Vegetarianism encompasses the practice of following plant-based diets.
Vegetarianism can be adopted for different reasons. Many object to eating meat out of respect for life. Such ethical motivations have been codified under various religious beliefs, along with the concept of animal rights. Other motivations for vegetarianism include health, political, environmental, cultural, aesthetic or economic.
Various packaged or processed foods, including cake, chocolate, and marshmallows, often contain unfamiliar animal ingredients, and may be a special concern for vegetarians due to the likelihood of such additions.Vegetarians vary in their feelings regarding these ingredients, however. For example, while some vegetarians may be unaware of animal-derived rennet's role in the usual production of cheese and may therefore unknowingly consume the product, other vegetarians may not be bothered by its consumption.
Hare Krishnas members of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness are all vegetarians. They serve free vegetarian meals, called feasts, every Sunday wherever they have a group anywhere in the world. 'It's a kind of open house. you come alone or with your family...It's no small-time snack. Devotees have spent all day - sometimes more - cooking wonderfully varied dishes.' In needy areas, Hare Krishnas provide a vegetarian meal service throughout the week. 'Profuse distribution of prasadam, vegetarian food offered to Krsna, is integral to the Hare Krsna movement'.
http://www.govindasoftucson.com/ - Govinda buffet - cuisine in Tucson, USA
http://www.culinaryschools.org/cooking-school-types/vegetarian/resources.php - Culinary Resources for Vegetarianism
http://zelenakuchyne.cz - Vegetarian food distribution in Prague, Czech Republic.
http://www.meat.org/ - Video about meat industry by Paul Mc Country
http://www.vegetariantimes.com/ - Vegetarian Times Magazine
http://www.vrg.org/ - The Vegetarian Resource Group (inc. articles on health)
http://www.vrg.org/nutshell/cheesebybrand.htm - List of vegetarian cheese by brand
http://www.indianchild.com/vegeterianism_in_india.htm - Vegetarianism in India
http://www.spunk.org/texts/food/sp001610.txt - Animal ingredients A to Z
http://18.104.22.168/col/books/VEG/ht/ - Cook book and vegetarian philosophy
https://www.vegsoc.org/ - Information for healthy food
http://www.vegdining.com/Home.cfm - Guides to vegetarian restaurants
http://www.eggless.com/ - A site for vegetarian baking without eggs
http://iskconuk.com/?page_id=286/ - Vegetarian restaurant in Swansea, Wales
http://ivu.org/ - International Vegetarian Union
http://www.vrg.org/ - Vegetarian Resource Group (inc. recipes, nutrition)
http://www.vegkitchen.com/ - Recipes and tips for cooking vegetarian food
http://www.vrg.org/ - Educating the public about the benefits of a vegetarian diet
http://www.vegsource.com/ - Comprehensive site on vegetarianism
http://www.deliciousindia.com/ - Indian cooking mall (inc. links, cookbooks)
http://www.bhojan.org/dynamic/ - List of Indian grocery stores
http://hippy.com/veggie.htm - Vegetarian resources (inc. cooking, products)
http://www.vegweb.com/ - Most Popular vegetarian recipes
http://www.thevegetariansite.com/index.htm - A rich resource for your vegetarian or vegan lifestyle
http://www.care2.com/channels/ecoinfo/vegetarian - Vegetarian cooking has been elevated to sophisticated cuisine, withsites all across the Web
http://www.peta.org/international/ - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
http://vegetariannutrition.net/ - website of the Vegetarian Nutrition
http://michaelbluejay.com/veg/ - Vegetarian Guide, ...according to what the science actually says
http://www.chooseveg.com/?locale=en-US - guide to vegetarian and vegan living, providing news, videos and vegan recipes
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