Over the past seven decades, women have made great strides in the workplace. In the 1940s, during World War Two, women were called upon to fill the roles left vacant in industry by their male counterparts who shipped off overseas to fight. Upon their return, the men who survived the war retook their jobs, and those women — who were so crucial in keeping home front production running smoothly — were largely relegated back to their earlier roles as caregivers, homemakers, or, at best, administrative assistants.
Plant-based diets are on the rise — and for good reason. In recent years, a growing body of research suggests that meatless diets offer a wide range of both environmental and health benefits.
People who want to transition to a more plant-based diet need to be encouraged and to be offered products that will help them include more plant proteins in their diet.
While some of it comes down to biology and personal taste, the vast majority of our eating habits are learned through modeling and environmental factors.
When it comes to healthy consumption practices, research suggests setting aside meat-centered dishes in favor of more nuts, seeds, fruits, and vegetables.
Over the last twenty years or so, a string of fashionable diets has made impressive gains in North America.
A growing body of research suggests that plant-based diets are better for both the environment and our bodies.