We're pleased to have with us again Monica Shaw, a freelance writer who specializes in science, health, fitness and food. She is the primary author of the website and blog, SmarterFitter.com.
In my last post I discussed some of the staples of the vegetarian diet. Today I delve deeper into the bowl of oatmeal and get into the specifics...
Peta's World Vegetarian Week
Yesterday was the kick-off to World Vegetarian Week, an effort sponsored by PETA to encourage more people to adopt a vegetarian lifestyle. Bruce Friedrich, a VP at PETA, has given a top-ten list for reasons you should consider going veggy, and we're sharing that summary here.
1. Helping animals helps the global poor
Potatoes really satisfy. Versatile, flavorful, and a great vehicle for this cheesy, broccoli combo that elevates the potato to a grand form. Ideal for lunch, the complex carbohydrates will give you the energy you need to tackle the rest of the day. So low in fat, it is suitable for Diabetics!