Is a Vegetarian Diet for You?

Samples, Evangeline Yvonne
May 2009
American Fitness;May/Jun2009, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p68
The article offers information on vegetarian diet. A vegetarian is a person who does not eat meat, fish or fowl, or any products containing these items. A vegetarian diet typically focuses on grains, nuts, fruits and vegetables. It notes that people who choose a vegetarian diet may be concerned about the environment, animal welfare or world hunger. The article also refers to a study which revealed that participants who adhered to a lacto-ovo vegetarian diet were able to reduce intakes of fat and calories, and reduce body weight.


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