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Featured dishes include tofu that's seared like steak and flavored with Asian sauces.

Healthcare system commits to 60% plant-based menus

California’s Palomar Health makes bold menu moves to bolster the health of patients, staff and the community.

Palomar Health, a public health district with three San Diego-area hospitals serving 12 communities, has made a formal commitment to plant-based eating with a major shift in the ratio of plants to meat on both patient and retail menus.

The idea took root for the foodservice operation at Palomar with the adoption of Meatless Monday a few years ago. A few veggie-centric cooking classes with pros from the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) came later, as did a Wellness Wedne

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