Eating meat makes you steal and commit sex crimes: Indian textbook

The pros and cons of meat-eating may be the subject of debate for nutritionists, but one Indian school textbook is clear: a fleshy diet will make you lie, steal and even commit sex crimes.

Sunday, 18 November, 2012, 3:19am

News: Green Monday initiative

David Yeung has been a vegetarian for 10 years. Photo: Jonathan Wong

David Yeung Chun-ip has been a fashion events co-ordinator and promoter for years. He is also an advocate of the healthy lifestyle that following a vegetarian diet can bring. Since he co-founded the social campaign Green Monday, he says he can't wait to get to work in the morning.

21 Sep 2012 - 11:12am

Lab-grown meat could prove a substitute for the real thing

Faking bacon: in vitro meat grown in a laboratory at Maastricht University.Photo: Reuters

In 2008, the American animal rights organisation People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta) announced a US$1 million reward to anyone who could use chicken cells to develop a marketable lab-grown meat by June this year.

21 Sep 2012 - 1:28pm

Vegans needn't miss out on the sweeter things in life

Angie Palmer was born in Hong Kong, but a taste for adventure led her around the world. In 2008, while working as a film publicist in the United States, a cancer scare prompted permanent and drastic changes in her lifestyle, most notably becoming a vegan.

19 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

A bone to pick with the food ethics debate

There's a food debate taking place on The New York Times' website, but it's not in the food section. Rather, it's in The Ethicist column, and the discussion centres around the ethics of eating meat.

5 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Schools take a stand for nature

Twelve international schools came together to form School Earth Day to support this year's Earth Hour organised by WWF. These schools, which belong to the Hong Kong EcoSchool Network, all turned off their lights together on March 29 or 30 to stress the importance of environmental protection.

3 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Signature dish

My stepdaughter, who's spending part of the summer in Hong Kong with me and my husband, has asked me to teach her how to cook a few dishes before she goes to boarding school in England. Although she now eats everything, she had grown up in a pescetarian household, where the diet included fish but not meat.

11 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

A guide to meat-free grub

It's not easy being vegetarian in this part of the world, where shrimp, and sometimes even chicken, are not always seen as 'meat' and non-carnivores are expected to pull chunks of pork out of their fried rice.

17 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Eating less meat helps the environment

People nowadays eat a lot of meat. Many of them feel they can't live without it as eating meat has become one of their dietary habits.

Personally, I think there is nothing wrong with enjoying meat. Yet I do think that many people eat way more meat than they really need.

The rising demand for meat products has meant that more poultry, pigs and cattle are needed.

27 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Cheers to Good Health

With the trend of health consciousness spreading around the world, the old adage 'you are what you eat' is taking on more meaning nowadays. And, in this issue, we are focusing on the theme of earth and the importance of eating food in its natural state as much as possible for healthy diets.

22 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

In the next issue of STYLE ...

We talk with sexy French actress Sophie Marceau, discover two shoe designers making waves, look at grooming products to get men through the decades, and take a taste tour of some of the city's best vegetarian restaurants. All this and more in Health + Beauty Out July 8

3 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

The Vegetarian Option

The Vegetarian Option By Simon Hopkinson

29 May 2011 - 12:00am

Tse on song in kitchen for husband's birthday treat

So you think Kay Tse On-kay can sing? You might be surprised to learn she is also handy about the kitchen. To celebrate her singer-songwriter hubby Louis Cheung Kai-chung's birthday on Tuesday, Tse planned to prepare a heartwarming, home-cooked meal.

8 May 2015 - 5:57pm


Apply yourself, and you will succeed

There's no doubt that the iPhone is very popular and so is the App Store. The applications it offers are suitable for a number of Apple devices and this attracts more users.

2 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

The right balance to a healthy lifestyle

I think both vegetarians and meat eaters can be healthy as long as they have a balanced diet and good nutrition. There are a lot of minerals and fibre in vegetables, and meat contains proteins and nutrients such as iron.

14 Jun 2010 - 12:00am