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Vegetarian Diet

Vegetarian FAQ

Learn the facts about vegetarianism and how switching to a vegetarian diet may benefit your health.

Review Date: May 10, 2011

North American Vegetarian Society

Nutrition Information for Raw Vegetables

This poster lists nutrition information for the 20 most frequently consumed raw vegetables in the United States. Consumers can use this printable poster when planning for a healthy meal.

Review Date: December 10, 2012

FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

Tips for Vegetarians

Vegetarian diets can meet all the recommendations for nutrients. Learn how to include a variety of foods and the right amount of foods to meet your calorie needs.

Review Date: January 24, 2012

Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Vegetarianism

Many parents may wonder if kids can safely follow a vegetarian diet and still get all the nutrients necessary for growing up healthy and strong. Most dietary and medical experts agree that a properly structured vegetarian diet is healthy.

Review Date: March 22, 2013

The Nemours Foundation

What Is Soy?

Soy is a great source of protein and contains other nutrients such as iron and calcium. Foods containing soy protein are a healthy alternative to meats and other animal products that contain cholesterol and saturated fat.

Review Date: March 22, 2013

The Nemours Foundation