Veggie Renaissance

Brits Cutting Back on Meat Eating




Gino Santa Maria/Shutterstock.com

In 2015, the World Health Organization labeled bacon, sausage, hot dogs and other processed meats with the same carcinogenic label as for cigarettes. According to the Mintel Meat-Free Foods 2017 Report, 28 percent of Britons have now drastically reduced their meat intake. Reasons vary.

About 49 percent of those polled that have given up meat or are considering it say they feel prompted by health warnings. Other motivators include weight management (29 percent), worries about animal welfare (24 percent) and environmental concerns (24 percent).


This article appears in the March 2018 issue of Natural Awakenings.

Edit ModuleShow Tags

More from Natural Awakenings

School Activities Can Foster Head Injuries

The beginning of the school year can create situations that invite concussion injuries for athletes participating in cheerleading, soccer, lacrosse, football and gymnastic activities.

Productive Sleep Sessions are Vital to Good Health

Getting a good night’s sleep is one of the most important things we can do for our mind and body.

Expert Help with Stressful Life Issues

Susan Curry, the founder of InteriorWerx, practices a modality of personal coaching and healing on a metaphysical, spiritual frequency.

The Resiliency Institute Opens Enrollment for 2019 Classes

Early bird registration is open at The Resiliency Institute, in Naperville, for 2019 courses that begin in February and March and meet once a month on a Saturday or Sunday.

Learn the Mystic Science of Creating Synchronicities

Her wisdom is a perfect convergence of two worlds, the worldly and the spiritual; and the scientific and transcendental.

Add your comment:
Edit ModuleShow Tags

See More »This Month

Sustainable Beauty at B.G. Organic Hair Salon

B.G. Organic Hair Salon, in Chicago, now offers a new type of organic hair color that is PPD-free, ammonia-free, certified vegan and cruelty-free.

Opening to Love Workshop

The Inner Metamorphosis University will conduct a workshop, Opening to Love.

Holistic Fair at Cayce Center in Des Plaines

The Chicago area Association for Research and Enlightenment (A.R.E.) will host a holistic fair in the Edgar Cayce Holistic Center.

Let’s Eat ‘Naked’

JOQ Café opens its first vegan restaurant in the LA Fitness Signature Club, located at 355 East Grand Avenue, in Chicago, on December 1.

Weber Receives Studio of the Month Recognition

Congratulations to Heaven Meets Earth Yoga, owned by teacher and Spiritual Director Lisa Faremouth Weber, which was named studio of the month.

Transcendental Meditation

Studies have indicated reduction in heart attack, stroke and death in subjects practicing Transcendental Meditation (TM).