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?

If someone says they are "vegan," what does that mean?

Sometimes called a strict vegetarian, vegan is one type of vegetarian diet. Along with avoiding meat, fish and poultry, vegans will not eat eggs, any dairy products, or any animal-based ingredients.



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