Have you heard of the “Meatless Monday” movement?
The goal is to encourage people to refrain from eating meat one day a week.
The idea behind the movement is two-fold:
For our purposes, we’ll focus on reducing the risk of chronic health issues.
Many chronic health problems can be attributed to too much red meat and high-fat dairy and too little vegetables and fruits in the diet.
These chronic health problems can be very expensive to treat – and, more importantly, chronic diseases are the leading cause of death according to the World Health Organization.
So what health conditions might you help to avoid by adopting Meatless Mondays?
We invite you to give Meatless Monday a try with some of our favorite meatless recipes:
An internet search will provide more options for meatless meals. Some of our favorites include:
Meatless Monday was introduced in 2003 as a public health campaign and is now “celebrated” in 44 countries around the globe.