Vegetarian Nutrition

Becoming Vegetarian

Presented by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Evidence Analysis Library®

Thinking about making a change? Want to learn more about vegetarian eating? Becoming Vegetarian can help! 

EatRight Guide to Becoming Vegetarian

  • Credible, scientific evidence
  • Health benefits of a vegetarian way of life
  • How to gradually reduce or eliminate meat from your meals
  • Tips for eating out
  • Easy to read and use



Did You Know?

Aren't vegetarians lacking protein in their diets?

Plants also provide protein with all the essential amino acids that a body needs. Good food sources of protein include grains, beans and nuts. If a vegetarian eats eggs or dairy foods, those are also



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