Meatless Means more than Vegan or Vegetarian Diet Plans

By Jermaine Rowley Staff Writer The phase “you are what you eat” can be a sore spot for meatless eaters. One of the primary reasons people adopt a non-meat diet is because of the various health risk associated with meat. Eating meat, especially processed meat, is considered fattening, and often linked to heart disease and high cholesterol levels. However, meat contains a necessary amino acid that … Continue reading Meatless Means more than Vegan or Vegetarian Diet Plans

Buying in Bulk Stretches a College Food Budget with Healthy Options

By Candice Spector For Unwind magazine The college student budget is the most notorious of its kind for its sheer inability to sustain overworked, under-rested, ravenous, stress-eating students. Whether your source of funds is your minimum-wage job at a Chinese restaurant or from your parents, the college budget often seems to fall short of sufficient when it comes to our desire to eat fresh, healthy … Continue reading Buying in Bulk Stretches a College Food Budget with Healthy Options

Vegan Lifestyle Increases Among College Students at UMD

By Alex Eng-Nguyen For Unwind magazine There has been a recent influx in the number of vegans within the United States, and surprisingly, many of those who choose to make the transition to veganism are millennials. Vegans are a minority within a minority. According to the Vegetarian Resource Group, 7.5 million, or 3.4 percent, of U.S. adults consider themselves vegetarian. Of that group, approximately 1.8 … Continue reading Vegan Lifestyle Increases Among College Students at UMD

Diet or leave it? Terps talk about their eating choices in College Park

By Claire Linton For Unwind magazine A lifestyle, not a diet, seems to be what students want their meals to reflect, whether it be vegetarianism, veganism or another dietary style. For Tali Cohen, a sophomore studio art and secondary education major, becoming vegan was not only a desire, but also a convenience. “Oddly enough, the refrigerator where I was living at the time was really … Continue reading Diet or leave it? Terps talk about their eating choices in College Park

New Vegan Bistro opens on Valentine’s Day

By Senaya Savir Woodland’s Vegan Bistro, a foodie hotspot in the DC area, had its grand opening in College Park on Valentine’s Day, replacing The Maryland Smokehouse, and serving as the newest addition to the string of restaurants located underneath The Varsity and the University View. One of the bistro’s owners, Mickiyah Woodland, has high hopes for the restaurant’s opening. “Our Washington location serves a … Continue reading New Vegan Bistro opens on Valentine’s Day

Dealing with allergies and preference on campus

By Jake Eisenberg Among the hustle and bustle of students flowing in and out of the diner, there are some students who will never understand the phenomenon that is a buffalo chicken wrap, nor the freedom of create-your-own-stirfry. These are the students with dietary restrictions, whether they are due to medical needs, preferences or allergies. Dining Services at the University of Maryland has employees and … Continue reading Dealing with allergies and preference on campus

Maryland Food Co-Op: A place offering more than just food

By: Katelyn Newman   By providing workload equality, a welcoming good atmosphere, and healthy, inexpensive food, the Maryland Food Co-Op offers a fresh spin taste on running a business. Located on the ground floor of Stamp Student Union, the Co-Op is a worker-owned facility in which each worker and volunteer shares equal responsibilities in running the food store. With no managers or bosses, the self-run … Continue reading Maryland Food Co-Op: A place offering more than just food