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Vast Study Tells You How to Slow Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Fun fact of the day: The mortality rate for non-vegetarians is almost 20 percent higher than that for vegetarians and semi-vegetarians according to a new study. Also discovered in that study, a vegeta…

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The State of Veganism In America [Infographic]

Americans eat a ton of food each year. That's not hyperbole. In 2011, USDA research found that average American eats about 1,966.3 pounds of food each year. Even more shocking are the type of foods th…

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Enjoying a Plant Based Diet? Here Are 3 Supplements to Consider

There are tons of supplements available to those who have chosen a whole-food, plant-based diet. But which are really necessary? No matter how or why you decide to go vegetarian or vegan - for heal…

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What Makes People Go Vegetarian?

Deciding to stop eating meat is a personal choice that can come in many forms and for several different reasons. Newly published research suggests that those reasons might differ greatly depending on …

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Do Vegetarians Live Longer?

Vegetarianism has gained a lot of notice lately due to a couple of studies that suggest people who follow a vegetarian lifestyle have greater longevity. Though neither study reached a definitive answe…

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7 Habits that Are Good for You & the Planet

Our thoughts, actions, practices, and habits affect our health, but they also have an impact on the health of others and the health of our planet. Realizing this undeniable fact gives us the opportuni…

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Celebrate World Vegetarian Day October 1

By Dana Shultz for Diets in Reviews Vegetarians and those interested in a meat-free diet will have some common ground to stand on this Monday.  October 1 marks World Vegetarian Day, an event founde…

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Gallup Asks Americans if They’re Vegan for the First Time

In a July 2012 Gallup poll, Americans were questioned about whether or not their diets included animal and dairy products, and 2 percent of the population responded that they were vegan. This amounts …

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Vegetarians Don’t Get Enough Protein: Myth or Fact?

Vegetarians often hear from their flesh-eating friends that they're not getting enough protein. Guess what, even average vegetarians may eat TOO much protein. Another nutrition myth busted!…

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Is It Ethical to Be a Vegetarian?

Just this morning, before sending my child off to school, I read him a chapter of a children’s book called E is for Environment – a sort of ethical and environmental primer for young minds (otherwise …

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