Are You Vegetarian-Curious? Try Meatless Mondays

Are You Vegetarian-Curious? Try Meatless Mondays

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If you'd like to cut down or eliminate your consumption of meat, but you're not sure how to get started, try what many dietitians recommend as a first step: Meatless Mondays.

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Plant-Based, Lower-Fat Diet May Benefit Kids Most

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Researchers have long been telling us that a heart-healthy diet can benefit children as well as adults. A new study shows that these health gains could occur as quickly as in a month.


Vegetarian and Vegan Diets: ‘Enough’ for Athletes?

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Last year’s news of pink slime in ground beef has caused many to think twice about eating meat again. But what about athletes? Learn if it is it safe for athletes to follow a meat-free diet.


Recipe: Vegan Black Bean Burgers

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Looking for healthier alternatives to loaded cheeseburgers for the family? Try our vegan black bean burgers for a fiber-rich, easy-to-prepare dinner.


Is a Plant-Based Diet Right for You?

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With the exposure of "pink slime" in ground beef and other unappetizing food industry practices, interest in plant-based diets has soared. Learn how to get the nutrients you need from a plant-based diet and how it differs from a vegan diet.