Reason No. 1,001 to move from California to Texas: We will cook you up a great steak on Mondays as well as the other six days of the week.
Not surprisingly, politicians in Los Angeles have done it
again. The L.A. City Council has declared every Monday to be a so-called
“Meatless Monday,” in which residents are encouraged to voluntarily abstain from
Let’s revisit the facts. Research shows the healthiest
diets include moderate portions of nutrient-rich meat and poultry. Contrary to
“Meatless Monday” campaign claims, beef is both environmentally and
nutritionally efficient. Cattle production requires less land, water and energy
than in the past, and it provides 10 essential nutrients to your
Of course, Americans should be eating more fruits and
vegetables, but the key to healthy eating is a balanced diet that includes all
the basic food groups. The fact of the matter is meat helps build a healthy body
and its production and consumption contribute to our economy. Texas leads the
nation in beef production thanks to our hardworking cattle producers who
contribute $14.9 billion annually to our state’s economy.
If you ask me, leaders in California should be focused on
serving up jobs rather than telling residents what to eat for dinner. Oh, and
speaking of jobs reminds me of reason No. 1,002 to move from California to
Texas: Texas is projected to grow at a rate of 1,500 people per day this decade.
Now, that’s a lot of steak eaters, homebuyers and overall consumers ... all of
which make for a good recipe!