Best Vegetarian restaurants in 7 Northeast Ohio counties based on Yelp restaurant rankings

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Over the last few years, interest in vegetarian diets has been booming for a variety of reasons, ranging from health-conscious choices to philosophical objections.

A growing body of scientific evidence indicates that vegetarian diets offer the benefits of reducing the risk of heart disease, diabetes and even some cancers because of the lower intakes of saturated fat, cholesterol and animal proteins, not to mention the higher intakes of complex carbohydrates, dietary fiber, folic acid, and vitamins C and E.

What is a vegetarian diet?

Those following a vegetarian diet choose not to consume any kinds of products

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40 Raw Vegan Recipes That Are Easy And Require No Cooking

Imagine a meal prep that wasn’t followed by any cooking. That’s what a raw vegan diet looks like. A raw vegan meal is void of much more than just animal products. It also gives up the heating process. To eat like a raw vegan, one must eat foods uncooked or exclusively heated below 118°F.

Sound kind of archaic? Maybe. But there’s reasoning behind consuming foods in their purest form. “Eating things in the raw state helps to protect the nutrient contents,” says Debbie Petitpain, MS, RDN, a media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. When some foods are

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Virtual kitchens, brands trending as off-premises dining surges

Keith Nunes 2019KANSAS CITY — The food delivery service DoorDash made a splash in late 2019 with the introduction of its first ghost kitchen in Redwood City, Calif. Nearly two years and one pandemic later, restaurant industry investment in off-premises concepts is accelerating and will create new opportunities and pressures for food and beverage product developers.

Research published by the National Restaurant Association (NRA) in 2019 found off-premises dining accounted for 60% of foodservice occasions, and nearly 80% of restaurant operators said developing an off-premises strategy was a priority. Then the COVID-19 pandemic hit, and what was a strategic priority became a

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