Benefits of Meatless Mondays and tasty dinner ideas that are sure to please any meat eater
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The benefits of Meatless Mondays are real! Learn how cutting back on meat helps your health, pocketbook, and the environment. Plus, we share some tasty dinner recipes that are sure to please any meat-eater.
Meatless Mondays exist as a way to help people eat more plant-based meals, which are associated with positive health outcomes.
People who follow a vegetarian diet tend to have lower blood pressure. Elevated blood pressure increases your risk for heart disease and stroke, which are leading causes of death.
One study found that greater plant protein intake was associated with reduced overall mortality in both men and women.
Meat can be expensive. Consider switching tempeh for beef and three-bean chili for chicken to reduce the cost of your weekly grocery bill.
If you're curious about eating more plant-based yet unsure of where to start, MyNetDiary can help! We offer two plant-based eating plans, vegan and vegetarian. Both diet plans are available with Premium membership to track your targets and progress efficiently. Plus, going Premium also opens hundreds of dietitian-approved recipes (half plant-based). Here are a few favorites you might try for dinner.
The benefits of Meatless Mondays include health improvement, being kinder to our planet, and saving money along the way. What's holding you back from embracing all these benefits of Meatless Mondays?
Adapted from original content by Martha M. Henze
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