New cafe near the Bangor Mall showcases vast array of vegan and vegetarian fare

Little Gem, a cafe that highlights vegetarian and vegan menu items, opened Tuesday at 109 Bangor Mall Boulevard in the same development as the Bangor Mall Hannaford. Credit: Linda Coan O’Kresik / BDN

A new cafe on Bangor Mall Boulevard will highlight vegetarian and vegan menu items and other healthy treats, capitalizing on a growing nationwide trend toward plant-based diets.

Little Gem, which opened Tuesday at 109 Bangor Mall Blvd. in the same development as the Bangor Mall Hannaford, is owned by Maggie Bauman. She moved with her mother, Sara, to Bangor last year from Toledo, Ohio, where for more

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How vegetarian diets can be healthy for children

Parents who are vegetarians frequently wonder whether a vegetarian diet is a healthy one for children. Let me get to the root of the matter and plant a few ideas with you on this topic.Do your homeworkThe key word in planning any diet for children is growth. Studies show infants and children can grow well on meatless vegetarian diets and even without some dairy products if they are placed on stricter vegan regimens. But you need to do vegetarian diet planning for your child working with your child’s health care professional and/or a nutritionist to make sure all the adequate … Read More

Burger King opens its first 100% vegetarian restaurant in Madrid

This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors may exist due to this process.

This week Burger King changed its profile picture on Twitter to what appeared to be its own logo with a misspelling. Instead of saying “Burger King” in the usual color palette, the image read ” Vurger King ” in green. Of course, the users of this network did not take long to point out the “mistake” that had been made.

Burger King España vía Twitter

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Is a vegetarian baby diet healthy for my child?

Susan S. Johnson

For concerned moms and dads, their child’s diet and overall nutrition is often a central focus of that parental concern. “Does my child eat enough, or enough of the right things?”, they may be wondering. Or perhaps, “are they lacking minerals and vitamins in their meal plans?” For some, vegetarian baby food or, better yet, a vegetarian baby diet can be the key to those questions. If you are a practicing vegetarian, chances are you are pondering these questions to reinforce the safety – or lack of safety — of that lifestyle for your growing baby. All the while, allowing

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