many, choosing to buy fresh is associated with hunting your local market for the USDA ‘Organic’ label. And for most, this isn’t a chore that you look forward to. Well have no fear, organic foods are abundant and near. Since going organic I’ve found a few ways with quick online research and firsthand experience on how to shop around and on a budget (as a college student this is important). Here are a few…
Organic farms are becoming an increasingly popular place for the health conscious to buy their food. Eating food produce sold by organic farms boosts the local economy, reduces a carbon footprint and means eating healthier, seasonal foods. However, finding working farms specializing in organics sometimes proves a challenge, especially for people new to the organic game.
There are several ways people looking for organic produce, meats, and dairy products can find nearby farms, no matter where they live or how experienced they may be.
Health Reasons for Vegetarianism
This world of ours is growing smaller while the human eco footprint is growing larger. Nowadays eating meat is becoming a highly inefficient way to fuel the human body.
Governments across the world support the people’s choice in vegetarianism because it is the healthier choice for nutrition. Vegetarians enjoy a diet of healthy food that includes balanced nutrition and none of the foods that are unhealthy like processed and packaged foods containing excess salt, sugar, and fat. Studies have shown direct health problems associated with eating meat, so much that insurance companies are beginning to offer discounts for vegetarians.
Britain, China, and the World Health Organization (WHO) have all done extensive research studies with large populations. The studies show clear and conclusive evidence that vegetarianism is healthier than a diet containing meat. Vegetarians have less obesity, diabetes, cancer, and vascular disease as well as reductions in other health risks associated with a diet high in fat and cholesterol.