Plant-Based Society featured on FIU News!

Steph

In 2009, only 1 million people in the United States­–approximately 1 percent–reported being vegan or vegetarian. Today, that number has grown to 16 million, or around 5 percent. According to a 2011 Harris Interactive study, 33 percent of Americans eat less meat than they did seven years ago, even though they do not maintain vegan or vegetarian diets.

While the university offers a few vegetarian dining options, finding highly nutritious vegetarian and vegan meals can be challenging. This spring semester, freshman dietetics and nutrition major Stephanie Bird took it upon herself to change this by founding the Plant Based Society at FIU. …to read more, click here.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s