Curiously worded: Vegetable Parenting

Vegetable parenting begins to creep into the scientific literature: “A Model of Goal Directed Vegetable Parenting Practices,” Melanie Hingle, Alicia Beltran, Teresia O’Connor, Deborah Thompson, Janice Baranowski, Tom Baranowski. Appetite 58 (2), April 2012, pp. 444–449. The authors, at Baylor College of Medicine and at the University of Arizona, write: “The aim of this study […]

The Vegetarian’s Pet Dilemma

A vegetarian who keeps a carnivorous pet might encounter a dilemma : such as described in a (forthcoming) paper for the journal Appetite. ‘A meaty matter. Pet diet and the vegetarian’s dilemma’  The author, Dr. Hank Rothgerber, from the Psychology faculty at Bellarmine University, Louisville, Kentucky, US, “… specifically focused on the conflict that pits […]