The media assignment was to reduce disease by having people eat 17% less meat. Instead of encouraging people to cut down on meat in the daily diet, the solution was to get people to not eat meat for one day a week, hence Meatless Monday. Cutting down on meat has numerous health benefits for the individual and, as the general public is becoming ever more aware, does much to reduce the bad effects on the planet.
In this TEDx talk Peggy Neu, President of The Monday Campaigns, tells how this….. “public health initiative that encourages organizations and individuals to use Monday as the day to start and sustain healthy behaviors. Meatless Monday, the first campaign launched in 2003 with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg Schools of Public Health, has become a global movement through viral dissemination by committed advocates and the participation of key influencers and organizations like Oprah, Mario Batali, Sodexo and a growing number of schools, companies, restaurants and whole communities. ” (from the youtube description)
Here is the answer to “What is Meatless Monday.
A short and very informative video explains what meatless Monday is and why it good for the person and the planet.
In the fall pumpkins, Brussels sprouts, and squashes are ripe and available. Sacred Chow chef-owner Cliff Preefer uses them in creative recipes that are added to the menu. He enjoys the opportunities to connect to the season through the foods he finds in the market and gets to be creative with for the people who will eat them. In mid October he used pumpkins in Danishes and a Latte.
The streets around the NYU campus near Washington Square are buzzing with new students coming, returning students and staff. This means it is almost the end of summer and the beginning of a school year.
Good luck to all the students in their studies and everyone who will be learning (that is everyone). It is exciting to think of all the things that will be created, discovered, and invented, in the next months. (If you have something you are doing that you want to tell the world about, tell us about it and you may be profiled by Sacred Chow. Use our contact page. )
When it is time for nourishment come to Sacred Chow at 227 Sullivan Street (just off West 3rd).
Call us at 212-337-0863 if you want your Sacred Chow prepared for you to pick-up or have delivered to your home or workplace.
We suggest that people who have a refrigerator ‘stock up’ on Sacred Chow vegan proteins that they can put into a sandwich or have in a salad. We make vegan proteins delicious and easy.
When you are planning your meals for the day or week and are thinking about healthy protein think about Sacred Chow. Sacred Chow tempeh, (not) meat balls, seitan, and nama gori tofu, are proteins that can be added to salads, rice, pasta, sandwiches, etc.
Our telephone number is 212-337-0863
Zagat Rated Vegan, Vegetarian, Organic, Kosher Restaurant in New York —-100% Plant based food.