Vegetarian Diet, Nutrition & Healthy Eating

Following a vegan or vegetarian diet has several health benefits. However, omitting meat and other animal products from your diet can lead to vitamin and nutrient deficiencies and malnourishment if the diet is not planned properly.

Learn about vegetarian diets, from facts and suggestions to tips and ideas, by reading these vegetarian health and nutrition articles.

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  • What Are the Possible Dangers of Going Vegan?
    Thinking about cutting all fish and animal products out of your diet? Whether you are going vegan for health or moral reasons be sure to be aware of the health risks of veganism and how to ensure a beneficial vegan diet.
  • A Vegetarian Diet Can Be Unhealthy
    If you have chosen or are considering a vegetarian diet, watch out for these pitfalls that can make it an unhealthy choice.
  • Vegetarian Dishes for the Family BBQs
    Family BBQs can be rough for vegetarians. Here's some info about what vegetarians can eat, and omnivore-friendly vegetarian dishes they can bring to share.
  • Follow these Smart Vegan Diets to Loose Weight
    Many people consider dieting for weight loss synonymous with vegetarianism. This is not without reason. A balanced vegan diet that contributes all the required nutrients, such as the Engine 2 Diet and the Flexitarian Diet have withstood the test of time as successful weight loss diets.
  • Meatless Dieting: A Low-Calorie, High-Nutrition Vegan Diet Foods List
    Eschewing fleshy foods for plant-derived protein whittles your waistline--and lengthens your life--deliciously. If you've eaten meat for a lifetime, you'll need to get familiar with the vegan "superstars." How to start? By introducing the contents of this vegan diet foods list to your kitchen.
  • Healthy Vegetarian Meals: Breakfasts, Lunches and Suppers
    Need a jumping-off point for making your own quick and healthy vegetarian meals? Our guide lists great ideas for breakfast, lunch, or supper. These will be your go-to vegetarian menu ideas!
  • 5 Reasons Why People Become Vegetarian
    There is no simple answer to the question "Why do people become vegetarian?" There are many reasons, and maybe some will offer food for thought about eating habits.
  • Discover Popular Methods for Cooking Tofu
    There are many ways to cook tofu and here we take a look at the two most popular methods of deep frying and baking. You'll also find recipe resources to experiment with in various ways to cook up and enjoy this plant-based power food.
  • Quick, Hearty and Easy Vegetarian Meals
    Vegan diets bring many health benefits such as lower risk of heart disease, diabetes, obesity and some cancers, but also makes it hard for the body to obtain some essential nutrients. Read on for tips to make quick easy hearty vegetarian meals that provide the body with all essential nutrients.
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