Meatless on Mondays

One day a week makes the difference!

‘Lunedì No Meat – Niente carne per un giorno” is a campaign that encourages people to not eat meat on Mondays to help their health, that of the Planet, animals and World Hunger. The movements starts in the USA in 2003 ad Meatless Monday and counts 36 Countries among the list of supporters. With ‘Lunedì No Meat’ Italy becomes #37. We can help the Planet every day by choosing what we put in our plate!!!

One day with no meat cuts personal consumption by 15% lowering carbon footprint and chronic disease, helping save resources such as water, fossil fuel energy, land, helping better distribute food. It takes 6,7 pounds of grains and forage, 52.8 gallons of water, 74.5 square feet of land, 1.036 Btus of fossil fuel Energy, foro ne single hamburger patty!

Italy can contribute tremendously to the campaign, thanks to its world-famous Mediterranean Diet, proclaimed intangible heritage of humanity by Unesco. Whether you are Italian or you just live in Italy all you have to do to help make the difference, is take advantage of the beautiful selection of vegetables, nuts, grains, colorful fruit, beans, lentils and chickpeas.

‘Lunedì No Meat’ needs the support of allo f you in order to grow and be heard every where. Your help is crucial as you are role models and can lead by example. Our goal is to bring our message accross to people of all upbringing and status, so that everyone can have the means to make informed decisions at mealtime, at home, in school, office or restaurant.

Together we can help the World. Join us,  go Meatless on Mondays!!!

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