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brought to you by: Vegan Los Angeles March 28, 2010 Cooking  GREEN
“ eat Food. not too much.  MOSTLY PLANTS . ” <ul><li>Michael Pollan, author </li></ul><ul><li>eating manifesto from “In De...
EVERYONE
 
ICE AGE - 5° Celsius
cows  and  global warming
=
<ul><li>80%  of all grains produced in US is used to feed animals   </li></ul>feed  the  …  cows?
feed  the  people . <ul><li>in 2007: estimated  </li></ul><ul><li>923 million  undernourished people worldwide </li></ul><...
WATER
½ year ’s  worth of showers =
<ul><li>cows  and  global warming </li></ul><ul><ul><li>methane production </li></ul></ul><ul><li>feeding PEOPLE  first, t...
YOU
“ eat Food. not too much.  MOSTLY PLANTS . ” <ul><li>Michael Pollan, author </li></ul><ul><li>eating manifesto from “In De...
<ul><li>high  fiber </li></ul><ul><li>little to  no cholesterol </li></ul><ul><li>high  antioxidants </li></ul><ul><li>vit...
stuff that ’ s  good  for you .
DI CEASE S <ul><li>diabetes </li></ul><ul><li>gallstones </li></ul><ul><li>osteoporosis </li></ul><ul><li>food-related  il...
HEART  HAPPY ==  lower risk  of heart disease <ul><li>nutrients  in plants </li></ul><ul><li>less cholesterol  </li></ul><...
C ANSWER Factoid :   The death rate from cancer for  vegetarians  is  50-75 %   that of the general population .
C ANSWER esophagus lungs liver colon -  breast -  prostate -  ovaries reduced  risk of cancers of the :
longer   life  expectancy .
PRO TEIN PLENTY %  protein  concentration   by weight : Gluten  70 % Tofu / Tempeh   16-19 % Legumes:  peas,beans, lentils...
PRO TEIN PLENTY the  average American  eats  2x   the amount of protein needed
“ eat Food. not too much.  MOSTLY PLANTS . ”
www.veganlosangeles.com sweet & sour TVP stuffed pita bread Edamame
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Vegan cooking show in Upland

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  1. 1. brought to you by: Vegan Los Angeles March 28, 2010 Cooking GREEN
  2. 2. “ eat Food. not too much. MOSTLY PLANTS . ” <ul><li>Michael Pollan, author </li></ul><ul><li>eating manifesto from “In Defense of Food” </li></ul>
  3. 3. EVERYONE
  4. 5. ICE AGE - 5° Celsius
  5. 6. cows and global warming
  6. 7. =
  7. 8. <ul><li>80% of all grains produced in US is used to feed animals </li></ul>feed the … cows?
  8. 9. feed the people . <ul><li>in 2007: estimated </li></ul><ul><li>923 million undernourished people worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>now: grain fed to livestock can feed </li></ul><ul><li>2 billion people </li></ul>
  9. 10. WATER
  10. 11. ½ year ’s worth of showers =
  11. 12. <ul><li>cows and global warming </li></ul><ul><ul><li>methane production </li></ul></ul><ul><li>feeding PEOPLE first, then cows </li></ul><ul><li>using our water wisely </li></ul>
  12. 13. YOU
  13. 14. “ eat Food. not too much. MOSTLY PLANTS . ” <ul><li>Michael Pollan, author </li></ul><ul><li>eating manifesto from “In Defense of Food” </li></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>high fiber </li></ul><ul><li>little to no cholesterol </li></ul><ul><li>high antioxidants </li></ul><ul><li>vitamins </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vitamin E </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vitamin C </li></ul></ul><ul><li>minerals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>potassium </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>magnesium </li></ul></ul><ul><li>phytochemicals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>carotenoids </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>flavanoids </li></ul></ul>NUTRITION
  15. 16. stuff that ’ s good for you .
  16. 17. DI CEASE S <ul><li>diabetes </li></ul><ul><li>gallstones </li></ul><ul><li>osteoporosis </li></ul><ul><li>food-related illnesses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>e.coli </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>mad cow disease </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>salmonella </li></ul></ul><ul><li>obesity </li></ul><ul><li>heart disease </li></ul><ul><li>cancer </li></ul>
  17. 18. HEART HAPPY == lower risk of heart disease <ul><li>nutrients in plants </li></ul><ul><li>less cholesterol </li></ul><ul><li>less saturated fat </li></ul><ul><li>lower blood pressure </li></ul>
  18. 19. C ANSWER Factoid : The death rate from cancer for vegetarians is 50-75 % that of the general population .
  19. 20. C ANSWER esophagus lungs liver colon - breast - prostate - ovaries reduced risk of cancers of the :
  20. 21. longer life expectancy .
  21. 22. PRO TEIN PLENTY % protein concentration by weight : Gluten 70 % Tofu / Tempeh 16-19 % Legumes: peas,beans, lentils 10 – 35 % Nuts: almonds, walnuts, cashews 14 – 30 %
  22. 23. PRO TEIN PLENTY the average American eats 2x the amount of protein needed
  23. 24. “ eat Food. not too much. MOSTLY PLANTS . ”
  24. 25. www.veganlosangeles.com sweet & sour TVP stuffed pita bread Edamame

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