UK Backs Plants Over Animals

UK Backs Plants Over Animals

It’s really exciting to see how other countries are embracing the plant-powered message. The UK has been a leader in plant-based eating for some time—with the highest percentage of vegetarianism in the Western world. So it comes to no surprise that, due to concerns with sustainability, the UK has given more prominence to plant-based proteins over meat and dairy in their new Eatwell dietary guidelines. The guide also slashes the recommended amount of dairy, promotes increasing fiber intake, and banishes sugar-sweetened beverages. This all done in the hopes that it will help people understand what a healthy, balanced diet looks like.

Check out some of my favorite recipes featuring plant-based proteins on the blog, including:

Thai Tofu Veggie Noodle Bowl
Cretan Gigantes Beans

Read the full article here.

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