Meatless Mondays

@teamrose (1499)
United States
January 18, 2010 2:12am CST
Meatless Mondays is an international campaign the encourages people to cut out meat on Mondays to improve their health and the health of the planet. Reducing meat consumption by 15% (the equivalent of one day a week)lessens the risk of chronic preventable illness and has a strong positive impact on the environment. MeatlessMonday.com offers weekly meat-free recipes, articles, tips and news. Do you think it is a good idea to give up meat one day a week?
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5 responses
• United States
7 Feb 10
Awesome news. In my household to stretch our food dollars we have maybe three days a week no meat. It does take over 72 hours to digest and process a steak and potato combination. Thanks for the website I am always looking for new vegeterian type meals to serve.
@marguicha (101852)
• Chile
18 Jan 10
I don´t eat meat more that 2 or 3 times a week. But I would not do it on any special day, as I don´t feel flatteres that March 8th is International Woman´s Day. I think we must eat what we need (6 days of meat in a week is an excess) and we must respect women all year, not just one day. I love to cook and there are LOTS of good, filling and healthy meals that don´t have meat. I am not a vegetarian but I can make gourmet food with no meat. Just imagine a nice quiche with veggies, eggs and some parmesan cheese on top. You can serve a greek salad on the side and you will recieve applauses. Take care!
@maximax8 (28558)
• United Kingdom
18 Jan 10
I am vegan so I don't ever have meat. I go without meat 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and every single year. I am really healthy and care for the environment. I think it is wise for meat eaters to cut down on eating meat. Meatless Monday sounds like a great opportunity for lots of meat eaters.
@daliaj (5689)
• India
18 Jan 10
This is a new piece of information for me. Thanks for sharing it with Mylotters. I have a question for you. Do you think that avoiding meat will help in improving our health? I am a person who likes to have meat once or twice in a week, but not more than that. My husband has meat almost everyday of the week. He won't agree with me saying that meat is good for health and only rice and other carbohydrates are bad for health.
@myfb2009 (8304)
• Malaysia
18 Jan 10
Although i never heard about this meatless campaign in my country, but i do have this practice in my home. I had 6 days eating meat while a day is free of meat. Sometimes, we also don't eat meat on every meal, like mostly on breakfast time. I do agreed that eating too much meat will cause many kinds of chronic diseases in the long-term. So, it's good that we start to control our meat consumption before it's too late. So, happy to hear there is this "Meatless Mondays" in your country.