Burger King SA debuts vegan menu options

Susan S. Johnson

Burger King South Africa has joined other major fast-food chains in the quest to offer alternative food items to customers. It has recently announced the debut of its vegan options that the restaurant said will be “meat-free” but will not alter the taste which means they will taste very similar to the regular burgers and other offerings.

They added that customers will not even know the difference once they taste the vegan versions. The only difference is that they are healthier and more sustainable. Burger King South Africa is releasing its vegetarian version of popular menu items under the “Veggie

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Letter: Consider becoming a vegetarian or flexitarian to help fight climate change

Susan S. Johnson

The Forum recently announced that an Italian steakhouse would be opening soon in Fargo. About the same time, a study of the environmental impact of global food production appeared in the technical journal Nature Food. It found that global food production accounts for 35% of all global greenhouse emissions, and that over half of that (57%) came from animal food production. The study has not yet been reported in The Forum. An expert who was not one of the co-authors described the study as “the gold standard” for such analysis. Global plant food production also emits lots of greenhouse gases,

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Can Noom end yo-yo diet ride for good?

Susan S. Johnson

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There are few things in life I’ve shown more dedication to than yo-yo dieting.

It all began in ninth grade, when I got tired of being referred to as “chunky” and put myself on a limited eating regimen of saltines, apples and hard-boiled eggs. I lost weight, but I had no idea that I would catch and release that same 10 pounds for the next 40 years.

In that timespan, I tried the Cleveland Clinic Diet, the Zone Diet, Slim Fast, Weight Watchers, Atkins, the Grapefruit Diet, the Dukan Diet, South Beach, the Cabbage Soup Diet, Sugarbusters, the

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