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Publication Mon Nov 08 2010

Just Another Meatless Monday

If you're on the fence about this whole Meatless Monday thing, perhaps because you're already having a manic Monday (wishing it was Sunday, even) consider that veganism is now linked to power on the pages of Business Week. According to a recent article, Bill Clinton, Steve Wynn and Russell Simmons are part of a group of powerful vegan bosses. It's an exclusive club, not only because such a small segment of the population is vegan, but also because veganism isn't cheap. For some of these moguls, the change in diet is prompted by love. NYC restauranteur Bart Potenza says, "the rise of the power vegan coincides with the rise of the vegan second wife."

 

Mylene Ouellet / November 9, 2010 9:37 AM

"but also because veganism isn't cheap"

Actually, that's a really gross generalization to make and it's inaccurate. As a vegan, I eat a varied diet rich in legumes, whole grains, fruit, vegetables and nuts/seeds. I've actually saved money by going vegan, since I've also cut back on a lot of unhealthy processed foods. A huge pot of vegan chili alone that can feed 6-8 people costs me less than $5 to make.

Jenna Taylor, M.D. / December 29, 2010 11:28 PM

Great Post!!! Thanks for spreading awareness about plant-based nutrition. I’m a physician who advocates a plant-based lifestyle (I hate the word diet, lol). As a hobby, I recently started a blog as a resource for those considering transitioning to a plant-based diet (that word again), wanting to learn more about plant-based nutrition and those new to a plant-based lifestyle. Kindest Regards, Jenna

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