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Reasons To Be A Vegetarian

Being A Vegetarian

Broadly defined, a vegetarian is a person who does not eat meat, poultry, and fish. Vegetarians eat mainly fruit, vegetables, legumes, grains, seeds, and nuts. Many vegetarians eat eggs and/or dairy products but avoid hidden animal products such a...

The 13 Greatest Things About Being Vegetarian

Dearest guacamole and hummus, they don't love you like I love you. Becoming vegetarian isn't a mistake, it's just a missed steak. Although not eating meat is often perceived to be some sort of grand suffering, the vegetarian lifestyle should reall...

Why Go Veg?

People are drawn to vegetarianism by all sorts of motives. Some of us want to live longer, healthier lives or do our part to reduce pollution. Others have made the switch because we want to preserve Earth’'s natural resources or because we’'ve alw...

Becoming A Vegetarian

Avoiding meat is only one part of the picture. A healthy vegetarian diet should be chock-full of foods with known benefits. People become vegetarians for many reasons, including health, religious convictions, concerns about animal welfare or the u...

How To Become A Vegetarian, The Easy Way

While being a vegetarian isn’t for everyone (and neither is Pamela Anderson), I talk to lots of people every day who tell me they’d like to become vegetarian, but it seems like it would be too hard, and they don’t have the willpower. But becoming ...

Advantages Of Vegetarianism

People who think about changing their dietary lifestyle often take into consideration the advantages of vegetarianism. People turn vegetarian for many different reasons. In one case, it may be for moral reasons because someone is unhappy about eat...

Are There Health Benefits To Being A Vegetarian?

The perception of the effects of a vegetarian diet on health has gone through a transformation in the last 20 years. In 1980 the American Dietetic Association (ADA) had serious doubts about whether a vegetarian diet was nutritionally sound [1]. Tw...

Why I'M A Weekday Vegetarian

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7 Reasons Vegetarians Live Longer

Here are some other reasons vegetarians may outlive meat-lovers. 1. Low blood pressure: In the latest study, researchers found that not only do vegetarians have lower blood pressure on average, but that vegetarian diets could be used to lower bloo...

The Most Laid-Back Guide To Going Vegetarian You'll Ever Read

Last Saturday, I had the honor of speaking at the NYC Vegetarian Food Festival. It went well and I had a great time, but in hindsight, I realize the topic I chose was a tough one. I spoke about the “no-pressure approach” to vegetarianism that I ta...

Becoming A Vegetarian

For much of the world, vegetarianism is largely a matter of economics: Meat costs a lot more than, say, beans or rice, so meat becomes a special-occasion dish (if it's eaten at all). In countries like the United States where meat is not as expensi...

Raising Vegetarian Kids And Teenagers

If you are going vegetarian, it’s the perfect time for your family to do the same! Vegetarian children and teens have significant health advantages over their meat-eating peers, and teaching your kids about nutrition will set them up for a lifetim...

Vegetarian Diets For Children: Right From The Start

Eating habits are set in early childhood. Choosing a vegetarian diet can give your child—and your whole family—the opportunity to learn to enjoy a variety of wonderful, nutritious foods. Children raised on fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and leg...

The Best Countries In The World For Vegetarians

So now that we've established – or at least Peta has – that Glasgow is the most vegetarian/vegan-friendly place in the UK the next question is, which the best country for vegetarians and vegans? In many countries, eating meat is part of the nation...

Vegetarian Meal Plan

EatingWell’s 28-day vegetarian diet meal plans are designed by our nutrition and culinary experts to offer delicious, nutritionally balanced meals for vegetarians. The meal plans are offered at three different daily caloric levels: 1,200, 1,500 an...

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Reasons To Be A Vegetarian

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Why is being a vegetarian considered a healthy option?? Read on to find out...